U.S. BANKER RANKINGS       
Community Banking Companies — Fiscal Years 1998-2000
Profitability Ranking Based on ROAE and Growth in Per-Share EarningsAssets: $130.5 Mil. to $201.7 Mil.

3-Yr   3-Yr Av 3-Yr Av 3-Yr EPS 3-Yr EPS 3-Yr
Rank Company ROAE ROAE Av Growth+ Av Growth+ TOTAL
    (%) Rank (%) Rank SCORE
1 GFSB Bancorp, Gallup, NM** 8.78 6 49.5 3 9
2 KS Bancorp, Kenly, NC 9.45 4 23.7 10 14
3 First Independence Corp., Independence, KS*** 9.01 5 24.4 9 14
4 North Bancshares, Chicago 6.58 15 56.3 2 17
5 Frankfort First Bancorp, Frankfort, KY** 7.36 13 38.7 5 18
6 Bedford Bancshares, Bedford, VA*** 10.06 3 14.8 16 19
7 Potters Financial Corp., East Liverpool, OH 11.17 2 11.8 18 20
8 Mayflower Co-op. Bank, Middleboro, MA (4-30-2000) 12.26 1 7.6 20 21
9 AMB Financial Corp., Munster, IN 4.87 21 89.1 1 22
10 River Valley Bancorp, Madison, IN 7.40 12 22.8 11 23
11 SouthFirst Bancshares, Sylacauga, AL*** 6.38 17 32.2 6 23
12 FirstFed Bancorp, Bessemer, AL 7.91 9 16.2 15 24
13 First Bancshares, Mountain Grove, MO** 7.86 10 19.0 14 24
14 ASB Financial Corp., Portsmouth, OH** 7.27 14 22.6 12 26
15 Falmouth Bancorp, Falmouth, MA*** 5.45 20 31.7 7 27
16 Broadway Financial Corp., Los Angeles 3.00 24 44.0 4 28
17 Access Anytime Bancorp, Clovis, NM 8.23 8 -13.8 23 31
18 Great American Bancorp, Champaign, IL 3.62 23 24.6 8 31
19 American Bank, Rockville, MD 8.24 7 -21.5 25 32
20 Logansport Financial Corp., Logansport, IN 7.51 11 7.0 21 32
21 Southern Missouri Bancorp, Poplar Buff, MO** 5.78 19 21.4 13 32
22 First Federal Bancorp., Bemidji, MN*** 6.47 16 14.2 17 33
23 Liberty Savings Bank, Liberty, MO*** 6.22 18 -6.3 22 40
24 WHG Bancshares Corp., Lutherville, MD*** 4.47 22 10.3 19 41
25 East Texas Financial Services, Tyler, TX*** 2.01 25 -16.5 24 49
26 Fidelity Federal Bancorp, Evansville, IN -29.79 26 -1908.0 26 52

* 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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