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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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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.32
FCZA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 1728 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. FCZA: 0.32 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.92
Current: 0.32

0.22
2.92
Equity to Asset 0.10
FCZA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 2245 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. FCZA: 0.10 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.12
Current: 0.1

0.07
0.12
Interest Coverage 3.09
FCZA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 2154 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. FCZA: 3.09 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 3.09
Current: 3.09

0.1
3.09
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.13
WACC vs ROIC
3.45%
7.04%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 22.77
FCZA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2349 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.23 vs. FCZA: 22.77 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -176.71   Max: 35.92
Current: 22.77

-176.71
35.92
Net-margin (%) 17.10
FCZA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2349 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.25 vs. FCZA: 17.10 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -77.25   Max: 104.92
Current: 17.1

-77.25
104.92
ROE (%) 8.18
FCZA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2352 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.98 vs. FCZA: 8.18 )
FCZA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -38.44   Max: 13.01
Current: 8.18

-38.44
13.01
ROA (%) 0.79
FCZA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2361 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. FCZA: 0.79 )
FCZA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.59   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.79

-3.59
1.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 77.11
FCZA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2323 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 88.11 vs. FCZA: 77.11 )
FCZA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -223.82   Max: 131.95
Current: 77.11

-223.82
131.95
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.70
FCZA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2005 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. FCZA: -8.70 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.7   Max: 64.7
Current: -8.7

-8.7
64.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.00
FCZA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. FCZA: 11.00 )
FCZA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32   Max: 29.1
Current: 11

-32
29.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 24.80
FCZA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. FCZA: 24.80 )
FCZA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.8   Max: 85
Current: 24.8

-56.8
85
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

FCZA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 21,382 sh (+28.04%)
Arnold Schneider 65,159 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

FCZA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 25,000 sh (+16.92%)
Arnold Schneider 65,159 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

FCZA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 30,700 sh (+22.80%)
Arnold Schneider 62,059 sh (-4.76%)
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Q4 2014

FCZA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 36,400 sh (+18.57%)
Arnold Schneider 30,380 sh (-51.05%)
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Preferred stocks of First Citizens Banc Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FCZAP35.604.56Deposit Shs Repr 1/40th 6 1/2 % Non-Cum Conv Red Perp Pfd Series -B-

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.70
FCZA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. FCZA: 13.70 )
FCZA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8   Max: 51.06
Current: 13.7

8
51.06
Forward P/E 9.35
FCZA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FCZA: 9.35 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.70
FCZA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. FCZA: 15.70 )
FCZA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.97   Max: 53.33
Current: 15.7

7.97
53.33
P/B 0.90
FCZA's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 3173 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. FCZA: 0.90 )
FCZA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.73
Current: 0.9

0.31
1.73
P/S 2.17
FCZA's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. FCZA: 2.17 )
FCZA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 4.03
Current: 2.17

0.48
4.03
PFCF 8.40
FCZA's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FCZA: 8.40 )
FCZA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 51.38
Current: 8.4

1.4
51.38
POCF 8.10
FCZA's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 175.50 vs. FCZA: 8.10 )
FCZA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 29.22
Current: 8.1

1.3
29.22
EV-to-EBIT 13.70
FCZA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 20.74 vs. FCZA: 13.70 )
FCZA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -188.3   Max: 543.6
Current: 13.7

-188.3
543.6
Shiller P/E 30.30
FCZA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FCZA: 30.30 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.81   Max: 206.33
Current: 30.3

5.81
206.33
Days Sales Outstanding 25.22
FCZA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FCZA: 25.22 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 25.22   Max: 205.99
Current: 25.22

25.22
205.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.81
FCZA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 2208 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. FCZA: 1.81 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 15.28
Current: 1.81

0.46
15.28
Dividend Payout 0.27
FCZA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. FCZA: 0.27 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 2.78
Current: 0.27

0.08
2.78
Dividend growth (3y) 85.00
FCZA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1306 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. FCZA: 85.00 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 85
Current: 85

0
85
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.80
FCZA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. FCZA: 1.80 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 15.28
Current: 1.8

0.46
15.28
Share Buyback Rate -12.30
FCZA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. FCZA: -12.30 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.5   Max: -12.3
Current: -12.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.20
FCZA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. FCZA: 1.20 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 2.86
Current: 1.2

0.48
2.86
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
FCZA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FCZA: 0.50 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.5

0.16
0.97
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
FCZA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. FCZA: 1.60 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3.15
Current: 1.6

0.43
3.15
Price/Graham Number 0.60
FCZA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
92% of the 3174 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. FCZA: 0.60 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.38
Current: 0.6

0.38
2.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
FCZA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2339 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. FCZA: 7.20 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 15.4
Current: 7.2

0.2
15.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 11.52
FCZA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. FCZA: 11.52 )
FCZA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 53.5
Current: 11.52

-6.1
53.5

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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First Citizens Banc Corporation was organized under the laws of the State of Ohio on February 19, 1987 and is a registered financial holding company. The Company through its subsidiary The Citizen Banking Company or Citizens provides community banking. The Corporation's primary business is incidental to the subsidiary bank. Citizens, located in Erie, Crawford, Champaign, Franklin, Logan, Summit, Huron, Ottawa, Union and Richland Counties, Ohio, conducts a general banking business that involves collecting customer deposits, making loans, purchasing securities, and offering Trust services. Traditional financial service competition for Citizens consists of large regional financial institutions, community banks, thrifts and credit unions operating within the Corporation's market area. It faces competition both in originating loans and in attracting deposits. The Company is subject to regulation under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (the BHCA) and the examination and reporting requirements of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Board). Under the BHCA, FCBC is subject to periodic examination by the Federal Reserve Board and is required to file periodic reports regarding its operations and any additional information that the Federal Reserve Board may require.
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