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How to buy MetroCity Bankshares stock | $21.6

Learn how to easily invest in MetroCity Bankshares stock.

MetroCity Bankshares Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. MetroCity Bankshares shares (MCBS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. MetroCity Bankshares employs 215 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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MetroCity Bankshares stock price (NASDAQ: MCBS)

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MetroCity Bankshares shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-17.
Latest market close$21.60
52-week range$12.81 - $22.33
50-day moving average $20.66
200-day moving average $18.46
Wall St. target price$22.50
PE ratio 12.0112
Dividend yield $0.38 (1.78%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.79

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Is it a good time to buy MetroCity Bankshares stock?

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MetroCity Bankshares price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $21.6 from 2021-10-18

1 week (2021-10-13) 1.93%
1 month (2021-09-20) 9.87%
3 months (2021-07-20) 20.13%
6 months (2021-04-20) 50.00%
1 year (2020-10-19) 48.97%
2 years (2019-10-18) 60.83%
3 years (2018-10-16) N/A
5 years (2016-10-16) N/A

Is MetroCity Bankshares under- or over-valued?

Valuing MetroCity Bankshares stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of MetroCity Bankshares's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

MetroCity Bankshares's P/E ratio

MetroCity Bankshares's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, MetroCity Bankshares shares trade at around 12x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

MetroCity Bankshares financials

Revenue TTM $106.1 million
Operating margin TTM 58.5%
Gross profit TTM $90.5 million
Return on assets TTM 2.18%
Return on equity TTM 18.72%
Profit margin 43.56%
Book value $10.33
Market capitalisation $548.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting MetroCity Bankshares shares

There are currently 248,232 MetroCity Bankshares shares held short by investors – that's known as MetroCity Bankshares's "short interest". This figure is 4.9% down from 260,985 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting MetroCity Bankshares shares can be evaluated.

MetroCity Bankshares's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

MetroCity Bankshares's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of MetroCity Bankshares shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of MetroCity Bankshares shares traded daily (recently around 27550.721420644). MetroCity Bankshares's SIR currently stands at 9.01. In other words for every 100,000 MetroCity Bankshares shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9010 shares are currently held short.

However MetroCity Bankshares's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of MetroCity Bankshares shares, or, against the total number of tradable MetroCity Bankshares shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case MetroCity Bankshares's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 MetroCity Bankshares shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0137% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable MetroCity Bankshares shares, roughly 14 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against MetroCity Bankshares.

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MetroCity Bankshares share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 22.91% of net profits

Recently MetroCity Bankshares has paid out, on average, around 22.91% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.23% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), MetroCity Bankshares shareholders could enjoy a 2.23% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In MetroCity Bankshares's case, that would currently equate to about $0.38 per share.

While MetroCity Bankshares's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that MetroCity Bankshares is investing more in its future growth.

MetroCity Bankshares's most recent dividend payout was on 11 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have MetroCity Bankshares's shares ever split?

MetroCity Bankshares's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 2 September 2019. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your MetroCity Bankshares shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for MetroCity Bankshares shares which in turn could have impacted MetroCity Bankshares's share price.

MetroCity Bankshares share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, MetroCity Bankshares's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.8082 up to $22.33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while MetroCity Bankshares's is 0.2168. This would suggest that MetroCity Bankshares's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

MetroCity Bankshares overview

MetroCity Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Metro City Bank that offers banking products and services in Georgia, the United States. It provides consumer and commercial checking accounts, savings accounts, certificates of deposits, money transfers, and other banking services. The company also offers construction and development, commercial real estate, commercial and industrial, single family residential mortgage, small business administration, and other consumer loans; and online banking, treasury management, wire transfer, automated clearing house, and cash management services. It serves small to medium-sized businesses and individuals. The company operates 19 full-service branch locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Texas, and Virginia. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Doraville, Georgia.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of MetroCity Bankshares is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 26.279% of MetroCity Bankshares shares are held by insiders and 15.937% by institutions.
How many people work for MetroCity Bankshares?
Latest data suggests 215 work at MetroCity Bankshares.
When does the fiscal year end for MetroCity Bankshares?
MetroCity Bankshares's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is MetroCity Bankshares based?
MetroCity Bankshares's address is: 5114 Buford Highway, Doraville, GA, United States, 30340
What is MetroCity Bankshares's ISIN number?
MetroCity Bankshares's international securities identification number is: US59165J1051
What is MetroCity Bankshares's CUSIP number?
MetroCity Bankshares's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 59165J105

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