Below are the long term credit ratings of the best banks in the United States. No private-sector banks hold a Triple-A rating from any of the three leading agencies. U.S.Bancorp debt rating is one of the highest ratings among financial services companies. Ratings may be revised or withdrawn at any time by the rating agencies.

 Long Term Credit Ratings (Senior Debt)

Rank Bank Moody's Standard & Poor's Fitch Ratings
1 U.S. Bancorp A1 A+ AA
2 Bank of New York Mellon A1 A AA-
3 State Street Corporation A1 A AA-
4 Northern Trust A2 A+ AA-
5 Wells Fargo & Co A2 A AA-
6 BB&T Corp A2 A- A+
7 JPMorgan Chase A3 A- A+
8 PNC Financial A3 A- A+
9 M&T Bank A3 A- A
10 Comerica A3 BBB+ A
11 Bank of America Baa1 BBB+ A
12 Citigroup Baa1 BBB+ A
13 Fifth Third Baa1 BBB+ A
14 KeyCorp Baa1 BBB+ A-
15 SunTrust Banks Baa1 BBB+ A-
16 Huntington Bancshares Baa1 BBB A-
17 Regions Financial Baa3 BBB BBB

 Data as of June 10, 2016

Credit Ratings Definitions

Moody's
‘Aaa’ = Highest Quality
‘Aa1’ = High Quality
‘Aa2’ = High Quality
‘Aa3’ = High Quality
‘A1’ = Upper Medium
‘A2’ = Upper Medium
‘A3’ = Upper Medium
‘Baa1’ = Medium
‘Baa2’ = Medium
‘Baa3’ = Medium

Standard & Poor's
‘AAA’ = Extremely Strong
‘AA+’ = Very Strong
‘AA’ = Very Strong
‘AA-’ = Very Strong
‘A+’ = Strong
‘A’ = Strong
‘A-’ = Strong
‘BBB+’ = Good
‘BBB’ = Good
‘BBB-’ = Good

Fitch Ratings
‘AAA’ = Exceptionally Strong
‘AA+’ = Very Strong
‘AA’ = Very Strong
‘AA-’ = Very Strong
‘A+’ = Strong
‘A’ = Strong
‘A-’ = Strong
‘BBB+’ = Good
‘BBB’ = Good
‘BBB-’ = Good