Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST): Price and Financial Metrics

Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST)

Today's Latest Price: $20.21 USD

0.17 (0.85%)

Updated Dec 3 11:24am

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Ranked of 29 in Southwest Regional Banks

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BFST Stock Summary

  • BFST's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 2,004.28 -- higher than 97.95% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • BFST's went public 2.65 years ago, making it older than just 7.81% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • BFST's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 90.06% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Business First Bancshares Inc are SMMF, FULT, OCFC, CZNC, and STXB.
  • Visit BFST's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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BFST Price/Volume Stats

Current price $20.21 52-week high $26.64
Prev. close $20.04 52-week low $9.17
Day low $19.60 Volume 1,469
Day high $20.21 Avg. volume 45,949
50-day MA $17.27 Dividend yield 2%
200-day MA $15.23 Market Cap 417.68M

Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST) Company Bio

Business First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Business First Bank that provides various banking products and services. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Below are the latest news stories about Business First Bancshares Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BFST as an investment opportunity.

Business First Bancshares goes ex-dividend tomorrow

Business First Bancshares (BFST) had declared $0.10/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Payable Aug. 31; for shareholders of record Aug. 15; ex-div Aug. 13.See BFST Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | August 12, 2020

Business First Bancshares, Inc. Announces the Appointment of a New Board Member

BATON ROUGE, La., July 21, 2020 -- b1BANK President and CEO Jude Melville announced today the addition of Keith Tillage to the board of directors of b1BANK and its parent.

Yahoo | July 21, 2020

Analysts Estimate Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for

Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 15, 2020

Is Business First Bancshares (BFST) A Good Stock To Buy?

In this article we will check out the progression of hedge fund sentiment towards Business First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:BFST) and determine whether it is a good investment right now. We at Insider Monkey like to examine what billionaires and hedge funds think of a company before spending days of research on it. Given their 2 […]

Yahoo | May 31, 2020

Business First Bancshares, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Pedestal Bancshares, Inc.

Business First Bancshares, Inc. (Business First) (BFST), the holding company for b1BANK, has completed its acquisition of Pedestal Bancshares, Inc. (Pedestal) and its wholly owned bank subsidiary, Pedestal Bank. “We are committed to being our regions’ bank of choice, come good times or bad” said Jude Melville, president and CEO of b1BANK. With the completion of the acquisition, b1BANK has approximately $4.1 billion in assets, $3.0 billion in loans and $3.3 billion in deposits (estimates include $0.4 billion of loans and deposits associated with the Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program).

Yahoo | May 1, 2020

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BFST Price Returns

1-mo 14.88%
3-mo 30.62%
6-mo 17.78%
1-year -15.98%
3-year N/A
5-year N/A
YTD -16.92%
2019 4.50%
2018 N/A
2017 N/A
2016 N/A
2015 N/A

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