The First Bancshares Company Profile (NASDAQ:FBMS)

About The First Bancshares

The First Bancshares logoThe First Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company for The First, A National Banking Association (the Bank) located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Company and the Bank engage in a general commercial and retail banking business for small to medium-sized businesses, professional concerns and individuals. The Bank offers a portfolio of loans, including mortgage loans held for sale; commercial, financial and agricultural; real estate, such as mortgage-commercial, mortgage-residential and construction; lease financing receivable, and consumer and other loans. The Banks' investment securities portfolio is categorized into available-for-sale and held-to-maturity. The Bank primarily invests in securities of the United States Government agencies and mortgage-backed securities; states and municipal subdivisions; corporate obligations, and mutual funds. It offers a range of deposit services, including noninterest-bearing accounts and negotiable order of withdrawal (NOW) accounts.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Regional - Southeast Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: FBMS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $17.73
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $17.62
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $16.94
  • 52-Week Range: $15.32 - $18.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.25
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.87
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $96.31M
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,432,000
  • Beta: -0.28
  • Net Margins: 19.18%
  • Return on Equity: 10.80%
  • Return on Assets: 0.81%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.84%
  • Current Ratio: 0.86%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.85%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/21/2014Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageBuy$19.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/22/2016Q2$0.42$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q1$0.40$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2016Q415$0.37$0.42$9.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2015Q2$0.32$0.39$11.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.31$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2015Q414$0.29$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.17$0.29$8.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2014$0.25$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q4$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.71 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q3 20161$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q4 20161$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q1 20171$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q3 20171$0.52$0.52$0.52
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
Annual Dividend:$0.15
Dividend Yield:0.85%
Payout Ratio:8.62% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
8.77% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
7.50% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 11.79%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 37.80%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/29/2016David W BomboyDirectorBuy11,869$17.91$212,573.79View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016David W BomboyDirectorBuy2,792$17.95$50,116.40View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016David W BomboyDirectorBuy8,515$17.80$151,567.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016J Douglas SeidenburgDirectorBuy1,500$16.35$24,525.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Andrew D. StetelmanDirectorBuy5,000$16.14$80,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015Charles R LightseyDirectorBuy1,500$16.47$24,705.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015E Ricky GibsonChairmanBuy2,500$16.40$41,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2015E Ricky GibsonChairmanBuy5,000$14.54$72,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Charles R LightseyDirectorBuy1,500$15.26$22,890.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Ted E ParkerDirectorBuy1,500$15.00$22,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014J Douglas SeidenburgDirectorBuy3,000$14.35$43,050.00View SEC Filing  
6/28/2013E Ricky GibsonChairmanBuy3,250$13.10$42,575.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2013Michael W ChancellorDirectorBuy1,050$13.48$14,154.00View SEC Filing  
6/25/2013J Douglas SeidenburgDirectorBuy1,500$13.12$19,680.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Michael W ChancellorDirectorBuy1,000$9.75$9,750.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
News IconCounty Bancshares moves to Orange (NASDAQ:FBMS) - August 5 at 10:13 PM logoThe First Bancshares, Inc. Officers to Present at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2016 Community Bank Investor Conference (NASDAQ:FBMS) - August 1 at 4:53 PM logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ : Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 29 at 5:05 PM logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 29 at 6:07 AM logoCommerce Union Bancshares, Inc. Reports Record Second Quarter (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 27 at 7:41 AM logoThe First Bancshares, Inc. Reports a 22% Increase in Quarterly Net Earnings and Declares Quarterly Dividends (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 24 at 9:29 AM logoThe First Bancshares posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 22 at 7:25 PM
News IconFirst Bancshares, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 22 at 4:52 PM logoEquity Bank posts $6.3M in net income for 2016's first half (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 22 at 4:52 PM logoETF’s with exposure to First Bancshares, Inc. (Mississippi) : July 20, 2016 (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 20 at 12:25 PM logoCIB Marine Bancshares, Inc. Announces 2016 Second Quarter Results (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 15 at 3:59 PM logoBRIEF-Equity Bancshares to merge with Community First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 14 at 10:18 PM logoSoutheast Banks' Q2 Earnings Preview: FHN, ANCX, FBMS (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 14 at 6:24 AM logoCommerce Bancshares reports flat profit through the first half (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 13 at 5:17 PM logoFirst Reliance Makes Partial Redemption of TARP Preferred (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 13 at 6:46 AM
News IconUnited Community Banks Inc. announces completed merger with Tidelands Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 4 at 4:42 PM
News IconFirst Midwest to acquire Standard Bank (NASDAQ:FBMS) - July 1 at 4:57 PM logoFirst Bancshares, Inc. (Mississippi) :FBMS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:FBMS) - June 28 at 12:19 PM logoSouthern First Bancshares, Inc. added to Russell 2000® Index (NASDAQ:FBMS) - June 27 at 3:11 PM logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NASDAQ:FBMS) - May 31 at 10:48 AM logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NASDAQ:FBMS) - April 28 at 4:05 PM logoThe First Bancshares, Inc. Officers to Present at Gulf South Bank Conference (NASDAQ:FBMS) - April 28 at 3:05 PM logoFirst Bancshares, Inc. (Mississippi) :FBMS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2015 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:FBMS) - April 26 at 10:26 AM logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:FBMS) - March 30 at 9:41 AM logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financ (NASDAQ:FBMS) - March 18 at 4:28 PM logoFirst Bancshares, Inc. (Mississippi) Earnings Analysis: 2015 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:FBMS) - February 4 at 9:29 AM logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:FBMS) - December 21 at 10:16 AM logoThe First Bancshares, Inc. Announces Acquisition of The Mortgage Connection, LLC (NASDAQ:FBMS) - December 18 at 4:22 PM logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Financials (NASDAQ:FBMS) - December 8 at 1:18 PM logoCan the Rally in First Bancshares (FBMS) Shares Continue? (NASDAQ:FBMS) - December 3 at 8:10 AM logoThe First Bancshares, Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement (NASDAQ:FBMS) - November 19 at 10:49 AM logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:FBMS) - November 16 at 11:26 AM logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure (NASDAQ:FBMS) - October 13 at 12:02 PM logoThe First Bancshares posts 3Q profit (NASDAQ:FBMS) - October 12 at 6:57 PM logoThe First Bancshares, Inc. Reports a 48% Increase in Third Quarter 2015 Results and Declares Quarterly Dividends (NASDAQ:FBMS) - October 12 at 6:42 PM logoUSM President Dr. Rodney D. Bennett Appointed to the Board of Directors of The First, A National Banking Association (NASDAQ:FBMS) - September 30 at 6:14 PM logoFirst Bancshares, Inc. (Mississippi) Earnings Q2, 2015 (NASDAQ:FBMS) - September 15 at 12:10 PM


The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) Chart for Tuesday, September, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 9/27/2016 by Staff