THE INSTITUTION'S SCORE
Capital acts as a cushion against losses and as protection for members during times of financial instability for the credit union. Therefore, when it comes to measuring an a credit union's financial resilience, capital is useful. When it comes to safety and soundness, the higher the capital, the better.
On our test to measure capital adequacy, MISSISSIPPI FARM BUREAU EMPLOYEES racked up 16 out of a possible 30 points, beating the national average of 15.65.
MISSISSIPPI FARM BUREAU EMPLOYEES had a capitalization ratio of 16.00 percent in our test, equal to the average for all credit unions, a sign that it's running neck and neck with its peers.