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NASDAQ:SFSTSouthern First Bancshares Stock Price, Forecast & News

$28.15
+0.34 (+1.22 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 11:10 AM ET)
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$27.93
Now: $28.15
$28.15
50-Day Range
$23.68
MA: $25.37
$27.71
52-Week Range
$20.89
Now: $28.15
$44.43
Volume7 shs
Average Volume28,420 shs
Market Capitalization$217.74 million
P/E Ratio8.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.99
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. The company's loan portfolio comprises commercial real estate loans; construction real estate loans; commercial business loans for various lines of businesses, such as the manufacturing, service industry, and professional service areas; consumer real estate and home equity loans; and other consumer loans, including secured and unsecured installment loans and revolving lines of credit. In addition, it provides other bank services, such as Internet banking, cash management, safe deposit boxes, direct deposit, automatic drafts, bill payment, and mobile banking services. The company operates through 10 retail offices located in Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston; 2 retail offices located in Raleigh and Greensboro markets; and 1 retail office located in Atlanta. Southern First Bancshares, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.53 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$107.64 million
Cash Flow$4.16 per share
Book Value$27.02 per share

Profitability

Net Income$27.86 million

Miscellaneous

Employees229
Market Cap$217.74 million
Next Earnings Date8/14/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
$28.15
+0.34 (+1.22 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 11:10 AM ET)
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Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Southern First Bancshares' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Southern First Bancshares' stock was trading at $30.98 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SFST stock has decreased by 9.1% and is now trading at $28.15.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Southern First Bancshares?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southern First Bancshares in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Southern First Bancshares' next earnings date?

Southern First Bancshares is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 14th 2020.
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How were Southern First Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFST) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 28th. The bank reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.22. Southern First Bancshares had a net margin of 18.93% and a return on equity of 10.65%.
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What price target have analysts set for SFST?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Southern First Bancshares' stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate Southern First Bancshares' share price to reach $30.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has Southern First Bancshares been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SFST stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southern First Bancshares earned a news impact score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Southern First Bancshares?

Southern First Bancshares saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 24,000 shares, a decrease of 24.1% from the January 31st total of 31,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 15,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days. Approximately 0.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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 Goodrich Petroleum (GDP), Goodrich Petroleum (GDP), Ring Energy (REI), Ring Energy (REI), Suncor Energy (SU), Teekay Lng Partners (TGP), Tc Pipelines (TRP), AbbVie (ABBV), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN) and BCE (BCE).

Who are Southern First Bancshares' key executives?

Southern First Bancshares' management team includes the following 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.

What is Southern First Bancshares' stock symbol?

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

Who are Southern First Bancshares' major shareholders?

Southern First Bancshares' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.93%), Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Ltd. (2.05%), SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC (1.68%), Nachman Norwood & Parrott Inc (0.84%), Comerica Bank (0.81%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.27%). 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.
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Which major investors are selling Southern First Bancshares stock?

SFST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Ltd., SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC, UBS Group AG, and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Southern First Bancshares company stock in the last year include Anne S Ellefson, F Justin Strickland, Leighton M Cubbage, Michael D Dowling, R Arthur Seaver Jr, and Tecumseh Hooper Jr.
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Which major investors are buying Southern First Bancshares stock?

SFST stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Trexquant Investment LP, Comerica Bank, SG Americas Securities LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, First Trust Advisors LP, and Nachman Norwood & Parrott Inc.
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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 $28.15.

How big of a company is Southern First Bancshares?

Southern First Bancshares has a market capitalization of $217.74 million and generates $107.64 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $27.86 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.58 on an earnings per share basis. Southern First Bancshares employs 229 workers across the globe.

What is Southern First Bancshares' official website?

The official website for Southern First Bancshares is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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