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: $30.50
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $27.79
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $22.54
  • 52-Week Range: $5,463,000.00 - $15.32
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.43
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.17
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $166.62M
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,463,000
  • Beta: -0.18
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 18.11%
  • Return on Equity: 11.25%
  • Return on Assets: 0.84%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.82%
  • Current Ratio: 0.87%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.86%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $30.00 (1.64% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/20/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$30.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/19/2017        
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.69 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.01 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$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q1 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q2 20171$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q3 20171$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q4 20171$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q1 20181$0.46$0.46$0.46
Q2 20181$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q3 20181$0.54$0.54$0.54
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
Annual Dividend:$0.15
Dividend Yield:0.49%
Payout Ratio:9.15% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
8.88% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
7.46% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/26/2017quarterly$0.040.54%2/2/20172/6/20172/24/2017
10/17/2016quarterly$0.040.69%11/2/201611/4/201611/23/2016
7/25/2016quarterly$0.040.86%8/4/20168/8/20168/25/2016
4/22/2016quarterly$0.040.93%5/4/20165/6/20165/23/2016
1/28/2016quarterly$0.040.88%2/5/20162/9/20162/25/2016
10/13/2015quarterly$0.040.89%11/4/201511/6/201511/24/2015
7/20/2015quarterly$0.040.88%8/5/20158/7/20158/24/2015
4/24/2015quarterly$0.040.9%5/5/20155/7/20155/22/2015
2/2/2015quarterly$0.041.09%2/10/20152/12/20152/27/2015
10/31/2014quarterly$0.041%11/6/201411/10/201411/25/2014
7/28/2014quarterly$0.041.05%8/5/20148/7/20148/21/2014
4/24/2014quarterly$0.041.02%5/2/20145/6/20145/20/2014
2/4/2014quarterly$0.041.05%2/12/20142/14/20143/3/2014
10/31/2013quarterly$0.041%11/7/201311/12/201311/27/2013
7/29/2013quarterly$0.041.13%8/8/20138/12/20138/27/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 11.76%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 42.83%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/8/2017E Ricky GibsonChairmanSell4,250$27.55$117,087.50View SEC Filing  
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
DateHeadline
News IconChairman of the Board of The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS), Gibson E Ricky, sells 4,154 shares worth $114,443 (NASDAQ:FBMS)
empowerednews.net - February 9 at 3:42 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exh (NASDAQ:FBMS)
biz.yahoo.com - February 8 at 5:38 PM
News IconIs First Bancshares Inc (FBMS)’s Fuel Running Low? The Stock Formed Bearish Ascending Triangle Chart Pattern (NASDAQ:FBMS)
randolphguide.com - February 5 at 3:17 AM
4-traders.com logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC : ex-dividend day (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.4-traders.com - February 1 at 10:47 PM
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myhealthbowl.com - January 29 at 5:10 PM
News IconOne Stock Analysts Are Watching - The First Bancshares, Inc. (FBMS) (NASDAQ:FBMS)
itapunta.com - January 29 at 3:22 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoThe First Bancshares posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:FBMS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 6:34 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure (NASDAQ:FBMS)
biz.yahoo.com - January 26 at 6:34 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFirst Bancshares misses by $0.11, beats on net interest income (NASDAQ:FBMS)
seekingalpha.com - January 26 at 4:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe First Bancshares, Inc. Reports a 20% Increase in Operating Net Earnings and Declares Quarterly Dividends (NASDAQ:FBMS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 11:35 PM
cnbc.com logoFirst Community Bancshares posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.cnbc.com - January 25 at 3:50 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-First Community Bancshares Q4 earnings per share $0.38 (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.reuters.com - January 25 at 3:50 AM
nasdaq.com logoWake Forest Bancshares, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.nasdaq.com - January 18 at 10:35 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 FIRST BANCSHARES INC For: Dec 30 Filed by: SEIDENBURG J DOUGLAS (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.streetinsider.com - January 8 at 4:55 PM
News IconJudge declares mistrial in DA Robert Shuler Smith case (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.wdam.com - January 5 at 4:22 AM
News IconHattiesburg’s The First Bancshares announces the acquisition of Iberville Bank and Gulf Coast Community Bank (NASDAQ:FBMS)
msbusiness.com - January 4 at 6:17 PM
News IconMDOC trusty escapes, wrecks and dies (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.wdam.com - January 4 at 6:17 PM
4-traders.com logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ : Regulation FD Disclosure, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.4-traders.com - January 4 at 6:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoThe First Bancshares expands in Florida and Central Louisiana (NASDAQ:FBMS)
seekingalpha.com - January 4 at 6:17 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibi (NASDAQ:FBMS)
biz.yahoo.com - January 4 at 6:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Bancshares, Inc. (Mississippi) : FBMS-US: Dividend Analysis : November 04th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 4, 2017 (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 4 at 6:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe First Bancshares, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Iberville Bank and Gulf Coast Community Bank (NASDAQ:FBMS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 3 at 7:23 PM
4-traders.com logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ : Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.4-traders.com - December 30 at 10:35 PM
