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Mercantile Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:MBWM)

CAPS Rating: No stars

A bank holding company, the bank provides commercial and retail banking services primarily to small- to medium-sized businesses based in and around the Grand Rapids, Holland, Lansing and Ann Arbor metropolitan areas.

Current Price $36.56 Mkt Cap $585.9M
Open $36.70 P/E Ratio 6.95
Prev. Close $36.56 Div. (Yield) $1.34 (3.7%)
Daily Range $36.47 - $37.25 Volume 49,234
52-Wk Range $23.89 - $37.25 Avg. Daily Vol. 34,742


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Member Avatar Davekryy (< 20) Submitted: 5/10/2012 10:20:28 AM : Outperform Start Price: $9.59 NASDAQ:MBWM Score: +47.57

Killer numbers and banking is coming back


Member Avatar NetscribeBanking (66.94) Submitted: 2/23/2007 4:43:59 AM : Outperform Start Price: $19.33 NASDAQ:MBWM Score: -142.08

Mercantile Bank Corp is a financial holding company providing banking services and has demonstrated its ability to produce superior results even in difficult operating environment. It has been very responsive to the changing economic situation by controlling expense and growing loan balances with low cost deposits. The year 2006 had net interest income increase by 9.7% supported by profitability and strong earnings asset growth.

Its unique strength has been its capacity to garner low cost deposit as a result of several initiatives like the launch of a package designed to meet both the personal and business banking needs of commercial customers. Endorsing the same, 2006 was a big year for health saving accounts openings in association with one of the largest employer and municipal organization. However, the funding gap being filled by wholesale funds like certificate of deposits has slightly hindered the net interest margin growth.

The bank has been prudent in maintaining its asset quality forgoing it business while its competitors were aggressively undercutting for growth. Fee income has increased modestly and is exploring for ways to increase the same spotting cross-selling opportunities to its existing customer base. Moreover plans of launching a internet banking product in the first quarter of 2007 would boost the non- interest income.

The management doesn’t have any plans of global expansion with an aim of concentrating on the existing footprint trying to steal market share from its competitors. Industry is currently facing margins pressures, deteriorating asset quality and inverted yield. However the outlook is expected to change from the second half of 2007 with Federal Reserve expected to cut down the interest rates. The bank seems to be well capitalized with good credit quality metrics and all set to beat the market.


Member Avatar alaskaeric (< 20) Submitted: 12/5/2006 10:42:32 PM : Underperform Start Price: $21.06 NASDAQ:MBWM Score: +167.86

Bank stock will languish in the current environment


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TrackSchneider (< 20) Score: +547.27

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Member Name Member
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UBSDonnelly2 83.36 2/28/2011 Outperform 5Y $5.29 +591.38% +242.39% +348.99 0 Comment
alaskaeric < 20 12/6/2006 Underperform 1Y $21.06 +73.63% +241.49% +167.86 1 Comment
POSstocks 49.12 1/17/2008 Outperform NS $7.17 +409.95% +250.81% +159.14 0 Comment
This player feels very strongly about this pick and has marked it a Top Pick. Top Picks do not affect a player’s score. JeepMike2012 53.00 1/20/2012 4/18/2016 Outperform 1Y $7.24 +404.83% +246.51% +158.32 0 Comment
ceducre 69.38 2/8/2007 Underperform 3M $19.22 +90.22% +233.39% +143.17 0 Comment
duderinow < 20 3/26/2008 Outperform NS $7.42 +392.88% +250.75% +142.14 0 Comment
stini01 22.46 5/8/2007 Underperform 3W $15.96 +129.14% +219.82% +90.67 0 Comment
stevenmahecha 60.30 7/10/2007 Underperform 1Y $15.46 +136.53% +214.34% +77.81 0 Comment
babababooya 67.79 9/7/2007 Underperform NS $13.22 +176.46% +226.81% +50.36 0 Comment
Davekryy < 20 5/10/2012 Outperform 5Y $9.59 +281.27% +233.70% +47.57 1 Comment

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