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BFST Insider Trading (Business First Bancshares)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.60%
Insider Buying (Last 12 Months): $109,820.58
Insider Selling (Last 12 Months): $618,009.30

Business First Bancshares Insider Trading History Chart

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Business First Bancshares Share Price & Price History

Current Price: $27.50
Price Change: Price Decrease of -0.84 (-2.96%)
As of 11/26/2021 01:00 AM ET

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Business First Bancshares Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
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  
10/4/2019Donald A Hingle IIEVPSell1,000$23.93$23,930.00
10/2/2019Donald A Hingle IIEVPSell1,500$24.49$36,735.00
9/4/2019Andrew D MclindonDirectorBuy1,900$24.81$47,139.00
3/14/2019Donald A Hingle IIEVPSell9,053$24.13$218,448.89View SEC Filing Icon  
3/12/2019Norman Jerome Sr Vascocu SrDirectorSell6,000$24.03$144,180.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/27/2019Norman Jerome Sr Vascocu SrDirectorSell5,000$24.24$121,200.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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SEC Filings (Institutional Ownership Changes) for Business First Bancshares (NASDAQ:BFST)

30.84% 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

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Business First Bancshares Institutional Trading History

Reporting DateHedge FundShares HeldMarket Value% of PortfolioQuarterly Change in SharesOwnership in CompanyDetails
11/19/2021American International Group Inc.10,474$0.25M0.0%-3.6%0.051%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/18/2021Bank of New York Mellon Corp99,830$2.34M0.0%+9.2%0.490%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA5,099$0.12M0.0%+114.9%0.025%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2021Two Sigma Advisers LP30,500$0.71M0.0%N/A0.150%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2021Two Sigma Investments LP22,203$0.52M0.0%N/A0.109%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2021LPL Financial LLC115,562$2.70M0.0%+19.1%0.567%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2021Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY4,174$98K0.0%-34.3%0.020%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2021Citadel Advisors LLC21,580$0.51M0.0%-27.2%0.106%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2021Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc.25,701$0.60M0.1%N/A0.126%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2021California State Teachers Retirement System10,685$0.25M0.0%-59.9%0.052%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2021Marshall Wace LLP43,845$1.03M0.0%+225.9%0.215%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2021Royal Bank of Canada12,261$0.29M0.0%+14.7%0.060%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2021Morgan Stanley3,594$84K0.0%+163.7%0.018%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2021Invesco Ltd.22,061$0.52M0.0%+10.7%0.108%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2021Dimensional Fund Advisors LP139,989$3.27M0.0%+25.6%0.687%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2021Martingale Asset Management L P38,047$0.89M0.0%+38.2%0.187%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/12/2021Renaissance Technologies LLC21,500$0.50M0.0%-2.7%0.105%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/12/2021Banc Funds Co. LLC254,324$5.95M0.5%-21.5%1.247%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/12/2021The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company 616,477$14.42M0.0%+4.6%3.024%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/12/2021Geode Capital Management LLC320,552$7.50M0.0%+1.8%1.572%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/10/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.22,968$0.54M0.0%N/A0.112%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/10/2021Citigroup Inc.2,105$49K0.0%+128.1%0.010%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/9/2021Mendon Capital Advisors Corp151,465$3.54M1.2%+13.7%0.743%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/9/2021Geneos Wealth Management Inc.69,670$1.65M0.1%-22.3%0.342%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/9/2021Barclays PLC7,887$0.19M0.0%+207.8%0.039%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/9/2021BlackRock Inc.1,222,890$28.60M0.0%-0.8%5.997%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/8/2021Russell Investments Group Ltd.14,890$0.35M0.0%-44.4%0.073%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/4/2021BHZ Capital Management LP12,998$0.30M0.1%+37.0%0.063%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/4/2021Deutsche Bank AG11,005$0.26M0.0%-4.4%0.054%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/4/2021LSV Asset Management66,900$1.56M0.0%+69.8%0.326%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/2/2021New York State Common Retirement Fund13,156$0.31M0.0%-17.6%0.064%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/1/2021SG Americas Securities LLC12,124$0.28M0.0%N/A0.059%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/25/2021New York State Teachers Retirement System1,600$37K0.0%N/A0.008%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/25/2021Marshall Wace LLP13,453$0.31M0.0%N/A0.066%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/23/2021Morgan Stanley1,363$31K0.0%+1,305.2%0.007%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/17/2021Wells Fargo & Company MN19,388$0.45M0.0%-31.5%0.095%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/17/2021Invesco Ltd.19,935$0.46M0.0%+16.8%0.097%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/17/2021Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY6,350$0.15M0.0%+105,733.3%0.031%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC29,649$0.68M0.0%+76.8%0.145%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE9,339$0.22M0.0%-65.0%0.046%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/16/2021California State Teachers Retirement System26,646$0.61M0.0%-8.7%0.130%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/16/2021First Trust Advisors LP10,782$0.25M0.0%+7.2%0.053%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/16/2021Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio1,100$25K0.0%N/A0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/16/2021Morgan