prnewswire.com logoServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. To Announce Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results January 30th (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.prnewswire.com - December 29 at 5:16 PM
globenewswire.com logoFirst US Bancshares, Inc. Announces Extension of Share Repurchase Program (NASDAQ:FBMS)
globenewswire.com - December 22 at 4:01 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NASDAQ:FBMS)
biz.yahoo.com - December 20 at 6:52 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Termination of a Material D (NASDAQ:FBMS)
biz.yahoo.com - December 9 at 5:25 PM
News IconThe First Bancshares, Inc. Announces Redemption of CDCI Preferred Stock & Establishment of Holding Company Line of Credit wit... (NASDAQ:FBMS)
ih.advfn.com - December 7 at 8:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLifshitz & Miller Law Firm Files Class Action Lawsuit against The First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS)
finance.yahoo.com - December 1 at 5:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Financials (NASDAQ:FBMS)
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 4:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst US Bancshares, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend (NASDAQ:FBMS)
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 5:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFBMS Has Surged 26% Since Earnings, Can it Continue? (NASDAQ:FBMS)
finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 8:13 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:FBMS)
biz.yahoo.com - November 9 at 12:55 PM
4-traders.com logoFirst Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FGBI) Files An 8-K Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.4-traders.com - October 31 at 11:28 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-First Guaranty Bancshares qtrly earnings per share $0.44 (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.reuters.com - October 31 at 11:28 AM
globenewswire.com logoFirst US Bancshares, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results (NASDAQ:FBMS)
globenewswire.com - October 28 at 9:49 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to First Bancshares, Inc. (Mississippi) : October 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.capitalcube.com - October 28 at 4:48 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Bancshares, Inc. (Mississippi) :FBMS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 25, 2016 (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.capitalcube.com - October 25 at 5:00 PM
4-traders.com logoFirst Bancshares : plants flag in Florida, Louisiana with new acquisitions (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.4-traders.com - October 22 at 9:13 AM
News IconFirst Bancshares, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.consumerelectronicsnet.com - October 21 at 5:03 PM
News IconDirector of The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS), Seidenburg J Douglas, buys 11,584 shares worth $205,616 (NASDAQ:FBMS)
empowerednews.net - October 19 at 9:53 AM
News IconDirector of The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS), Bomboy David W, buys 14,085 shares worth $250,009 (NASDAQ:FBMS)
empowerednews.net - October 18 at 4:55 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Bancshares, Inc. (Mississippi): Leads amongst peers with strong fundamentals (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.capitalcube.com - October 17 at 4:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo9:02 am First Bancshares to acquire 100% of the common stock of Iberville Bank for $31.1 mln in cash and enters SPA to sell $63.25 mln in Preferred Stock, Series E (NASDAQ:FBMS)
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 4:51 PM
News IconFirst Bancshares reports higher third-quarter profit (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.theadvocate.com - October 15 at 4:46 PM
4-traders.com logoFIRST BANCSHARES INC /MS/ : Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.4-traders.com - October 15 at 9:48 AM
businesswire.com logoThe First Bancshares, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Iberville Bank and Gulf Coast Community Bank, and a Private Placement of Preferred Stock (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.businesswire.com - October 14 at 4:52 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-First bancshares to acquire Iberville Bank, Gulf Coast Community Bank and also a private placement of preferred stock (NASDAQ:FBMS)
www.reuters.com - October 14 at 4:52 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFirst Bancshares declares $0.0375 dividend (NASDAQ:FBMS)
seekingalpha.com - October 14 at 4:52 PM
News IconThe First Bancshares, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Iberville Bank & Gulf Coast Community Bank, & a Private Placement of ... (NASDAQ:FBMS)
ih.advfn.com - October 14 at 4:52 PM

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What is The First Bancshares' stock symbol?

The First Bancshares trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FBMS."

How often does The First Bancshares pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The First Bancshares?

The First Bancshares declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 26th. Investors of record on Monday, February 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.0375 per share on Friday, February 24th. This represents a $0.15 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 2nd.

Where is The First Bancshares' stock going? Where will The First Bancshares' stock price be in 2017?

1 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for The First Bancshares' shares. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect The First Bancshares' share price to reach $30.00 in the next twelve months.

When will The First Bancshares announce their earnings?

The First Bancshares is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 19th 2017.

How do I buy The First Bancshares stock?

Shares of The First Bancshares can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of The First Bancshares stock cost?

One share of The First Bancshares stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.50.

The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) Chart for Monday, February, 20, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)

Earnings History Chart

Earnings by Quarter for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)

Dividend History Chart

Dividend Payments by Quarter for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)

Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff