Bank ratings

BauerFinancial, an independent bank research firm in Coral Gables, ranks banks around the country. Here are how the banks in our area stack up:

Bank of America: Three Stars
Bank of the South: Five Stars
Beach Community Bank: Zero
BB&T: Four Stars
Compass Bank: Three Stars
First National Bank of Florida: Zero
First Navy Bank: Five Stars
Gulf Coast Community Bank: Zero
GulfSouth Private Bank: One Star
Hancock Bank: Four Stars
RBC Bank USA: Three Stars
Region Banks: Three Stars
Warrington Bank: Five Stars
Wells Fargo: Three Stars
Whitney Bank: Three Stars

To read more, check out Bauer’s website.