Now we will list here some bank rating services that offer a lot of paper or online services that cover banks and other institutions. Each institution gets a letter grade or some kind of numerical ranking by which they estimate the institution's safety.
The bank rating services use proprietary formulars with data based upon the following rating factors: Asset quality, Management, Earnings, Sensitivity and Liquidity to market risk.

Companies providing bank rating services

There's a lot of companies that rate and assess various banks' abilities and we are going to name some of them:

A.M. Best Company - Rates U.S. banks and bank holding companies.

Bankrate, Inc. - Rates all U.S. Federally Insured Banks, Thrifts, and Credit Unions.

BauerFinancial, Inc. - Rates all federally-insured banks and credit unions.