It is relatively easy to find up-to-date information on banks because of their extensive reporting requirements.
Go to: https://www.fdic.gov/bank/analytical/qbp/
This site is sponsored by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
You will find summary data on financial institutions. Go to the most recent Quarterly Banking Profile.
Click on All FDIC- Insured Institutions Section. Scroll to the bottom and open Table 1-A.
a. Have banks’ return on assets been increasing or decreasing over the last 3 years?
b. Has the core capital been increasing? Why do you think?
c. How many institutions are currently reporting to the FDIC?