U.S. BANKER RANKINGS       
The Second Hundred Largest Community Banking Companies — Fiscal Years 1998-2000
Profitability Ranking Based on ROAE and Growth in Per-Share EarningsAssets: $1.12 Bil. to $673 Mil.
As of Dec. 31, 2000, except where otherwise noted

    3-Yr 3-Yr 3-Yr EPS 3-Yr EPS 3-Yr
3-Yr   ROAE ROAE Growth Growth TOTAL
RANK Company (%) RANK (%) RANK SCORE
1 People's Bancshares, New Bedford, MA 22.64 1 22.38 6 7
2 Coastal Financial Corp., Myrtle Beach, SC*** 19.45 2 13.67 10 12
3 NASB Financial, Grandview, MO*** 18.57 3 11.80 11 14
4 Progress Financial Corp., Blue Bell, PA 14.80 7 21.20 7 14
5 Cascade Financial Corp., Everett, WA** 11.55 11 55.72 3 14
6 Home Federal Bancorp, Seymour, IN** 15.21 6 15.07 9 15
7 American Bank of Connecticut, Waterbury, CT 17.21 4 11.68 12 16
8 MetroWest Bank, Farmingham, MA 16.59 5 11.65 13 18
9 HF Financial Corp., Sioux Falls, SD** 8.33 17 151.66 1 18
10 First Defiance Financial Corp., Defiance, OH 8.07 19 73.19 2 21
11 FFLC Bancorp, Leesburg, FL 9.17 15 15.63 8 23
12 HMN Financial, Spring Valley, MN 8.12 18 28.30 5 23
13 Abington Bancorp, Abington, MA 13.75 8 8.81 17 25
14 First Bell Bancorp, Pittsburgh 11.71 10 8.84 16 26
15 Ambanc Holding Co., Amsterdam, NY 3.85 23 53.22 4 27
16 Camco Financial Corp., Cambridge, OH 10.57 12 8.11 18 30
17 TF Financial Corp., Newtown, PA 8.52 16 11.31 14 30
18 FMS Financial Corp., Burlington, NJ 11.78 9 -0.35 22 31
19 MASSBANK Corp., Reading, MA 10.55 13 6.78 19 32
20 First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas, Harrison, AR 7.42 21 9.96 15 36
21 Horizon Financial Corp., Bellingham, WA* 9.83 14 -0.52 23 37
22 GA Financial, Pittsburgh 7.71 20 2.59 21 41
23 Klamath First Bancorp, Klamath Falls, OR*** 6.63 22 3.77 20 42

* 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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