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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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history
Cash to Debt 4.43
MBVT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. MBVT: 4.43 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 22.69
Current: 4.43

0.21
22.69
Equity to Asset 0.08
MBVT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 1647 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. MBVT: 0.08 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.1
Current: 0.08

0.06
0.1
Interest Coverage 3.77
MBVT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 1502 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. MBVT: 3.77 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3.77
Current: 3.77

0.43
3.77
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.23
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 (%) 31.57
MBVT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1646 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 29.41 vs. MBVT: 31.57 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 20.67   Max: 37.91
Current: 31.57

20.67
37.91
Net-margin (%) 25.00
MBVT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1665 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.71 vs. MBVT: 25.00 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 16.02   Max: 27.63
Current: 25

16.02
27.63
ROE (%) 12.65
MBVT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. MBVT: 12.65 )
MBVT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 12.65   Max: 18.31
Current: 12.65

12.65
18.31
ROA (%) 0.88
MBVT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. MBVT: 0.88 )
MBVT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.54
Current: 0.88

0.87
1.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 122.71
MBVT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 73.28 vs. MBVT: 122.71 )
MBVT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 21.35   Max: 152.93
Current: 122.71

21.35
152.93
Revenue Growth (%) -0.90
MBVT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1450 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MBVT: -0.90 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.6
Current: -0.9

0
10.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.50
MBVT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1306 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. MBVT: -1.50 )
MBVT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 13.5
Current: -1.5

0
13.5
EPS Growth (%) -1.50
MBVT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. MBVT: -1.50 )
MBVT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -3   Max: 17.9
Current: -1.5

-3
17.9
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MBVT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 17,900 sh (-16.08%)
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Q4 2013

MBVT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Scott Black 6,025 sh (New)
Jim Simons 26,100 sh (+45.81%)
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Q1 2014

MBVT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Scott Black Sold Out
Jim Simons 25,600 sh (-1.92%)
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Q2 2014

MBVT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 27,719 sh (+8.28%)
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Scott Black 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$29.38 - $33.85 $ 29.53-8%0
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 12.50
MBVT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. MBVT: 12.50 )
MBVT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.3   Max: 17.67
Current: 12.5

8.3
17.67
P/B 1.50
MBVT's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MBVT: 1.50 )
MBVT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 3.21
Current: 1.5

1.18
3.21
P/S 3.10
MBVT's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. MBVT: 3.10 )
MBVT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 4.64
Current: 3.1

1.92
4.64
PFCF 8.70
MBVT's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 24.14 vs. MBVT: 8.70 )
MBVT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.33   Max: 103.07
Current: 8.7

4.33
103.07
EV-to-EBIT 7.29
MBVT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 18.09 vs. MBVT: 7.29 )
MBVT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 28.6
Current: 7.29

4.8
28.6
PEG 6.30
MBVT's PEG is ranked higher than
75% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MBVT: 6.30 )
MBVT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 13.83
Current: 6.3

0.9
13.83
Shiller P/E 12.10
MBVT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 55.69 vs. MBVT: 12.10 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.25   Max: 17.18
Current: 12.1

8.25
17.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.80
MBVT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. MBVT: 3.80 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.22   Max: 6.59
Current: 3.8

3.22
6.59
Dividend Payout 0.50
MBVT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MBVT: 0.50 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.5

0.21
0.82
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.80
MBVT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. MBVT: 3.80 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.22   Max: 6.59
Current: 3.8

3.22
6.59
Share Buyback Rate -0.80
MBVT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. MBVT: -0.80 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.9   Max: -1.1
Current: -0.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.50
MBVT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MBVT: 1.50 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 2.78
Current: 1.5

0.99
2.78
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
MBVT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. MBVT: 0.80 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.35
Current: 0.8

0.41
1.35
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
MBVT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MBVT: 1.00 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.72
Current: 1

0.31
1.72
Price/Graham Number 0.90
MBVT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MBVT: 0.90 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 1.43
Current: 0.9

0.62
1.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.20
MBVT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1599 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. MBVT: 14.20 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 20.8
Current: 14.2

3.5
20.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.46
MBVT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.09 vs. MBVT: 6.46 )
MBVT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 21
Current: 6.46

1.4
21

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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Merchants Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company originally organized under Vermont law in 1983 for the purposes of owning all of the outstanding capital stock of The Merchants Bank (Merchants Bank) and providing greater flexibility in helping Merchants Bank achieve its business objectives. Merchants Bank, which is Merchants' main subsidiary, is a Vermont commercial bank with 34 full-service banking offices. The Company's retail deposit products include interest bearing and non-interest bearing checking accounts, money market accounts, club accounts, health savings accounts, and short-term and long-term certificates of deposit including a popular flexible CD instrument. The Company also offers customary check collection services, wire transfers, safe deposit box rentals, and automated teller machine and debit cards. Credit programs include secured and unsecured installment lending, home equity lines of credit, home mortgages, and credit cards. The Company offers a package of business banking services including a low cost business checking account, a money market account, and an overdraft protection line of credit. The Company offers a variety of commercial checking accounts. Commercial checking uses an earnings credit rate to help offset service charges. The Company offers Rewards Checking for Business, a low cost checking account that is appropriate for all but high volume commercial deposit customers. Merchants' cash management services include investment sweep, line of credit sweep, multiple sweep, and funds concentration. The Company offers an overnight cash management sweep program. It also offers remote deposit capture. This service enables commercial customers to deposit checks electronically into Merchants' checking accounts from their business location. It offers commercial online banking, a commercial banking and bill payment service delivered via the Internet. This service allows businesses to view their account histories, print statements, view check images, order stop payments, transfer between accounts, transmit ACH batches, and order wire transfers. Other miscellaneous commercial banking services include lock box services, night depository, coin and currency handling, and balance reporting services.
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