The First Bancshares Inc

Financial Services

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$792.43 million
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$207.26 million
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$207.26 million
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Company Profile

The First Bancshares Inc had its IPO on 2003-01-02 under the ticker symbol FBMS.

The company operates in the Financial Services sector and Banks-Regional industry. The First Bancshares Inc has a staff strength of 870 employees.

Stock update

Shares of The First Bancshares Inc opened at $25.54 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-31.

The stocks traded within a range of $25.29 - $25.91, and closed at $25.83.

This is a +1.57% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 212,189 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of The First Bancshares Inc have increased by +3.36%.

The First Bancshares Inc's Key Ratios

The First Bancshares Inc has a market cap of $792.43 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.2925 and a price to sales ratio of 3.6949.

In the last 12-months The First Bancshares Inc’s revenue was $207.26 million with a gross profit of $207.26 million and an EBITDA of $0. The EBITDA ratio measures The First Bancshares Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, The First Bancshares Inc’s operating margin was 41.16% while its return on assets stood at 1% with a return of equity of 9.51%.

In Q4, The First Bancshares Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -9.2% while revenue growth was a positive 12.6%.

The First Bancshares Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $2.83 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 8.9127 and a PEG multiple of 0. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into The First Bancshares Inc’s profitability.

The First Bancshares Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 0. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 3.6949.

The First Bancshares Inc stock pays annual dividends of $0.78 per share, indicating a yield of 3.28% and a payout ratio of 27.27%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$6.46 billion
Total Liabilities
$5.63 billion
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$9.77 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

The First Bancshares Inc ended 2023 with $6.46 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $6.46 billion while shareholder equity stood at $646.66 million.

The First Bancshares Inc ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $5.63 billion in other current liabilities, 25275000.00 in common stock, $252.62 million in retained earnings and $180.25 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $145.32 million and cash and short-term investments were $1.40 billion. The company’s total short-term debt was $9,728,000 while long-term debt stood at $275.13 million.

The First Bancshares Inc’s total current assets stands at $1.80 billion while long-term investments were $1.98 billion and short-term investments were $1.26 billion. Its net receivables were $27.72 million compared to accounts payable of $3.32 million and inventory worth $0.

In 2023, The First Bancshares Inc's operating cash flow was $-18028000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $9.77 million.

Comparatively, The First Bancshares Inc paid $0.27 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

The First Bancshares Inc stock is currently trading at $25.83 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $35.6636 and a 52-week low of $35.6636. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $36.4.

Its 50-day moving average was $29.2 and 200-day moving average was $30.2 The short ratio stood at 2.31 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 1278.7% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 5699.1% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About The First Bancshares Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of The First Bancshares Inc is FBMS

The IPO of The First Bancshares Inc took place on 2003-01-02

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The First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for The First Bank that provides general commercial and retail banking services. The company operates through three segments: Commercial/Retail Bank, Mortgage Banking Division, and Holding Company. It offers deposit services, including checking, NOW, and savings accounts; other time deposits, such as daily money market accounts and longer-term certificates of deposit; and individual retirement and health savings accounts. The company also provides commercial loans comprising secured and unsecured loans for working capital, business expansion, and purchase of equipment and machinery; consumer loans consisting of equity lines of credit, as well as secured and unsecured loans for financing automobiles, home improvements, education, and personal investments; and real estate construction and acquisition loans. In addition, it originates loans to purchase existing residential homes or construct new homes, and to refinance existing mortgages; and provides financial and wealth management services. Further, the company offers internet banking services, automated teller machines, voice response telephone inquiry services, commercial sweep accounts, cash management services, safe deposit boxes, merchant, mobile deposit, direct deposit of payroll and social security checks, automatic drafts for various accounts, and credit card services. It primarily serves small to medium-sized businesses, professional concerns, individuals, associations, organizations, and governmental authorities. The company operates in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana. The First Bancshares, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.


6480 U.S. Highway 98 West, Hattiesburg, MS, United States, 39402