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Business First Bancshares, Inc. (BFST) Company Profile

Updated Aug 8, 2019
Business First Bancshares, Inc. has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Business First Bancshares, Inc.
Short Name:Business First Bancshares, Inc.
Trading Ticker Symbol:BFST
Primary Exchange:NASDAQ
Headquarter City/Country:Baton Rouge, LA
Primary Industry Sector:Financial Services
Seconday Sub-sector:Banks - Regional - US
Main Business Areas: Financial Services, Banks - Regional - US, , Regional US Banks, Bank
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Business First Bancshares, Inc.

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Business First Bancshares, Inc. as of writing:
Current Share Price:$23.44
Previous Year's Closing Price:$25
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-6.24%
Market Cap:$305.4 million
52-week Price Range:$20.64 - $27.4
Dividend Per Share:$0.34
EPS (TTM):1.53
Price-Earnings (Trailing):15.33
Price-Earnings (Forward):11.78

Company Profile and Business Description for Business First Bancshares, Inc.

Business First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Business First Bank that provides various banking products and services. It offers various deposit products and services, including a range of checking, demand, money market, time, and savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposits, debit cards, remote deposit capture, online banking, mobile banking, e-Statements, bank-by-mail, and direct deposit services. The company also provides commercial and industrial loans, including commercial lines of credit, working capital loans, term loans, equipment financing, asset acquisition, expansion and development loans, borrowing base loans, letters of credit, and other loan products; construction and development loans; residential real estate loans comprising first and second lien one-to-four family mortgage loans, and home equity lines of credit; and consumer loans, including secured and unsecured installment and term loans. In addition, it offers wealth management products, including mutual funds, annuities, individual retirement accounts, and other financial products. Further, the company provides a range of other financial services comprising credit card products, drive-through banking facilities, automated teller machines, night depository, personalized checks, treasury, cash management and merchant services, employee and payroll benefits solutions, automated clearing house services, electronic funds transfers, domestic and foreign wire transfers, traveler's checks, cash management, vault services, loan and deposit sweep accounts, lock-box services, remote deposit capture services, international trade finance, international trade, and foreign exchange services. The company operates through 18 banking centers; a loan production office in each of New Orleans and Dallas markets; and a wealth solutions office in Houma market. Business First Bancshares, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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