Southern First Bancshares Company Profile (NASDAQ:SFST)

About Southern First Bancshares

Southern First Bancshares logoSouthern First Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company that owns the capital stock of Southern First Bank (the Bank), a South Carolina state bank, and all of the stock of Greenville First Statutory Trust I and II (the Trusts). The Bank is a commercial bank with approximately nine retail offices located in Greenville, Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina. The Bank is primarily engaged in the business of accepting demand deposits and savings deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the FDIC) and providing commercial, consumer and mortgage loans to the public. In addition to deposit and loan services, the Company offers other bank services, such as Internet banking, cash management services, safe deposit boxes, direct deposit and automatic drafts for various accounts. The Bank offers a range of lending services, including real estate, commercial, and equity-line consumer loans to individuals and small- to medium-sized businesses, and professional firms.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Money Center Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: SFST
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $26.85
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $27.60
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $26.32
  • 52-Week Range: $6,355,000.00 - $20.43
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.00
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.29
  • P/E Growth: 1.80
  • Market Cap: $170.63M
  • Outstanding Shares: 6,355,000
  • Beta: 0.54
  • Net Margins: 20.29%
  • Return on Equity: 12.32%
  • Return on Assets: 0.97%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.26%
  • Current Ratio: 1.08%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.07%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $30.00 (11.73% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/27/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetOutperform$28.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
1/28/2015Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/26/2016Q2$0.45$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2016Q4$0.40$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q3$0.38$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q2$0.32$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014$0.27$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q3$0.27$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/18/2014$0.25$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2014$0.26$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2014$0.26$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.88 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.02 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q3 20161$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q4 20161$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q1 20171$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q2 20171$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q3 20171$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q4 20171$0.54$0.54$0.54
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 14.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 63.20%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/18/2016Fred Gilmer JrDirectorSell2,000$27.25$54,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Michael D DowlingCFOSell550$26.75$14,712.50View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Michael D DowlingCFOSell500$26.85$13,425.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016F Justin StricklandPresidentSell1,400$27.00$37,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell860$24.09$20,717.40View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Anne S EllefsonDirectorBuy400$25.50$10,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell38$25.49$968.62View SEC Filing  
3/28/2016Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell1,600$24.74$39,584.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Michael D DowlingCFOSell2,000$23.00$46,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2016Fred Gilmer, Jr.DirectorSell2,300$22.29$51,267.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015Leighton M. CubbageDirectorSell1,545$21.76$33,619.20View SEC Filing  
12/21/2015Michael D DowlingCFOSell1,400$22.00$30,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2015Michael D DowlingCFOSell1,000$22.00$22,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015F Justin StricklandPresidentSell29,948$22.03$659,754.44View SEC Filing  
9/25/2015Leighton M. CubbageDirectorSell1,733$19.38$33,585.54View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Fred Gilmer JrDirectorSell2,500$21.00$52,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/25/2015Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell1,915$17.55$33,608.25View SEC Filing  
