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NASDAQ:FBMS

First Bancshares Stock Forecast, Price & News

$39.15
-2.84 (-6.76%)
(As of 11/26/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$38.73
$41.23
50-Day Range
$38.31
$42.36
52-Week Range
$27.25
$42.89
Volume
34,858 shs
Average Volume
63,336 shs
Market Capitalization
$822.93 million
P/E Ratio
13.01
Dividend Yield
1.52%
Beta
1.18
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About First Bancshares

First Bancshares, Inc. (Mississippi) operates as a bank holding company. It provides banking services such as personal and business which include checking, savings, and loans, cards, and others. It operates through the following segments: Commercial/Retail Bank, Mortgage Banking, and Holding Company. The Commercial/Retail Bank segment provides a full range of commercial banking services to corporations and other business customers. Loans are provided for a variety of general corporate purposes, including financing for commercial and industrial projects, income producing commercial real estate, owner-occupied real estate and construction and land development. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage banking services, including construction financing, for conventional and government insured home loans to be sold in the secondary market. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Hattiesburg, MS.

Headlines

The First Bancshares, Inc. (FBMS)
October 13, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
First-Time Homebuyer Program Helps 11 Families
September 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
National commercial banks
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:FBMS
Employees
744
Year Founded
N/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$221.22 million
Cash Flow
$2.37 per share
Book Value
$31.81 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$52.51 million
Pretax Margin
37.00%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
20,076,000
Market Cap
$822.93 million
Optionable
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/24/2021
Ex-Dividend
11/09/2021
Dividend Payable
11/26/2021
Today
11/27/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/25/2022

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.31 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

576th out of 1,340 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

55th out of 108 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Bancshares a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancshares in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" First Bancshares stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FBMS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has First Bancshares' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

First Bancshares' stock was trading at $25.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FBMS stock has increased by 54.4% and is now trading at $39.15.
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When is First Bancshares' next earnings date?

First Bancshares is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 25th 2022.
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How were First Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

The First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, October, 24th. The bank reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.01. First Bancshares had a net margin of 29.32% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.50%.
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How often does First Bancshares pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Bancshares?

First Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, November 26th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.63%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 9th. This is an increase from First Bancshares's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15.
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Is First Bancshares a good dividend stock?

First Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.52%. First Bancshares has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of First Bancshares is 21.26%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Bancshares will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.78% next year. This indicates that First Bancshares will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for FBMS?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for First Bancshares' stock. Their forecasts range from $44.50 to $44.50. On average, they expect First Bancshares' share price to reach $44.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are First Bancshares' key executives?

First Bancshares' management team includes the following people:
  • Milton Ray Cole, President, Chief Executive Officer & Vice Chairman
  • Chris W. Ryals, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Dee Dee T. Lowery, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • W. Wade Neth, President-Alabama Region
  • Douglas Eric Waldron, President-Northern Region

What is M. Ray Cole Jr.'s approval rating as First Bancshares' CEO?

4 employees have rated First Bancshares CEO M. Ray Cole Jr. on Glassdoor.com. M. Ray Cole Jr. has an approval rating of 69% among First Bancshares' employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of First Bancshares own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Bancshares investors own include Zynga (ZNGA), Shopify (SHOP), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), bluebird bio (BLUE), Delta Air Lines (DAL), NVIDIA (NVDA), Roku (ROKU), Southern (SO) and Square (SQ).

What is First Bancshares' stock symbol?

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

Who are First Bancshares' major shareholders?

First Bancshares' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.53%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (3.63%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.37%), Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. (2.35%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.76%) and Mendon Capital Advisors Corp (1.62%). Company insiders that own First Bancshares stock include Andrew D Stetelman, Diana Renee Moore, E Ricky Gibson and M Ray Cole Jr.
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Which institutional investors are selling First Bancshares stock?

FBMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Banc Funds Co. LLC, Maltese Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, JCSD Capital LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Victory Capital Management Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying First Bancshares stock?

FBMS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have bought First Bancshares stock in the last two years include Andrew D Stetelman, Diana Renee Moore, and E Ricky Gibson.
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How do I buy shares of First Bancshares?

Shares of FBMS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is First Bancshares' stock price today?

One share of FBMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.15.

How much money does First Bancshares make?

First Bancshares has a market capitalization of $822.93 million and generates $221.22 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $52.51 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.01 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Bancshares have?

First Bancshares employs 744 workers across the globe.

What is First Bancshares' official website?

The official website for First Bancshares is www.thefirstbank.com.

Where are First Bancshares' headquarters?

First Bancshares is headquartered at 6480 US HIGHWAY 98 WEST SUITE A, HATTIESBURG MS, 39402.

How can I contact First Bancshares?

First Bancshares' mailing address is 6480 US HIGHWAY 98 WEST SUITE A, HATTIESBURG MS, 39402. The bank can be reached via phone at (601) 268-8998 or via fax at 601-268-8904.


This page was last updated on 11/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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