Merchants Bancshares,Inc. Company Profile (NASDAQ:MBVT)

About Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)

Merchants Bancshares,Inc. logoMerchants Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company's subsidiary, Merchants Bank (the Bank), is a commercial bank. The Bank offers a range of deposit, loan, cash management and trust services to meet the financial needs of individual consumers, businesses and municipalities. Merchants Bank's trust division offers investment management, financial planning and trustee services. The Bank offers commercial, financial and agricultural loans, municipal loans, residential real estate loans, commercial real estate loans, construction real estate loans and consumer installment loans for various personal needs, including vehicle and boat financing. The Bank's deposits include demand; savings and interest bearing checking and money market accounts, and time deposits.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Regional - Northeast Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:MBVT
  • CUSIP: 58844810
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $48.93
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $49.91
  • 52 Week Range: $28.16 - $54.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.76
  • P/E Growth: 3.95
  • Net Margins: 20.55%
  • Return on Equity: 11.27%
  • Return on Assets: 0.90%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.15%
  • Current Ratio: 0.86%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.86%
  • Average Volume: 21,844 shs.
  • Beta: 0.89

Frequently Asked Questions for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)

What is Merchants Bancshares,Inc.'s stock symbol?

Merchants Bancshares,Inc. trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MBVT."

How often does Merchants Bancshares,Inc. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Merchants Bancshares,Inc.?

Merchants Bancshares,Inc. announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 20th. Investors of record on Monday, May 1st will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Wednesday, May 10th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.25%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 27th. View Merchants Bancshares,Inc.'s Dividend History.

How were Merchants Bancshares,Inc.'s earnings last quarter?

Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT) posted its earnings results on Thursday, January, 26th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.11. The business earned $17.29 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.53 million. Merchants Bancshares,Inc. had a return on equity of 11.27% and a net margin of 20.55%. View Merchants Bancshares,Inc.'s Earnings History.

Are investors shorting Merchants Bancshares,Inc.?

Merchants Bancshares,Inc. saw a drop in short interest in April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 280,230 shares, a drop of 3.8% from the April 13th total of 291,371 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 28,153 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 10.0 days.

Who are some of Merchants Bancshares,Inc.'s key competitors?

Who owns Merchants Bancshares,Inc. stock?

Merchants Bancshares,Inc.'s stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Chicago Capital Management LLC (5.86%), Context BH Capital Management LP (4.24%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.41%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.88%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.14%) and Berkley W R Corp (1.53%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Merchants Bancshares,Inc..

Who sold Merchants Bancshares,Inc. stock? Who is selling Merchants Bancshares,Inc. stock?

Merchants Bancshares,Inc.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Morgan Stanley, Clean Yield Group, Community Bank N.A., JPMorgan Chase & Co., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Trust Co. of Vermont. View Insider Buying and Selling for Merchants Bancshares,Inc..

Who bought Merchants Bancshares,Inc. stock? Who is buying Merchants Bancshares,Inc. stock?

Merchants Bancshares,Inc.'s stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Berkley W R Corp, Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Context BH Capital Management LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Private Advisor Group LLC, Chicago Capital Management LLC and First Manhattan Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Merchants Bancshares,Inc..

How do I buy Merchants Bancshares,Inc. stock?

Shares of Merchants Bancshares,Inc. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Merchants Bancshares,Inc. stock cost?

One share of Merchants Bancshares,Inc. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.80.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/25/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
7/25/2016FIG PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market-PerformN/AView Rating Details
9/15/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageNeutral$31.00N/AView Rating Details
7/31/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$31.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
Earnings by Quarter for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
Earnings History by Quarter for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/26/2017Q4 2016$0.62$0.73$17.53 million$17.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.58$0.62$17.10 million$16.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$0.57$0.63$17.10 million$17.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.59$0.55$17.32 million$16.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2016Q415$0.51$0.61$15.26 million$15.78 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2015Q315$0.55$0.61$14.74 million$15.52 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2015Q215$0.53$0.49$14.66 million$14.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q115$0.55$0.53$14.74 million$14.22 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$0.52$0.39$14.62 million$14.32 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q3$0.49$0.44$14.37 million$14.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q2 2014$0.53$0.54$14.80 million$14.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2014Q1 14$0.58$0.54$15.12 million$14.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2014Q4$0.58$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.64$0.58$15.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2013Q2 2013$0.59$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q412$0.64$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q3 20171$0.63$0.63$0.63
Q4 20171$0.65$0.65$0.65
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
Most Recent Dividend:5/10/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.12
Dividend Yield:2.25%
Payout Ratio:52.09% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
44.44% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
44.44% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)

