How successful a credit union is at earning money has an effect on its safety and soundness. A credit union can retain its earnings, expanding its capital buffer, or put them to work addressing problematic loans, potentially making the credit union better prepared to withstand economic shocks. Conversely, losses reduce a credit union's ability to do those things.
On Bankrate's test of earnings, FORT PECK COMMUNITY scored 10 out of a possible 30, less than the national average of 10.11.
One indication that FORT PECK COMMUNITY is beating its peers in this area was its earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, higher than the average for all credit unions.