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Business First Bancshares Inc (BFST.OQ)

BFST.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

24.26USD
15 Feb 2019
Change (% chg)

$-0.14 (-0.57%)
Prev Close
$24.40
Open
$24.55
Day's High
$24.55
Day's Low
$23.86
Volume
10,476
Avg. Vol
7,403
52-wk High
$30.00
52-wk Low
$20.96

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2018 Dec '18 0.275
Sep '18 0.325
Jun '18 0.329
Mar '18 0.294
FY 2017 Dec '17 0.105
Sep '17 0.230
Jun '17 0.285
Mar '17 0.275
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofU.S. Dollars
**Note: Units in U.S. Dollars

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Mar-19 2 21.20 21.23 21.18 --
Quarter Ending Jun-19 2 21.87 21.92 21.82 --
Year Ending Dec-19 3 88.53 89.02 88.17 --
Year Ending Dec-20 3 95.01 96.28 93.24 --
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-19 4 0.23 0.39 0.16 --
Quarter Ending Jun-19 4 0.40 0.44 0.29 --
Year Ending Dec-19 4 1.59 1.80 1.40 --
Year Ending Dec-20 4 2.02 2.05 2.00 --
Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) -- 18.98 19.22
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. -- 18.57 24.22
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. -- 11.43 11.39
Beta -- 1.49 1.45
Price to Sales (TTM) -- 5.71 6.06
Price to Book (MRQ) -- 2.84 2.72
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) -- 2.90 2.81
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) -- 21.23 23.44
% Owned Institutions -- 0.45 0.70

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 2.00 1.98
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg -- 2.16 2.06
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate -- 23.17 21.44
Payout Ratio(TTM) -- 18.11 18.67

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago -- 8.30 16.61
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago -- 8.03 10.60
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -- 13.80 13.72
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago -- 31.35 36.34
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago -- -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -- 9.50 10.18
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -- 20.53 19.09

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) -- 0.00 0.04
Current Ratio (MRQ) -- 0.00 1.63
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) -- 29.33 33.84
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) -- 60.95 73.42
Interest Coverage (TTM) -- 0.00 11.06

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) -- 0.14 3.34
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 0.15 3.00
EBITD Margin (TTM) -- -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg -- 50.67 47.97
Operating Margin (TTM) -- 37.10 34.58
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 42.86 40.53
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) -- 37.63 35.07
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 42.94 41.02
Net Profit Margin (TTM) -- 29.84 27.79
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 33.78 32.49
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) -- 20.83 20.97
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 21.26 20.77

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) -- 604,694 58,301,565
Net Income/Employee (TTM) -- 83,645 21,023,030
Receivable Turnover (TTM) -- 0.00 13,377.19
Inventory Turnover (TTM) -- 0.00 1.33
Asset Turnover (TTM) -- 0.00 0.02

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) -- 2.44 2.58
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 2.71 2.79
Return on Investment (TTM) -- 0.00 0.45
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 0.01 0.46
Return on Equity (TTM) -- 16.12 15.43
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 21.01 19.79

Performance for Business First Bancshares Inc

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week -- -- -- 57
13 Week -- -- -- 48
26 Week -- -- -- 61
52 Week -- -- -- 52
YTD -- -- -- 67
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 43.59%
# of Holders: 71
Total Shares Held: 5,759,182
3 Mo. Net Change: 20,630
# New Positions: 8
# Closed Positions: 8
# Increased Positions: 35
# Reduced Positions: 26
# Net Buyers: 9
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