How successful a credit union is at earning money has an effect on its long-term survivability. Earnings may be retained by the credit union, expanding its capital cushion, or be used to deal with problematic loans, likely making the credit union more resilient in times of trouble. Conversely, losses diminish a credit union's ability to do those things.
KENNAFORD scored 2 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's test of earnings, less than the national average of 10.11.
One sign that the credit union is outperforming its peers in this area was its earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, better than the average for all credit unions.