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

$37.88
+0.33 (+0.88 %)
(As of 08/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$37.61
Now: $37.88
$38.26
50-Day Range
$36.80
MA: $38.52
$41.61
52-Week Range
$27.33
Now: $37.88
$43.65
Volume9,085 shs
Average Volume17,850 shs
Market Capitalization$286.30 million
P/E Ratio13.15
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.94
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$3.4004 per share
Book Value$25.12 per share

Profitability

Net Income$22.29 million

Miscellaneous

Employees229
Market Cap$286.30 million
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (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 quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The bank reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.70 by $0.05. Southern First Bancshares had a net margin of 25.39% and a return on equity of 13.94%. 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 Thursday, November 7th 2019. 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?

Media coverage about SFST stock has trended negative on Monday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Southern First Bancshares earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few 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 July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 66,500 shares, a drop of 7.8% from the June 30th total of 72,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 17,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.8 days. Approximately 1.0% of the shares of the company 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 Yum! Brands (YUM), Workspace Group (WKP), Blackline (BL), Habit Restaurants (HABT), Prospect Capital (PSEC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Radware (RDWR), RGC Resources (RGCO), Retail Opportunity Investments (ROIC) and Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN).

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 investors include Banc Funds Co. LLC (8.28%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (6.91%), BlackRock Inc. (5.27%), Mendon Capital Advisors Corp (3.53%), Castine Capital Management LLC (3.25%) and River Oaks Capital LLC (1.98%). 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 and Rudolph G Johnstone III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Southern First Bancshares.

Which major investors are selling Southern First Bancshares stock?

SFST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RMB Capital Management LLC, Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, River Oaks Capital LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Northern Trust Corp and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Southern First Bancshares company stock in the last year include F Justin Strickland, Fred Gilmer Jr, Leighton M Cubbage, R Arthur Seaver Jr and Rudolph G Johnstone III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southern First Bancshares.

Which major investors are buying Southern First Bancshares stock?

SFST stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC, Banc Funds Co. LLC, Castine Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Panagora Asset Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Comerica Bank. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Southern First Bancshares' stock price today?

One share of SFST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.88.

How big of a company is Southern First Bancshares?

Southern First Bancshares has a market capitalization of $286.30 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, 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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  159 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  226 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  385
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 8/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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