Bank Stress Test Results

How the Treasury Dept. views the capital needs of the nation's largest banks

The following is a summary of the results of the Treasury Dept.'s "stress tests" of the 19 largest U.S. banks, released on May 7, 2009, listing the amounts of additional capital buffer needed, if any.

Stress Test: The Bottom Line


SCAP Buffer (additional capital needed)

American Express (AXP)

No need

Bank of America (BAC)

$33.9 billion


No need

Bank of New York Mellon (BK)

No need

Capital One Financial (COF)

No need

Citigroup (C)

$5.5 billion

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

$1.1 billion


$11.5 billion

Goldman Sachs (GS)

No need

JPMorgan Chase (JPM)

No need

KeyCorp (KEY)

$1.8 billion

MetLife (MET)

No need

Morgan Stanley (MS)

$1.8 billion

PNC Financial Services (PNC)

$0.6 billion

Regions Financial (RF)

$2.5 billion

State Street (STT)

No need

SunTrust Banks (STI)

$2.2 billion

U.S. Bancorp (USB)

No need

Wells Fargo (WFC)

$13.7 billion

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