Validea Martin Zweig Strategy Daily Update Report – 2/4/2021
THere are today’s updates for Validea Growth investor model based on the published strategy of Martin zweig. This strategy seeks growth stocks with a persistent acceleration in earnings and sales growth, reasonable valuations and low leverage.
MERIDIAN CORP (MRBK) is a small cap value in the Regional Banks sector. The rating according to our strategy based on Martin Zweig has increased from 82% to 89% depending on the underlying fundamentals of the company and the valuation of the share. A score of 80% or more usually indicates that the strategy has some interest in the stock and a score above 90% generally indicates a strong interest.
Business Description: Meridian Corporation is a banking holding company, which conducts banking business through its wholly owned subsidiary, Meridian Bank. The Company is a full-service, state-chartered commercial bank that provides banking services to businesses, professionals and individuals. It offers a range of insured deposit accounts, credit products and services. It also provides a portfolio of commercial loans, whose specialties include commercial and consumer real estate financing, residential mortgages, investment and wealth management services and electronic payment processing. Its business banking services include commercial loans, Meridian commercial debit card, cash management tools, working capital financing, merchant card programs, term loans and leasing, loans commercial real estate and small business administration (SBA) loans. Its personal banking services include personal checks, personal savings, Meridian certificates of deposit (CDs), personal loans, and account or loan applications.
The following table summarizes whether the title meets each of the tests for this strategy. Not all of the criteria in the table below are given the same weight or are independent, but the table gives a brief overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the title in the context of the strategy criteria.
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Detailed analysis of MERIDIAN CORP
About Martin Zweig: Over the 15 years of monitoring, Zweig’s stock recommendations newsletter averaged 15.9% per year, during which time it was ranked number one on the basis of risk-adjusted returns by Hulbert Financial Digest. Zweig has managed both mutual funds and hedge funds during his career, and he put the wealth he has accumulated to interesting uses. He owned what Forbes reported to be New York’s most expensive apartment, a $ 70 million penthouse that sits atop the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan, and he’s a collector of all kinds of pop culture. and historical memorabilia – among his purchases are the weapon Clint Eastwood used in “Dirty Harry,” a stock certificate signed by Commodore Vanderbilt, and even two old-fashioned gas pumps similar to the ones he had. seen at a nearby gas station while growing up in Cleveland, according to published reports.
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