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NASDAQ:SFSTSouthern First Bancshares Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.15 (-0.58 %)
(As of 07/2/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $25.73
50-Day Range
MA: $27.32
52-Week Range
Now: $25.73
Volume9,106 shs
Average Volume28,742 shs
Market Capitalization$198.58 million
P/E Ratio8.14
Dividend YieldN/A
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: 2.5Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.85 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SFST



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$107.64 million
Cash Flow$3.68 per share
Book Value$27.02 per share


Net Income$27.86 million


Market Cap$198.58 million
Next Earnings Date8/7/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SFST stock has decreased by 16.9% and is now trading at $25.73. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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.

When is Southern First Bancshares' next earnings date?

Southern First Bancshares is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Southern First Bancshares.

How were Southern First Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFST) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The bank reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.52. The bank earned $22.01 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $20.73 million. Southern First Bancshares had a net margin of 22.27% and a return on equity of 12.27%. View Southern First Bancshares' earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for SFST?

1 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Southern First Bancshares' shares. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect Southern First Bancshares' stock price to reach $31.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Southern First Bancshares.

Has Southern First Bancshares been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SFST stock have trended somewhat negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, 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, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about Southern First Bancshares.

Are investors shorting Southern First Bancshares?

Southern First Bancshares saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 69,800 shares, a drop of 8.2% from the May 31st total of 76,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 32,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's stock are short sold. 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 Ring Energy (REI), Ring Energy (REI), Suncor Energy (SU), Tc Pipelines (TRP), AbbVie (ABBV), IBM (IBM), ONEOK (OKE), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Shaw Communications (SJR) and Southern (SO).

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."

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 $25.73.

How big of a company is Southern First Bancshares?

Southern First Bancshares has a market capitalization of $198.58 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 7/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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