Business First Bancshares Inc.

NAS: BFST

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$ 21.04

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-0.26 -1.22%

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$20.85

$21.31

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52 week high

$20.19

$29.16

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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

9.15

P/E Ratio (without extraordinary items)

9.54

Price to Sales Ratio

1.90

Price to Book Ratio

1.09

Enterprise Value to EBITDA

11.61

Enterprise Value to Sales

3.53

Efficiency

Total Asset Turnover

0.05

Liquidity

Current Ratio

0.12

Profitability

Operating Margin

27.85

Pretax Margin

25.77

Net Margin

20.39

Return on Assets

1.01

Return on Equity

10.70

Return on Total Capital

8.35

Capital Structure

Total Debt to Total Assets

9.35

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. N. Jerome Vascocu - 2022 Chief Administrative Officer

Insider Actions

– Purchase – Sale 1 – Number of Transactions
Date Name Shares Transaction Value
08/04/2022 John P. Ducrest
Director
1,712   Acquisition at $23.39 per share. 40,043
06/23/2022 J. Vernon Johnson
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Rick Day
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 James J. Buquet
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Rolfe Hood McCollister
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Kenneth William Smith
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Steve G. White
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Andrew D. McLindon
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Robert S. Greer
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Arthur J. Price
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Patrick E. Mockler
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 David A. Montgomery
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 John P. Ducrest
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Drew C. Brees
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Keith A. Tillage
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Carol M. Calkins
Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
06/23/2022 Mark P. Folse
EVP,Chief Risk Officer- b1BANK; Director
1,182   Award at $21.15 per share. 24,999
05/05/2022 Carol M. Calkins
Director
366   Acquisition at $22.51 per share. 8,238
04/29/2022 Andrew D. McLindon
Director
1,000   Acquisition at $22.71 per share. 22,710
04/28/2022 J. Vernon Johnson
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Rick Day
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 James J. Buquet
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Rolfe Hood McCollister
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Kenneth William Smith
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Steve G. White
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Steve G. White
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Andrew D. McLindon
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Robert S. Greer
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Arthur J. Price
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Patrick E. Mockler
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 David A. Montgomery
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 John P. Ducrest
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Drew C. Brees
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Drew C. Brees
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Keith A. Tillage
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
04/28/2022 Carol M. Calkins
Director
780   Award at $23.08 per share. 18,002
03/31/2022 David R. Melville
President and CEO; Director
6,761   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $24.33 per share. 164,495
03/31/2022 Mark P. Folse
EVP,Chief Risk Officer- b1BANK; Director
1,018   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $24.33 per share. 24,767
03/31/2022 Philip Jordan
EVP&CBO of b1Bank
2,614   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $24.33 per share. 63,598
03/31/2022 Keith Mansfield
EVP&COO of b1Bank
2,528   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $24.33 per share. 61,506
03/31/2022 Gregory Robertson
EVP and CFO
2,614   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $24.33 per share. 63,598
03/31/2022 Warren Mcdonald
Chief Credit Officer
742   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $24.33 per share. 18,052
03/31/2022 Jesse Jackson
EVP & Pres., Fin. Institutions
902   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $24.33 per share. 21,945
03/31/2022 Mimi Singer Lee
EVP,Chief HR Officer of b1BANK
1,256   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $24.33 per share. 30,558
03/31/2022 Saundra Strong
EVP & General Counsel
85   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $24.33 per share. 2,068
03/11/2022 Rick Day
Director
1,130   Acquisition at $25.08 per share. 28,340
03/11/2022 Arthur J. Price
Director
3,500   Award at $25.04 per share. 87,640
02/04/2022 Steve G. White
Director
3,000   Disposition at $26.9 per share. 80,700
02/01/2022 David R. Melville
President and CEO; Director
24,644   Award at $27.2 per share. 670,316
02/01/2022 Mark P. Folse
EVP,Chief Risk Officer- b1BANK; Director
10,063   Award at $27.13 per share. 273,009
02/01/2022 Philip Jordan
EVP&CBO of b1Bank
9,344   Award at $27.13 per share. 253,502
02/01/2022 Keith Mansfield
EVP&COO of b1Bank
9,344   Award at $27.13 per share. 253,502
02/01/2022 Gregory Robertson
EVP and CFO
9,344   Award at $27.13 per share. 253,502
02/01/2022 Warren Mcdonald
Chief Credit Officer
4,060   Award at $27.13 per share. 110,147
02/01/2022 Jesse Jackson
EVP & Pres., Fin. Institutions
8,625   Award at $27.13 per share. 233,996
02/01/2022 Mimi Singer Lee
EVP,Chief HR Officer of b1BANK
4,319   Award at $27.13 per share. 117,174
02/01/2022 Saundra Strong
EVP & General Counsel
734   Award at $27.13 per share. 19,913
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
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MarketWatch News on BFST

  1. Business First Bancshares downgraded to market perform from outperform at Raymond James

    7:58 a.m. Jan. 5, 2023

    - Tomi Kilgore

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

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

    - Tomi Kilgore

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

    8:09 a.m. April 29, 2020

    - Tomi Kilgore

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

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

    - Tomi Kilgore

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

    12:21 p.m. Nov. 3, 2022

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

  2. Warning: BFST is at high risk of cutting its dividend

    3:59 a.m. Sept. 1, 2022

    - Seeking Alpha

  3. 10-Q: BUSINESS FIRST BANCSHARES, INC.

    9:36 a.m. Aug. 4, 2022

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

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

    12:39 p.m. May 4, 2022

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

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

    1:49 p.m. March 1, 2022

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

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At a Glance

Business First Bancshares, Inc.

500 Laurel Street

Suite 101

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801-1811

Phone

1 2252487600

Industry

Banking

Sector

Financial Services

Fiscal Year-end

01/0002

Revenue

$266.14M

Net Income

$54.26M

Employees

-

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Press Releases on BFST

  1. b1BANK Names Jerry Vascocu as Chief Administrative Officer

    9:07 p.m. Nov. 22, 2022

    - GlobeNewswire

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