The First Bancshares Gets a Buy Rating from Stephens

In a report released today, Matt Olney from Stephens maintained a Buy rating on The First Bancshares (NASDAQ: FBMS), with a price target of $37. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $32.65.

According to, Olney is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 8.8% and a 72.6% success rate. Olney covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as First Financial Bankshares, Texas Capital Bancshares, and Commerce Bancshares Inc.

The First Bancshares has an analyst consensus of Hold.

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The First Bancshares’ market cap is currently $402.9M and has a P/E ratio of 24.37. The company has a book value ratio of 1.5583.

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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. The company was founded on June 23, 1995 and is headquartered in Hattiesburg, MS.