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NASDAQ:FGBI

First Guaranty Bancshares (FGBI) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$10.94
+0.05 (+0.46%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$10.72
$11.40
50-Day Range
$10.81
$13.01
52-Week Range
$9.24
$21.17
Volume
7,712 shs
Average Volume
7,658 shs
Market Capitalization
$125.04 million
P/E Ratio
17.65
Dividend Yield
5.85%
Price Target
$11.25

First Guaranty Bancshares MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Sell
1.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.8% Upside
$11.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.25% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.71
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
43.94%
From $0.66 to $0.95 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.41 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

190th out of 842 stocks

Federal Savings Institutions Industry

5th out of 31 stocks


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About First Guaranty Bancshares Stock (NASDAQ:FGBI)

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 credit cards, mobile 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. First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Hammond, Louisiana.

FGBI Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/09/2021
Ex-Dividend for 12/29 Dividend
12/21/2023
Dividend Payable
12/29/2023
Today
2/25/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/29 Dividend
3/21/2024
Dividend Payable
3/29/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/08/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Federal savings institutions
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:FGBI
Employees
465
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$11.25
High Stock Price Target
$13.00
Low Stock Price Target
$9.50
Potential Upside/Downside
+2.8%
Consensus Rating
Sell
Rating Score (0-4)
1.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$9.22 million
Pretax Margin
9.19%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$193.59 million
Cash Flow
$3.25 per share
Book Value
$18.84 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
6,539,000
Market Cap
$125.04 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.44
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Alton B. Lewis Jr. (Age 75)
    Vice Chairman, President & CEO
    Comp: $497.52k
  • Mr. Eric John Dosch (Age 45)
    Treasurer, Secretary & CFO
    Comp: $188.12k
  • Ms. Amanda Wood Barnett J.D. (Age 59)
    Senior VP & General Counsel
  • Mr. Michael Ray Mineer (Age 57)
    Kentucky & West Virginia Area President
  • Kevin J. Foster
    Senior VP & Regional Manager Denham Springs
  • Gregory P. Prudhomme
    Senior VP & Regional Manager of Central Louisiana














FGBI Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell First Guaranty Bancshares stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Guaranty Bancshares in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "sell" FGBI shares.
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What is First Guaranty Bancshares' stock price target for 2024?

1 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for First Guaranty Bancshares' shares. Their FGBI share price targets range from $9.50 to $13.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $11.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have FGBI shares performed in 2024?

First Guaranty Bancshares' stock was trading at $11.12 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, FGBI stock has decreased by 1.6% and is now trading at $10.94.
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Are investors shorting First Guaranty Bancshares?

First Guaranty Bancshares saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 15,300 shares, a decline of 11.0% from the January 15th total of 17,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 9,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 0.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is First Guaranty Bancshares' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2024.
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How were First Guaranty Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FGBI) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 9th. The bank reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.02. The bank had revenue of $25.89 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.18 million. First Guaranty Bancshares had a net margin of 4.46% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 4.27%.

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 Thursday, February 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 21st.
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Is First Guaranty Bancshares a good dividend stock?

First Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:FGBI) pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.85%. FGBI has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 103.23%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, FGBI will have a dividend payout ratio of 67.37% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for FGBI.

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 a price of $19.00-$21.00 per share. Raymond James served as the underwriter for the IPO and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (A Stifel Company) and Sterne Agee were co-managers.

Who are First Guaranty Bancshares' major shareholders?

First Guaranty Bancshares' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bridgeway Capital Management LLC (0.92%), Cullen Investment Group LTD. (0.62%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.18%). Insiders that own company stock include Edgar R Smith III, Marshall T Reynolds, Uwe Schramm and William K Hood.
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How do I buy shares of First Guaranty Bancshares?

Shares of FGBI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:FGBI) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff