Business First Bancshares Inc (OQ:BFST)

Business Focus: Commercial Banks

Valuation Ratios

BFST
Industry
Sector
Beta
N/A
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
4.80
3.49
4.75
Price to Book - most recent quarter
1.29
1.30
1.42
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
29.24
13.21
12.72
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
--
16.09
18.05

Analysts

Latest
6 Months
1 Year
Consensus Recommendations
STRONG BUY
STRONG BUY
Number of Analysts
4.00
3.00
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Dividends

BFST
Industry
Sector
Dividend Yield - indicated annual
1.26
2.52
4.79
Payout Ratio - TTM
16.73
33.20
65.04

Growth Rate

BFST
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
57.64
17.42
11.11
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
47.66
17.09
12.55
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
21.33
10.49
9.17
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
161.42
21.17
-16.96
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
36.64
17.85
-5.69
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr9.51
9.83
8.22
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
--
6.76
7.26

Financial Strength

BFST
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
--
--
1.09
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
--
--
1.50
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
9.61
31.66
71.90
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
14.32
44.09
89.66
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
--
0.47
0.16

Profitability Ratios

BFST
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
--
58.50
54.65
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
--
56.03
57.96
Operation Margin % - TTM
24.81
24.20
-34.38
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
19.53
26.32
-17.39
Pretax Margin % - TTM
24.81
24.22
-46.28
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
19.53
26.30
-25.57
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
20.13
17.90
-47.00
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
15.00
19.26
-28.06

Efficiency

BFST
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
--
--
943,510.13
Net Income/Employee - TTM
--
--
4,258.09
Receivables Turnover - TTM
--
10.50
14.54
Inventory Turnover - TTM
--
--
12.58
Asset Turnover - TTM
--
0.12
0.32

Management Effectiveness

BFST
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
0.82
0.84
-29.39
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
0.61
0.82
-11.71
Return on Investment - TTM
--
-2.07
-9.16
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
0.61
0.82
-11.71
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
6.41
5.19
-0.66
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
5.20
7.64
3.07