Bank Rating Services are private companies that analyze a bank's performance over time and then assigns ratings based on the perceived safety and soundness of the bank.
Below you will find a list of bank rating services.
BauerFinancial's star ratings are available for free on their Web site but are $10 for a report.
Creative Investment Research, Inc.
Comprehensive data on women and minority-owned financial institutions.
IDC Financial Publishing, Inc.
IDC assigns a weight factor to various financial ratios and then combines the overall view into a numeric summary rank from 1 (the lowest) to 300 (the highest). IDC has a remarkable track record of identifying deteriorating or improving performance months, and sometimes years, before it becomes apparent to other ranking companies.
Sheshunoff Information Services
All FDIC-insured commercial banks, savings banks and savings & loans.
Phone: (800) 456-2340 or Fax: (512) 305-6575
Plain English Reports - since 1981. Instant Ratings by phone, ($10 for the first rating, $5 for each additional one) followed up with written confirmation. No bank pays us ("Sponsored Bank") to rate them.