Business First Bank/BFST

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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, automated teller machines, night depository, credit 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

Headquarters

Baton rouge, United States

Employees

751

Website

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BFST Metrics

BasicAdvanced
$547M
Market cap
8.47
P/E ratio
$2.53
EPS
0.97
Beta
$0.54
Dividend rate
2.61%
Dividend yield
$547M
0.97
$25.57
$14.39
1.1
$0.54
16.168
18.819
20.57%
1.07%
11.64%
8.468
2.173
0.947
1.001
11.266
1.89%
2.52%
2.61%
36.23%
4.27%
33.13%
16.43%
9.14%

What the Analysts think about BFST

Analyst Ratings

Majority rating from 5 analysts.
Buy

BFST Financial Performance

Income StatementBalance sheetCash Flow

Income Statement

Revenues and expenses
12.82% profit margin
QuarterlyAnnual
Q1 24
QoQ growth
Revenue
$105M
4.26%
Net income
$14M
-14.56%
Profit margin
12.82%
-18.03%

BFST Earnings Performance

Earnings per share (EPS)

Company profitability
Missed by 12.19%
QuarterlyAnnual
Q2 23
Q3 23
Q4 23
Q1 24
Q2 24
Actual
$0.70
$0.71
$0.66
$0.50
-
Expected
$0.52
$0.61
$0.60
$0.57
$0.51
Surprise
35.48%
17.16%
10.03%
-12.19%
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FAQs

What’s the current market cap for Business First Bank stock?

Business First Bank (BFST) has a market cap of $547M as of June 22, 2024.

What is the P/E ratio for Business First Bank stock?

The price to earnings (P/E) ratio for Business First Bank (BFST) stock is 8.47 as of June 22, 2024.

Does Business First Bank stock pay dividends?

Yes, the Business First Bank (BFST) stock pays dividends to shareholders. As of June 22, 2024, the dividend rate is $0.54 and the yield is 2.61%. Business First Bank has a payout ratio of 20.57% on a trailing twelve-month basis.

When is the next Business First Bank dividend payment date?

The next Business First Bank (BFST) dividend payment date is unconfirmed.

What is the beta indicator for Business First Bank?

Business First Bank (BFST) has a beta rating of 0.97. This means that it is less volatile than the market, on average. A beta of 1 would indicate the stock moves in-line with the market, while a beta of 0.5 would mean it moves half as much as the market.

What is the Business First Bank stock price target?

The target price for Business First Bank (BFST) stock is $27.63, which is NaN% below the current price of $. This is an average based on projections from 4 analysts, and represents their view of what the stock price could be in 12 or 18 months. This should not be seen as investment advice - Lightyear does not carry out investment research.

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