6/19/2015William B SturgisDirectorBuy1,000$18.00$18,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015William B SturgisDirectorBuy1,000$17.97$17,970.00View SEC Filing  
4/9/2015Frederick Gilmer IIIEVPSell2,500$17.20$43,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2015Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell1,905$17.00$32,385.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Frederick Gilmer IIIEVPSell2,500$17.00$42,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Frederick Gilmer IIIEVPSell2,500$17.00$42,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2015William B SturgisDirectorBuy1,000$18.00$18,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2014Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell1,805$16.24$29,313.20View SEC Filing  
9/25/2014Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell2,037$13.98$28,477.26View SEC Filing  
6/24/2014Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell2,109$13.46$28,387.14View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Andrew B Cajka JrDirectorSell1,000$13.90$13,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2014Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell2,102$13.51$28,398.02View SEC Filing  
12/24/2013Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell1,471$13.20$19,417.20View SEC Filing  
6/24/2013Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell3,638$10.61$38,599.18View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013William B SturgisDirectorBuy6,000$11.14$66,840.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Anne S EllefsonDirectorBuy1,000$11.10$11,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2013F Justin StricklandPresidentBuy2,250$10.85$24,412.50View SEC Filing  
12/24/2012Leighton M CubbageDirectorSell1,727$9.21$15,905.67View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012F Justin StricklandPresidentBuy2,750$8.59$23,622.50View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST)
DateHeadline logo5 Stocks to Buy as Rate Hike Prospects Rise (NASDAQ:SFST) - September 12 at 12:01 PM
News IconSouthern First Bank expanding to Raleigh (NASDAQ:SFST) - August 24 at 7:05 PM
News IconSouthern First Bank expands to Raleigh/Triangle market in N.C. (NASDAQ:SFST) - August 22 at 7:15 PM logoSouthern First Bancshares : Bank Expands to Raleigh / Triangle Market (NASDAQ:SFST) - August 22 at 7:14 PM logoForm 8-K SOUTHERN FIRST BANCSHARE For: Aug 22 (NASDAQ:SFST) - August 22 at 11:56 AM
News IconSouthern First announces 2nd quarter 2016 results (NASDAQ:SFST) - July 27 at 10:27 AM logoSouthern First Reports Results for Second Quarter of 2016 (NASDAQ:SFST) - July 26 at 9:48 AM logoIs Southern First Bancshares an Incredible Momentum Stock? 3 Reasons Why SFST Will Be Tough to Beat (NASDAQ:SFST) - July 12 at 9:00 AM
News IconSouthern First added to Russell 2000 Index (NASDAQ:SFST) - June 30 at 3:17 PM
News IconDirector of Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST), Cubbage Leighton M, sells 860 shares worth $20,713 (NASDAQ:SFST) - June 29 at 7:14 PM logoSouthern First Bancshares : added to Russell 2000® Index (NASDAQ:SFST) - June 27 at 7:16 PM logoSOUTHERN FIRST BANCSHARES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:SFST) - June 27 at 12:46 PM logoSouthern First Bancshares (SFST) Is in Oversold Territory: What's Next? (NASDAQ:SFST) - June 21 at 9:53 AM logoSouthern First Bancshares, Inc. :SFST-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:SFST) - April 28 at 11:04 AM logoSOUTHERN FIRST BANCSHARES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:SFST) - March 17 at 9:55 AM logoSOUTHERN FIRST BANCSHARES INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:SFST) - March 2 at 1:28 PM logoSouthern First Bancshares, Inc. Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2015 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:SFST) - February 2 at 1:54 PM
News IconSouthern First Q4 net income up 62% (NASDAQ:SFST) - January 27 at 8:04 PM logoSOUTHERN FIRST BANCSHARES INC Financials (NASDAQ:SFST) - December 8 at 1:16 PM logoIs Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (SFST) A Good Stock To Buy? (NASDAQ:SFST) - November 28 at 8:30 AM logoSOUTHERN FIRST BANCSHARES INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:SFST) - October 30 at 1:23 PM logoSOUTHERN FIRST BANCSHARES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements (NASDAQ:SFST) - October 27 at 9:02 AM logoSouthern First Bancshares, Inc. Earnings Q2, 2015 (NASDAQ:SFST) - September 11 at 9:23 AM logoHow Southern First Bancshares (SFST) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry (NASDAQ:SFST) - September 2 at 8:31 AM logoSouthern First posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:SFST) - July 28 at 10:39 AM logoSouthern First Reports Results for Second Quarter of 2015 (NASDAQ:SFST) - July 28 at 9:56 AM logoSOUTHERN FIRST BANCSHARES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Regulation FD (NASDAQ:SFST) - May 20 at 2:12 PM


Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST) Chart for Sunday, October, 23, 2016

Last Updated on 10/23/2016 by Staff