Business First Bancshares Inc.

NAS: BFST

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$ 27.13

Change

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Day low

Day high

$27.08

$27.86

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52 week high

$20.00

$29.50

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Company Description

Business First Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company. It engages in the provision of banking products and services through its subsidiary. The firm offers commercial and personal banking, treasury management, and wealth solutions services. The company was founded on July 20, 2006 and is headqua...

Business First Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company. It engages in the provision of banking products and services through its subsidiary. The firm offers commercial and personal banking, treasury management, and wealth solutions services. The company was founded on July 20, 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA.

Valuation

P/E Current

16.95

P/E Ratio (with extraordinary items)

10.61

P/E Ratio (without extraordinary items)

12.38

Price to Sales Ratio

2.19

Price to Book Ratio

1.02

Price to Cash Flow Ratio

12.66

Enterprise Value to EBITDA

11.54

Enterprise Value to Sales

2.52

Total Debt to Enterprise Value

0.32

Efficiency

Revenue/Employee

287,046.00

Income Per Employee

50,837.00

Total Asset Turnover

0.05

Liquidity

Current Ratio

0.11

Profitability

Operating Margin

24.33

Pretax Margin

21.72

Net Margin

17.71

Return on Assets

0.93

Return on Equity

8.63

Return on Total Capital

8.35

Return on Invested Capital

6.97

Capital Structure

Total Debt to Total Equity

25.85

Total Debt to Total Capital

20.54

Total Debt to Total Assets

2.54

Long-Term Debt to Equity

14.15

Long-Term Debt to Total Capital

11.24

Officers and Executives

Name Age Officer Since Title
Mr. Robert S. Greer 71 2011 Chairman
Mr. David R. Melville 44 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Mr. Keith Mansfield 43 2016 Chief Information Officer
Mr. Gregory Robertson 47 2017 Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
Mr. Philip Jordan 46 2018 Chief Banking Officer & Executive Vice President

Insider Actions

– Purchase – Sale 1 – Number of Transactions
Date Name Shares Transaction Value
12/14/2021 Rick Day
Director
3,100   Acquisition at $27.5 per share. 85,250
12/14/2021 Drew C. Brees
Director
3,625   Acquisition at $27.8 per share. 100,775
12/13/2021 Rolfe Hood McCollister
Director
195   Acquisition at $27.5 per share. 5,362
11/18/2021 Mark P. Folse
EVP,Chief Risk Officer- b1BANK; Director
5,000   Disposition at $27.64 per share. 138,200
11/18/2021 Mark P. Folse
EVP,Chief Risk Officer- b1BANK; Director
397   Disposition at $27.54 per share. 10,933
11/16/2021 Mark P. Folse
EVP,Chief Risk Officer- b1BANK; Director
1,377   Disposition at $28 per share. 38,556
11/10/2021 Mark P. Folse
EVP,Chief Risk Officer- b1BANK; Director
8,519   Disposition at $29 per share. 247,051
11/05/2021 Keith A. Tillage
Director
34   Acquisition at $27.62 per share. 939
10/25/2021 Steve G. White
Director
4,000   Disposition at $26.83 per share. 107,320
09/23/2021 Gregory Robertson
EVP and CFO
6,497   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $23.09 per share. 150,015
09/23/2021 Gregory Robertson
EVP and CFO
10,000   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $15 per share. 150,000
09/09/2021 Mark P. Folse
EVP,Chief Risk Officer- b1BANK; Director
15,293   Award at $0 per share. 0
08/10/2021 Rolfe Hood McCollister
Director
3,881   Acquisition at $24.02 per share. 93,221
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MarketWatch News on BFST

  1. Business First Bancshares double upgraded to strong buy from market perform at Raymond James

    6:23 a.m. Oct. 25, 2021

    - Tomi Kilgore

  2. Business First Bancshares downgraded to market perform from strong buy at Raymond James

    8:09 a.m. April 29, 2020

    - Tomi Kilgore

  3. Business First Bancshares upgraded to strong buy from market perform at Raymond James

    7:57 a.m. Jan. 27, 2020

    - Tomi Kilgore

  4. Business First Bancshares downgraded to outperform from strong buy at Raymond James

    1:46 p.m. Jan. 7, 2019

    - Tomi Kilgore

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Other News on BFST

  1. The Bunny Roared in 2021

    10:12 a.m. Dec. 13, 2021

    - GuruFocus.com

  2. 10-Q: BUSINESS FIRST BANCSHARES, INC.

    3:16 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021

    - Edgar Online - (EDG = 10Q, 10K)

  3. Business First Bancshares EPS beats by $0.05, beats on revenue

    6:51 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021

    - Seeking Alpha

  4. 10-Q: BUSINESS FIRST BANCSHARES, INC.

    9:03 a.m. Aug. 5, 2021

    - Edgar Online - (EDG = 10Q, 10K)

  5. 10-Q: BUSINESS FIRST BANCSHARES, INC.

    1:37 p.m. May 6, 2021

    - Edgar Online - (EDG = 10Q, 10K)

  6. Seacoast Banking (SBCF) to Acquire Legacy Bank of Florida

    8:02 a.m. March 25, 2021

    - Zacks.com

  7. Business First Bancshares acquires Smith Shellnut Wilson

    3:25 p.m. March 22, 2021

    - Seeking Alpha

  8. 10-K: BUSINESS FIRST BANCSHARES, INC.

    5:33 p.m. March 5, 2021

    - Edgar Online - (EDG = 10Q, 10K)

  9. What Makes Business First (BFST) a New Strong Buy Stock

    12:00 p.m. Feb. 4, 2021

    - Zacks.com

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At a Glance

Business First Bancshares, Inc.

500 Laurel Street

Suite 101

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801

Phone

1 2252487600

Industry

Banking

Sector

Financial Services

Fiscal Year-end

12/2021

Revenue

$169.36M

Net Income

$29.99M

2020 Sales Growth

50.1%

Employees

590.00

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