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BFST Insider Trading (Business First Bancshares)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.60%
Insider Buying (Last 12 Months): $201,046.82
Insider Selling (Last 12 Months): $622,746.11

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: $24.21
Price Change: Price Increase of +0.36 (1.51%)
As of 08/11/2022 02:02 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  
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
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SEC Filings (Institutional Ownership Changes) for Business First Bancshares (NASDAQ:BFST)

34.17% 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
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
1/12/2022Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC8,334$0.24M0.0%N/A0.041%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
11/16/2021Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc.25,701$0.60M0.1%N/A0.126%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
11/15/2021Dimensional 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 Company616,477$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
8/17/2021Invesco 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
8/16/2021California 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
8/16/2021State 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
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Business First Bancshares logo
Business First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for b1BANK that provides various banking products and services. It offers various deposit products and services, including checking, demand, money market, time, and savings accounts; and certificates of deposits, remote deposit capture, and direct deposit services. The company also provides commercial and industrial loans, such as commercial lines of credit, letters of credit, working capital, term, equipment financing, asset acquisition, expansion and development, borrowing base, and other loan products; construction and development loans; commercial real estate loans; residential real estate loans comprising first and second lien 1-4 family mortgage loans, and home equity lines of credit; and consumer loans, including secured and unsecured installment and term loans. In addition, it offers wealth management products, including mutual funds, annuities, individual retirement accounts, and other financial products, as well as other fiduciary services and private banking products and services. Further, the company provides a range of other financial services comprising debit and credit cards, treasury and cash management, merchant, automated clearing house, lock-box, receivables factoring, correspondent banking, and other treasury services, as well as employee and payroll benefits solutions; and drive-through banking facilities, automated teller machines, night depository, personalized checks, electronic funds transfer, domestic and foreign wire transfer, traveler's checks, vault, loan and deposit sweep accounts, online and mobile banking, e-statements, and bank-by-mail services. As of March 01, 2022, it operates approximately 48 full-service banking centers and three loan production offices across Louisiana, and in the Dallas and Houston markets. Business First Bancshares, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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Today's Range

Now: $24.21
Low: $24.05
High: $24.25

50 Day Range

MA: $21.93
Low: $20.34
High: $23.94

52 Week Range

Now: $24.21
Low: $20.19
High: $29.50

Volume

392 shs

Average Volume

38,816 shs

Market Capitalization

$546.66 million

P/E Ratio

11.47

Dividend Yield

2.01%

Beta

0.85

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. Andrew D Mclindon (Director)
  4. Donald A Hingle II (EVP)
  5. John P Ducrest (Director)
  6. Carol Calkins (Director)
  7. Alicia Robertson (EVP)
  8. Drew C Brees (Director)
  9. Keith Alexis Tillage (Director)
  10. Mark P Folse (EVP)
  11. Robert S Jr Greer (Director)
  12. Steven Gerard White (Director)
  13. Warren Mcdonald (Insider)
Learn More about top insider investors at Business First Bancshares.

Who are the major institutional investors of Business First Bancshares?

Business First Bancshares' top institutional investors include:
  1. JPMorgan Chase & Co. — 1.17%
  2. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. — 0.82%
  3. Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV — 0.75%
  4. Montz Harcus Wealth Management LLC — 0.16%
  5. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC — 0.07%
  6. SG Americas Securities LLC — 0.04%
Learn More about top institutional investors of Business First Bancshares stock.

Which major investors are selling Business First Bancshares stock?

During the last quarter, BFST stock was sold by these institutional investors:
  1. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC
  2. JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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)
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Which major investors are buying Business First Bancshares stock?

During the previous quarter, BFST stock was bought by institutional investors including:
  1. Kennedy Capital Management Inc.
  2. Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV
  3. Montz Harcus Wealth Management LLC
  4. SG Americas Securities LLC
  5. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC
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. Andrew D Mclindon (Director)
  4. Donald A Hingle II (EVP)
  5. John P Ducrest (Director)
  6. Carol Calkins (Director)
  7. Alicia Robertson (EVP)
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