U.S. BANKER RANKINGS       
The Third Hundred Largest Community Banks — Fiscal Year 2000
Profitability Ranking Based on ROAE and Growth in Per-Share EarningsAssets: $671 Mil. to $494 Mil.
As of Dec. 31, 2000, except where otherwise noted

    1-Yr 1-Yr 1-Yr 1-Yr EPS 1-Yr EPS
1-Yr   ROAE ROAE Growth Growth TOTAL
RANK Company (%) RANK (%) RANK SCORE
1 Fidelity Bancorp, Pittsburgh*** 15.70 2 27.45 5 7
2 Bancorp Connecticut, Southington, CT 20.42 1 18.84 7 8
3 NewMil Bancorp, New Milford, CT 11.54 6 39.47 2 8
4 First Mutual Bancshares, Bellevue, WA 15.48 3 10.32 10 13
5 Yonkers Financial Corp., Yonkers, NY*** 9.69 10 37.84 3 13
6 Warwick Community Bancorp, Warwick, NY 6.61 14 59.65 1 15
7 Chester Valley Bancorp, Downingtown, PA** 13.34 5 6.80 11 16
8 Heritage Financial Corp., Olympia, WA 6.66 13 32.65 4 17
9 Fidelity Bancorp, Chicago*** 10.17 9 11.36 9 18
10 Ameriana Bancorp, New Castle, IN 8.68 12 15.31 8 20
11 PVF Capital Corp., Bedford Heights, OH** 15.45 4 -17.53 18 22
12 CENIT Bancorp, Norfolk, VA 11.19 7 -2.31 15 22
13 First Federal Financial Corp., Elizabethtown, KY** 10.52 8 0.00 14 22
14 EFC Bancorp, Elgin, IL 5.89 16 20.83 6 22
15 Ledger Capital Corp., Glendale, WI** 8.93 11 3.64 12 23
16 Northeast Pennsylvania Financial Corp., Hazelton, PA*** 5.44 17 1.25 13 30
17 First Midwest Financial, Storm Lake, IA*** 5.98 15 -10.58 17 32
18 Lincoln Bancorp, Plainfield, IN 4.03 18 -2.82 16 34

* Fiscal year ended March 30, 2000
** Fiscal year ended June 30, 2000
*** Fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2000
+ Diluted EPS after extraordinary items
Where total score is equal, company with the higher ROAE receives the superior rank.
Includes only those companies for which necessary ROAE and EPS data were available.
Source: Raw data from SNL Securities

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