Business First Bancshares Inc.

21.90+0.1200+0.55%Vol 33.55K1Y Perf 45.09%
Sep 15th, 2021 16:00 DELAYED
BID21.79 ASK21.90
Open21.69 Previous Close21.78
Pre-Market- After-Market-
 - -%  - -
Target Price
29.83 
Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy 2.00
Potential %
36.21 
Finscreener Ranking
★★★★★     64.42
Insiders Trans % 3/6/12 mo.
100/20/7 
Value Ranking
★★★★+     60.08
Insiders Value % 3/6/12 mo.
100/2/-34 
Growth Ranking
★★★★★     69.33
Insiders Shares Cnt. % 3/6/12 mo.
100/2/-31 
Income Ranking
★★★★+     58.84
Price Range Ratio 52W %
75.30 
Earnings Rating
Strong Buy
Market Cap449.30M 
Earnings Date
28th Oct 2021
Alpha-0.01 Standard Deviation0.09
Beta0.87 

Today's Price Range

21.6821.93

52W Range

12.6024.95

Summary:

Sell

Technical Indicators: Sell
Moving Averages: Strong Sell
Performance
1 Week
-2.62%
1 Month
-8.29%
3 Months
-8.06%
6 Months
-5.11%
1 Year
45.09%
3 Years
-18.19%
5 Years
-
10 Years
-

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Earnings HistoryEstimateReportedSurprise %
Q02 20210.540.9066.67
Q01 20210.580.615.17
Q04 20200.500.6836.00
Q03 20200.410.5329.27
Q02 20200.330.4124.24
Q01 20200.410.37-9.76
Q04 20190.490.45-8.16
Q03 20190.460.460.00
Earnings Per EndEstimateRevision %Trend
9/2021 QR0.498.89Positive
12/2021 QR0.4711.90Positive
12/2021 FY2.4414.55Positive
12/2022 FY2.192.34Positive
Next Report Date28th Oct 2021
Estimated EPS Next Report0.49
Estimates Count3
EPS Growth Next 5 Years %-
Volume Overview
Volume33.55K
Shares Outstanding20.52M
Shares Float19.11M
Trades Count646
Dollar Volume834.91K
Avg. Volume38.34K
Avg. Weekly Volume39.58K
Avg. Monthly Volume31.03K
Avg. Quarterly Volume48.27K

Business First Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: BFST) stock closed at 21.9 per share at the end of the most recent trading day (a 0.55% change compared to the prior day closing price) with a volume of 34.34K shares and market capitalization of 449.30M. Is a component of indices and it is traded on NASDAQ exchange. The company belongs in the Banks industry, Financial Services sector and employs 367 people. Business First Bancshares Inc. CEO is David R. Melville.

The one-year performance of Business First Bancshares Inc. stock is 45.09%, while year-to-date (YTD) performance is 7.56%. BFST stock has a five-year performance of %. Its 52-week range is between 12.6 and 24.95, which gives BFST stock a 52-week price range ratio of 75.30%

Business First Bancshares Inc. currently has a PE ratio of 8.50, a price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.06, a price-to-sale (PS) ratio of 2.17, a price to cashflow ratio of 7.00, a PEG ratio of 2.32, a ROA of 1.25%, a ROC of -% and a ROE of 12.69%. The company’s profit margin is 25.77%, its EBITDA margin is -%, and its revenue ttm is $208.08 Million , which makes it $10.14 revenue per share.

Of the last four earnings reports from Business First Bancshares Inc., there were 4 positive earnings surprise and 0 negative earnings surprise. The company has EPS estimate of $0.49 for the next earnings report. Business First Bancshares Inc.’s next earnings report date is 28th Oct 2021.

The consensus rating of Wall Street analysts for Business First Bancshares Inc. is Moderate Buy (2), with a target price of $29.83, which is +36.21% compared to the current price. The earnings rating for Business First Bancshares Inc. stock is Strong Buy (calculated from actual period earnings estimates revision (80% weight) and previous period earnings surprise (20% weight)).

Business First Bancshares Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.18% with a dividend per share of $0.48 and a payout ratio of 21.00%.

Business First Bancshares Inc. has a Sell technical analysis rating based on Technical Indicators (ADX : 10.79, ATR14 : 0.48, CCI20 : -166.27, Chaikin Money Flow : -0.20, MACD : -0.40, Money Flow Index : 22.77, ROC : -8.90, RSI : 30.90, STOCH (14,3) : 9.88, STOCH RSI : 0.16, UO : 24.46, Williams %R : -90.12), Simple Moving Averages and Exponential Moving Averages.

Aggregated Insider Trades of Business First Bancshares Inc. in the last 12-months were: Alicia Robertson (Option Excercise at a value of $102 660), Alicia Robertson (Sold 8 630 shares of value $188 911 ), Andrew D. McLindon (Buy at a value of $59 625), David R. Melville (Option Excercise at a value of $1 500 000), Donald A. Hingle (Sold 1 190 shares of value $25 442 ), James J. Buquet (Sold 7 464 shares of value $178 016 ), John P. Ducrest (Buy at a value of $108 882), Keith A. Tillage (Buy at a value of $2 707), Keith Tillage (Buy at a value of $2 707), Ricky D. Day (Buy at a value of $41 568), Rolfe Hood McCollister (Buy at a value of $93 222), Steve White (Sold 2 500 shares of value $57 850 ), Steven G. White (Sold 5 500 shares of value $129 670 ), Warren McDonald (Option Excercise at a value of $264 000), Warren McDonald (Sold 2 000 shares of value $46 500 )

Analyst RatingsCurrent1 M ago3 M ago
Strong Buy
2 (50.00 %)
2 (50.00 %)
4 (100.00 %)
Moderate Buy
0 (0.00 %)
0 (0.00 %)
0 (0.00 %)
Hold
2 (50.00 %)
2 (50.00 %)
0 (0.00 %)
Moderate Sell
0 (0.00 %)
0 (0.00 %)
0 (0.00 %)
Strong Sell
0 (0.00 %)
0 (0.00 %)
0 (0.00 %)
Summary RatingModerate Buy
2.00
Moderate Buy
2.00
Strong Buy
1.00

Business First Bancshares Inc.

Business First Bancshares Inc provides banking products and services. The company's services include personal and commercial banking, treasury management and wealth solutions. It bank for the individual, and the small business. It generates most of its revenues from interest income on loans, customer service and loan fees, and interest income from securities.

CEO: David R. Melville

Telephone: +1 225 248-7600

Address: 500 Laurel Street, Baton Rouge 70801, LA, US

Number of employees: 367

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