Bank CAMELS
Bank safety ratings based upon financial institutions’ Capital Adequacy, Asset Quality, Management, Earnings, Liquidity, and Sensitivity (CAMELS)

Rating Factor Explanation

Factor Definition Table

Definition Description
Total Assets The effect of assets is complicated. In general, larger banks have lower chance of failure, but that was not the case during the last financial crisis. Still, too big to fail remains true. Total assets are displayed in $000 in the charts.
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