The First Bancshares, Inc. (FBMS)
NYSE: FBMS · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.07 (0.25%)
Jul 12, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

The First Bancshares Statistics

Total Valuation

FBMS has a market cap or net worth of $862.57 million. The enterprise value is $764.56 million.

Market Cap 862.57M
Enterprise Value 764.56M

Important Dates

The next estimated earnings date is Wednesday, July 24, 2024, after market close.

Earnings Date Jul 24, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date May 6, 2024

Share Statistics

FBMS has 31.22 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 0.53% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 31.22M
Shares Change (YoY) +0.53%
Shares Change (QoQ) +0.44%
Owned by Insiders (%) 9.37%
Owned by Institutions (%) 67.28%
Float 26.70M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 10.96 and the forward PE ratio is 11.17.

PE Ratio 10.96
Forward PE 11.17
PS Ratio 3.03
Forward PS 3.56
PB Ratio 0.90
P/FCF Ratio 7.74
PEG Ratio n/a
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 6.65, with an EV/FCF ratio of 6.86.

EV / Earnings 9.58
EV / Sales 2.68
EV / EBITDA 6.65
EV / EBIT 7.46
EV / FCF 6.86

Financial Position

Current Ratio n/a
Quick Ratio n/a
Debt / Equity 0.25
Debt / EBITDA 2.10
Debt / FCF 2.17
Interest Coverage n/a

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 8.60% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 6.64%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 8.60%
Return on Assets (ROA) 1.00%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 6.64%
Revenue Per Employee $264,390
Profits Per Employee $74,039
Employee Count 1,078
Asset Turnover 0.04
Inventory Turnover n/a


In the past 12 months, FBMS has paid $22.72 million in taxes.

Income Tax 22.72M
Effective Tax Rate 22.16%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +2.49% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.92, so FBMS's price volatility has been similar to the market average.

Beta (5Y) 0.92
52-Week Price Change +2.49%
50-Day Moving Average 25.02
200-Day Moving Average 25.72
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 69.90
Average Volume (20 Days) 141,750

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 337,445, so 1.08% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 337,445
Short Previous Month 439,827
Short % of Shares Out 1.08%
Short % of Float 1.26%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 3.29

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, FBMS had revenue of $285.01 million and earned $79.81 million in profits. Earnings per share was $2.52.

Revenue 285.01M
Gross Profit 285.01M
Operating Income 102.53M
Pretax Income 102.53M
Net Income 79.81M
EBITDA 114.99M
EBIT 102.53M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $2.52
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $339.96 million in cash and $241.95 million in debt, giving a net cash position of $98.02 million or $3.14 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 339.96M
Total Debt 241.95M
Net Cash 98.02M
Net Cash Per Share $3.14
Equity (Book Value) 959.91M
Book Value Per Share 30.75
Working Capital n/a
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $114.09 million and capital expenditures -$2.65 million, giving a free cash flow of $111.43 million.

Operating Cash Flow 114.09M
Capital Expenditures -2.65M
Free Cash Flow 111.43M
FCF Per Share $3.57
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 100.00%, with operating and profit margins of 35.97% and 28.00%.

Gross Margin 100.00%
Operating Margin 35.97%
Pretax Margin 35.97%
Profit Margin 28.00%
EBITDA Margin 40.35%
EBIT Margin 35.97%
FCF Margin 39.10%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $1.00, which amounts to a dividend yield of 3.62%.

Dividend Per Share $1.00
Dividend Yield 3.62%
Dividend Growth (YoY) 18.29%
Years of Dividend Growth 6
Payout Ratio 39.68%
Buyback Yield -0.53%
Shareholder Yield 3.09%
Earnings Yield 9.25%
FCF Yield 12.92%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for FBMS is $32.00, which is 15.82% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $32.00
Price Target Difference 15.82%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 3
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on March 16, 2006. It was a forward split with a ratio of 2:1.

Last Split Date Mar 16, 2006
Split Type Forward
Split Ratio 2:1


Altman Z-Score n/a
Piotroski F-Score 5