A credit union's earnings performance affects its safety and soundness. A credit union can retain its earnings, boosting its capital buffer, or use them to deal with problematic loans, likely making the credit union more resilient in tough times. Credit unions that are losing money, however, have less ability to do those things.
On Bankrate's earnings test, WEST VIRGINIA scored 6 out of a possible 30, below the national average of 10.11.
One indication that the credit union is doing better than its peers in this area was its earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, above the average for all credit unions.