Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST) Dividends
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.
BFST Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model
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For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. Regarding Business First Bancshares Inc, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a negative return of 60.07%. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Business First Bancshares Inc are:
- In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Financial Services sector, the expected return of -60.07%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than merely 24.48% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
- Out of all stocks in our universe of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks, BFST has a discount rate lower than merely 24.48% of them (a lower discount rate is associated with lower risk).
- Amongst its dividend-issuing peers in the small-sized market cap category, BFST's beta -- a measure of volatility relative to the market at large -- is lower than 27.7% of them.
BFST Dividend Chart
BFST Dividend History
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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