Business First Bancshares Inc (OQ:BFST)

Business Focus: Commercial Banks

Sector:  Financials Industry:  Banks
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Company Contact
Address: 500 Laurel St Ste 101
BATON ROUGE LA 70801-1811
Tel: N/A
Website: N/A
Key People
Robert S. Greer
Independent Chairman of the Board
David R. Melville
President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Gregory Robertson
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
Business Overview
Business First Bancshares, Inc. is a holding company of Business First Bank, a Louisiana state banking association and community-based financial institution that offers banking products and services. The Bank offers savings and money market accounts, certificates of deposit, commercial and consumer loans, mortgage loans, real estate loans, and other installment and term loans. It also provides wealth management products, drive-through banking facilities, automated teller machines, night depository, personalized checks, credit cards, debit cards, Internet banking, electronic funds transfers through automated clearing house (ACH) services, domestic and foreign wire transfers, traveler's checks, cash management, vault services, loan and deposit sweep accounts, and lock box services. Its wealth management services includes financial planning, retirement services, and trust and investment management
Financial Overview
For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2018, Business First Bancshares Inc interest income increased 48% to $76.2M. Net interest income after loan loss provision increased 49% to $59.8M. Net income before extraordinary items increased from $6.5M to $14.1M. Net interest income after loan loss provision reflects Net Interest Margin - Total - % increase of less than 1% to 4.02%, Interest and Fees on Loans increase of 47% to $69.8M.
Employees: 253 as of Sep 30, 2018
Reporting Currency: U.S. Dollars
Enterprise value: $280.74M as of Dec 31, 2018
Annual revenue (TTM): $76.20M as of Dec 31, 2018
EBITDA (TTM): $15.51M as of Dec 31, 2018
Net annual income (TTM): $14.09M as of Dec 31, 2018
Free cash flow (TTM): N/A
Net Debt Last Fiscal Year: N/A
Shares outstanding: 13,213,280 as of Dec 31, 2018
TTM: Trailing Twelve Months
EBITDA: Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, & Amortization