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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.17
METR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. METR: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
METR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.54 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17
Equity to Asset 0.09
METR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. METR: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
METR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.1
Current: 0.09
0.04
0.1
Interest Coverage 3.79
METR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. METR: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
METR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.48 Max: 3.79
Current: 3.79
0.17
3.79
F-Score: 4
WACC vs ROIC
5.75%
3.78%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 23.13
METR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.25 vs. METR: 23.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
METR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.12  Med: 21.97 Max: 25.88
Current: 23.13
-8.12
25.88
Net-margin (%) 15.73
METR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.01 vs. METR: 15.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
METR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.97  Med: 14.58 Max: 17.65
Current: 15.73
-3.97
17.65
ROE (%) 8.03
METR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.44 vs. METR: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
METR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.14  Med: 10.85 Max: 15.78
Current: 8.03
-2.14
15.78
ROA (%) 0.71
METR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1436 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. METR: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
METR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.2  Med: 0.71 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.71
-0.2
0.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
METR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. METR: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
METR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.1  Med: 7.70 Max: 22.5
Current: 2.8
-20.1
22.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 85.10
METR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. METR: 85.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
METR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -57.9  Med: 12.60 Max: 104.1
Current: 85.1
-57.9
104.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 317.90
METR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. METR: 317.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
METR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -78.4  Med: 14.20 Max: 317.9
Current: 317.9
-78.4
317.9
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

METR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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Q4 2014

METR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 92,300 sh (+19.56%)
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Q1 2015

METR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 105,400 sh (+14.19%)
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Q2 2015

METR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.80
METR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. METR: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
METR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.43  Med: 20.70 Max: 728.12
Current: 19.8
7.43
728.12
Forward P/E 14.39
METR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.85 vs. METR: 14.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.70
METR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1291 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. METR: 19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
METR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.4  Med: 20.67 Max: 582.5
Current: 19.7
7.4
582.5
P/B 1.53
METR's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. METR: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
METR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.34 Max: 2.73
Current: 1.53
0.52
2.73
P/S 3.10
METR's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. METR: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
METR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.25 Max: 7.04
Current: 3.1
0.67
7.04
PFCF 11.90
METR's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.51 vs. METR: 11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
METR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.12  Med: 8.99 Max: 243.46
Current: 11.9
2.12
243.46
POCF 10.54
METR's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. METR: 10.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
METR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.01  Med: 7.91 Max: 44.64
Current: 10.54
2.01
44.64
EV-to-EBIT 22.45
METR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 vs. METR: 22.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
METR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -200.5  Med: 24.45 Max: 444.4
Current: 22.45
-200.5
444.4
Shiller P/E 44.91
METR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.81 vs. METR: 44.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
METR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.02  Med: 20.36 Max: 53.49
Current: 44.91
8.02
53.49

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.73
METR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 2258 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. METR: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
METR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.73
0.25
0.73
Dividend Payout 0.10
METR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. METR: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
METR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.24
Current: 0.1
0.18
0.24
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.73
METR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
92% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. METR: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
METR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.73
0.25
0.73
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
METR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. METR: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
METR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.1  Med: -6.90 Max: -28.8
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.52
METR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 1347 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. METR: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
METR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.68 Max: 3.26
Current: 1.52
0.54
3.26
Price/Projected FCF 0.73
METR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. METR: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
METR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.65
Current: 0.73
0.36
2.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.38
METR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. METR: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
METR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.08 Max: 4.36
Current: 1.38
0.35
4.36
Price/Graham Number 1.14
METR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
77% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. METR: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
METR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.26 Max: 3.13
Current: 1.14
0.71
3.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.49
METR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. METR: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
METR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.90 Max: 17.6
Current: 4.49
0.2
17.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -10.68
METR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.82 vs. METR: -10.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
METR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -12.2  Med: 11.20 Max: 22.1
Current: -10.68
-12.2
22.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
EPS($) 1.72 1.98
EPS without NRI($) 1.72 1.98

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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Metro Bancorp Inc was incorporated as Pennsylvania Commerce Bancorp, Inc. on April 23, 1999 and became an active bank holding company on July 1, 1999. The Company provides full banking services through its subsidiary, Metro Bank. The Bank provides retail and commercial banking services for consumers, and small and mid-sized companies in Pennsylvania. The Bank's lending and investment activities are funded mainly by retail deposits gathered through its retail store office network. It offers lending and depository services from its main store in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, and it's thirty-two other full-service stores located in Cumberland, Dauphin, York, Berks, Lancaster and Lebanon Counties, Pennsylvania. The Bank provides various retail banking services and products including free personal checking accounts and business checking accounts, regular savings accounts, money market accounts, interest checking accounts, fixed rate certificates of deposit (CDs), individual retirement accounts, club accounts, debit card services, online banking (including bill payment services, a peer to peer payment service via Popmoney, external Account to Account transfers and same day bill payment capabilities), mobile banking, gift cards, safe deposit facilities and automated teller facilities. Its services also include lending activities including commercial and industrial, owner occupied real estate, commercial construction and land development and commercial real estate loans, consumer loan programs, home equity lines of credit, overdraft checking protection, consumer and business credit cards. The Bank also offers construction loans and permanent mortgages for homes. The Bank is a participant in the Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program and is an approved lender for qualified applicants. The Bank competes with local commercial banks as well as various regionally based commercial banks. The Bank competes with respect to its lending activities as well as in attracting demand, savings and time deposits with other commercial banks, savings banks, insurance companies, regulated small loan companies, credit unions and with issuers of commercial paper and other securities such as shares in money market funds. The Company is subject to the jurisdiction of the SEC and of state securities commissions for matters relating to the offering and sale of its securities and is subject to the SEC's rules and regulations relating to periodic reporting, reporting to shareholders, proxy solicitation and insider trading.
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Metro Bancorp Inc Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 16 2011 
Metro Bancorp Inc (METR) Chairman of the Board Gary L Nalbandian buys 2,500 Shares Sep 10 2010 
Metro Bancorp Inc Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 09 2010 
Metro Bancorp Inc Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 10 2010 
Metro Bancorp Inc Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2009 
Metro Bancorp Inc (METR) Chairman of the Board Gary L Nalbandian buys 14,385 Shares Sep 28 2009 
Metro Bancorp Inc (METR) CFO Mark A Zody buys 1,500 Shares Sep 28 2009 
Metro Bancorp and Republic First Bancorp Announce Extension of Merger Closing Deadline Jul 31 2009 

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