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NASDAQ:FBMS - First Bancshares Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.32 (-0.92 %)
(As of 02/19/2020 08:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $34.56
50-Day Range
MA: $34.53
52-Week Range
Now: $34.56
Volume30,160 shs
Average Volume58,265 shs
Market Capitalization$650.07 million
P/E Ratio13.71
Dividend Yield1.15%
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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FBMS



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$175.48 million
Cash Flow$2.24 per share
Book Value$24.48 per share


Net Income$43.74 million


Market Cap$650.07 million
Next Earnings Date4/27/2020 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, February 21st. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 6th. This is a boost from First Bancshares's previous quarterly dividend of $0.08. View First Bancshares' Dividend History.

How were First Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 21st. The bank reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.02. The bank had revenue of $41.02 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $38.37 million. First Bancshares had a net margin of 24.93% and a return on equity of 10.38%. 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, April 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for First Bancshares.

What price target have analysts set for FBMS?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for First Bancshares' shares. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect First Bancshares' stock price to reach $36.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% 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?

Press coverage about FBMS stock has been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Bancshares earned a news impact score of -3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for First Bancshares.

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 Zynga (ZNGA), Shopify (SHOP), Whirlpool (WHR), Amgen (AMGN), bluebird bio (BLUE), General Finance (GFN), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Roku (ROKU).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Mendon Capital Advisors Corp (3.40%), Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. (2.46%), Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC (2.27%), State Street Corp (1.98%), RMB Capital Management LLC (1.96%) and Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (0.68%). Company insiders that own First Bancshares stock include E Ricky Gibson and M Ray Cole Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Bancshares.

Which major investors are selling First Bancshares stock?

FBMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RMB Capital Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Oxford Asset Management LLP, THB Asset Management, Intl Fcstone Inc., Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., Ingalls & Snyder LLC and Mid Atlantic Financial Management Inc. ADV. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Bancshares.

Which major investors are buying First Bancshares stock?

FBMS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, State Street Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and BEAM Asset Management LLC. 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 $34.56.

How big of a company is First Bancshares?

First Bancshares has a market capitalization of $650.07 million and generates $175.48 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $43.74 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.79 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:  204 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  244 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  448
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 2/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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