The First Bancshares (FBMS) Receives a Buy from Stephens

In a report released today, Matt Olney from Stephens maintained a Buy rating on The First Bancshares (FBMSResearch Report), with a price target of $35. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $30.49.

According to, Olney is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.6% and a 45.1% success rate. Olney covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Spirit Of Texas Bancshares Inc, Business First Bancshares Inc, and Hancock Whitney Corporation.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for The First Bancshares with a $37 average price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $43.53 and a one-year low of $27.85. Currently, The First Bancshares has an average volume of 31.46K.

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First Bancshares, Inc. (Mississippi) operates as a bank holding company. It provides banking services such as personal and business which include checking, savings, and loans, cards, and others. It operates through the following segments: Commercial/Retail Bank, Mortgage Banking, and Holding Company.