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First Bancshares Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:FBMS)

$32.77
-0.06 (-0.18 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$32.49
Now: $32.77
$33.06
50-Day Range
$30.94
MA: $32.35
$33.91
52-Week Range
$27.84
Now: $32.77
$39.02
Volume29,300 shs
Average Volume45,015 shs
Market Capitalization$561.61 million
P/E Ratio14.31
Dividend Yield0.99%
Beta0.34
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 accounts. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FBMS
CUSIPN/A
Phone601-268-8998

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$120.54 million
Cash Flow$2.30 per share
Book Value$24.48 per share

Profitability

Net Income$21.23 million

Miscellaneous

Employees582
Market Cap$561.61 million
Next Earnings Date1/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Bancshares' stock symbol?

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

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

First Bancshares declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 8th. View First Bancshares' Dividend History.

How were First Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) issued its earnings results on Monday, October, 21st. The bank reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $37.56 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $37.32 million. First Bancshares had a return on equity of 10.33% and a net margin of 23.57%. View First Bancshares' Earnings History.

When is First Bancshares' next earnings date?

First Bancshares is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for First Bancshares.

What price target have analysts set for FBMS?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for First Bancshares' stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate First Bancshares' share price to reach $35.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Bancshares.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Bancshares?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancshares in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for First Bancshares.

Has First Bancshares been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FBMS stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First Bancshares earned a news impact score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for First Bancshares.

Are investors shorting First Bancshares?

First Bancshares saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 411,400 shares, an increase of 37.8% from the August 30th total of 298,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 56,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.2 days. Currently, 2.5% of the company's stock are short sold. View First Bancshares' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of First Bancshares' key competitors?

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 Whirlpool (WHR), Amgen (AMGN), bluebird bio (BLUE), General Finance (GFN), Intel (INTC), Weibo (WB), Western Digital (WDC), Zynga (ZNGA), Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Shopify (SHOP).

Who are First Bancshares' key executives?

First Bancshares' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Milton Ray Cole Jr., Vice Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)
  • Ms. Donna T. Lowery CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • 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

Who are First Bancshares' major shareholders?

First Bancshares' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Rhumbline Advisers (0.14%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own First Bancshares stock include Donna T Rutland, E Ricky Gibson, J Douglas Seidenburg and M Ray Cole Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Bancshares.

Which institutional investors are buying First Bancshares stock?

FBMS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Meeder Asset Management Inc. and Rhumbline Advisers. Company insiders that have bought First Bancshares stock in the last two years include Donna T Rutland, E Ricky Gibson and J Douglas Seidenburg. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Bancshares.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is First Bancshares' stock price today?

One share of FBMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.77.

How big of a company is First Bancshares?

First Bancshares has a market capitalization of $561.61 million and generates $120.54 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $21.23 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.29 on an earnings per share basis. First Bancshares employs 582 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About First Bancshares.

What is First Bancshares' official website?

The official website for First Bancshares is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for First Bancshares (NASDAQ FBMS)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  217 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  401
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Bancshares and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FBMS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FBMS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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