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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 1.03
MSL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. MSL: 1.03 )
MSL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 26.33
Current: 1.03

0.37
26.33
Equity to Asset 0.11
MSL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 2309 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. MSL: 0.11 )
MSL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.11

0.06
0.14
Interest Coverage 4.56
MSL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 2192 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. MSL: 4.56 )
MSL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 4.56
Current: 4.56

0.36
4.56
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.18
WACC vs ROIC
10.15%
6.29%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 19.94
MSL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2420 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.39 vs. MSL: 19.94 )
MSL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.61   Max: 31.78
Current: 19.94

8.61
31.78
Net-margin (%) 13.81
MSL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2420 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.16 vs. MSL: 13.81 )
MSL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 7.68   Max: 23.33
Current: 13.81

7.68
23.33
ROE (%) 6.69
MSL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2420 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.01 vs. MSL: 6.69 )
MSL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3   Max: 21.34
Current: 6.69

3
21.34
ROA (%) 0.72
MSL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2427 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. MSL: 0.72 )
MSL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.55
Current: 0.72

0.37
1.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.94
MSL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2386 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 90.48 vs. MSL: 27.94 )
MSL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.91   Max: 70.49
Current: 27.94

11.91
70.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.00
MSL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2096 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. MSL: 13.00 )
MSL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.2   Max: 14.9
Current: 13

-10.2
14.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 47.50
MSL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1863 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. MSL: 47.50 )
MSL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 47.5
Current: 47.5

0
47.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 79.10
MSL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1888 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. MSL: 79.10 )
MSL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.5   Max: 79.1
Current: 79.1

-31.5
79.1
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Q2 2014

MSL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MSLXP100.001.00

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.10
MSL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. MSL: 12.10 )
MSL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.86   Max: 52.95
Current: 12.1

8.86
52.95
Forward P/E 9.37
MSL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MSL: 9.37 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.80
MSL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
87% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. MSL: 12.80 )
MSL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.99   Max: 50.68
Current: 12.8

8.99
50.68
P/B 0.90
MSL's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MSL: 0.90 )
MSL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 3.37
Current: 0.9

0.73
3.37
P/S 1.65
MSL's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. MSL: 1.65 )
MSL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 4.54
Current: 1.65

0.99
4.54
PFCF 7.00
MSL's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MSL: 7.00 )
MSL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.21   Max: 584.2
Current: 7

6.21
584.2
POCF 5.91
MSL's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 152.54 vs. MSL: 5.91 )
MSL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.36   Max: 16.6
Current: 5.91

4.36
16.6
EV-to-EBIT 9.97
MSL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 20.11 vs. MSL: 9.97 )
MSL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 33.4
Current: 9.97

6.4
33.4
PEG 0.59
MSL's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MSL: 0.59 )
MSL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 62.67
Current: 0.59

0.32
62.67
Shiller P/E 17.10
MSL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MSL: 17.10 )
MSL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.05   Max: 30.11
Current: 17.1

7.05
30.11
Days Sales Outstanding 24.72
MSL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MSL: 24.72 )
MSL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.72   Max: 50.59
Current: 24.72

23.72
50.59

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.58
MSL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 2273 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. MSL: 2.58 )
MSL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.88
Current: 2.58

0.63
3.88
Dividend Payout 0.33
MSL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
80% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. MSL: 0.33 )
MSL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.33
Current: 0.33

0.09
2.33
Dividend growth (3y) 7.70
MSL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. MSL: 7.70 )
MSL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -4.4   Max: 22.5
Current: 7.7

-4.4
22.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.18
MSL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2281 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. MSL: 3.18 )
MSL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 4.74
Current: 3.18

0.77
4.74
Share Buyback Rate -6.70
MSL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 1718 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. MSL: -6.70 )
MSL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.1   Max: -16.3
Current: -6.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.30
MSL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. MSL: 1.30 )
MSL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 3.91
Current: 1.3

1.03
3.91
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
MSL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MSL: 0.40 )
MSL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.95
Current: 0.4

0.47
1.95
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
MSL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. MSL: 0.70 )
MSL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.92
Current: 0.7

0.54
1.92
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.50
MSL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MSL: 0.50 )
MSL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 3.23
Current: 0.5

0.4
3.23
Price/Graham Number 0.70
MSL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 3220 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MSL: 0.70 )
MSL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.03
Current: 0.7

0.61
2.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.10
MSL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2411 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. MSL: 10.10 )
MSL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3   Max: 15.6
Current: 10.1

3
15.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 38.51
MSL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1441 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.45 vs. MSL: 38.51 )
MSL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.5   Max: 39.2
Current: 38.51

-8.5
39.2

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:MTB, USB, PNC, PB, CFR » details
Traded in other countries:MSLXP.USA,
Midsouth Bancorp was incorporated in 1984 in the state of Louisiana. The Company is a financial holding company. It operates mainly in the community banking business by providing banking services to commercial and retail customers through the Bank. The Bank is community oriented and focuses primarily on offering competitive commercial and consumer loan and deposit services to individuals and small to middle market businesses in Louisiana and central and east Texas. The Bank is community oriented and focuses primarily on offering commercial and consumer loan and deposit services to small and middle market businesses, their owners and employees, and other individuals in its markets. Deposit products and services offered by the Bank include interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing checking accounts, investment accounts, cash management services, and electronic banking services, including remote deposit capturing services, internet banking, and debit and credit cards. It faces competition in the market areas from both traditional and nontraditional financial services providers, such as commercial banks; savings banks; credit unions; finance companies; mortgage, leasing, and insurance companies; money market mutual funds; brokerage houses; and branches that provide credit facilities. The Company is subject to regulation under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956.
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