NASDAQ:BFST - Business First Bancshares Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $24.08 -0.30 (-1.23 %) (As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$24.38Today's Range$24.08 - $24.5052-Week Range$20.64 - $30.00Volume6,669 shsAverage Volume14,315 shsMarket Capitalization$277.74 millionP/E Ratio16.61Dividend Yield1.31%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings Business First Bancshares (NASDAQ:BFST) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.3 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Business First Bancshares in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $29.00, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 20.43%. The high price target for BFST is $29.00 and the low price target for BFST is $29.00. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: BuyBuyStrong BuyStrong BuyConsensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.504.00Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)0 Hold Rating(s)3 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)0 Hold Rating(s)2 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)0 Hold Rating(s)1 Buy Rating(s)1 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)0 Hold Rating(s)0 Buy Rating(s)1 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $29.00N/AN/AN/APrice Target Upside: 20.43% upsideN/AN/AN/ABusiness First Bancshares (NASDAQ:BFST) Consensus Price Target History Business First Bancshares (NASDAQ:BFST) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails1/30/2019StephensReiterated RatingBuy$29.00High1/7/2019Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ OutperformLow9/24/2018FIG PartnersInitiated CoverageOutperformLow(Data available from 2/20/2017 forward) This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is the Consumer Price Index (CPI) important?