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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
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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•

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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

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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US  
Headquarter Location:USA
Metro Bancorp Inc is a bank holding company. The Company through its banking subsidiary provides retail and commercial banking services for consumers and small and mid-sized companies.

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.



Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield % 0.99
METR's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
88% of the 2337 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. METR: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
METR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.99
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.15
METR's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. METR: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
METR' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.15
Current: 0.15
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.99
METR's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
90% of the 2240 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. METR: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.99
METR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
91% of the 2723 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. METR: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
METR' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.99

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $134.00
EPS (TTM) $ 1.39
Short Percentage of Float1.59%
52-Week Range $24.21 - 34.36
Shares Outstanding (Mil)14.16

Analyst Estimate

Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.98
EPS without NRI ($) 1.98
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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