Critical survey of MetroCity Bankshares (NASDAQ:MCBS) and Banco Bradesco (NYSE:BBDO)


MetroCity Bankshares (NASDAQ: MCBS – Get Rating) and Banco Bradesco (NYSE: BBDO – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which stock is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

21.5% of MetroCity Bankshares shares are held by institutional investors. 27.3% of MetroCity Bankshares shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of MetroCity Bankshares and Banco Bradesco.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
MetroCity Banking Stocks $142.54 million 3.65 $61.70 million $2.66 7.68
Bradesco Bank $22.16 billion 1.66 $4.07 billion $0.39 8.76

Banco Bradesco has higher revenue and profit than MetroCity Bankshares. MetroCity Bankshares trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Banco Bradesco, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

MetroCity Bankshares has a beta of 0.67, indicating its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Banco Bradesco has a beta of 1.13, indicating its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of MetroCity Bankshares and Banco Bradesco.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
MetroCity Banking Stocks 45.04% 23.89% 2.37%
Bradesco Bank 19.74% 17.68% 1.59%


MetroCity Bankshares pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Banco Bradesco pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. MetroCity Bankshares pays 22.6% of its profits as a dividend. Banco Bradesco pays 30.6% of its profits as a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings over the next few years.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of the current ratings and recommendations for MetroCity Bankshares and Banco Bradesco, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
MetroCity Banking Stocks 0 0 0 0 N / A
Bradesco Bank 0 0 0 0 N / A


MetroCity Bankshares beats Banco Bradesco on 8 out of 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

MetroCity Bankshares Company Profile (Get a rating)

MetroCity Bankshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Metro City Bank which provides banking products and services in the United States. It provides personal and business checking accounts, savings accounts, certificates of deposit, money transfers and other banking services. The Company also offers construction and development services, commercial, commercial and industrial real estate, single-family residential mortgages, small business administration and other consumer loans; and online banking, cash management, wire transfers, automated clearinghouse and cash management services. It serves small and medium enterprises, individuals, companies, municipalities and other entities. The company operates 19 full-service branches in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Texas and Virginia. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Doraville, Georgia.

Banco Bradesco Company Profile (Get a rating)

Banco Bradesco SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking products and services to individuals, businesses and companies in Brazil and abroad. The Company operates through two segments, Banking and Insurance. It provides current, savings, click and salary accounts; real estate credit, car financing, salary credit, mortgage loan, microcredit, leasing, personal and installment credit; debit and business cards; financial and security services; consortium products; automobile, personal accident, dental, travel and life insurance; investment products; retirement products; real estate and vehicle auctions; cash management and foreign trade and foreign exchange services; capitalization bonds; and online banking. Banco Bradesco SA was founded in 1943 and is headquartered in Osasco, Brazil.

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