Stanley1,363$31K0.0%+1,305.2%0.007%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/16/2021State Street Corp312,074$7.16M0.0%+10.0%1.521%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/16/2021Nuveen Asset Management LLC72,068$1.65M0.0%-5.4%0.351%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/16/2021Marshall Wace LLP13,453$0.31M0.0%N/A0.066%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/13/2021Renaissance Technologies LLC22,100$0.51M0.0%N/A0.108%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/13/2021Northern Trust Corp189,640$4.35M0.0%-1.4%0.924%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/13/2021California Public Employees Retirement System9,602$0.22M0.0%-74.1%0.047%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/13/2021Geode Capital Management LLC315,035$7.23M0.0%+6.2%1.536%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/13/2021Vanguard Group Inc.940,509$21.58M0.0%+3.1%4.584%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2021Dimensional Fund Advisors LP111,487$2.56M0.0%+41.3%0.543%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.106,021$2.43M0.0%-26.1%0.517%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2021The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company589,160$13.52M0.0%+12.3%2.872%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2021Banc Funds Co. LLC323,850$7.43M0.5%-6.1%1.579%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/11/2021Bank of New York Mellon Corp91,431$2.10M0.0%-1.8%0.446%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/11/2021ELCO Management Co. LLC17,200$0.40M0.3%-10.4%0.083%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/11/2021BlackRock Inc.1,233,330$28.31M0.0%+7.0%5.931%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/11/2021Deutsche Bank AG11,514$0.26M0.0%-6.9%0.055%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/10/2021BHZ Capital Management LP9,489$0.22M0.1%N/A0.046%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA2,373$54K0.0%-73.6%0.011%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2021Rhumbline Advisers23,410$0.54M0.0%-11.5%0.113%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2021LSV Asset Management39,400$0.90M0.0%+432.4%0.190%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/20/2021tru Independence LLC10,000$0.24M0.0%-17.5%0.048%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021Rodgers Brothers Inc.16,000$0.38M0.1%-13.5%0.077%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc.205,800$4.93M0.6%-11.4%0.990%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/18/2021Citadel Advisors LLC16,770$0.40M0.0%N/A0.081%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Royal Bank of Canada10,652$0.26M0.0%+17.1%0.051%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021HRT Financial LP21,497$0.51M0.0%N/A0.103%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2021Nuveen Asset Management LLC76,197$1.82M0.0%-0.6%0.366%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021Dimensional Fund Advisors LP78,911$1.89M0.0%+42.0%0.380%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Trexquant Investment LP9,842$0.24M0.0%N/A0.047%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Barclays PLC16,243$0.39M0.0%+160.9%0.078%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Bank of New York Mellon Corp93,105$2.23M0.0%-1.9%0.448%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Citigroup Inc.1,277$31K0.0%-64.4%0.006%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2021Martingale Asset Management L P12,714$0.31M0.0%N/A0.061%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021Northern Trust Corp192,406$4.61M0.0%-6.2%0.925%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021Geode Capital Management LLC296,510$7.10M0.0%+7.3%1.426%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021Banc Funds Co. LLC344,754$8.25M0.6%-25.5%1.658%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.143,453$3.43M0.0%-2.2%0.690%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2021RMB Capital Management LLC38,994$0.93M0.0%+12.6%0.188%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/11/2021Mendon Capital Advisors Corp120,376$2.88M1.1%+3.9%0.579%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2021Russell Investments Group Ltd.26,787$0.64M0.0%+79.9%0.129%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/7/2021BlackRock Inc.1,152,114$27.57M0.0%+7.3%5.543%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/7/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA9,003$0.22M0.0%+102.5%0.043%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/6/2021Rhumbline Advisers26,449$0.63M0.0%-3.0%0.127%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/3/2021The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company524,807$12.56M0.0%+97.7%2.525%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/3/2021Nkcfo LLC10,000$0.24M0.1%N/A0.048%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/20/2021Asset Planning Services Inc. LA ADV10,000$0.24M0.1%N/A0.048%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
3/9/2021tru Independence LLC12,127$246.91M0.4%N/A0.059%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
3/8/2021Dimensional Fund Advisors LP55,565$1.13M0.0%+57.1%0.269%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/25/2021Dimensional Fund Advisors LP55,565$1.13M0.0%+57.1%0.269%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/19/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.146,745$2.99M0.0%+30.3%0.710%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/16/2021Jacobs Asset Management LLC380,811$7.75M3.2%-20.9%1.843%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/16/2021Nuveen Asset Management LLC76,657$1.56M0.0%+1.0%0.371%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/16/2021Banc Funds Co. LLC463,055$9.43M0.9%-10.8%2.241%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/16/2021Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.47,260$0.96M0.0%-5.0%0.229%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/12/2021The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company265,410$5.40M0.0%-0.2%1.284%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/11/2021Northern Trust Corp205,199$4.18M0.0%-0.6%0.993%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
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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: $27.50
Low: $26.50
High: $28.28

