Projecting the Equity Ratio

The following calculations determine whether the statutory criteria for requiring a premium or restoration plan for the Share Insurance Fund are met and the maximum amount of the premium allowed under statute.1 Twice each year, using actual data as of June and December, the NCUA will calculate the actual equity ratio to determine if the equity ratio is less than 1.20 percent.

Quarter-End Calculation
Calendar Year-end Actual 12/31 Retained Earnings + Actual 12/31 Contributed Capital2
Actual 12/31 Insured Shares3
Mid-year Actual 6/30 Retained Earnings + Actual 6/30 Contributed Capital
Actual 6/30 Insured Shares


The NCUA will project the equity ratio for the subsequent six months twice each year to determine whether a restoration plan is required, based on June and December data as follows:

Projected Quarter-End Calculation
June Projected 6/30 Retained Earnings + 1% of 12/31 Insured Shares
Projected 6/30 Insured Shares
December Projected 12/31 Retained Earnings + 1% of 6/30 Insured Shares
Projected 12/31 Insured Shares


In all cases, retained earnings are net of any direct liabilities of the Fund and contingent liabilities for which no provision has been made.

Recently Projected Equity Ratio

Reporting Period Projected Equity Ratio Effective Date of Data
June 2019 1.33% December 2018
December 2018 1.38% June 2018

1 12 USC § 1782(c)(2)(B)(ii).

2 Actual retained earnings, defined as cumulative results of operations, excluding net cumulative unrealized gains and losses on investments and contributed capital using whole dollars from the trial balance that supports the Share Insurance Fund’s audited financial statements.

3 The aggregate amount of insured shares, using whole dollars, as reported by all insured credit unions on Form 5300 and 5310 Call Reports.

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