10 Credit Union Leaders In Dividend Payout

Credit unions distributed more than $5 billion in member dividends in 2015. Which cooperatives lead the industry?

 
 

According to estimates from Callahan & Associates’ FirstLook program, which includes year-end financial information for more than 6,000 credit unions, the industry distributed $5.3 billion in member dividends in 2015. This is a 1.8% increase over 2014; however, dividend payouts have generally been on the decline since peaking at $18.7 billion in 2007.

Leaders In Dividend Payout
For FirstLook* credit unions | Data as of 09.30.15

Rank Credit Union State Dividends/Income Dividends Total Income Total Assets
1 Bucks County Employees PA 70.76% $607,837 $859,016 $34,759,310
2 Merck Employees NJ 58.98% $19,697,696 $33,399,874 $1,894,022,542
3 Butler Co. Teachers PA 56.84% $325,476 $572,591 $26,945,304
4 San Joaquin Power Employees CA 55.19% $2,122,539 $3,846,085 $131,826,071
5 Lufthansa Employees NY 51.80% $900,395 $1,738,257 $97,309,243
6 Self Reliance New York NY 48.35% $18,468,389 $38,197,068 $1,159,328,427
7 CSC Employees VA 47.17% $920,168 $1,950,543 $76,581,566
8 Triboro Postal NY 46.94% $1,399,520 $2,981,738 $129,971,557
9 Public Service Plaza NJ 46.79% $150,206 $321,018 $20,123,875
10 Connecticut State Employees CT 46.13% $10,871,889 $23,566,249 $1,696,957,247

* FirstLook credit unions with $20 million or more in assets, excluding significant mergers
Source: Peer-to-Peer Analytics by Callahan & Associates

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