U.S. BANKER RANKINGS       
The Fourth Hundred Largest Community Banking Companies — Fiscal Year 2000
Profitability Ranking Based on ROAE and Growth in Per-Share EarningsAssets: $492 Mil. to $374 Mil.
As of Dec. 31, 2000, except where otherwise noted

    1-Yr 1-Yr 1-Yr EPS 1-Yr EPS 1-Yr
1-Yr   ROAE ROAE Growth Growth TOTAL
RANK Company (%) RANK (%) RANK SCORE
1 Argo Bancorp, Summit, IL 20.93 2 60.00 3 5
2 Crusader Holding Corp., Philadelphia** 24.26 1 49.19 7 8
3 Warren Bancorp, Peabody, MA 18.81 3 26.39 12 15
4 Northeast Bancorp, Auburm, ME** 11.59 7 36.05 9 16
5 WVS Financial Corp., Pittsburgh** 16.27 4 25.64 13 17
6 North Central Bancshares, Fort Dodge, IA 11.08 8 25.00 14 22
7 Lawrence Savings Bank, North Andover, MA 8.72 18 59.02 4 22
8 Pocahontas Bancorp, Pocahontas, AR*** 7.80 21 318.75 1 22
9 FSF Financial Corp., Hutchinson, MN*** 8.53 20 58.89 5 25
10 MFB Corp., Mishawaka, IN*** 8.88 16 32.45 10 26
11 Harleysville Savings Financial Corp., Harleysville, PA*** 12.81 6 11.11 21 27
12 NorthWest Indiana Bancorp, Munster, IN 13.30 5 5.26 23 28
13 Winton Financial Corp., Cincinnati, OH*** 10.19 10 15.63 18 28
14 Cavalry Bancorp, Murfreesboro, TN 9.90 13 23.08 15 28
15 Central Bancorp, Somerville* 8.87 17 28.26 11 28
16 Industrial Bancorp, Bellevue, OH 10.17 11 13.22 19 30
17 Kankakee Bancorp, Kankakee, IL 6.95 24 55.47 6 30
18 Equitable Bank, Wheaton, MD*** 11.05 9 6.74 22 31
19 Carver Bancorp, New York* -3.29 29 74.00 2 31
20 Bay State Bancorp, Brookline, MA* 4.82 28 41.05 8 36
21 First Keystone Financial, Media, PA*** 9.96 12 -15.91 26 38
22 Pamrapo Bancorp, Bayonne, NJ 9.57 14 0.00 24 38
23 Teche Holding Co., Franklin, LA*** 7.70 22 20.16 17 39
24 First SecurityFed Financial, Chicago 7.34 23 12.28 20 43
25 New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Newport, NH 8.88 15 -25.00 29 44
26 Peoples Bancorp, Auburn, IN*** 8.66 19 -7.04 25 44
27 Harrington Financial Group, Richmond, IN** -10.70 31 22.00 16 47
28 Cooperative Bankshares, Wilmington, NC 6.35 25 -23.33 28 53
29 Monterey Bay Bancorp, Watsonville, CA 6.24 26 -18.18 27 53
30 Pittsburgh Financial Corp., Wexford, PA*** 5.58 27 -46.04 30 57
31 United PanAm Financial Corp., Newport Beach, CA -9.11 30 -64.00 31 61

* 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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