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FBMS First Bancshares dividend history, payout ratio & dates

First Bancshares's last quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share was on May 9, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $0.66 per share represents a current dividend yield of 2.23%. The latest FBMS payout of $0.18 marks a dividend growth of 6%.

Key dates

  • FBMS last dividend date: May 9, 2022
  • FBMS next dividend date: Not announced
FBMS dividend stats
DPS
$0.66
Dividend yield
2.23%
Payout ratio
21.5%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.72%
Payout ratio
29.1%

Dividend yield

What is First Bancshares current dividend yield

First Bancshares's dividend yield of 2.23% is lower than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

What is FBMS dividend payout history and dates

First Bancshares has a history of paying dividends since 2010. Our records of FBMS show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 35% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 22% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 73%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Apr 26, 2022 May 9, 2022 May 25, 2022 $0.18 normal
Feb 9, 2022 Feb 25, 2022 $0.17 normal
Oct 25, 2021 Nov 9, 2021 Nov 26, 2021 $0.16 normal
Jul 26, 2021 Aug 9, 2021 Aug 25, 2021 $0.15 normal
Apr 21, 2021 May 7, 2021 May 25, 2021 $0.14 normal
Feb 9, 2021 Feb 25, 2021 $0.13 normal
Oct 26, 2020 Nov 9, 2020 Nov 24, 2020 $0.12 normal
Jul 27, 2020 Aug 7, 2020 Aug 24, 2020 $0.1 normal
Apr 16, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 26, 2020 $0.1 normal
Jan 16, 2020 Feb 6, 2020 Feb 21, 2020 $0.1 normal
Oct 17, 2019 Nov 7, 2019 Nov 22, 2019 $0.08 normal
Jul 18, 2019 Aug 8, 2019 Aug 23, 2019 $0.08 normal
Apr 22, 2019 May 9, 2019 May 24, 2019 $0.08 normal
Jan 17, 2019 Feb 8, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 $0.07 normal
Oct 18, 2018 Nov 6, 2018 Nov 23, 2018 $0.05 normal
Jul 19, 2018 Aug 6, 2018 Aug 22, 2018 $0.05 normal
Apr 19, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 22, 2018 $0.05 normal
Jan 18, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 22, 2018 $0.05 normal
Oct 19, 2017 Nov 2, 2017 Nov 22, 2017 $0.038 normal
Jul 20, 2017 Aug 2, 2017 Aug 24, 2017 $0.038 normal
Apr 20, 2017 May 1, 2017 May 24, 2017 $0.038 normal
Jan 19, 2017 Feb 2, 2017 Feb 24, 2017 $0.038 normal
Oct 14, 2016 Nov 2, 2016 Nov 23, 2016 $0.038 normal
Jul 22, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $0.038 normal
Apr 21, 2016 May 4, 2016 May 23, 2016 $0.038 normal

First Bancshares dividend payout ratio

What is First Bancshares dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

First Bancshares's payout ratio of 21.5% is below the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

FBMS dividend vs peer dividends

How does FBMS dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
RF Regions Financial Corp 3.49% $0.68 28%
TRMK Trustmark Corp 3.1% $0.92 46%
RNST Renasant Corp 3.02% $0.88 32.6%
FHN First Horizon Corp 2.69% $0.6 35.1%
FBMS First Bancshares Inc 2.23% $0.66 21.5%