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QQQ   380.01
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DOW   35,911.81
QQQ   380.01
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DOW   35,911.81
QQQ   380.01

Southern First Bancshares Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.16 (+0.26%)
(As of 01/14/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
16,616 shs
Average Volume
18,200 shs
Market Capitalization
$495.75 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Southern First Bancshares

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company engaged in the provision of banking products and services for small-to medium-sized businesses, professionals, and other individuals. It operates through the following segments: Commercial and Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, and Corporate. The Commercial and Retail Banking segment offers traditional deposit and lending products and services. The Mortgage Banking segment provides mortgage loan origination services for loans that will be sold in the secondary market to investors. The Corporate segment is comprised of compensation and benefits for certain members of management and interest on parent company debt. The company was founded in March 1999 and is headquartered in Greenville, SC.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

National commercial banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$122.17 million
Cash Flow
$2.74 per share
Book Value
$29.50 per share


Net Income
$18.33 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$495.75 million
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

1.89 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

727th out of 1,349 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

74th out of 108 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Southern First Bancshares a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southern First Bancshares in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Southern First Bancshares stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SFST, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Southern First Bancshares' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Southern First Bancshares' stock was trading at $30.98 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SFST shares have increased by 102.2% and is now trading at $62.65.
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Are investors shorting Southern First Bancshares?

Southern First Bancshares saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totaling 55,800 shares, a decrease of 19.0% from the November 30th total of 68,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 20,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 0.8% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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 Tuesday, March 1st 2022.
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How were Southern First Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFST) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 26th. The bank reported $1.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.59. The bank had revenue of $26.41 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $25.16 million. Southern First Bancshares had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.58% and a net margin of 38.33%.
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What price target have analysts set for SFST?

1 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Southern First Bancshares' stock. Their forecasts range from $57.50 to $57.50. On average, they anticipate Southern First Bancshares' stock price to reach $57.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.2%.
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Who are Southern First Bancshares' key executives?

Southern First Bancshares' management team includes the following people:

What is Art Seaver Jr.'s approval rating as Southern First Bancshares' CEO?

2 employees have rated Southern First Bancshares CEO Art Seaver Jr. on Glassdoor.com. Art Seaver Jr. has an approval rating of 100% among Southern First Bancshares' employees. This puts Art Seaver Jr. in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), Teekay LNG Partners (TGP), TC Energy (TRP), AbbVie (ABBV), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), BCE (BCE), BlackLine (BL), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Cinemark (CNK) and CenterPoint Energy (CNP).

What is Southern First Bancshares' stock symbol?

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

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Southern First Bancshares' stock price today?

One share of SFST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.65.

How much money does Southern First Bancshares make?

Southern First Bancshares has a market capitalization of $495.75 million and generates $122.17 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $18.33 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.45 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Southern First Bancshares have?

Southern First Bancshares employs 254 workers across the globe.

What is Southern First Bancshares' official website?

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

Where are Southern First Bancshares' headquarters?

Southern First Bancshares is headquartered at 100 VERDAE BOULEVARD SUITE 100, GREENVILLE SC, 29607.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 864-679-9099.

This page was last updated on 1/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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