U.S. BANKER RANKINGS       

 Profitability Ranking of Thrifts Among the Second Hundred Largest Banking Companies
 Based on return on equity and growth in per-share earnings* — Fiscal 1998-2000
 THREE YEAR

    3-Yr Av 3-Yr 3-Yr EPS 3-Yr 3-Yr
3-Yr   ROAE ROAE Gr Rate EPS Gr Total
Rank Company (%) Rank (%) Rank Score
1 Flagstar Bancorp, Troy, MI 21.87 1 17.6 11 12
2 PBOC Holdings, Los Angeles 14.39 7 41.9 5 12
3 FirstFed Financial Corp., Santa Monica, CA 14.75 6 28.4 7 13
4 Coastal Bancorp, Houston 12.95 9 37.5 6 15
5 First Federal Capital Corp., La Crosse, WI 17.08 3 12.5 15 18
6 MAF Bancorp, Clarendon Hills, IL 14.81 5 15.1 13 18
7 PFF Bancorp, Pomona, CA+++ 8.63 16 208.6 2 18
8 New York Community Bancorp, Westbury, NY 17.85 2 8.3 18 20
9 First Financial Holdings, Charleston, SC++ 14.85 4 11.3 16 20
10 BankAtlantic Bancorp, Fort Lauderdale, FL 6.25 17 83.7 3 20
11 Ocwen Financial Corp., West Palm Beach, FL 1.48 19 486.1 1 20
12 Northwest Bancorp, Inc., Warren, PA+ 10.18 13 26.3 9 22
13 Dime Community Bancshares, Brooklyn, NY+ 9.35 14 27.3 8 22
14 BankUnited Financial Corp., Coral Gables, FL++ 3.59 18 82.7 4 22
15 First Indiana Corp., Indianapolis 12.87 10 12.8 14 24
16 Alliance Bancorp, Hinsdale, IL 10.48 12 17.1 12 24
17 Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin, Madison, WI 13.19 8 9.0 17 25
18 Sterling Financial Corp., Spokane, WA 9.03 15 24.7 10 25
19 St. Francis Capital Corp., Brookfield, WI++ 11.04 11 4.9 19 30
20 Bank Plus Corp., Los Angeles -33.45 20 -177.6 20 40

*EPS growth on fully diluted basis after extraordinary items
Excludes companies for which EPS was not available for 1997, 1998 or 1999
Where score is equal, company with higher ROAE receives the superior ranking
+ Fiscal year ended June 30, 2000; ++ Fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2000; +++ Fiscal year ended March 31, 2000
Source: Raw data from SNL Securities

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