NASDAQ:FBMS - The First Bancshares Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $44.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 20.43 %
  • Number of Analysts: 2
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for FBMS

Analyst Price Target is $44.50
▲ +20.43% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 2 analysts offering 12 month price targets for The First Bancshares in the last 3 months. The average price target is $44.50, with a high forecast of $44.50 and a low forecast of $44.50. The average price target represents a 20.43% upside from the last price of $36.95.

This chart shows the closing price for FBMS for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 2 investment analysts is to hold stock in The First Bancshares. This rating has held steady since April 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/14/2021DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$44.00 ➝ $44.50High
6/7/2021Hovde GroupInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
11/3/2020DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuyHigh
5/12/2020StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightHigh
12/19/2019StephensReiterated RatingHold$36.00Medium
10/9/2019DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageBuy$36.00Medium
7/9/2019StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$34.00Medium
2/5/2019StephensReiterated RatingBuy$37.00Low
1/29/2019StephensReiterated RatingBuy$37.00Low
11/7/2018StephensSet Price TargetBuy$39.00High
10/24/2018StephensReiterated RatingBuy$44.00High
7/24/2018StephensReiterated RatingBuy$37.00High
1/30/2018StephensReiterated RatingBuy$37.00High
12/22/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$39.00Low
10/3/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$32.00Low
7/27/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$31.00 ➝ $30.00High
4/5/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$31.00Medium
3/17/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$30.00Medium
12/20/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$30.00N/A
(Data available from 7/24/2016 forward)
The First Bancshares logo
The First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for The First, A National Banking Association 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 and organizations, and governmental authorities. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated 84 locations in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Louisiana. The First Bancshares, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
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Today's Range

Now: $36.95
Low: $36.16
High: $37.10

50 Day Range

MA: $38.11
Low: $35.67
High: $40.02

52 Week Range

Now: $36.95
Low: $19.20
High: $40.46


29,628 shs

Average Volume

57,278 shs

Market Capitalization

$776.69 million

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on The First Bancshares in the last year: DA Davidson, Hovde Group, TheStreet, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for The First Bancshares?

1 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for The First Bancshares in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $44.50, suggesting a possible upside of 20.4%. DA Davidson has the highest price target set, predicting FBMS will reach $44.50 in the next twelve months. DA Davidson has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $44.50 for The First Bancshares in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for The First Bancshares?

The First Bancshares currently has 2 hold ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in FBMS, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact The First Bancshares' investor relations team?

The First Bancshares' physical mailing address is 6480 US HIGHWAY 98 WEST SUITE A, HATTIESBURG MS, 39402. The bank's listed phone number is 601-268-8998. The official website for The First Bancshares is