Dividend History by Quarter for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 38.63%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/26/2016Scott F BoardmanDirectorBuy4,000$28.47$113,880.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Thomas J MeshakoCFOBuy1,000$29.89$29,890.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Janet P SpitlerCFOSell4,203$29.53$124,114.59View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Scott F BoardmanDirectorBuy2,000$29.72$59,440.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Scott F BoardmanDirectorBuy2,000$28.01$56,020.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2013John A KaneDirectorBuy1,200$30.35$36,420.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2012Scott F BoardmanDirectorBuy2,000$28.05$56,100.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
Latest Headlines for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT)
DateHeadline logoEdited Transcript of MBVT earnings conference call or presentation 23-Jul-14 1:00pm GMT - May 15 at 10:29 AM logoEdited Transcript of MBVT earnings conference call or presentation 22-Jan-16 2:00pm GMT - May 15 at 10:29 AM logoCommunity Bank System, Inc. Completes Merger with Merchants Bancshares, Inc. - May 12 at 7:04 PM logoMerchants Bancshares,Inc. (MBVT) Getting Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Study Finds - May 4 at 7:14 PM logo$0.64 Earnings Per Share Expected for Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (MBVT) This Quarter - May 3 at 10:16 PM logoMerchants Bancshares, Inc. :MBVT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 2, 2017 - May 2 at 7:00 PM logoMerchants Bancshares, Inc. : MBVT-US: Dividend Analysis : May 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 7:01 PM logoMerchants Bancshares,Inc. (MBVT) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 27 at 6:56 PM logoForm 8-K COMMUNITY BANK SYSTEM, For: Apr 26 - April 26 at 6:54 PM logoCommunity Bank System, Inc. and Merchants Bancshares, Inc. Announce Receipt of FRB and OCC Approvals, Closing Date of May 12, 2017, and Details Regarding Election Procedures - April 26 at 6:54 PM logoZacks: Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (MBVT) Given $44.00 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages - April 26 at 9:31 AM logoMerchants Bancshares, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MBVT-US : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 5:47 PM logoMerchants Bancshares,Inc. (MBVT) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds - April 24 at 9:12 PM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Merchants Bancshares,Inc. (MBVT) Share Price - April 22 at 12:38 AM logoMerchant Bancshares posts 1Q profit - April 20 at 4:37 PM logoMerchants Bancshares (MBVT) Stockholders Confirm $304M Merger with Community Bank System - March 23 at 7:01 PM logoMerchants Bancshares, Inc. Stockholders Approve Merger - March 23 at 7:01 PM logoMERCHANTS BANCSHARES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, Finan - March 23 at 7:01 PM logoMERCHANTS BANCSHARES INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 15 at 6:41 PM logoMERCHANTS BANCSHARES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhi - December 21 at 7:19 PM logoMERCHANTS BANCSHARES INC Financials - November 16 at 6:24 PM logoQ3 2016 Merchants Bancshares Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - October 27 at 10:54 AM logoCommunity Bank System (CBU) to Acquire Merchants Bancshares (MBVT) in ~$304M Deal - October 24 at 5:49 PM logoMerchants Bank Night at Vermont Lake Monsters - August 22 at 6:06 PM logoMerchants Bank Presents Festival of Fools in Burlington, Vermont - August 16 at 9:23 AM logoMerchants Bank Donates $8,000 to Dragonheart Vermont - August 15 at 6:16 PM logoMerchants Bank's Donation to Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf Provides 15,000 Meals! - August 8 at 6:17 PM logoEdited Transcript of MBVT earnings conference call or presentation 22-Jul-16 2:00pm GMT - July 22 at 12:18 PM logoQ2 2016 Merchants Bancshares Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - July 21 at 7:07 AM logoErika Baldasaro Promoted to Vice President Community Banking Division and Sales Manager at Merchants Bank - June 17 at 8:00 AM logoMerchants Bank Announces Two New Appointments to the Commercial Banking Team - June 15 at 8:00 AM logoMERCHANTS BANCSHARES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders - May 27 at 4:02 PM logoMerchants Bank Supports Spectrum Youth and Family Services with $5,000 Donation - May 3 at 8:30 AM logoEdited Transcript of MBVT earnings conference call or presentation 29-Apr-16 2:00pm GMT - April 29 at 5:15 PM logoMERCHANTS BANCSHARES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financial S - April 28 at 4:06 PM logoQ1 2016 Merchants Bancshares Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - April 28 at 7:07 AM



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