NASDAQ:BFST - Business First Bancshares Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $27.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 13.12 %
  • Number of Analysts: 1
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 0 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$24.31
▲ +1.29 (5.60%)
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Analyst Price Target for BFST

Average Price Target: $27.50
▲ +13.12% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 1 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Business First Bancshares in the last 3 months. The average price target is $27.50, with a high forecast of $27.50 and a low forecast of $27.50. The average price target represents a 13.12% upside from the last price of $24.31.

Buy

The current consensus among 1 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Business First Bancshares.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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12/26/2019
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3/25/2020
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6/23/2020
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9/21/2020
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12/20/2020
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3/20/2021
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5/19/2021
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6/18/2021

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/20/2021DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$26.50 ➝ $27.50Medium
5/1/2020DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$15.00High
4/29/2020Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Market PerformHigh
1/27/2020Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Strong-Buy$30.00Medium
1/27/2020StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$28.00 ➝ $31.00Medium
1/3/2020DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$28.00 ➝ $28.50Low
7/22/2019DA DavidsonReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
7/10/2019DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$28.00Low
7/9/2019StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$27.00Medium
4/25/2019FIG PartnersReiterated RatingOutperformHigh
1/30/2019StephensReiterated RatingBuy$29.00High
1/7/2019Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ OutperformLow
9/24/2018FIG PartnersInitiated CoverageOutperformLow
6/12/2018Raymond JamesInitiated CoverageStrong-BuyLow
(Data available from 6/18/2016 forward)
Business First Bancshares logo
Business First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for b1BANK 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 deposit; and remote deposit capture 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; commercial real estate loans; residential real estate loans comprising first and second lien 1-4 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 drive-through banking facilities, automated teller machines, debit and credit cards, and employee and payroll benefits solutions; and night depository, personalized checks, treasury and cash management, merchant, automated clearing house, electronic funds transfer, domestic and foreign wire transfer, traveler's checks, vault, loan and deposit sweep accounts, lock-box, receivables factoring, correspondent banking, online and mobile banking, e-statements, and bank-by-mail services. The company operates approximately 42 full-service banking centers located in the State of Louisiana and in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Business First Bancshares, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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Today's Range

Now: $24.31
Low: $22.89
High: $24.43

50 Day Range

MA: $23.70
Low: $22.51
High: $24.43

52 Week Range

Now: $24.31
Low: $12.12
High: $24.95

Volume

214,334 shs

Average Volume

34,356 shs

Market Capitalization

$505.48 million

P/E Ratio

13.28

Dividend Yield

2.09%

Beta

0.87

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Business First Bancshares?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on Business First Bancshares in the last twelve months: DA Davidson, TheStreet, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Business First Bancshares?

1 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Business First Bancshares in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $27.50, suggesting a possible upside of 13.1%. DA Davidson has the highest price target set, predicting BFST will reach $27.50 in the next twelve months. DA Davidson has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $27.50 for Business First Bancshares in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Business First Bancshares?

Business First Bancshares currently has 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe BFST will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Business First Bancshares.
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How do I contact Business First Bancshares' investor relations team?

Business First Bancshares' physical mailing address is 500 LAUREL STREET SUITE 101, BATON ROUGE LA, 70801. The company's listed phone number is 225-248-7600. The official website for Business First Bancshares is www.b1bank.com.