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Metro Bancorp Inc (METR)

  • Tue, Aug. 4, 12:45 PM
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  • Tue, Aug. 4, 12:32 PM
    • The purchase of Harrisburg-based Metro Bancorp (METR +22.8%) will boost F.N.B. Bancorp's (FNB -2.5%) central PA presence with $3B in total assets, $2.4B in deposits, $2.1B of loans, and 32 banking offices.
    • After the deal, F.N.B. will have $19.6B in assets, $14.7B in deposits, $13.7B of loans, and more than 300 offices.
    • Metro owners will receive 2.373 shares of FNB stock for each share of Metro they hold, valuing the deal at about $32.72 per share, or $474M.
    • FNB expects EPS accretion in year one of 4% on a GAAP basis and 6% on a cash basis. Tangible book value per share is expected to be diluted by about 3%, with an earnback period of just under five years.
    • Closing is expected in 2016's Q1.
    • Source: Press Release
    • Conference call is set for 2 ET
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  • Jan. 27, 2012, 2:36 PM
    Metro Bancorp (METR +8.7%) trades higher after reporting Q4 earnings of $0.18 per share, up $0.10 Y/Y and beating analysts' estimates of $0.14 per share. Revenues slipped 2% Y/Y however, to $28.5M, but still beat expectations as core deposits grew 15% Y/Y.
    | Jan. 27, 2012, 2:36 PM | Comment!
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Company Description
Metro Bancorp Inc is a bank holding company. The Company through its banking subsidiary provides retail and commercial banking services for consumers and small and mid-sized companies.