Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST) Dividends

Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST): $21.40

0.53 (-2.42%)

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Industry: Southwest Regional Banks




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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • BFST has issued more total dividends (as measured in absolute US dollars) over the past six years than only 12.33% of other US stocks currently paying dividends.
  • In terms of debt burden relative to earnings, BFST has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 50,655,000, ranking above 84.64% 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: CS, EVI, JKHY, ATRI and GHG.
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BFST Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$21.40$18.6 -25.1%

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 dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a negative return of 25.1%. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of BFST, investors may wish to consider are:

  • In comparison to other stocks in the Financial Services sector, BFST provides shareholders with a dividend yield greater than 29.71% such stocks.
  • Compared to other dividend issuers in the small-sized market cap category, BFST's beta -- a measure of volatility relative to the market at large -- is lower than 37.96% of them.
  • BFST's market cap of approximately $494 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 30.74% of them.

BFST Dividend History

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BFST Dividends vs. Peers

BFST's dividend yield currently ranks #17 of 35 vs. its peers in the Southwest Regional Banks category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 GNTY Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
2 CFR Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. 0.00%
3 TBK Triumph Bancorp, Inc. 0.00%
4 TCBI Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
5 IBOC International Bancshares Corporation 0.00%
6 BSVN Bank7 Corp. - Common stock 0.00%
7 SBSI Southside Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
8 EFSC Enterprise Financial Services Corporation 0.00%
9 BOKF BOK Financial Corporation 0.00%
10 COBZ CoBiz Financial Inc. 0.00%
11 CBTX CBTX, Inc. 0.00%
12 LTXB LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc. 0.00%
13 BSF Bear State Financial, Inc. 0.00%
14 STXB Spirit of Texas Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
15 OBNK Origin Bancorp, Inc. 0.00%
16 WTBA West Bancorporation 0.00%
17 BFST Business First Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
18 QCRH QCR Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
19 GNBC Green Bancorp, Inc. 0.00%
20 OKSB Southwest Bancorp, Inc. 0.00%
21 ISTR Investar Holding Corporation 0.00%
22 GSBC Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. 0.00%
23 TCBX Third Coast Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
24 FGBI First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
25 FCCO First Community Corporation 0.00%
26 UMBF UMB Financial Corporation 0.00%
27 HBCP Home Bancorp, Inc. 0.00%
28 MOFG MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. 0.00%
29 FFIN First Financial Bankshares, Inc. 0.00%
30 PB Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
31 VBTX Veritex Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
32 BANF BancFirst Corporation 0.00%
33 ABTX Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
34 CADE Cadence Bancorporation 0.00%
35 HTLF Heartland Financial USA, Inc. 0.00%

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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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