CAMELS Rating System

(redirected from Camels)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to Camels: Camels rating

CAMELS Rating System

A mnemonic device for the factors by which regulators determine banks' riskiness. The rating system goes on a scale from one to five, with one showing the least risk and five the most risk. The factors break down as follows:

C - Capital Adequacy
A - Quality of Assets
M - Quality of Management
E - Earnings
L - Liquidity
S - Sensitivity of the Bank to Market Risk
References in periodicals archive ?
Of more than 200 Saudi Arabian camels surveyed in 2013, researchers found that 74 percent showed signs of previous infections and around 25 percent had signs of active infections.
The team was lead by Dr Fikri Abu-Zidan from the UAE University trauma section, who is one of the world's leading experts on injuries inflicted on humans by camels.
With the UAE becoming the first Middle Eastern country to secure approval from the EU to export its camel milk products in March 2013, camel milk powder, fresh milk and camel whey powder are now arriving in Europe.
A beauty treatment desert Bedouins practised for centuries will for the first time shift out of the Arabian desert as Camelicious, the world's first commercial producer of camel milk, has set it sights oncosmetics XPRESS has learnt.
In addition, camels are able to survive for weeks in hostile environments without food and water.
Sheikh Ali Nasser Al-Ali Al-Sabah told the sisterly Kuwaiti News Agency (KUNA) today that the championship starts by conducting elimination contests between 3 categories of participating Arabian camels:- a- camels aged 1, 2 and three year; b- camels aged 4 to 6 and from 7 to 10 and 11 and above and finally c- camels aged 4 to 6 and from 7 and beyond.
The discovery was the first proof that camels lived in the Arctic three-and-a-half million years ago.
Hoping to gain a deeper understanding of the place of the camel in the Qatari heritage, we journeyed by car to a small farm near a small town just outside Shahaniya, to speak with Saleh al Nabet, a government employee and also owner of a farm, where he breeds camels, some of which participate in competitive racing.
The Royal Camel Corps will buy camels obtaining the first place in each round in a bid to encourage camel owners to continue in taking part in camel races and preserving this ancient heritage.
Camel milk was on the menu alongside regular cow's milk from the beginning and has proved so popular that Al Bastaki has created the Camellos brand to promote it to a wider audience.
The Relief Commissioner's data and other reports indicated that the draught has caused great damage to livestock sector but a lesser number of camels was affected as compare to other livestock species proportionally.