Business First Bancshares Inc.

23.94+0.4500+1.92%Vol 28.40K1Y Perf -1.76%
Aug 9th, 2022 16:00 DELAYED
BID22.07 ASK29.11
Open23.40 Previous Close23.49
Pre-Market- After-Market23.94
 - -  - -%
Target Price
29.33 
Analyst Rating
Strong Buy 1.00
Potential %
22.51 
Finscreener Ranking
★★★★+     55.44
Insiders Trans % 3/6/12 mo.
100/50/-10 
Value Ranking
★★★+     53.31
Insiders Value % 3/6/12 mo.
100/-15/-54 
Growth Ranking
★★★★     60.55
Insiders Shares Cnt. % 3/6/12 mo.
100/-9/-51 
Income Ranking
★★★+     49.69
Price Range Ratio 52W %
40.28 
Earnings Rating
Sell
Market Cap540.54M 
Earnings Date
25th Jul 2022
Alpha-0.01 Standard Deviation0.09
Beta0.84 

Today's Price Range

23.3623.94

52W Range

20.1929.50

Summary:

Buy

Technical Indicators: Neutral
Moving Averages: Strong Buy
Performance
1 Week
-0.30%
1 Month
9.31%
3 Months
4.31%
6 Months
-15.69%
1 Year
-1.76%
3 Years
3.07%
5 Years
-
10 Years
-

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ProfitabilityValueIndustryS&P 500US Markets
-
-
-
26.20
21.08
RevenueValueIndustryS&P 500US Markets
148.71M
6.59
28.28
33.73
DividendsValueIndustryS&P 500US Markets
2.26
0.48
11.16
-
Payout ratio15.00
Earnings HistoryEstimateReportedSurprise %
Q02 20220.580.6410.34
Q01 20220.500.49-2.00
Q04 20210.500.5714.00
Q03 20210.490.538.16
Q02 20210.540.9066.67
Q01 20210.580.615.17
Q04 20200.500.6836.00
Q03 20200.410.5329.27
Earnings Per EndEstimateRevision %Trend
6/2022 QR0.58-7.94Negative
9/2022 QR0.671.52Positive
12/2022 FY2.380.00-
12/2023 FY2.87-0.35Negative
Next Report Date-
Estimated EPS Next Report0.58
Estimates Count2
EPS Growth Next 5 Years %-
Volume Overview
Volume28.40K
Shares Outstanding22.58K
Shares Float21.09M
Trades Count1.17K
Dollar Volume675.88K
Avg. Volume36.44K
Avg. Weekly Volume26.60K
Avg. Monthly Volume37.15K
Avg. Quarterly Volume45.55K

Business First Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: BFST) stock closed at 23.49 per share at the end of the most recent trading day (a 0.26% change compared to the prior day closing price) with a volume of 28.57K shares and market capitalization of 540.54M. 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 -1.76%, while year-to-date (YTD) performance is -17.03%. BFST stock has a five-year performance of %. Its 52-week range is between 20.19 and 29.5, which gives BFST stock a 52-week price range ratio of 40.28%

Business First Bancshares Inc. currently has a PE ratio of 9.20, a price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.06, a price-to-sale (PS) ratio of 3.22, a price to cashflow ratio of 8.00, a PEG ratio of 2.32, a ROA of 1.02%, a ROC of -% and a ROE of 11.42%. The company’s profit margin is 21.08%, its EBITDA margin is -%, and its revenue ttm is $148.71 Million , which makes it $6.59 revenue per share.

Of the last four earnings reports from Business First Bancshares Inc., there were 3 positive earnings surprise and 1 negative earnings surprise. The company has EPS estimate of $0.58 for the next earnings report. Business First Bancshares Inc.’s next earnings report date is -.

The consensus rating of Wall Street analysts for Business First Bancshares Inc. is Strong Buy (1), with a target price of $29.33, which is +22.51% compared to the current price. The earnings rating for Business First Bancshares Inc. stock is Sell (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 2.26% with a dividend per share of $0.48 and a payout ratio of 15.00%.

Business First Bancshares Inc. has a Buy technical analysis rating based on Technical Indicators (ADX : 10.92, ATR14 : 0.63, CCI20 : 93.81, Chaikin Money Flow : 0.16, MACD : 0.51, Money Flow Index : 85.86, ROC : 5.05, RSI : 48.13, STOCH (14,3) : 92.06, STOCH RSI : 0.98, UO : 71.20, Williams %R : -7.94), Simple Moving Averages and Exponential Moving Averages.

Aggregated Insider Trades of Business First Bancshares Inc. in the last 12-months were: Andrew D. McLindon (Buy at a value of $22 710), Carol M. Calkins (Buy at a value of $8 239), Drew C. Brees (Buy at a value of $100 775), Gregory Robertson (Option Excercise at a value of $300 000), Keith A. Tillage (Buy at a value of $939), Keith Tillage (Buy at a value of $939), Mark P. Folse (Sold 30 586 shares of value $869 481 ), Ricky D. Day (Buy at a value of $113 590), Rolfe Hood McCollister (Buy at a value of $98 584), Steve White (Sold 4 000 shares of value $107 320 ), Steven G. White (Sold 7 000 shares of value $188 020 )

Analyst RatingsCurrent1 M ago3 M ago
Strong Buy
3 (100.00 %)
4 (100.00 %)
4 (100.00 %)
Moderate Buy
0 (0.00 %)
0 (0.00 %)
0 (0.00 %)
Hold
0 (0.00 %)
0 (0.00 %)
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 RatingStrong Buy
1.00
Strong Buy
1.00
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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Thu, 07 Jul 2022 12:48 GMT Business First Bancshares (BFST) Gets a Buy Rating from Raymond James

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