Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST) Dividends

Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST): $23.18

-0.47 (-1.99%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Over the past six years, BFST has issued more dividends than merely 12.3% of other dividend-issuing US stocks.
  • BFST has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 50,655,000; for context, that's better than 84.77% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with BFST that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: CPAC, HBB, BAH, TG and ZYXI.
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BFST Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$23.18$6.84 -66.86%

The Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a valuation model that attempts to determine a fair share price for a stock, based on the dividend it provides in comparison to several company-specific metrics indicative of the riskiness of the stock and the financial health of the company. As for BFST, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a negative return of 66.86% relative to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Business First Bancshares Inc's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • Amongst its dividend-issuing peers in the small-sized market cap category, BFST has a beta lower than just 18.44% of them.
  • BFST's market cap of approximately $421 million makes it a small-sized market cap company; out of dividend issuers in this group, the investment opportunity based on the difference between its current share price and its forecasted DDM value is greater than just 18.79% of them.

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BFST Dividend History

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BFST Dividends vs. Peers

BFST's dividend yield currently ranks #18 of 34 vs. its peers in the Southwest Regional Banks category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 WTBA West Bancorporation 3.56%
2 FGBI First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. 3.51%
3 SBSI Southside Bancshares, Inc. 3.31%
4 MOFG MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. 3.07%
5 CADE Cadence Bancorporation 2.84%
6 PB Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. 2.72%
7 BSVN Bank7 Corp. - Common stock 2.58%
8 CFR Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. 2.57%
9 GSBC Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. 2.50%
10 IBOC International Bancshares Corporation 2.46%
11 FCCO First Community Corporation 2.40%
12 HBCP Home Bancorp, Inc. 2.39%
13 BOKF BOK Financial Corporation 2.38%
14 LTXB LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc. 2.35%
15 GNBC Green Bancorp, Inc. 2.32%
16 GNTY Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. 2.23%
17 BANF BancFirst Corporation 2.10%
18 BFST Business First Bancshares, Inc. 2.03%
19 CBTX CBTX, Inc. 1.88%
20 VBTX Veritex Holdings, Inc. 1.86%
21 COBZ CoBiz Financial Inc. 1.77%
22 HTLF Heartland Financial USA, Inc. 1.77%
23 STXB Spirit of Texas Bancshares, Inc. 1.54%
24 EFSC Enterprise Financial Services Corporation 1.52%
25 UMBF UMB Financial Corporation 1.38%
26 ISTR Investar Holding Corporation 1.25%
27 FFIN First Financial Bankshares, Inc. 1.24%
28 OBNK Origin Bancorp, Inc. 1.21%
29 ABTX Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. 1.21%
30 BSF Bear State Financial, Inc. 1.16%
31 OKSB Southwest Bancorp, Inc. 1.13%
32 QCRH QCR Holdings, Inc. 0.50%
33 TBK Triumph Bancorp, Inc. 0.00%
34 TCBI Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on BFST dividends?

Want to see what other sources are saying about Business First Bancshares Inc's dividends? Try the links below:

Business First Bancshares Inc Common Stock (BFST) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Business First Bancshares Inc (BFST) - Dividend Investor
Business First Bancshares Inc (BFST) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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