How successful a credit union is at earning money affects its long-term survivability. Earnings may be retained by the credit union, boosting its capital buffer, or be used to deal with problematic loans, likely making the credit union more resilient in times of trouble. Obviously, credit unions that are losing money have less ability to do those things.
PORT OF HAMPTON ROADS ILA scored 0 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's earnings test, falling short of the national average of 10.11.
The credit union had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, better than the average for all credit unions, suggesting that it's beating its peers in this area.