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How to buy Metropolitan Bank Holding stock | $36.27

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Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp is a banks-regional business based in the US. Metropolitan Bank Holding shares (MCB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Metropolitan Bank Holding employs 174 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$126 million.

How to buy shares in Metropolitan Bank Holding

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Metropolitan Bank Holding. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MCB. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Metropolitan Bank Holding reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$36.27, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Metropolitan Bank Holding, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Metropolitan Bank Holding. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Metropolitan Bank Holding share price

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Metropolitan Bank Holding shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-28.
Latest market closeUSD$36.27
52-week rangeUSD$15.52 - USD$51.09
50-day moving average USD$34.1612
200-day moving average USD$30.9344
Wall St. target priceUSD$48.5
PE ratio 8.7455
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$4.201

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Is it a good time to buy Metropolitan Bank Holding stock?

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Metropolitan Bank Holding price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $36.27 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-13) -4.93%
1 month (2020-12-23) 0.78%
3 months (2020-10-20) 20.74%
6 months (2020-07-20) 23.75%
1 year (2020-01-19) N/A
2 years (2019-01-19) N/A
3 years (2018-01-19) 42.93
5 years (2016-01-19) N/A

Is Metropolitan Bank Holding under- or over-valued?

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

Metropolitan Bank Holding's P/E ratio

Metropolitan Bank Holding's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Metropolitan Bank Holding shares trade at around 9x 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.

Metropolitan Bank Holding financials

Revenue TTM USD$126 million
Operating margin TTM 41.9%
Gross profit TTM USD$104 million
Return on assets TTM 0.98%
Return on equity TTM 11.48%
Profit margin 28.22%
Book value $39.638
Market capitalisation USD$304.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Metropolitan Bank Holding shares

There are currently 59,705 Metropolitan Bank Holding shares held short by investors – that's known as Metropolitan Bank Holding's "short interest". This figure is 15.7% up from 51,598 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Metropolitan Bank Holding shares can be evaluated.

Metropolitan Bank Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Metropolitan Bank Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Metropolitan Bank Holding shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Metropolitan Bank Holding shares traded daily (recently around 20587.931034483). Metropolitan Bank Holding's SIR currently stands at 2.9. In other words for every 100,000 Metropolitan Bank Holding shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2900 shares are currently held short.

However Metropolitan Bank Holding's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Metropolitan Bank Holding shares, or, against the total number of tradable Metropolitan Bank Holding shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Metropolitan Bank Holding's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Metropolitan Bank Holding shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0083% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Metropolitan Bank Holding shares, roughly 8 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Metropolitan Bank Holding.

Find out more about how you can short Metropolitan Bank Holding stock.

Metropolitan Bank Holding share dividends

We're not expecting Metropolitan Bank Holding to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Metropolitan Bank Holding share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Metropolitan Bank Holding's shares have ranged in value from as little as $15.52 up to $51.09. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MCB.US volatility(beta: 1.26)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Metropolitan Bank Holding's is 1.2587. This would suggest that Metropolitan Bank Holding's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Metropolitan Bank Holding overview

Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Metropolitan Commercial Bank that provides a range of business, commercial, and retail banking products and services to small businesses, middle-market enterprises, public entities, and individuals in the New York metropolitan area. The company offers checking, savings, term deposit, and money market accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It also provides lending products, including commercial, construction, multifamily, and one-to four-family real estate loans; commercial and industrial loans; trade finance and letters of credit, term loans, and working capital lines of credit; commercial mortgages; and consumer loans. In addition, the company offers cash management solutions, such as wire transfers, ACH, and foreign exchange conversion, as well as online and mobile banking, ACH, remote deposit capture, and debit card services. As of April 20, 2020, it operated six locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn, as well as Great Neck, Long Island. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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