50 Day Range

MA: $26.00
Low: $22.10
High: $28.86

52 Week Range

Now: $27.50
Low: $18.17
High: $29.18

Volume

52,488 shs

Average Volume

40,924 shs

Market Capitalization

$560.70 million

P/E Ratio

10.58

Dividend Yield

1.69%

Beta

0.9

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

Business First Bancshares' top insider shareholders include:
  1. Rick D Day (Director)
  2. James J Buquet III (Director)
  3. Donald A Hingle II (EVP)
  4. Steven Gerard White (Director)
  5. John P Ducrest (Director)
  6. Alicia Robertson (EVP)
  7. Keith Alexis Tillage (Director)
  8. Robert S Jr Greer (Director)
  9. Warren Mcdonald (Insider)

Who are the major institutional investors of Business First Bancshares?

Business First Bancshares' top institutional investors include:
  1. BlackRock Inc. — 6.00%
  2. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company — 3.02%
  3. Geode Capital Management LLC — 1.57%
  4. Banc Funds Co. LLC — 1.25%
  5. Mendon Capital Advisors Corp — 0.74%
  6. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP — 0.69%

Which major investors are selling Business First Bancshares stock?

During the last quarter, BFST stock was sold by these institutional investors:
  1. Banc Funds Co. LLC
  2. Geneos Wealth Management Inc.
  3. California State Teachers Retirement System
  4. Russell Investments Group Ltd.
  5. BlackRock Inc.
  6. Citadel Advisors LLC
  7. New York State Common Retirement Fund
  8. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY
During the previous year, company insiders that have sold Business First Bancshares company stock include:
  1. Rick D Day (Director)
  2. James J Buquet III (Director)
  3. Donald A Hingle II (EVP)
  4. Steven Gerard White (Director)
  5. John P Ducrest (Director)

Which major investors are buying Business First Bancshares stock?

During the previous quarter, BFST stock was bought by institutional investors including:
  1. Two Sigma Advisers LP
  2. Marshall Wace LLP
  3. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
  4. LSV Asset Management
  5. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company
  6. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc.
  7. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
  8. Two Sigma Investments LP
During the previous year, these company insiders have bought Business First Bancshares stock:
  1. Rick D Day (Director)
  2. James J Buquet III (Director)
  3. Donald A Hingle II (EVP)
  4. Steven Gerard White (Director)
  5. John P Ducrest (Director)
  6. Alicia Robertson (EVP)
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