Business First Bank/BFST

$21.84

-0.22%
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About Business First Bank

Business First Bancshares, Inc. is a financial holding company. The Company operates through its banking subsidiary, b1BANK (the Bank). The Bank is a Louisiana state banking association and community-based financial institution that offers a range of banking products and services. It operates throughout the state of Louisiana, in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and Houston, from a network of banking centers and loan production offices. It offers checking, savings and money market accounts, certificates of deposit, commercial and consumer loans, mortgage loans, real estate loans, and other installment and term loans. In addition, it offers its customers wealth management products, drive-through banking facilities, ATMs, night depository, credit cards, debit cards, Internet banking, electronic funds transfers through ACH services, domestic and foreign wire transfers, traveler’s checks, cash management, vault services, loan and deposit sweep accounts, and lock box services.

Ticker

BFST

Sector

Financials

Trading on

NASDAQ

Industry

Money Center Banks

CEO

David Melville

Employees

727

Headquarters

Baton rouge, United States

Website

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BFST Metrics

BasicAdvanced
$554.78M
Market cap
8.44
P/E ratio
$2.59
EPS
0.94
Beta
$0.52
Dividend rate
2.56%
Dividend yield

What the Analysts think about BFST

Analyst Ratings

Majority rating from 6 analysts.
Buy

Price Targets

Average projection from 5 analysts.
30.04% upside
High $30.50
Low $26.00
$21.84
Current price
$28.40
Average price target

BFST Financial Performance

Income StatementBalance sheetCash Flow

Income Statement

Revenues and expenses
15.64% profit margin
QuarterlyAnnual
Q4 23
QoQ growth
Revenue
$101M
-2.04%
Net income
$15.8M
-22.55%
Profit margin
15.64%
-20.93%

BFST Earnings Performance

Earnings per share (EPS)

Company profitability
Beat by 10.03%
QuarterlyAnnual
Q1 23
Q2 23
Q3 23
Q4 23
Q1 24
Actual
$0.55
$0.70
$0.71
$0.66
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Expected
$0.52
$0.52
$0.61
$0.60
$0.57
Surprise
5.1%
35.48%
17.16%
10.03%
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