A credit union's profitability affects its long-term survivability. Earnings can be retained by the credit union, expanding its capital buffer, or be used to deal with problematic loans, potentially making the credit union more resilient in tough times. However, credit unions that are losing money are less able to do those things.
On Bankrate's earnings test, NEW KENSINGTON MUNICIPAL scored 4 out of a possible 30, 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, higher than the average for all credit unions.