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

$31.79
+0.60 (+1.92 %)
(As of 10/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$31.38
Now: $31.79
$32.18
50-Day Range
$30.94
MA: $32.20
$33.91
52-Week Range
$27.84
Now: $31.79
$39.02
Volume110,059 shs
Average Volume76,344 shs
Market Capitalization$544.88 million
P/E Ratio12.04
Dividend Yield1.03%
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$2.31 per share
Book Value$24.48 per share

Profitability

Net Income$21.23 million

Miscellaneous

Employees582
Market Cap$544.88 million
Next Earnings Date10/22/2019 (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 Monday, July 22nd. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 1.01%. 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, July, 22nd. The bank reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.02. The bank had revenue of $37.49 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $35.50 million. First Bancshares had a net margin of 20.99% and a return on equity of 10.06%. View First Bancshares' Earnings History.

When is First Bancshares' next earnings date?

First Bancshares is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 22nd 2019. 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 predictions range from $34.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate First Bancshares' stock price to reach $35.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.1% 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 trended negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Bancshares earned a media sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate 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 daily volume of 56,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.2 days. Currently, 2.5% of the company's stock are sold short. 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

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 $31.79.

How big of a company is First Bancshares?

First Bancshares has a market capitalization of $544.88 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:  182 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  215 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  397
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 10/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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