BFST Business First Bancshares Inc

Price (delayed)

$21.51

Market cap

$441.31M

P/E Ratio

8.18

Dividend/share

$0.34

EPS

$2.63

Enterprise value

$218.46M

Business First Bancshares, Inc., through its banking subsidiary b1BANK, formerly known as Business First Bank, operates 43 banking centers in markets across Louisiana and in the Dallas, Texas area. b1BANK ...

Highlights
BFST's net income has soared by 199% YoY and by 41% QoQ
BFST's EPS has surged by 102% year-on-year and by 38% since the previous quarter
BFST's debt has shrunk by 52% YoY but it is up by 2.4% QoQ

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of BFST
Market
Shares outstanding
20.52M
Market cap
$441.31M
Enterprise value
$218.46M
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
8.18
Price to book (P/B)
1.04
Price to sales (P/S)
2.47
EV/EBIT
3.3
EV/EBITDA
3.11
EV/Sales
1.21
Earnings
Revenue
$180.76M
EBIT
$66.13M
EBITDA
$70.21M
Free cash flow
$64.68M
Per share
EPS
$2.63
Free cash flow per share
$3.11
Book value per share
$20.73
Revenue per share
$8.69
TBVPS
$204.43
Balance sheet
Total assets
$4.32B
Total liabilities
$3.89B
Debt
$140.31M
Equity
$431.01M
Working capital
N/A
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.33
Current ratio
N/A
Quick ratio
N/A
Net debt/EBITDA
-3.17
Margins
EBITDA margin
38.8%
Gross margin
100%
Net margin
29.4%
Operating margin
36.6%
Efficiency
Return on assets
1.3%
Return on equity
12.9%
Return on invested capital
1.6%
Return on capital employed
N/A
Return on sales
36.6%
Dividend
Dividend yield
1.58%
DPS
$0.34
Payout ratio
12.9%

BFST stock price

How has the Business First Bancshares stock price performed over time
Intraday
-1.78%
1 week
-4.36%
1 month
-9.92%
1 year
42.45%
YTD
5.65%
QTD
-6.27%

Financial performance

How have Business First Bancshares's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$180.76M
Gross profit
$180.76M
Operating income
$66.13M
Net income
$53.2M
Gross margin
100%
Net margin
29.4%
BFST's net income has soared by 199% YoY and by 41% QoQ
The company's gross profit has surged by 87% YoY and by 14% QoQ
BFST's revenue has soared by 87% YoY and by 14% QoQ
Business First Bancshares's operating margin has surged by 61% YoY and by 24% QoQ

Growth

What is Business First Bancshares's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Business First Bancshares stock price valuation
P/E
8.18
P/B
1.04
P/S
2.47
EV/EBIT
3.3
EV/EBITDA
3.11
EV/Sales
1.21
BFST's EPS has surged by 102% year-on-year and by 38% since the previous quarter
The stock's P/E is 27% below its last 4 quarters average of 11.2
BFST's equity is up by 12% year-on-year and by 3.4% since the previous quarter
BFST's P/B is 4% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 1.0
BFST's revenue has soared by 87% YoY and by 14% QoQ
The P/S is 15% below the last 4 quarters average of 2.9

Efficiency

How efficient is Business First Bancshares business performance
Business First Bancshares's ROE has soared by 122% YoY and by 37% from the previous quarter
The ROIC has soared by 100% YoY and by 33% from the previous quarter
The ROA has soared by 86% YoY and by 44% QoQ
BFST's return on sales has surged by 61% year-on-year and by 24% since the previous quarter

Dividends

What is BFST's dividend history
DPS
$0.34
Dividend yield
1.58%
Payout ratio
12.9%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Business First Bancshares financials performed over time
The company's total assets is 11% higher than its total liabilities
Business First Bancshares's total liabilities has increased by 9% YoY but it has decreased by 3.3% QoQ
The company's total assets rose by 9% YoY but it fell by 2.7% QoQ
BFST's debt is 67% lower than its equity
The company's debt to equity has shrunk by 57% YoY
BFST's debt has shrunk by 52% YoY but it is up by 2.4% QoQ

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.