Business First Bancshares Inc (OQ:BFST)

Business Focus: Commercial Banks

Valuation Ratios

BFST
Industry
Sector
Beta
N/A
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
4.47
3.48
4.56
Price to Book - most recent quarter
1.25
1.29
1.40
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
18.74
12.66
12.37
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
14.74
17.70
18.00

Analysts

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

BFST
Industry
Sector
Dividend Yield - indicated annual
1.59
2.57
4.75
Payout Ratio - TTM
22.43
35.45
66.27

Growth Rate

BFST
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
42.73
15.93
10.81
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
47.31
17.02
11.59
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
21.33
10.63
9.48
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
41.08
2.89
-12.98
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
47.29
14.23
-12.88
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr9.51
9.65
8.18
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
22.88
7.43
7.49

Financial Strength

BFST
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
--
--
1.21
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
--
--
1.62
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
9.29
31.46
71.13
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
13.40
41.25
86.51
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
--
0.47
-0.20

Profitability Ratios

BFST
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
--
58.50
55.42
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
--
56.03
57.93
Operation Margin % - TTM
27.34
23.51
-29.10
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
19.53
26.48
-25.07
Pretax Margin % - TTM
27.34
23.54
-45.43
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
19.53
26.46
-29.32
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
22.13
17.35
-49.23
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
15.00
19.38
-31.32

Efficiency

BFST
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
--
--
956,951.51
Net Income/Employee - TTM
--
--
-4,678.34
Receivables Turnover - TTM
--
10.50
14.39
Inventory Turnover - TTM
--
--
13.26
Asset Turnover - TTM
--
0.12
0.32

Management Effectiveness

BFST
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
0.90
0.83
-27.21
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
0.61
0.82
-11.92
Return on Investment - TTM
--
-2.07
-7.78
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
0.61
0.82
-11.92
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
7.41
6.73
-0.19
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
5.20
7.85
3.62