U.S. BANKER RANKINGS       

 Profitability Ranking of the Second Hundred Largest Banking Companies
 Based on return on equity and growth in per-share earnings* — Fiscal 1996-2000
 FIVE YEAR

    5-Yr Av 5-Yr 5-Yr EPS 5-Yr 5-Yr
5-Yr   ROAE ROAE Gr Rate EPS Gr Total
Rank Company (%) Rank (%) Rank Score
1 Metris Companies, Minnetonka, MN 21.86 3 105.5 8 11
2 Silicon Valley Bancshares, Santa Clara, CA 21.17 4 55.2 15 19
3 Southwest Securities Group, Dallas+ 20.89 8 72.0 13 21
4 W Holding Co., Mayaguez, PR 20.52 9 27.6 22 31
5 WFS Financial, Irvine, CA 17.91 16 52.6 16 32
6 Doral Financial Corp., San Juan, PR 18.34 14 33.1 20 34
7 A.G. Edwards, St. Louis++ 19.44 11 25.5 25 36
8 Greater Bay Bancorp, Palo Alto, CA 16.67 22 35.0 19 41
9 Jefferies Group, Los Angeles 21.14 5 17.5 39 44
10 CVB Financial Corp., Ontario, CA 18.36 13 20.6 32 45
11 Cathay Bancorp, Los Angeles 16.82 21 25.7 24 45
12 PBOC Holdings, Los Angeles 16.11 28 48.3 17 45
13 Flagstar Bancorp, Troy, MI 22.20 2 14.9 44 46
14 Westamerica Bancorp., San Rafael, CA 18.90 12 18.6 36 48
15 Ryder System, Miami 14.16 39 103.4 9 48
16 Advanta Corp., Spring House, PA 13.91 41 81.5 10 51
17 Irwin Financial Corp., Columbus, IN 21.10 7 13.9 46 53
18 Pacific Capital Bancorp, Santa Barbara, CA 16.12 27 25.1 26 53
19 East West Bancorp, San Marino, CA 13.00 47 126.0 6 53
20 Corus Bankshares, Chicago 16.62 24 21.4 30 54
21 Southwest Bancorporation of Texas, Houston 16.30 26 22.1 28 54
22 Chittenden Corp., Burlington, VT 12.72 53 480.5 1 54
23 Texas Regional Bancshares, McAllen, TX 15.72 30 22.1 27 57
24 UCBH Holdings, San Francisco 12.63 55 411.2 2 57
25 Ocwen Financial Corp., West Palm Beach, FL 12.55 56 322.1 3 59
26 First Federal Capital Corp., La Crosse, WI 15.78 29 20.3 33 62
27 Community First Bankshares, Fargo, ND 16.66 23 15.3 42 65
28 Park National Corp., Newark, OH 17.69 17 12.9 49 66
29 Republic Bancorp, Owosso, MI 12.99 48 41.4 18 66
30 Intrust Financial Corp., Wichita, KS 12.16 61 154.9 5 66
31 TrustCo Bank Corp of NY, Schenectady 20.41 10 10.0 57 67
32 First BanCorp,Santurce, PR 21.12 6 8.5 63 69
33 International Bancshares Corp., Laredo, TX 17.63 18 12.1 51 69
34 United National Bancorp, Bridgewater, NJ 13.68 43 21.9 29 72
35 First Republic Bank, San Francisco 11.58 68 161.4 4 72
36 First Citizens Bancorp.of SC, Columbia 14.11 40 18.8 35 75
37 MAF Bancorp, Clarendon Hills, IL 13.84 42 19.7 34 76
38 First Midwest Bancorp, Itasca, IL 15.01 33 13.9 45 78
39 FirstFed Financial Corp., Santa Monica, CA 11.94 64 57.0 14 78
40 S&T Bancorp, Indiana, PA 15.14 32 13.8 47 79
41 Alabama National BanCorp., Birmington, AL 14.70 36 15.0 43 79
42 Trust Company of New Jersey, Jersey City 14.39 38 15.7 41 79
43 New York Community Bancorp, Westbury, NY 15.32 31 12.2 50 81
44 Area Bancshares Corp., Owensboro, KY 12.48 58 26.2 23 81
45 1st Source Corp., South Bend, IN 14.96 35 12.9 48 83
46 National Penn Bancshares, Boyertown, PA 16.55 25 8.6 62 87
47 Coastal Bancorp, Houston 11.60 67 31.3 21 88
48 First Banks America, Clayton, MO 10.20 77 76.5 12 89
49 Provident Bankshares Corp., Baltimore 12.79 52 16.4 40 92
50 Community Trust Bancorp, Pikeville, KY 11.99 63 21.1 31 94
51 First Financial Bancorp., Hamilton, OH 14.44 37 7.9 64 101
52 BankUnited Financial Corp., Coral Gables, FL++++ 4.63 94 119.2 7 101
53 F.N.B. Corp., Naples, FL 12.99 49 11.9 53 102
54 Wintrust Financial Corp., Lake Forest, IL 7.46 92 78.8 11 103
55 Interpool, Inc., Princeton, NJ 11.81 66 17.8 38 104
56 United Bankshares, Charleston, WV 13.37 45 9.0 61 106
57 BancFirst Corp., Oklahoma City 12.83 51 10.0 58 109
58 F&M National Corp., Winchester, VA 13.39 44 6.4 66 110
59 First Commonwealth Financial Corp., Indiana, PA 12.52 57 10.1 56 113
60 Integra Bank Corp., Evansville, IN 12.18 60 10.4 54 114
61 First Financial Corp., Terre Haute, IN 11.84 65 12.0 52 117
62 First Indiana Corp., Indianapolis 12.18 59 9.2 59 118
63 Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin, Madison, WI+++ 12.69 54 6.6 65 119
64 Alliance Bancorp, Hinsdale, IL 9.21 84 17.9 37 121
65 Susquehanna Bancshares, Lititz, PA 11.49 70 9.1 60 130
66 Hancock Holding Co., Gulfport, MS 11.46 71 5.5 67 138
67 NBT Bancorp, Norwich, NY 11.51 69 0.4 72 141
68 Whitney Holding Corp., New Orleans 10.78 76 5.3 68 144
69 Promistar Financial Corp., Johnstown, PA 10.98 75 1.6 70 145
70 First Charter Corp., Concord, NC 7.54 91 10.3 55 146
71 Riggs National Corp., Washington 11.40 72 -20.7 76 148
72 BSB Bancorp, Binghamton, NY 11.02 74 -9.5 74 148
73 St. Francis Capital Corp., Brookfield, WI++++ 10.02 80 4.5 69 149
74 Gold Banc Corp., Leawood, KS 10.13 78 -7.0 73 151
75 WesBanco, Wheeling, WV 9.86 81 1.5 71 152
76 South Financial Group, Greenville, SC 8.11 88 -13.4 75 163
77 Bay View Capital Corp., San Mateo, CA -6.64 97 -85.4 77 174
78 City Holding Co., Charleston, WV 2.08 96 -153.8 79 175
79 Imperial Credit Industries, Torrance, CA -15.88 98 -1172.6 80 178
80 Bank Plus Corp., Los Angeles -20.23 100 -123.9 78 178

*After extraordinary items and on a fully diluted basis
Excludes companies for which no EPS was available in 1996, 1997, 1998 or 1999
Where score is equal, company with higher ROAE receives the superior ranking
+ Fiscal year ended June 30, 2000; ++ Feb. 29, 2000; +++ March 31, 2000; ++++Sept 30, 2000
Source: Raw data was supplied by SNL Securities

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