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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 0.26
CNBKA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. CNBKA: 0.26 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 63.44
Current: 0.26

0.11
63.44
Equity to Asset 0.05
CNBKA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. CNBKA: 0.05 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.09
Current: 0.05

0.05
0.09
Interest Coverage 1.12
CNBKA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. CNBKA: 1.12 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.12
Current: 1.12

0.16
1.12
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.17
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 27.12
CNBKA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1755 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 28.45 vs. CNBKA: 27.12 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 14.77   Max: 37.73
Current: 27.12

14.77
37.73
Net-margin (%) 25.95
CNBKA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.29 vs. CNBKA: 25.95 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 9.74   Max: 25.19
Current: 25.95

9.74
25.19
ROE (%) 11.98
CNBKA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1768 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. CNBKA: 11.98 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.46   Max: 15.48
Current: 11.98

4.46
15.48
ROA (%) 0.61
CNBKA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1768 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CNBKA: 0.61 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.61

0.28
1.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 94.09
CNBKA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 68.75 vs. CNBKA: 94.09 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 29.5   Max: 172.37
Current: 94.09

29.5
172.37
Revenue Growth (%) 5.40
CNBKA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CNBKA: 5.40 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 16.1
Current: 5.4

0
16.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 10.00
CNBKA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CNBKA: 10.00 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 40.6
Current: 10

0
40.6
EPS Growth (%) 13.80
CNBKA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. CNBKA: 13.80 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.4   Max: 29.9
Current: 13.8

-26.4
29.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

CNBKA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 7,300 sh (+8.96%)
Scott Black 8,296 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

CNBKA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 8,200 sh (+12.33%)
Scott Black 8,546 sh (+3.01%)
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Q4 2013

CNBKA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
Scott Black 8,466 sh (-0.94%)
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Q1 2014

CNBKA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Scott Black Sold Out
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Scott Black 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$33 - $36.62 $ 35.443%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 9.30
CNBKA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. CNBKA: 9.30 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.44   Max: 34.68
Current: 9.3

6.44
34.68
P/B 1.05
CNBKA's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CNBKA: 1.05 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 2
Current: 1.05

0.48
2
P/S 2.46
CNBKA's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. CNBKA: 2.46 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 12.75
Current: 2.46

0.97
12.75
PFCF 5.30
CNBKA's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. CNBKA: 5.30 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.03   Max: 3751
Current: 5.3

5.03
3751
EV-to-EBIT 19.33
CNBKA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1906 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 19.25 vs. CNBKA: 19.33 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 166.3
Current: 19.33

5.6
166.3
PEG 0.78
CNBKA's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1906 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CNBKA: 0.78 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 25.51
Current: 0.78

0.3
25.51
Shiller P/E 11.75
CNBKA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 16.35 vs. CNBKA: 11.75 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.46   Max: 19.23
Current: 11.75

6.46
19.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.33
CNBKA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 1484 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. CNBKA: 1.33 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 4.53
Current: 1.33

1.17
4.53
Dividend Payout 0.13
CNBKA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 1906 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. CNBKA: 0.13 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.75
Current: 0.13

0.12
2.75
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
CNBKA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. CNBKA: 1.30 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 4.53
Current: 1.3

1.17
4.53
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
CNBKA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 1291 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. CNBKA: -0.10 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.8   Max: -0.7
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.06
CNBKA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 1906 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. CNBKA: 1.06 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.06

0.62
2.26
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.54
CNBKA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. CNBKA: 0.54 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.54

0.38
1.22
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
CNBKA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 1906 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CNBKA: 1.03 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 4.92
Current: 1.03

0.52
4.92
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.85
CNBKA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1906 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CNBKA: 0.85 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 3.3
Current: 0.85

0.3
3.3
Price/Graham Number 0.66
CNBKA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
85% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. CNBKA: 0.66 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.47
Current: 0.66

0.47
1.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.20
CNBKA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CNBKA: 5.20 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 17.8
Current: 5.2

0.6
17.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.79
CNBKA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.46 vs. CNBKA: 16.79 )
CNBKA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 36.6
Current: 16.79

-13.4
36.6

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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Century Bancorp, Inc. is a Massachusetts Corporation formed in 1972. The Company through its subsidiary bank, Century Bank and Trust Company, offers a wide range of services to commercial enterprises, state and local governments and agencies, nonprofit organizations and individuals. It emphasizes service to small and medium-sized businesses and retail customers in its market area. The Company makes commercial loans, real estate and construction loans, and consumer loans and accepts savings, time and demand deposits. In addition, the Company offers to its corporate and institutional customers automated lockbox collection services, cash management services and account reconciliation services, and it actively promotes the marketing of these services to the municipal market. Also, the Company provides full-service securities brokerage services through a program called Investment Services at Century Bank, which is supported by LPL Financial, a full-service securities brokerage business. The Company is also a provider of financial services, including cash management, transaction processing and short-term financing, to municipalities in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The Company has deposit relationships with 192 (55%) of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts. The Company experiences substantial competition in attracting deposits and making loans from commercial banks, thrift institutions and other enterprises such as insurance companies and mutual funds. As a bank holding company, the Company is subject to the regulation and supervision of the Federal Reserve Board.
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