Southern First Bancshares - SFST Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $50.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 24.11%
  • Number of Analysts: 2
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$40.69
▲ +0.78 (1.95%)

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Analyst Price Target for SFST

Analyst Price Target is $50.50
▲ +24.11% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 2 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Southern First Bancshares in the last 3 months. The average price target is $50.50, with a high forecast of $51.00 and a low forecast of $50.00. The average price target represents a 24.11% upside from the last price of $40.69.

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

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 2 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Southern First Bancshares. This rating has held steady since March 2022, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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8/7/2021
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11/5/2021
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2/3/2022
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5/4/2022
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8/2/2022
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10/31/2022
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12/30/2022
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1/29/2023

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/5/2022Piper SandlerInitiated CoverageNeutral$51.00Low
8/9/2022DA DavidsonDowngradeOutperformLow
8/1/2022DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$52.00 ➝ $50.00Low
3/22/2021Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Neutral$57.50Low
3/16/2021Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
8/3/2020Piper SandlerInitiated CoverageOverweight$30.00Medium
5/22/2020DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageBuy$31.00Low
5/16/2019FIG PartnersReiterated RatingOutperformLow
6/26/2018Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
5/2/2018FIG PartnersReiterated RatingOutperformLow
(Data available from 1/29/2018 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.29 (Hold)

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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  • 2 very positive mentions
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7/3/2022
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8/2/2022
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9/1/2022
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10/1/2022
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10/31/2022
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11/30/2022
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12/30/2022
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1/29/2023

Current Sentiment

  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 4 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
Southern First Bancshares logo
Southern First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Southern First Bank that provides various banking products and services to general public in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. It operates through three segments: Commercial and Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, and Corporate Operations. The company accepts various deposit products that include checking accounts, commercial checking accounts, and savings accounts, as well as other time deposits, including daily money market accounts and long-term certificates of deposit. Its loan portfolio comprises commercial real estate loans; construction real estate loans; commercial business loans for various lines of businesses, such as the manufacturing, service industry, and professional service areas; consumer real estate and home equity loans; and other consumer loans, including secured and unsecured installment loans and revolving lines of credit. In addition, the company provides other bank services, such as internet banking, cash management, safe deposit boxes, direct deposit, automatic drafts, bill payment, and mobile banking services. It operates through eight retail offices located in Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston markets of South Carolina; three retail offices located in Raleigh, Greensboro, and Charlotte markets of North Carolina; and one retail office located in Atlanta, Georgia. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.
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Today's Range

Now: $40.69
Low: $39.77
High: $40.76

50 Day Range

MA: $45.44
Low: $39.91
High: $49.50

52 Week Range

Now: $40.69
Low: $39.71
High: $61.84

Volume

29,682 shs

Average Volume

14,982 shs

Market Capitalization

$325.52 million

P/E Ratio

11.30

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

0.86

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on Southern First Bancshares in the last twelve months: DA Davidson, Piper Sandler, and StockNews.com.
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What is the current price target for Southern First Bancshares?

2 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Southern First Bancshares in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $50.50, suggesting a possible upside of 24.1%. Piper Sandler has the highest price target set, predicting SFST will reach $51.00 in the next twelve months. DA Davidson has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $50.00 for Southern First Bancshares in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Southern First Bancshares?

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

Southern First Bancshares' physical mailing address is 100 VERDAE BOULEVARD SUITE 100, GREENVILLE SC, 29607. The bank's listed phone number is (864) 679-9000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Southern First Bancshares is www.southernfirst.com. Learn More about contacing Southern First Bancshares investor relations.