A credit union's ability to earn money has an effect on its safety and soundness. A credit union can retain its earnings, boosting its capital cushion, or use them to address problematic loans, potentially making the credit union better prepared to withstand economic shocks. Losses, on the other hand, diminish a credit union's ability to do those things.
SIKESTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS scored 6 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's earnings test, below the national average of 10.11.
One indication that the credit union is running ahead of its peers in this area was its earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, above the average for all credit unions.