Medallion Financial Corp., through with its subsidiaries, operates as a finance company in the United States.
Moderate growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Medallion Financial's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MFIN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Finance
1 Year Return
US Consumer Finance
Return vs Industry: MFIN underperformed the US Consumer Finance industry which returned -30.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MFIN underperformed the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Medallion Financial's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Medallion Financial undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MFIN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MFIN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MFIN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Consumer Finance industry average.
PE vs Market: MFIN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MFIN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MFIN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the US Consumer Finance industry average (1x).
How is Medallion Financial forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MFIN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: MFIN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: MFIN's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MFIN's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MFIN's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.7% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if MFIN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Medallion Financial performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MFIN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: MFIN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MFIN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -58.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MFIN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: MFIN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Finance industry (-23.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MFIN has a negative Return on Equity (-3.87%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Medallion Financial's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MFIN's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($383.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: MFIN's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($830.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MFIN's debt to equity ratio (365.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MFIN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 128.1% to 365.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MFIN's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6%).
Interest Coverage: MFIN is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Medallion Financial current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MFIN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MFIN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MFIN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MFIN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MFIN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MFIN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Alvin Murstein (85yo)
Mr. Alvin Murstein has been the Chairman of Medallion Financial Corp. since 1995 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since February 1996. Mr. Murstein has also been the Chairman, President and Chief E ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Alvin's total compensation ($USD1.50M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD614.21K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Alvin's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chairman & CEO||24.42yrs||US$1.50m||6.73% $4.5m|
|Senior VP & CFO||16.33yrs||US$718.45k||0.41% $276.1k|
|CEO & President of Medallion Bank||5.17yrs||US$727.74k||0.38% $256.8k|
|President of Medallion Capital Inc.||no data||US$454.80k||0.043% $29.1k|
|Director of Investor Relations & Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Compliance Officer||5.33yrs||no data||0.080% $54.0k|
|Executive VP & Chief Credit Officer||3.25yrs||no data||0.088% $59.0k|
|Acting President & Executive VP of Medallion Capital||7.5yrs||US$500.20k||0.20% $136.3k|
|Assistant Controller||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: MFIN's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||24.42yrs||US$1.50m||6.73% $4.5m|
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$141.67k||0.29% $192.5k|
|Non-Independent Director||24.42yrs||US$133.13k||0.89% $597.5k|
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||US$144.53k||0.18% $122.6k|
|Independent Director||17.17yrs||US$115.02k||0.063% $42.6k|
|Independent Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: MFIN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if 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.
Medallion Financial Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Medallion Financial Corp.
- Ticker: MFIN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Consumer Finance
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$67.218m
- Shares outstanding: 24.44m
- Website: https://www.medallion.com
Number of Employees
- Medallion Financial Corp.
- 437 Madison Avenue
- 38th Floor
- New York City
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MFIN||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||May 1996|
|MD5||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||May 1996|
|MFIN.L||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||NT||US||USD||Apr 2016|
Medallion Financial Corp., through with its subsidiaries, operates as a finance company in the United States. It originates, acquires, and services loans that finance taxi medallions and various types of commercial businesses. The company offers consumer loans for the purchase of recreational vehicles, boats, motorcycles, and trailers, as well as to finance small scale home improvements; and commercial loans for the purchase of equipment and related assets necessary to open a new business, or purchase or improvement of an existing business. It also provides secured mezzanine loans to businesses in various industries; other secured commercial loans; and other debt, mezzanine, and equity investment capital to companies in various industries. In addition, the company raises deposits and conducts other banking activities. Medallion Financial Corp. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in New York City, New York.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/07/12 00:12|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/10 00:00|
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