BFST Insider Trading

Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.60%
Insider Buying (Last 12 Months): $99,332.74
Insider Selling (Last 12 Months): $0.00

Business First Bancshares Insider Trading History Chart

This chart shows the insider buying and selling history at Business First Bancshares by year and by quarter.

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Business First Bancshares Share Price & Price History

Current Price: $21.30
Price Change: Price Increase of +0.11 (0.52%)
As of 02/3/2023 10:03 PM ET

This chart shows the closing price history over time for BFST up to the past year.

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Business First Bancshares Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
8/4/2022John P. DucrestDirectorBuy1,712$23.39$40,043.688,348View SEC Filing Icon  
5/5/2022Carol CalkinsDirectorBuy366$22.51$8,238.661,477View SEC Filing Icon  
4/29/2022Andrew D MclindonDirectorBuy1,000$22.71$22,710.0035,899View SEC Filing Icon  
3/11/2022Rick D DayDirectorBuy1,130$25.08$28,340.40View SEC Filing Icon  
2/4/2022Steven Gerard WhiteDirectorSell3,000$26.90$80,700.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/14/2021Drew C. BreesDirectorBuy3,625$27.80$100,775.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/18/2021Mark P. FolseEVPSell5,397$27.63$149,119.11View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2021Mark P. FolseEVPSell1,377$28.00$38,556.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/10/2021Mark P. FolseEVPSell8,519$29.00$247,051.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/5/2021Keith Alexis TillageDirectorBuy34$27.62$939.08View SEC Filing Icon  
10/25/2021Steven Gerard WhiteDirectorSell4,000$26.83$107,320.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/9/2021James J. Buquet, IIIDirectorSell7,464$23.85$178,016.4057,552View SEC Filing Icon  
4/30/2021Steven Gerard WhiteDirectorSell3,000$23.94$71,820.00
4/28/2021John P. DucrestDirectorBuy4,550$23.93$108,881.504,550View SEC Filing Icon  
3/4/2021Warren McDonaldInsiderSell2,000$23.25$46,500.00
2/17/2021Alicia RobertsonEVPSell8,630$21.89$188,910.70View SEC Filing Icon  
1/22/2021Donald A Hingle IIEVPSell1,190$21.38$25,442.2012,449View SEC Filing Icon  
9/23/2020Rick D DayDirectorBuy3,200$12.99$41,568.00238,891View SEC Filing Icon  
8/31/2020Rick D DayDirectorBuy1,571$15.11$23,737.81238,891View SEC Filing Icon  
8/13/2020Robert S. Jr. GreerDirectorBuy3,000$14.88$44,640.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/4/2020Alicia RobertsonEVPBuy350$13.32$4,662.00View SEC Filing Icon  
5/14/2020Steven Gerard WhiteDirectorBuy3,500$11.18$39,130.007,140View SEC Filing Icon  
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SEC Filings (Institutional Ownership Changes) for Business First Bancshares (NASDAQ:BFST)

30.36% of Business First Bancshares stock is owned by institutions. Institutional ownership can be a sign of analyst confidence in the fundamentals of the stock.

Institutional Buying and Selling by Quarter

This chart shows the instiutional buying and selling at BFST by year and by quarter.

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Business First Bancshares Institutional Trading History

