Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST)
BFST has a market cap or net worth of $547.91 million. The enterprise value is $325.06 million.
|Ex-Dividend Date||Nov 12, 2021|
BFST has 20.79 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 0.61% in one year.
|Shares Change (YoY)||+0.61%|
|Shares Change (QoQ)||+0.50%|
|Owned by Insiders (%)||7.01%|
|Owned by Institutions (%)||31.17%|
The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 4.63, with a EV/FCF ratio of 5.03.
|EV / Earnings||6.11|
|EV / Sales||1.80|
|EV / EBITDA||4.63|
|EV / EBIT||4.92|
|EV / FCF||5.03|
|Debt / Equity||0.33|
|Debt / EBITDA||2.00|
|Debt / FCF||2.17|
Return on equity (ROE) is 12.90%, which is not very high. The company has a high ROIC of 1.60%.
|Return on Equity (ROE)||12.90%|
|Return on Assets (ROA)||1.30%|
|Return on Capital (ROIC)||1.60%|
|Revenue Per Employee||$306,373|
|Profits Per Employee||$90,169|
In the past 12 months, BFST has paid $12.93 million in taxes.
|Effective Tax Rate||19.55%|
Stock Price Statistics
The stock price has increased by +54.32% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.85, so BFST's price volatility has been lower than the market average.
|52-Week Price Change||+54.32%|
|50-Day Moving Average||23.78|
|200-Day Moving Average||23.50|
|Average Volume (30 Days)||54,519|
Short Selling Information
|Short % of Shares Out||0.60%|
|Short % of Float||0.66%|
|Short Ratio (days to cover)||3.39|
In the last 12 months, BFST had revenue of $180.76 million and earned $53.20 million in profits. Earnings per share was $2.60.
|Earnings Per Share (EPS)||$2.60|
The company has $363.16 million in cash and $140.31 million in debt, giving a net cash position of $222.85 million or $10.72 per share.
|Cash & Cash Equivalents||363.16M|
|Net Cash Per Share||$10.72|
|Book Value Per Share||20.73|
In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $65.70 million and capital expenditures -$1.02 million, giving a free cash flow of $64.68 million.
|Operating Cash Flow||65.70M|
|Free Cash Flow||64.68M|
|FCF Per Share||$3.11|
Gross margin is 100.00%, with operating and profit margins of 36.58% and 29.43%.
Dividends & Yields
This stock pays an annual dividend of $0.46, which amounts to a dividend yield of 1.71%.
|Dividend Per Share||$0.46|
|Dividend Growth (YoY)||15.00%|
This stock does not have any record of stock splits.
|Last Split Date||n/a|