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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 0.30
MBWM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MBWM: 0.30 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.3

Equity to Asset 0.11
MBWM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. MBWM: 0.11 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.12
Current: 0.11

0.06
0.12
Interest Coverage 2.33
MBWM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MBWM: 2.33 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.33
Current: 2.33

0.14
2.33
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.15
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 : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 46.25
MBWM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. MBWM: 46.25 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -79.12   Max: 46.25
Current: 46.25

-79.12
46.25
Net-margin (%) 31.35
MBWM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. MBWM: 31.35 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -88.45   Max: 64.06
Current: 31.35

-88.45
64.06
ROE (%) 11.11
MBWM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. MBWM: 11.11 )
MBWM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -37.18   Max: 22.72
Current: 11.11

-37.18
22.72
ROA (%) 1.19
MBWM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. MBWM: 1.19 )
MBWM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.73   Max: 2.62
Current: 1.19

-2.73
2.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 100.91
MBWM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1437 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 78.30 vs. MBWM: 100.91 )
MBWM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -156.98   Max: 100.91
Current: 100.91

-156.98
100.91
Revenue Growth (%) -6.90
MBWM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MBWM: -6.90 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.9   Max: 25.7
Current: -6.9

-6.9
25.7
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 10.70
MBWM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. MBWM: 10.70 )
MBWM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 132.43
Current: 10.7

2.3
132.43
P/B 1.20
MBWM's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MBWM: 1.20 )
MBWM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.48
Current: 1.2

0.16
2.48
P/S 3.34
MBWM's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 1638 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. MBWM: 3.34 )
MBWM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 19.52
Current: 3.34

0.44
19.52
PFCF 6.50
MBWM's PFCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. MBWM: 6.50 )
MBWM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 21.26
Current: 6.5

1.88
21.26
EV-to-EBIT 10.40
MBWM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. MBWM: 10.40 )
MBWM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.9   Max: 58.6
Current: 10.4

8.9
58.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.26
MBWM's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. MBWM: 2.26 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 8.51
Current: 2.26

0.48
8.51
Dividend Payout 0.23
MBWM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. MBWM: 0.23 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.23

0.07
0.52
Dividend growth (3y) 255.70
MBWM's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
100% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. MBWM: 255.70 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 255.7
Current: 255.7

0
255.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.30
MBWM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. MBWM: 2.30 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 8.51
Current: 2.3

0.48
8.51
Share Buyback Rate -0.80
MBWM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. MBWM: -0.80 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.2   Max: -27.2
Current: -0.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.20
MBWM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MBWM: 1.20 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.11
Current: 1.2

0.21
2.11
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
MBWM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
63% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. MBWM: 0.60 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.48
Current: 0.6

0.1
1.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
MBWM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MBWM: 1.20 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 7.79
Current: 1.2

0.16
7.79
Price/Graham Number 0.70
MBWM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. MBWM: 0.70 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.48
Current: 0.7

0.23
1.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.60
MBWM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. MBWM: 9.60 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 11.2
Current: 9.6

1.7
11.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.12
MBWM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. MBWM: 7.12 )
MBWM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 31.7
Current: 7.12

7.7
31.7

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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Mercantile Bank Corporation was organized on July 15, 1997, under the laws of the State of Michigan, mainly for the purpose of holding all of the stock of Mercantile Bank of Michigan (the bank), and of such other subsidiaries as it might acquire or establish. The Bank is a state banking company that operates under the laws of the State of Michigan, pursuant to a charter issued by the Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation. The Bank's deposits are insured to the maximum extent permitted by law by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The Bank's primary service area is the Kent and Ottawa County areas of West Michigan, which includes the City of Grand Rapids, the second largest city in the State of Michigan. The Bank through its seven offices provides commercial banking services mainly to small- to medium-sized businesses and retail banking services in and around the Grand Rapids, Holland and Lansing areas. The Bank makes secured and unsecured commercial, construction, mortgage and consumer loans, and accepts checking, savings and time deposits. It owns seven automated teller machines (ATM), located at each of its office locations, that participate in the MAC, NYCE and PLUS regional network systems, as well as other ATM networks throughout the country. The Bank also enables customers to conduct certain loan and deposit transactions by telephone and personal computer. Courier service is provided to certain commercial customers, and safe deposit facilities are available at each of its office locations. As a bank holding company under the Bank Holding Company Act, it is required to file an annual report with the Federal Reserve Board and such additional information as the Federal Reserve Board might require. It is also subject to examination by the Federal Reserve Board.

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