The First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS) is expected to pay $0.04 on Nov 23, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $0.15. Shareholders owning the stock before Nov 2, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on The First Bancshares, Inc.’s current price of $21.50, the dividend is 0.18%. This dividend’s record date is Nov 4, 2016 and the announcement date is Oct 14, 2016. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.06 on October 31, hitting $21.5. First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) has risen 37.73% since March 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.72% the S&P500.
The First Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding firm for The First, A National Banking Association located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The company has a market cap of $116.35 million. The Firm and the Bank engage in a general commercial and retail banking business for small to medium-sized businesses, professional concerns and individuals. It has a 11.98 P/E ratio. The Bank offers a portfolio of loans, including mortgage loans held for sale; commercial, financial and agricultural; real estate, such as mortgage-commercial, mortgage-residential and construction; lease financing receivable, and consumer and other loans.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 2.75 in 2016 Q2. Its up 1.08, from 1.67 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 3 funds sold all First Bancshares Inc shares owned while 1 reduced positions. 2 funds bought stakes while 9 increased positions. They now own 2.05 million shares or 1.29% more from 2.02 million shares in 2016Q1.
Pacific Ridge Cap Prtnrs Ltd Co last reported 54,421 shares in the company. Banc Funds Co Limited has 483,491 shares for 0.49% of their US portfolio. Manufacturers Life Co The holds 0.01% or 210,000 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Mendon Advsrs has 0.67% invested in First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) for 378,269 shares. Royal Bancorp Of Canada has 0% invested in the company for 1,000 shares. Blackrock Invest Ltd Liability Company accumulated 864 shares or 0% of the stock. Tower Research Capital Llc (Trc) reported 857 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Stieven Cap Limited Partnership last reported 232,441 shares in the company. Lsv Asset Mgmt reported 13,111 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Jcsd Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 5.52% or 291,335 shares. Federated Investors Pa holds 0% or 201 shares in its portfolio. The Oklahoma-based Pinnacle Limited Liability Co has invested 0% in First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS). Bridgeway Management last reported 47,194 shares in the company. Moreover, Dimensional Fund Advsr L P has 0% invested in First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) for 20,239 shares. Acadian Asset Limited Liability Co holds 0% or 124 shares in its portfolio.
Insider Transactions: Since October 14, 2016, the stock had 8 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $1.48 million net activity. $100,004 worth of First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) was bought by MCMURRY FRED A on Friday, October 14. $35,500 worth of First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) was bought by COLE M RAY JR. The insider BOMBOY DAVID W bought $250,009. Shares for $500,000 were bought by LIGHTSEY CHARLES R on Friday, October 14. Another trade for 3,775 shares valued at $67,006 was bought by GIBSON E RICKY. SEIDENBURG J DOUGLAS bought $249,991 worth of First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) on Friday, October 14. PARKER TED E had bought 9,859 shares worth $174,997 on Friday, October 14.
Another recent and important First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “The First Bancshares, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Iberville Bank and …” on October 14, 2016.
FBMS Company Profile
The First Bancshares, Inc., incorporated on June 23, 1995, is a bank holding firm for The First, A National Banking Association (the Bank) located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Firm and the Bank engage in a general commercial and retail banking business for small to medium-sized businesses, professional concerns and individuals. The Bank provides a range of banking services in its primary market area of South Mississippi, South Alabama and Louisiana.
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