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First Guaranty Bancshares Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.48 (+2.55 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume775 shs
Average Volume11,707 shs
Market Capitalization$188.39 million
P/E Ratio10.34
Dividend Yield3.31%
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About First Guaranty Bancshares

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. operates as the holding company for First Guaranty Bank that provides commercial banking services in Louisiana and Texas. It offers various deposit products, including personal and business checking, savings, money market, and demand accounts, as well as time deposits to consumers, small businesses, and municipalities. The company also provides loans, such as non-farm non-residential loans secured by real estate, commercial and industrial loans, one- to four-family residential loans, multifamily loans, construction and land development loans, agricultural loans, farmland loans, and consumer and other loans to small to medium-sized businesses and professionals, and individuals. In addition, it offers a range of consumer services, including personal and commercial credit cards, remote deposit capture, safe deposit boxes, official checks, online and mobile banking, automated teller machines, and online bill pay; provides additional solutions, such as merchant services, remote deposit capture, and lockbox services to business customers; and invests a portion of its assets in securities issued by the United States Government and its agencies, state and municipal obligations, corporate debt securities, mutual funds, and equity securities, as well as invests in mortgage-backed securities primarily issued or guaranteed by United States Government agencies or enterprises. The company operates through 34 banking facilities primarily located in market services areas of Hammond, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport-Bossier City, Lake Charles, Alexandria, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, and Waco. First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Hammond, Louisiana.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Federal savings institutions
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FGBI
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$99.94 million
Cash Flow$2.45 per share
Book Value$18.75 per share


Net Income$14.24 million




Market Cap$188.39 million
Next Earnings Date5/17/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


Overall MarketRank

1.69 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

467th out of 1,950 stocks

Federal Savings Institutions Industry

17th out of 112 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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First Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:FGBI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Guaranty Bancshares a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Guaranty Bancshares in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" First Guaranty Bancshares stock.
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Are investors shorting First Guaranty Bancshares?

First Guaranty Bancshares saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 73,200 shares, an increase of 25.3% from the March 31st total of 58,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 0 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently ∞ days.
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When is First Guaranty Bancshares' next earnings date?

First Guaranty Bancshares is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 17th 2021.
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How were First Guaranty Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FGBI) posted its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, April, 25th. The bank reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.10. First Guaranty Bancshares had a net margin of 16.35% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.43%.
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How has First Guaranty Bancshares' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

First Guaranty Bancshares' stock was trading at $15.30 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FGBI shares have increased by 26.4% and is now trading at $19.34.
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How often does First Guaranty Bancshares pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Guaranty Bancshares?

First Guaranty Bancshares declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 24th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Wednesday, March 31st. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.31%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 19th.
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Is First Guaranty Bancshares a good dividend stock?

First Guaranty Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.31%. First Guaranty Bancshares does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of First Guaranty Bancshares is 43.54%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Guaranty Bancshares will have a dividend payout ratio of 40.00% next year. This indicates that First Guaranty Bancshares will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for FGBI?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for First Guaranty Bancshares' stock. Their forecasts range from $19.50 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate First Guaranty Bancshares' stock price to reach $21.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are First Guaranty Bancshares' key executives?

First Guaranty Bancshares' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alton B. Lewis Jr., Vice Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 72, Pay $499.72k)
  • Mr. Eric John Dosch, Treasurer, Sec. & CFO (Age 42, Pay $222.12k)
  • Mr. Michael R. Cross, Chief Lending Officer of First Guaranty Bank (Age 65)

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What other stocks do shareholders of First Guaranty Bancshares own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Guaranty Bancshares investors own include Consolidated Edison (ED), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Energy Transfer (ET), General Motors (GM), International Business Machines (IBM), Pfizer (PFE), Teekay LNG Partners (TGP), AbbVie (ABBV), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN) and BCE (BCE).

When did First Guaranty Bancshares IPO?

(FGBI) raised $92 million in an initial public offering on Friday, December 19th 2014. The company issued 4,600,000 shares at $19.00-$21.00 per share. Raymond James acted as the underwriter for the IPO and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (A Stifel Company) and Sterne Agee were co-managers.

What is First Guaranty Bancshares' stock symbol?

First Guaranty Bancshares trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FGBI."

Who are First Guaranty Bancshares' major shareholders?

First Guaranty Bancshares' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (2.92%), Salzhauer Michael (0.72%), Northern Trust Corp (0.55%), BHZ Capital Management LP (0.43%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.43%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.37%). Company insiders that own First Guaranty Bancshares stock include Edgar R Smith III and William K Hood.
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Which institutional investors are selling First Guaranty Bancshares stock?

FGBI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, Mcdonald Partners LLC, and JPMorgan Chase & Co..
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Which institutional investors are buying First Guaranty Bancshares stock?

FGBI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Community Trust & Investment Co., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Allred Capital Management LLC, Salzhauer Michael, Acadian Asset Management LLC, and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought First Guaranty Bancshares stock in the last two years include Edgar R Smith III, and William K Hood.
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How do I buy shares of First Guaranty Bancshares?

Shares of FGBI 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 Guaranty Bancshares' stock price today?

One share of FGBI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.34.

How much money does First Guaranty Bancshares make?

First Guaranty Bancshares has a market capitalization of $188.39 million and generates $99.94 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $14.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.47 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Guaranty Bancshares have?

First Guaranty Bancshares employs 420 workers across the globe.

What is First Guaranty Bancshares' official website?

The official website for First Guaranty Bancshares is

Where are First Guaranty Bancshares' headquarters?

First Guaranty Bancshares is headquartered at 400 EAST THOMAS STREET, HAMMOND LA, 70401.

How can I contact First Guaranty Bancshares?

First Guaranty Bancshares' mailing address is 400 EAST THOMAS STREET, HAMMOND LA, 70401. The bank can be reached via phone at 985-345-7685 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/17/2021 by Staff
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