Analyst Upgrades – The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) Stock Gets Upgraded By Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from Market Perform to Outperform

Analyst Ratings For The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)

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Today, The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) stock received an upgrade by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from Market Perform to Outperform with a price target of $30.00.

There are 1 buy rating on the stock.

The current consensus rating on The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) is Buy (Score: 3.00) with a consensus target price of $30.00 per share, a potential 9.69% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 7/27/2017-Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Upgrade from a “Market Perform ” rating to a ” Outperform” rating.

Dividend information for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)

The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 0.55%.

Dividend History for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)

  • On 7/24/2017 The First Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend of $0.04 0.56% with an ex dividend date of 8/2/2017 which will be payable on 8/24/2017.
  • On 4/24/2017 The First Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend of $0.04 0.53% with an ex dividend date of 5/1/2017 which will be payable on 5/24/2017.
  • On 1/26/2017 The First Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend of $0.04 0.54% with an ex dividend date of 2/2/2017 which will be payable on 2/24/2017.
  • On 10/17/2016 The First Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend of $0.04 0.69% with an ex dividend date of 11/2/2016 which will be payable on 11/23/2016.
  • On 7/25/2016 The First Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend of $0.04 0.86% with an ex dividend date of 8/4/2016 which will be payable on 8/25/2016.
  • On 4/22/2016 The First Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend of $0.04 0.93% with an ex dividend date of 5/4/2016 which will be payable on 5/23/2016.
  • On 1/28/2016 The First Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend of $0.04 0.88% with an ex dividend date of 2/5/2016 which will be payable on 2/25/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) has insider ownership of 11.76% and institutional ownership of 50.43%.

  • On 5/16/2017 E Ricky Gibson, Chairman, bought 2,000 with an average share price of $28.40 per share and the total transaction amounting to $56,800.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/2/2017 Donna T Rutland, CFO, sold 4,627 with an average share price of $28.63 per share and the total transaction amounting to $132,471.01. View SEC Filing
  • On 4/28/2017 Donna T Rutland, CFO, sold 3,373 with an average share price of $28.65 per share and the total transaction amounting to $96,636.45. View SEC Filing
  • On 4/26/2017 M Ray Cole Jr, Insider, sold 11,917 with an average share price of $28.26 per share and the total transaction amounting to $336,774.42. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/17/2017 E Ricky Gibson, Chairman, bought 149 with an average share price of $28.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $4,172.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/8/2017 E Ricky Gibson, Chairman, sold 4,250 with an average share price of $27.55 per share and the total transaction amounting to $117,087.50. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/29/2016 David W Bomboy, Director, bought 11,869 with an average share price of $17.91 per share and the total transaction amounting to $212,573.79. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)
Shares of The First Bancshares closed the previous trading session at 27.80 up +0.45 1.65% with 5,818 shares trading hands.

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