First Bancshares - FBMS Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $31.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 23.90%
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$25.02
▼ -0.08 (-0.32%)

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Analyst Price Target for FBMS

Analyst Price Target is $31.00
▲ +23.90% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for First Bancshares in the last 3 months. The average price target is $31.00, with a high forecast of $34.00 and a low forecast of $28.00. The average price target represents a 23.90% upside from the last price of $25.02.

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 Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 4 contributing investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in First Bancshares. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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12/4/2022
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3/4/2023
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6/2/2023
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8/31/2023
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11/29/2023
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2/27/2024
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4/27/2024
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/6/2024Hovde GroupLower TargetMarket Perform$29.50 ➝ $28.00Low
1/26/2024Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market Perform$28.00Low
1/17/2024StephensReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$34.00Low
10/27/2023StephensLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$32.00 ➝ $29.00Low
8/29/2023DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$34.00Low
8/3/2023DA DavidsonBoost Target$28.50 ➝ $34.00Low
7/28/2023StephensBoost TargetOverweight$32.00 ➝ $38.00Low
4/6/2023Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower TargetOutperform$38.00 ➝ $32.00N/A
1/31/2023Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower TargetOutperform$40.00 ➝ $38.00Low
1/4/2023Hovde GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$35.00Low
11/9/2022Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$33.50 ➝ $39.00Low
10/31/2022StephensBoost TargetOverweight$36.00 ➝ $39.00Low
10/31/2022Hovde GroupUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$38.00Low
7/28/2022Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$41.00Low
5/16/2022DA DavidsonLower TargetNA$4.00N/A
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
(Data available from 5/27/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.87 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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10/29/2023
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11/28/2023
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12/28/2023
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1/27/2024
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3/27/2024
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4/26/2024
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5/26/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 3 very positive mentions
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First Bancshares logo
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, construct new homes, and to refinance existing mortgages; and provides financial and wealth management services. Further, the company offers online internet banking services, automated teller machines, voice response telephone inquiry services, commercial sweep accounts, cash management services, safe deposit boxes, merchant services, mobile deposit, direct deposit of payroll and social security checks, automatic drafts for various accounts, and credit card services. It serves small to medium-sized businesses, professional concerns, individuals, associations, organizations, and governmental authorities. The company operates full-service banking and financial service offices, motor bank facility, and loan production offices 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: $25.02
Low: $24.81
High: $25.70

50 Day Range

MA: $24.77
Low: $23.15
High: $25.95

52 Week Range

Now: $25.02
Low: $22.96
High: $32.06

Volume

152,300 shs

Average Volume

162,665 shs

Market Capitalization

$781.12 million

P/E Ratio

9.93

Dividend Yield

4.00%

Beta

0.9

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on First Bancshares in the last year: DA Davidson, Hovde Group, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Stephens, StockNews.com, and TheStreet.
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What is the current price target for First Bancshares?

4 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for First Bancshares in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $31.00, suggesting a possible upside of 23.9%. Stephens has the highest price target set, predicting FBMS will reach $34.00 in the next twelve months. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $28.00 for First Bancshares in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for First Bancshares?

First Bancshares currently has 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact First Bancshares' investor relations team?

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 First Bancshares is www.thefirstbank.com. Learn More about contacing First Bancshares investor relations.