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NASDAQ:SFNC

Simmons First National - SFNC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$25.25
+0.20 (+0.80%)
(As of 08/15/2022 02:10 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$24.78
$25.27
50-Day Range
$20.09
$25.41
52-Week Range
$19.87
$32.76
Volume
11,785 shs
Average Volume
741,344 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.24 billion
P/E Ratio
12.95
Dividend Yield
3.03%
Price Target
$24.75

Simmons First National MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.0% Downside
$24.75 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.60% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.62
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.25mentions of Simmons First National in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$376,533 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.42%
From $2.34 to $2.42 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.20 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

571st out of 931 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

62nd out of 88 stocks

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About Simmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC) Stock

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. It 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; insurance products; and securities and investment services. The company also provides ATM services; Internet and mobile banking platforms; overdraft facilities; and safe deposit boxes. As of January 27, 2022, the company operated through 199 financial centers in Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Simmons First National Corporation was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several equities analysts have commented on SFNC shares. StockNews.com cut shares of Simmons First National from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. Stephens raised their price target on shares of Simmons First National to $25.00 in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Finally, Piper Sandler decreased their price target on shares of Simmons First National to $24.50 in a research report on Monday, July 4th.

Simmons First National Stock Up 1.2 %

Shares of Simmons First National stock traded up $0.30 during trading on Friday, hitting $25.05. 336,371 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 636,361. The stock has a market cap of $3.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.85 and a beta of 0.87. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $22.38 and its 200 day moving average price is $25.13. Simmons First National has a 12-month low of $19.87 and a 12-month high of $32.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a current ratio of 0.71 and a quick ratio of 0.71.

Simmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 21st. The bank reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $225.28 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $228.57 million. Simmons First National had a net margin of 25.19% and a return on equity of 8.73%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.69 EPS. As a group, analysts forecast that Simmons First National will post 2.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Simmons First National Announces Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 15th will be given a $0.19 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 14th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.03%. Simmons First National's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 38.97%.

Insider Activity at Simmons First National

In related news, Director Dean O. Bass sold 7,334 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.88, for a total value of $175,135.92. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 230,680 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,508,638.40. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. In other Simmons First National news, Director Dean O. Bass sold 8,810 shares of Simmons First National stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.86, for a total value of $201,396.60. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 244,535 shares in the company, valued at $5,590,070.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Dean O. Bass sold 7,334 shares of Simmons First National stock in a transaction on Monday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.88, for a total transaction of $175,135.92. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 230,680 shares in the company, valued at $5,508,638.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.76% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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SFNC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/5 Dividend
6/14/2022
Dividend Payable
7/05/2022
Last Earnings
7/21/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Ex-Dividend for 10/3 Dividend
9/14/2022
Dividend Payable
10/03/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/25/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
National commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:SFNC
CUSIP
82873020
Employees
2,877
Year Founded
1903

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$24.75
High Stock Price Forecast
$25.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$24.50
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-2.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$271.16 million
Pretax Margin
31.03%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$862.88 million
Cash Flow
$2.40 per share
Book Value
$28.29 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
126,008,000
Market Cap
$3.24 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.87

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SFNC Stock - 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 year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 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 forecast for 2022?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Simmons First National's stock. Their SFNC share price forecasts range from $24.50 to $25.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $24.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.2%.
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How have SFNC shares performed in 2022?

Simmons First National's stock was trading at $29.58 at the start of the year. Since then, SFNC stock has decreased by 15.3% and is now trading at $25.05.
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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, October 25th 2022.
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How were Simmons First National's earnings last quarter?

Simmons First National Co. (NASDAQ:SFNC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 21st. The bank reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.06. The bank earned $225.28 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $228.57 million. Simmons First National had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.73% and a net margin of 25.19%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.69 EPS.

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, July 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Monday, October 3rd. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 14th.
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Is Simmons First National a good dividend stock?

Simmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC) pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.03%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 38.97%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SFNC will have a dividend payout ratio of 31.40% 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 shares split before market open on Friday, February 9th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, January 18th 2018. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell 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 Glassdoor.com. 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).

What is Simmons First National's stock symbol?

Simmons First National trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SFNC."

Who are Simmons First National's major shareholders?

Simmons First National's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Northern Trust Corp (4.45%), Simmons Bank (1.54%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.13%), Newport Trust Co (0.67%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.60%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.39%). Insiders that own company stock include Dean O Bass, George Makris Jr, Marty Casteel, Paul D Kanneman, Paul D Kanneman, Robert A Fehlman, Stephen C Massanelli and Steven A Cosse.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Simmons First National's stock price today?

One share of SFNC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.05.

How much money does Simmons First National make?

Simmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC) has a market capitalization of $3.21 billion and generates $862.88 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $271.16 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.95 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Simmons First National have?

The company employs 2,877 workers across the globe.

When was Simmons First National founded?

Simmons First National was founded in 1903.

How can I contact Simmons First National?

Simmons First National's mailing address is 501 MAIN STREET, PINE BLUFF AR, 71601. The official website for the company is www.simmonsbank.com. The bank can be reached via phone at (870) 541-1000, via email at bankanywhere@simmonsbank.com, or via fax at 870-541-1067.

This page (NASDAQ:SFNC) was last updated on 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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