Middlefield Banc Corp. operates as the bank holding company for The Middlefield Banking Company that provides various commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, small business owners, and retail customers in northeastern and central Ohio.
Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Middlefield Banc's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MBCN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MBCN exceeded the US Banks industry which returned -27.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MBCN underperformed the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Middlefield Banc's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StHere's How We Evaluate Middlefield Banc Corp.'s (NASDAQ:MBCN) Dividend
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Is Middlefield Banc undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MBCN ($17.96) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($25.23)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MBCN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MBCN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (10.8x) compared to the US Banks industry average (9.2x).
PE vs Market: MBCN is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.8x) compared to the US market (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MBCN's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MBCN's PB Ratio (0.9x) is in line with the US Banks industry average.
How is Middlefield Banc forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MBCN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-10.6% per year).
Earnings vs Market: MBCN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-10.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MBCN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MBCN's revenue (1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MBCN's revenue (1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MBCN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.6%).
How has Middlefield Banc performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MBCN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MBCN's current net profit margins (25.2%) are lower than last year (29.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MBCN's earnings have grown by 15.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MBCN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MBCN had negative earnings growth (-16.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (1.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MBCN's Return on Equity (8.1%) is considered low.
How is Middlefield Banc's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: MBCN's Assets to Equity ratio (9.1x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: MBCN has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (110%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 93% of MBCN's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: MBCN has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (81%).
Low Risk Deposits: MBCN's Loans to Deposits ratio (99%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: MBCN has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.8%).
What is Middlefield Banc current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MBCN's dividend (3.34%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.68%).
High Dividend: MBCN's dividend (3.34%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.6%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MBCN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MBCN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.8%), MBCN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MBCN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (52.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Thomas Caldwell (63yo)
Mr. Thomas G. Caldwell has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Middlefield Banc Corp. since October 2000. Mr. Caldwell serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Middlefield B ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Thomas's total compensation ($USD529.89K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD612.38K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Thomas's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP||19.75yrs||US$255.93k||0.10% $117.2k|
|Executive VP||18.67yrs||US$343.42k||0.38% $431.1k|
|Managing Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Deposit Services||no data||no data||0.062% $71.4k|
|President of Central Ohio Region - Middlefield Banking Company||4.5yrs||no data||0.035% $40.2k|
|Corporate Secretary||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Financial Consultant||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: MBCN's management team is seasoned and experienced (19.8 years average tenure).
|Executive VP||18.67yrs||US$343.42k||0.38% $431.1k|
|Independent Director||7.17yrs||US$47.84k||0.48% $554.1k|
|Independent Vice Chairman||1.17yrs||US$49.09k||0.13% $151.8k|
|Independent Director||16.5yrs||US$55.59k||0.46% $528.7k|
|Independent Director||12.5yrs||US$41.94k||0.14% $157.3k|
|Director||0.17yr||no data||0.079% $89.8k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||1.17yrs||US$54.84k||0.28% $325.0k|
|Independent Director||11.17yrs||US$43.84k||0.91% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||9.17yrs||US$42.09k||0.58% $662.5k|
|Independent Director||6.5yrs||US$46.59k||0.24% $272.8k|
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$21.00k||0.78% $897.4k|
Experienced Board: MBCN's board of directors are considered experienced (8.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MBCN insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Middlefield Banc Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Middlefield Banc Corp.
- Ticker: MBCN
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1901
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$114.396m
- Shares outstanding: 6.37m
- Website: https://www.middlefieldbank.bank
Number of Employees
- Middlefield Banc Corp.
- 15985 East High Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MBCN||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 2003|
Middlefield Banc Corp. operates as the bank holding company for The Middlefield Banking Company that provides various commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, small business owners, and retail customers in northeastern and central Ohio. It accepts checking, savings, negotiable order of withdrawal, and money market accounts, as well as time certificates of deposit and IRA accounts. The company offers operational and working capital, term business, residential construction, professional, and residential and mortgage loans, as well as consumer installment loans for home improvements, automobiles, boats, and other personal expenditures; loans to finance capital purchases; selected guaranteed or subsidized loan programs for small businesses; and agricultural loans. It also provides safe deposit facilities, travelers’ and official checks, money orders, and ATM services; online banking and bill payment services to individuals; and online cash management services to business customers. In addition, the company resolves and disposes troubled assets in Ohio. As of December 31, 2019, it had financial service offices in Beachwood, Chardon, Cortland, Dublin, Garrettsville, Mantua, Middlefield, Newbury, Orwell, Powell, Solon, Sunbury, Twinsburg, Plain City, and Westerville, as well as a loan production office in Mentor, Ohio. The company was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Middlefield, Ohio.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/07/14 00:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/13 00:00|
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