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USD 28.60  0.30  1.06%   

Market Performance
10 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 8
Middlefield Banc is selling for 28.60 as of the 2nd of December 2022. This is a 1.06 percent increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 28.3. Middlefield Banc has only a 8 % chance of going through financial distress over the next few years and had a ok performance during the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Middlefield Banc are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 2nd of November 2022 and ending today, the 2nd of December 2022. Click here to learn more.
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. The company has 5.77 M outstanding shares of which 21.12 K shares are now shorted by private and institutional investors with about 2.56 trading days to cover. More on Middlefield Banc

Middlefield Banc Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. Middlefield Banc's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Middlefield Banc or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Middlefield Banc has a poor financial position based on the latest SEC disclosures
Latest headline from news.google.com: Middlefield Banc Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year - Simply Wall St
CEOThomas Caldwell
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Middlefield Banc report their recommendations after researching Middlefield Banc's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Middlefield Banc's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Middlefield Banc. The Middlefield consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Middlefield Banc.
Strong Buy1 Opinion
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Middlefield Banc based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Middlefield Banc financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares Diluted5.3 M6.2 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares5.3 M6.2 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets1.111.3686
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations12.7 M15.4 M
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities974.6 M1.2 B
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.890.9
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Debt13.2 M12.9 M
Fairly Up
Very volatile
Asset Turnover0.05060.0437
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Assets1.1 B1.3 B
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Middlefield Banc's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Middlefield Banc (MBCN) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA and employs 185 people. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 164.96 M. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Middlefield Banc's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Middlefield Banc's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Middlefield Banc conducts business under Banks sector and is part of Financials industry. The entity has 5.77 M outstanding shares of which 21.12 K shares are now shorted by private and institutional investors with about 2.56 trading days to cover. Middlefield Banc currently holds about 128.58 M in cash with 15.42 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 22.29.
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The market capitalization of Middlefield Banc is $164.96 Million. Middlefield Banc secures 5.49 % if its outstanding shares held by insiders and 5.49 % owned by institutional investors . Note, that even with substantial debt, if the true value of the firm is larger than the current market value, you may still be able to generate positive returns on investment in this company at some point.

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Middlefield Stock Price Odds Analysis

Proceeding from a normal probability distribution, the odds of Middlefield Banc jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 35.14%. The Middlefield Banc probability density function shows the probability of Middlefield Banc stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days Middlefield Banc has a beta of 0.0714. This indicates as returns on the market go up, Middlefield Banc average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Middlefield Banc will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.0765, implying that it can generate a 0.0765 percent excess return over NYSE Composite after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 28.6HorizonTargetOdds Above 28.6
64.55%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Middlefield Banc to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 35.14 (This Middlefield Banc probability density function shows the probability of Middlefield Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Middlefield Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Middlefield Banc that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Middlefield Banc's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Middlefield Banc's value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Yhb Investment Advisors IncCommon SharesK243 K
Yhb Investment Advisors IncCommon SharesK226 K
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Middlefield Banc Historical Income Statement

Middlefield Banc Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Middlefield's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Middlefield Banc revenue and expense. Middlefield Banc Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Net Income is expected to rise to about 20.1 M this year, although the value of Consolidated Income will most likely fall to about 15 M. View More Fundamentals

Middlefield Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Middlefield Banc stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Middlefield Banc stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Middlefield Banc is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Middlefield Banc at a given time.

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Middlefield Banc Corporate Directors

Middlefield Banc corporate directors refer to members of a Middlefield Banc board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Middlefield Banc's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Middlefield Banc's board members must vote for the resolution. The Middlefield Banc board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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The danger of trading Middlefield Banc is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Middlefield Banc is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Middlefield Banc. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Middlefield Banc is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is Middlefield Banc's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Middlefield Banc. If investors know Middlefield will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Middlefield Banc listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Middlefield Banc is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Middlefield that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Middlefield Banc's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Middlefield Banc's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Middlefield Banc's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Middlefield Banc's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Middlefield Banc's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Middlefield Banc value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Middlefield Banc's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.