Banking Rating Agencies
AM Best provides an independent opinion of a bank's ability to meet its ongoing financial obligations to depositors.
Independent Bank and Credit Union Safety and Soundness Ratings
Kroll Bond Rating Agency
Formed in 2010, KBRA has a Subscription Rating Service is used by finance, risk, and treasury professionals to monitor the credit worthiness and financial soundness of institutions with whom they do business.
Standard & Poors
Standard & Poor's provides opinion on the general creditworthiness of an obligor, or the creditworthiness of an obligor with respect to a particular debt security or other financial obligation.
Moody's provides credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Investors Service provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities.
Institutional Risk Analytics
Bank Stress Test Analytics.
FDIC: Bank Data & Statistics
Access comprehensive financial & structural information about every FDIC-insured institution.
VERIBANC® provides safe and sound bank ratings on all U.S. federally insured financial institutions in "plain English".
Community Reinvestment Act
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), enacted by Congress in 1977 (12 U.S.C. 2901) and implemented by Regulations 12 CFR parts 25, 228, 345, and 563e, is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate.
SNL Financial collects, standardizes and disseminates all relevant corporate, financial, market and M&A data — plus news and analysis — for the industries covered: banking, financial services, insurance, real estate, energy, media/communications and metals & mining. SNL Financial was originally founded as "S&L Securities" in New Jersey in 1987 with an initial focus on the savings and loan industry.
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Consumer Bank Rates Comparisons.
Weiss Ratings offers a line of products designed to direct consumers and business professionals toward safe banking and insurance options while avoiding unnecessary risks that could lead to financial losses.
JD Power & Associates
Retail Banking Satisfaction Surveys.