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BFST [NASD]
Business First Bancshares, Inc.
Index- P/E10.57 EPS (ttm)2.60 Insider Own4.20% Shs Outstand20.39M Perf Week-2.86%
Market Cap565.67M Forward P/E11.04 EPS next Y2.49 Insider Trans-2.58% Shs Float18.94M Perf Month3.07%
Income53.90M PEG- EPS next Q0.74 Inst Own31.80% Short Float0.54% Perf Quarter14.97%
Sales172.50M P/S3.28 EPS this Y-5.50% Inst Trans0.88% Short Ratio2.22 Perf Half Y13.45%
Book/sh21.10 P/B1.30 EPS next Y1.72% ROA1.20% Target Price32.70 Perf Year47.30%
Cash/sh4.92 P/C5.58 EPS next 5Y- ROE12.80% 52W Range18.17 - 29.18 Perf YTD35.07%
Dividend0.48 P/FCF12.41 EPS past 5Y22.70% ROI27.10% 52W High-5.76% Beta0.90
Dividend %1.75% Quick Ratio- Sales past 5Y31.10% Gross Margin- 52W Low51.31% ATR0.81
Employees590 Current Ratio- Sales Q/Q-2.40% Oper. Margin89.30% RSI (14)51.67 Volatility3.62% 2.79%
OptionableNo Debt/Eq0.20 EPS Q/Q8.30% Profit Margin31.20% Rel Volume1.05 Prev Close27.50
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.20 EarningsOct 21 AMC Payout17.60% Avg Volume46.33K Price27.50
Recom1.80 SMA20-1.52% SMA505.86% SMA20014.37% Volume48,859 Change0.00%
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Business First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for b1BANK that provides various banking products and services. It offers various deposit products and services, including a range of checking, demand, money market, time, and savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposit; and remote deposit capture and direct deposit services. The company also provides commercial and industrial loans, including commercial lines of credit, working capital loans, term loans, equipment financing, asset acquisition, expansion and development loans, borrowing base loans, letters of credit, and other loan products; construction and development loans; commercial real estate loans; residential real estate loans comprising first and second lien 1-4 family mortgage loans, and home equity lines of credit; and consumer loans, including secured and unsecured installment and term loans. In addition, it offers wealth management products, including mutual funds, annuities, individual retirement accounts, and other financial products. Further, the company provides a range of other financial services comprising drive-through banking facilities, automated teller machines, debit and credit cards, and employee and payroll benefits solutions; and night depository, personalized checks, treasury and cash management, merchant, automated clearing house, electronic funds transfer, domestic and foreign wire transfer, traveler's checks, vault, loan and deposit sweep accounts, lock-box, receivables factoring, correspondent banking, online and mobile banking, e-statements, and bank-by-mail services. The company operates approximately 42 full-service banking centers located in the State of Louisiana and in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Business First Bancshares, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Folse Mark P.EVP,Chief Risk Officer- b1BANKNov 18Sale27.635,397149,133132,035Nov 30 07:11 PM
Folse Mark P.EVP,Chief Risk Officer- b1BANKNov 16Sale28.001,37738,556137,432Nov 30 07:11 PM
Folse Mark P.EVP,Chief Risk Officer- b1BANKNov 10Sale29.008,519247,051138,809Nov 30 07:11 PM
Tillage Keith AlexisDirectorNov 05Buy27.6234939698Nov 09 04:01 PM
WHITE STEVEN GERARDDirectorOct 25Sale26.834,000107,32032,749Oct 26 04:01 PM
ROBERTSON GREGEVP and CFOSep 23Option Exercise15.0010,000150,00040,383Sep 27 05:58 PM
MCCOLLISTER ROLFE H. JR.DirectorAug 10Buy24.023,88193,22282,350Aug 11 04:04 PM
Buquet James J. IIIDirectorJun 09Sale23.857,464178,0163,925Jun 11 06:02 PM
MELVILLE DAVID R. IIIPresident and CEOMay 10Option Exercise15.0050,000750,000200,188Aug 16 07:26 PM
MELVILLE DAVID R. IIIPresident and CEOApr 30Option Exercise15.0050,000750,000187,024Aug 16 07:26 PM
MCLINDON ANDREW D.DirectorApr 29Buy23.852,50059,62533,871May 04 04:48 PM
Ducrest John P.DirectorApr 28Buy23.934,550108,8824,550Apr 28 07:18 PM
McDonald WarrenChief Credit OfficerMar 04Sale23.252,00046,5009,068Mar 04 05:42 PM
WHITE STEVEN GERARDDirectorFeb 25Sale23.142,50057,85039,749Mar 01 05:25 PM
ROBERTSON ALICIAEVP - b1BANKFeb 17Option Exercise16.0512,000192,66021,317Feb 19 02:38 PM
ROBERTSON ALICIAEVP - b1BANKFeb 17Sale21.898,630188,91112,687Feb 19 02:38 PM
Tillage Keith AlexisDirectorFeb 03Buy20.46501,023250Mar 01 05:27 PM
HINGLE DONALD A. IIEVP & CCE of b1BankJan 22Sale21.381,19025,44212,449Apr 22 09:30 PM