Business First Bancshares Inc (OQ:BFST)

Business Focus: Commercial Banks

Valuation Ratios

BFST
Industry
Sector
Beta
N/A
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
4.45
3.54
4.62
Price to Book - most recent quarter
1.24
1.31
1.43
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
18.68
13.07
12.88
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
14.70
18.00
19.03

Analysts

Latest
6 Months
1 Year
Consensus Recommendations
BUY
STRONG BUY
STRONG BUY
Number of Analysts
4.00
4.00
1.00

Dividends

BFST
Industry
Sector
Dividend Yield - indicated annual
1.60
2.58
4.67
Payout Ratio - TTM
22.43
35.81
66.46

Growth Rate

BFST
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
42.73
16.74
11.18
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
47.31
16.88
11.89
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
21.33
10.51
9.38
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
41.08
7.55
-10.38
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
47.29
14.97
-9.51
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr9.51
9.39
8.37
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
22.88
8.39
7.65

Financial Strength

BFST
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
--
--
1.25
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
--
--
1.62
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
9.29
30.61
71.20
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
13.40
42.37
86.04
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
--
-0.26
0.09

Profitability Ratios

BFST
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
--
58.50
55.58
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
--
56.03
58.31
Operation Margin % - TTM
27.34
23.33
-27.54
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
19.53
26.23
-24.22
Pretax Margin % - TTM
27.34
23.48
-45.06
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
19.53
26.59
-27.31
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
22.13
17.35
-46.76
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
15.00
19.45
-29.29

Efficiency

BFST
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
--
739,282.50
948,929.23
Net Income/Employee - TTM
--
-36,553.67
-6,352.07
Receivables Turnover - TTM
--
22.64
14.13
Inventory Turnover - TTM
--
--
13.01
Asset Turnover - TTM
--
0.12
0.31

Management Effectiveness

BFST
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
0.90
0.82
-25.42
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
0.61
0.82
-11.93
Return on Investment - TTM
--
-1.66
-7.58
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
0.61
0.82
-11.93
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
7.41
6.65
-0.05
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
5.20
7.79
3.40