Reporting DateHedge FundShares HeldMarket Value% of PortfolioQuarterly Change in SharesOwnership in CompanyDetails
2/2/2023SG Americas Securities LLC7,995$0.18M0.0%+27.6%0.032%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/1/2023Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank 4,067$90K0.0%N/A0.016%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/31/2023Geneos Wealth Management Inc.47,837$1.06M0.1%-1.0%0.191%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/11/2023North Star Investment Management Corp.11,092$0.25M0.0%N/A0.044%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
12/8/2022Bank of New York Mellon Corp115,049$2.48M0.0%+6.8%0.458%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/21/2022California State Teachers Retirement System8,357$0.18M0.0%-7.7%0.033%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2022BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC6,814$0.15M0.0%+30.3%0.027%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022State Street Corp372,588$8.02M0.0%+1.1%1.484%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc.9,665$0.21M0.0%-22.1%0.038%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Two Sigma Advisers LP32,100$0.69M0.0%+7.7%0.128%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Two Sigma Investments LP19,616$0.42M0.0%+9.3%0.078%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Vanguard Group Inc.1,037,940$22.35M0.0%+1.8%4.134%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Martingale Asset Management L P10,001$0.22M0.0%-73.9%0.040%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022EJF Capital LLC379,031$8.16M1.3%-0.8%1.510%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Bank of New York Mellon Corp115,049$2.48M0.0%+6.8%0.458%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022BlackRock Inc.1,255,777$27.04M0.0%-0.5%5.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Citadel Advisors LLC17,206$0.37M0.0%-12.8%0.069%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/14/2022Renaissance Technologies LLC18,183$0.39M0.0%-36.6%0.072%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/14/2022Nuveen Asset Management LLC71,779$1.55M0.0%-2.7%0.286%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/10/2022Dimensional Fund Advisors LP266,398$5.74M0.0%+20.0%1.061%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/8/2022Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC18,629$0.40M0.0%N/A0.074%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/8/2022New York State Common Retirement Fund17,894$0.39M0.0%+36.3%0.071%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/7/2022LSV Asset Management53,970$1.16M0.0%-19.7%0.239%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/3/2022Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV165,553$3.56M2.4%-2.7%0.732%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/3/2022The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company635,888$13.69M0.0%-3.1%2.814%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/2/2022Victory Capital Management Inc.56,300$1.21M0.0%+3.1%0.249%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/31/2022International Assets Investment Management LLC12,000$0.26M0.1%N/A0.053%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/31/2022SG Americas Securities LLC6,266$0.14M0.0%-23.2%0.028%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/26/2022Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC13,292$0.29M0.0%-18.1%0.059%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/24/2022John W. Rosenthal Capital Management Inc.93,000$2M1.9%N/A0.411%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/18/2022Allworth Financial LP1,510$33K0.0%N/A0.007%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/18/2022Goldman Sachs Group Inc.74,482$1.59M0.0%+65.2%0.330%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/16/2022RMB Capital Management LLC175,000$3.73M0.1%N/A0.775%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/15/2022State Street Corp368,636$7.86M0.0%+2.7%1.633%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/15/2022Citadel Advisors LLC19,742$0.42M0.0%-43.9%0.087%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/13/2022Renaissance Technologies LLC28,700$0.61M0.0%-15.1%0.127%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/13/2022American International Group Inc.9,909$0.21M0.0%+4.3%0.044%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2022Northern Trust Corp184,506$3.93M0.0%+8.5%0.817%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2022Almanack Investment Partners LLC.24,841$0.53M0.1%+4.2%0.110%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2022Intrua Financial LLC10,615$0.23M0.0%N/A0.047%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2022BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA5,229$0.11M0.0%+65.3%0.023%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2022Rhumbline Advisers30,051$0.64M0.0%+36.1%0.133%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/11/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.264,815$5.64M0.0%-2.7%1.173%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/10/2022Kennedy Capital Management Inc.185,000$3.94M0.1%N/A0.819%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2022Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC6,664$0.14M0.0%+33.3%0.030%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2022Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV170,128$3.63M2.2%+1,653.9%0.754%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/29/2022SG Americas Securities LLC8,158$0.17M0.0%N/A0.036%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/25/2022Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC16,231$0.35M0.0%-43.4%0.072%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/18/2022Montz Harcus Wealth Management LLC37,102$0.79M0.8%N/A0.164%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
6/30/2022Amalgamated Bank2,304$56K0.0%N/A0.010%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
6/7/2022Bank of America Corp DE10,095$0.25M0.0%-23.7%0.045%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/20/2022The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company 662,051$16.11M0.0%+5.8%2.933%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2022BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA3,164$77K0.0%-61.6%0.014%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2022Zebra Capital Management LLC8,544$0.21M0.5%N/A0.038%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2022Royal Bank of Canada11,553$0.28M0.0%-13.1%0.051%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/16/2022California State Teachers Retirement System8,243$0.20M0.0%-20.2%0.037%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/16/2022Goldman Sachs Group Inc.45,087$1.10M0.0%+42.1%0.200%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/16/2022State Street Corp358,908$8.73M0.0%+3.0%1.591%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/16/2022Invesco Ltd.39,619$0.96M0.0%-10.9%0.176%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/16/2022UBS Group AG3,619$88K0.0%-55.1%0.016%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2022Northern Trust Corp170,024$4.14M0.0%-2.9%0.753%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2022Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.50,248$1.22M0.0%+1.9%0.223%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2022EJF Capital LLC382,060$9.30M1.0%-33.0%1.693%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2022First Trust Advisors LP10,391$0.25M0.0%+9.8%0.046%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2022American International Group Inc.9,501$0.23M0.0%-6.6%0.042%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2022Vanguard Group Inc.898,290$21.86M0.0%-3.3%3.980%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2022Dimensional Fund Advisors LP173,383$4.22M0.0%+20.9%0.768%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2022LSV Asset Management67,170$1.63M0.0%-2.7%0.298%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2022BlackRock Inc.1,223,905$29.78M0.0%-0.8%5.424%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2022Rhumbline Advisers22,080$0.54M0.0%-8.2%0.098%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2022Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY1,119$27K0.0%-73.2%0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2022MetLife Investment Management LLC9,729$0.24M0.0%+45.8%0.043%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/11/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.272,038$6.62M0.0%+5.3%1.206%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/4/2022Stephens Inc. AR9,103$0.22M0.0%N/A0.045%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/4/2022John W. Rosenthal Capital Management Inc.93,000$2.26M1.8%N/A0.456%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/4/2022Victory Capital Management Inc.54,280$1.32M0.0%+29.5%0.266%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/2/2022Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC4,998$0.12M0.0%N/A0.025%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/19/2022Denali Advisors LLC1,600$39K0.0%+60.0%0.008%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
3/24/2022Montz Harcus Wealth Management LLC36,736$1.04M0.9%N/A0.180%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/15/2022Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC416,846$11.80M0.1%N/A2.044%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/11/2022Alberta Investment Management Corp16,935$0.48M0.0%N/A0.083%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/10/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.258,427$7.32M0.0%+159.2%1.267%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/10/2022Jacobs Asset Management LLC102,102$2.89M1.3%-48.3%0.501%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/10/2022Gator Capital Management LLC28,210$0.80M0.6%N/A0.138%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/9/2022BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA8,231$0.23M0.0%+61.4%0.040%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/9/2022Dimensional Fund Advisors LP143,401$4.06M0.0%+2.4%0.703%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/9/2022Geneos Wealth Management Inc.48,337$1.37M0.1%-30.6%0.237%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/8/2022First Trust Advisors LP9,466$0.27M0.0%+6.7%0.046%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/8/2022Northern Trust Corp175,186$4.96M0.0%-1.2%0.859%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/7/2022Victory Capital Management Inc.41,900$1.19M0.0%N/A0.206%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/7/2022SG Americas Securities LLC5,615$0.16M0.0%-53.7%0.028%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/3/2022Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV9,700$0.28M0.1%-47.8%0.048%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/3/2022Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co.2,922$83K0.0%N/A0.014%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/28/2022Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC40,955$1.16M0.0%N/A0.201%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/28/2022Financial Management Professionals Inc.30,000$0.85M0.2%N/A0.147%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/28/2022LSV Asset Management69,011$1.95M0.0%+3.2%0.338%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/27/2022Dorsey Wright & Associates1,934$55K0.0%N/A0.009%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/21/2022Denali Advisors LLC1,000$28K0.0%N/A0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/20/2022AE Wealth Management LLC15,295$0.43M0.0%-10.3%0.075%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/14/2022Mesirow Financial Investment Management Inc.15,961$0.45M1.3%N/A0.078%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
Data available starting January 2016

