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NASDAQ:FBMS

First Bancshares (FBMS) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$31.04
+0.85 (+2.82%)
(As of 05/17/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$30.56
$31.08
50-Day Range
$30.19
$35.08
52-Week Range
$29.94
$42.89
Volume
47,296 shs
Average Volume
74,089 shs
Market Capitalization
$674.69 million
P/E Ratio
10.14
Dividend Yield
2.38%
Beta
1.07
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About First Bancshares

The First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for The First, A National Banking Association that provides general commercial and retail banking services. The company operates through three segments: Commercial/Retail Bank, Mortgage Banking Division, and Holding Company. It offers deposit services, including checking, NOW, and savings accounts; other time deposits, such as daily money market accounts and longer-term certificates of deposit; and individual retirement and health savings accounts. The company also provides commercial loans comprising secured and unsecured loans for working capital, business expansion, and purchase of equipment and machinery; consumer loans consisting of equity lines of credit, as well as secured and unsecured loans for financing automobiles, home improvements, education, and personal investments; and real estate construction and acquisition loans. In addition, it originates loans to purchase existing residential homes or construct new homes, and to refinance existing mortgages; and provides financial and wealth management services. Further, the company offers internet banking services, automated teller machines, voice response telephone inquiry services, commercial sweep accounts, cash management services, safe deposit boxes, merchant, mobile deposit, direct deposit of payroll and social security checks, automatic drafts for various accounts, and credit card services. It primarily serves small to medium-sized businesses, professional concerns, individuals, associations, organizations, and governmental authorities. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 90 locations in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana. The First Bancshares, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
National commercial banks
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:FBMS
Employees
794
Year Founded
N/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$214.22 million
Cash Flow
$3.71 per share
Book Value
$32.17 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$64.17 million
Pretax Margin
37.88%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
20,723,000
Market Cap
$674.69 million
Optionable
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/25 Dividend
2/09/2022
Dividend Payable
2/25/2022
Last Earnings
4/26/2022
Ex-Dividend for 5/25 Dividend
5/09/2022
Today
5/17/2022
Dividend Payable
5/25/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/25/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.50 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

420th out of 1,377 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

53rd out of 110 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Bancshares a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancshares in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating 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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When is First Bancshares' next earnings date?

First Bancshares is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 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 Tuesday, April, 26th. The bank reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.72. First Bancshares had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.38% and a net margin of 30.15%.
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How often does First Bancshares pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Bancshares?

First Bancshares declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, May 25th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 9th. This is a positive change from First Bancshares's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.
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Is First Bancshares a good dividend stock?

First Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.38%. First Bancshares has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of First Bancshares is 23.53%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Bancshares will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.30% 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?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for First Bancshares' shares. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $4.00. On average, they expect First Bancshares' share price to reach $4.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 87.1%.
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Who are First Bancshares' key executives?
First Bancshares' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Milton Ray Cole Jr., Vice Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 60, Pay $885.47k)
  • Ms. Donna T. Lowery CPA, CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $402.31k)
  • Mr. Chris Ryals, Exec. VP & COO
  • Dawn Ard, Compliance Officer & Compliance Officer of The First, A National Banking Association
  • Ms. Marsie White, VP of Human Resource
  • Ms. Chandra B. Kidd, VP & Corp. Sec.
  • Ray L. Wesson Jr., Pres of Southern Region - The First, A National Banking Association
  • Mr. Douglas Eric Waldron, Pres of Northern Region - The First, A National Banking Association
  • Ms. Carol M. Daniel, Credit Administrator of The First, A National Banking Association
  • Hayden Mitchell, Chief Retail Banking Officer & Exec. VP of The First, A National Banking Association
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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.43%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.00%), Royce & Associates LP (3.66%), State Street Corp (2.72%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.62%) and EJF Capital LLC (2.13%). Company insiders that own First Bancshares stock include Andrew D Stetelman, Diana Renee Moore, M Ray Cole Jr and Ted E Parker.
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Which major investors are selling First Bancshares stock?

FBMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including EJF Capital LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., TD Asset Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY, and Prospector Partners LLC.
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Which major investors are buying First Bancshares stock?

FBMS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, BlackRock Inc., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought First Bancshares stock in the last two years include Andrew D Stetelman, Diana Renee Moore, and Ted E Parker.
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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 $31.04.

How much money does First Bancshares make?

First Bancshares has a market capitalization of $674.69 million and generates $214.22 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $64.17 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.059990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Bancshares have?

First Bancshares employs 794 workers across the globe.

What is First Bancshares' official website?

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

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 5/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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