Merchants Bancorp (NASDAQ: MBIN) is one of 201 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Merchants Bancorp to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.


Merchants Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Merchants Bancorp pays out 13.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 35.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Merchants Bancorp and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Merchants Bancorp $101.44 million $33.12 million 14.58
Merchants Bancorp Competitors $338.81 million $71.86 million 21.75

Merchants Bancorp’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Merchants Bancorp. Merchants Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


This table compares Merchants Bancorp and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Merchants Bancorp N/A N/A N/A
Merchants Bancorp Competitors 20.50% 8.68% 0.92%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Merchants Bancorp and its competitors, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Merchants Bancorp 0 0 4 0 3.00
Merchants Bancorp Competitors 507 3087 2473 87 2.35

Merchants Bancorp presently has a consensus target price of $21.25, suggesting a potential upside of 0.52%. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies have a potential upside of 2.52%. Given Merchants Bancorp’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Merchants Bancorp has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

46.9% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.8% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Merchants Bancorp competitors beat Merchants Bancorp on 11 of the 14 factors compared.

About Merchants Bancorp

Merchants Bancorp is a diversified bank holding bank. The Bank operate multiple lines of business with a focus on FHA multi-family housing and healthcare facility financing and servicing, mortgage warehouse financing, retail and correspondent residential mortgage banking, agricultural lending and traditional community banking. The Bank operates in three primary segments: Multi-family Mortgage Banking, Mortgage Warehousing, and Banking. The Multi-family Mortgage Banking segment originates and services government sponsored mortgages for multi-family and healthcare facilities. The Mortgage Warehousing segment funds agency eligible residential loans from origination or purchase to sale in the secondary market, as well as commercial loans to non-depository financial institutions. The Banking segment provides a wide range of financial products and services to consumers and businesses, including commercial, commercial real estate, mortgage and other consumer loan products.

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