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Business First Bancshares logo
Business First Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company. It engages in the provision of banking products and services through its subsidiary. The firm offers commercial and personal banking, treasury management, and wealth solutions services. The company was founded on July 20, 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA.
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Today's Range

Now: $21.30
Low: $20.98
High: $21.38

50 Day Range

MA: $21.91
Low: $20.28
High: $24.19

52 Week Range

Now: $21.30
Low: $20.19
High: $29.16

Volume

66,600 shs

Average Volume

70,478 shs

Market Capitalization

$534.63 million

P/E Ratio

9.26

Dividend Yield

2.25%

Beta

0.82

Who are the company insiders with the largest holdings of Business First Bancshares?

Business First Bancshares' top insider shareholders include:
  1. James J Buquet III (Director)
  2. Andrew D Mclindon (Director)
  3. John P Ducrest (Director)
  4. Carol Calkins (Director)
  5. Alicia Robertson (EVP)
  6. Drew C Brees (Director)
  7. Keith Alexis Tillage (Director)
  8. Mark P Folse (EVP)
  9. Rick D Day (Director)
  10. Steven Gerard White (Director)
  11. Warren Mcdonald (Insider)
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Who are the major institutional investors of Business First Bancshares?

Business First Bancshares' top institutional investors include:
  1. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. — 0.19%
  2. North Star Investment Management Corp. — 0.04%
  3. SG Americas Securities LLC — 0.03%
  4. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank — 0.02%
  5. Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc. — 0.00%
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Which major investors are selling Business First Bancshares stock?

During the last quarter, BFST stock was sold by these institutional investors:
  1. Geneos Wealth Management Inc.

Which major investors are buying Business First Bancshares stock?

During the last quarter, BFST stock was bought by institutional investors including:
  1. North Star Investment Management Corp.
  2. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank
  3. SG Americas Securities LLC
During the previous year, these company insiders have bought Business First Bancshares stock:
  1. James J Buquet III (Director)
  2. Andrew D Mclindon (Director)
  3. John P Ducrest (Director)
  4. Carol Calkins (Director)
  5. Alicia Robertson (EVP)
  6. Drew C Brees (Director)
Learn More investors buying Business First Bancshares stock.