NASDAQ:SFST - Southern First Bancshares Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$43.70 -0.55 (-1.24 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$43.70
Today's Range$43.70 - $44.40
52-Week Range$33.25 - $48.75
Volume19,831 shs
Average Volume17,381 shs
Market Capitalization$326.64 million
P/E Ratio22.24
Dividend YieldN/A
Southern First Bancshares logoSouthern 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 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 nine retail offices located in Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston; one located in Raleigh; and one located in Atlanta. Southern First Bancshares, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry National commercial banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27
Current Ratio1.05
Quick Ratio1.04


Trailing P/E Ratio22.24
Forward P/E Ratio16.07
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$70.54 million
Price / Sales4.57
Cash Flow$2.0269 per share
Price / Cash21.56
Book Value$20.37 per share
Price / Book2.15


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$13.04 million
Net Margins20.43%
Return on Equity10.19%
Return on Assets0.94%


Outstanding Shares7,380,000
Market Cap$326.64

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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The bank reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.06. The bank had revenue of $16.46 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.91 million. Southern First Bancshares had a net margin of 20.43% and a return on equity of 10.19%. View Southern First Bancshares' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for SFST?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Southern First Bancshares' stock. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Southern First Bancshares' share price to reach $42.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.9%. View Analyst Ratings for Southern First Bancshares.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Southern First Bancshares' key competitors?

Who are Southern First Bancshares' key executives?

Southern First Bancshares' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. R. Arthur Seaver Jr., CEO, Director, CEO of Southern First Bank and Director of Southern First Bank (Age 54)
  • Mr. F. Justin Strickland, Pres and Pres of Southern First Bank (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael D. Dowling, CFO, Exec. VP, CFO of Southern First Bank and Exec. VP of Southern First Bank (Age 46)
  • Mr. Michael M. Strickland, Chief Portfolio Risk Officer & EVP (Age 60)
  • Mr. Lenwood B. Howell, Exec. VP & Exec. VP of Southern First Bank

Has Southern First Bancshares been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about SFST stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Southern First Bancshares earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.36 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Southern First Bancshares' stock price today?

One share of SFST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.70.

How big of a company is Southern First Bancshares?

Southern First Bancshares has a market capitalization of $326.64 million and generates $70.54 million in revenue each year. Southern First Bancshares employs 198 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Southern First Bancshares?

Southern First Bancshares' mailing address is 100 VERDAE BOULEVARD SUITE 100, GREENVILLE SC, 29606. 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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  105 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  131 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  236
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 7/21/2018 by Staff

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