Business First Bancshares Inc (OQ:BFST)

Valuation Ratios

BFST
Industry
Sector
Beta
N/A
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
3.83
3.56
4.99
Price to Book - most recent quarter
1.22
1.26
1.46
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
18.08
15.08
14.55
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
--
18.37
23.00

Analysts

Latest
6 Months
1 Year
Consensus Recommendations
STRONG BUY
BUY
STRONG BUY
Number of Analysts
5.00
5.00
4.00

Dividends

BFST
Industry
Sector
Dividend Yield - indicated annual
1.53
2.59
4.64
Payout Ratio - TTM
15.69
27.36
55.90

Growth Rate

BFST
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
23.71
6.17
9.14
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
35.79
13.08
10.36
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
30.37
12.36
9.26
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
52.17
6.19
2.83
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
41.84
7.54
-17.90
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr19.29
11.54
8.48
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
--
2.15
6.79

Financial Strength

BFST
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
--
--
1.12
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
--
--
1.58
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
8.77
34.91
76.14
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
32.62
51.52
90.56
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
--
0.42
-0.08

Profitability Ratios

BFST
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
--
69.05
54.96
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
--
71.41
58.76
Operation Margin % - TTM
32.84
26.27
-36.40
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
23.53
28.86
-23.27
Pretax Margin % - TTM
32.84
26.59
-55.16
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
23.53
29.53
-37.98
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
26.15
18.64
-57.39
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
18.40
21.93
-37.05

Efficiency

BFST
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
--
718,000.00
920,285.77
Net Income/Employee - TTM
--
68,090.40
-60,362.76
Receivables Turnover - TTM
--
16.75
14.13
Inventory Turnover - TTM
--
--
13.56
Asset Turnover - TTM
--
0.10
0.28

Management Effectiveness

BFST
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
1.09
0.85
-25.79
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
0.76
0.91
-10.58
Return on Investment - TTM
--
2.85
-7.28
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
0.76
0.91
-10.58
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
8.72
5.00
-1.06
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
6.32
8.45
2.03