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Simmons First National (SFNC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.44 (-2.49%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
423,458 shs
Average Volume
482,428 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.16 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Simmons First National MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.00 Rating Score
22.0% Upside
$21.00 Price Target
Short Interest
1.75% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.37mentions of Simmons First National in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$269,219 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.31 to $1.53 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.

4.89 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

64th out of 880 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

12th out of 86 stocks

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About Simmons First National Stock (NASDAQ:SFNC)

Simmons First National Corporation operates as the holding company for Simmons Bank that provides banking and other financial products and services to individuals and businesses. The company offers checking, savings, and time deposits; consumer, real estate, and commercial loans; agricultural finance, equipment, and small business administration lending; trust and fiduciary services; credit cards; investment management products; treasury management; insurance products; and securities and investment services. It also provides ATM services; Internet and mobile banking platforms; overdraft facilities; and safe deposit boxes. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

SFNC Stock Price History

SFNC Stock News Headlines

Broncos not expected to re-sign safety Justin Simmons
Q1 2024 Simmons First National Corp Earnings Call
Simmons Bank Opens New Branch in Pine Bluff
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/1 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 7/1 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

National commercial banks
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
3 Analysts


Net Income
$175.06 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.37 billion
Cash Flow
$2.11 per share
Book Value
$27.38 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$2.16 billion

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Key Executives

  • Mr. George A. Makris Jr.Mr. George A. Makris Jr. (Age 67)
    Executive Chairman
    Comp: $1.13M
  • Mr. Robert A. Fehlman (Age 59)
    Chief Executive Officer
    Comp: $1.11M
  • Mr. James M. Brogdon CPA (Age 42)
    Comp: $818.39k
  • Mr. Charles Daniel Hobbs (Age 50)
    Executive VP & Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $263.78k
  • Mr. Stephen Christopher Massanelli (Age 68)
    Senior EVP & Chief Administrative Officer
    Comp: $475.87k
  • Mr. George A. Makris III (Age 37)
    Executive VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $492.08k
  • Mr. David W. Garner (Age 54)
    Executive VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Ann Madea (Age 62)
    Executive VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Edward J. Bilek
    Executive VP & Director of Investor Relations
  • Ashley Leopoulos
    Public Relations Manager

SFNC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Simmons First National stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Simmons First National in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" SFNC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SFNC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Simmons First National's stock price target for 2024?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Simmons First National's shares. Their SFNC share price targets range from $20.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $21.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have SFNC shares performed in 2024?

Simmons First National's stock was trading at $19.84 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, SFNC shares have decreased by 13.3% and is now trading at $17.21.
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When is Simmons First National's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 23rd 2024.
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How were Simmons First National's earnings last quarter?

Simmons First National Co. (NASDAQ:SFNC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 24th. The bank reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.32. The bank had revenue of $195.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $202.35 million. Simmons First National had a net margin of 11.97% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.94%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 12.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.37 earnings per share.

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

Simmons First National declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Monday, July 1st. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 14th.
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Is Simmons First National a good dividend stock?

Simmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC) pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.76%. SFNC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 63.16%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SFNC will have a dividend payout ratio of 54.90% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for SFNC.

When did Simmons First National's stock split?

Simmons First National's stock split on Friday, February 9th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, January 18th 2018. The newly minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Thursday, February 8th 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What is George A. Makris, Jr.'s approval rating as Simmons First National's CEO?

65 employees have rated Simmons First National Chief Executive Officer George A. Makris, Jr. on George A. Makris, Jr. has an approval rating of 51% among the company's employees. This puts George A. Makris, Jr. in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Simmons First National own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Simmons First National investors own include Apollo Global Management (APO), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Eastman Chemical (EMN), General Mills (GIS), Synovus Financial (SNV), AbbVie (ABBV), Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ), Evans Bancorp (EVBN), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Realty Income (O).

Who are Simmons First National's major shareholders?

Simmons First National's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.49%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (1.29%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.69%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.52%), LSV Asset Management (0.47%) and Mesirow Institutional Investment Management Inc. (0.44%). Insiders that own company stock include Dean O Bass, Edward Drilling, Eugene Hunt, George A Makris III, George Makris Jr, Marty Casteel, Paul D Kanneman, Robert A Fehlman, Robert L Shoptaw and Stephen C Massanelli.
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How do I buy shares of Simmons First National?

Shares of SFNC 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:SFNC) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by Staff

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