THE INSTITUTION'S SCORE
When it comes to measuring an institution's financial resilience, capital is useful. It acts as a cushion against losses and affords protection for members when a credit union is experiencing financial trouble. From a safety and soundness perspective, the higher the capital, the better.
On our test to measure capital adequacy, ETHICON SUTURE received a score of 12 out of a possible 30 points, failing to reach the national average of 15.65.
ETHICON SUTURE had a capitalization ratio of 12.00 percent in our test, below the average for all credit unions, suggesting that it's weaker than its peers.