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NASDAQ:SFST - Southern First Bancshares Stock Price, Forecast & News

$41.30
+0.19 (+0.46 %)
(As of 01/28/2020 11:07 AM ET)
Today's Range
$41.00
Now: $41.30
$41.32
50-Day Range
$40.68
MA: $42.53
$44.32
52-Week Range
$31.51
Now: $41.30
$44.43
Volume1,655 shs
Average Volume12,287 shs
Market Capitalization$314.71 million
P/E Ratio12.11
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.96
Southern First Bancshares, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Southern First Bank that provides various banking products and services to general public in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. It accepts various deposit products that include checking accounts, commercial checking accounts, savings accounts, and other time deposits, including daily money market accounts and long-term certificates of deposit. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SFST
CUSIPN/A
Phone864-679-9000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$86.86 million
Cash Flow$3.34 per share
Book Value$23.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$22.29 million

Miscellaneous

Employees229
Market Cap$314.71 million
Next Earnings Date1/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southern First Bancshares' stock symbol?

Southern First Bancshares trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SFST."

How were Southern First Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFST) posted its earnings results on Friday, November, 1st. The bank reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.12. The bank had revenue of $21.68 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $20.89 million. Southern First Bancshares had a net margin of 25.48% and a return on equity of 14.23%. View Southern First Bancshares' Earnings History.

When is Southern First Bancshares' next earnings date?

Southern First Bancshares is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 28th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Southern First Bancshares.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Southern First Bancshares?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southern First Bancshares in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Southern First Bancshares.

Has Southern First Bancshares been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SFST stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southern First Bancshares earned a news sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Southern First Bancshares.

Are investors shorting Southern First Bancshares?

Southern First Bancshares saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 34,200 shares, a drop of 34.1% from the December 31st total of 51,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 13,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 0.5% of the company's shares are sold short. View Southern First Bancshares' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Southern First Bancshares' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Southern First Bancshares own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Southern First Bancshares investors own include Suncor Energy (SU), Tc Pipelines (TRP), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), AbbVie (ABBV), IBM (IBM), ONEOK (OKE), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Shaw Communications (SJR), Southern (SO) and Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD).

Who are Southern First Bancshares' key executives?

Southern First Bancshares' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. R. Arthur Seaver Jr., CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. F. Justin Strickland, Pres (Age 55)
  • Mr. Michael D. Dowling, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Mr. Lenwood B. Howell, Exec. VP & Exec. VP of Southern First Bank
  • Julie A. Fairchild, Corp. Sec.

Who are Southern First Bancshares' major shareholders?

Southern First Bancshares' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.80%), SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC (1.45%), Nachman Norwood & Parrott Inc (0.82%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.26%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.19%) and Sheets Smith Wealth Management (0.19%). Company insiders that own Southern First Bancshares stock include Anne S Ellefson, David G Ellison, F Justin Strickland, Fred Gilmer Jr, Leighton M Cubbage, Michael D Dowling, R Arthur Seaver Jr, Rudolph G Johnstone III and Tecumseh Hooper Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Southern First Bancshares.

Which institutional investors are selling Southern First Bancshares stock?

SFST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nachman Norwood & Parrott Inc, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and Sheets Smith Wealth Management. Company insiders that have sold Southern First Bancshares company stock in the last year include Anne S Ellefson, F Justin Strickland, Fred Gilmer Jr, Leighton M Cubbage, Michael D Dowling, R Arthur Seaver Jr, Rudolph G Johnstone III and Tecumseh Hooper Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southern First Bancshares.

Which institutional investors are buying Southern First Bancshares stock?

SFST stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southern First Bancshares.

How do I buy shares of Southern First Bancshares?

Shares of SFST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Southern First Bancshares' stock price today?

One share of SFST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.30.

How big of a company is Southern First Bancshares?

Southern First Bancshares has a market capitalization of $314.71 million and generates $86.86 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $22.29 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.88 on an earnings per share basis. Southern First Bancshares employs 229 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Southern First Bancshares.

What is Southern First Bancshares' official website?

The official website for Southern First Bancshares is http://www.southernfirst.com/.

How can I contact Southern First Bancshares?

Southern First Bancshares' mailing address is 100 VERDAE BOULEVARD SUITE 100, GREENVILLE SC, 29607. The bank can be reached via phone at 864-679-9000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ SFST)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  178 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  259 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  437
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Southern First Bancshares and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SFST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SFST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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