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BFST Insider Trading (Business First Bancshares)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.60%
Insider Buying (Last 12 Months): $223,489.31
Insider Selling (Last 12 Months): $510,689.30

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: $23.25
Price Change: Price Decrease of -0.59 (-2.47%)
As of 07/30/2021 04:27 PM ET

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Business First Bancshares Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
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  
11/6/2018Greg RobertsonCFOBuy3,000$26.15$78,450.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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SEC Filings (Institutional Ownership Changes) for Business First Bancshares (NASDAQ:BFST)

29.46% 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
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
2/11/2021Barclays PLC6,225$0.13M0.0%-29.1%0.030%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/11/2021Citigroup Inc.3,586$73K0.0%+287.3%0.017%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/11/2021RMB Capital Management LLC34,635$0.71M0.0%N/A0.168%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/11/2021Mendon Capital Advisors Corp115,891$2.36M1.1%+64.2%0.561%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/10/2021Rhumbline Advisers27,259$0.56M0.0%+25.1%0.132%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/9/2021Wells Fargo & Company MN40,107$0.82M0.0%+22.5%0.194%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/9/2021Bank of New York Mellon Corp94,886$1.93M0.0%+27.0%0.459%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/8/2021Russell Investments Group Ltd.14,890$0.30M0.0%-48.7%0.072%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/5/2021BlackRock Inc.1,073,615$21.86M0.0%+11.6%5.195%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/3/2021Almanack Investment Partners LLC.25,641$0.52M0.1%-4.3%0.124%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/29/2021Stratos Wealth Partners LTD.17,450$0.36M0.0%-10.3%0.084%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/27/2021GWM Advisors LLC36,769$0.75M0.0%N/A0.178%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/25/2021Nisa Investment Advisors LLC1,500$31K0.0%N/A0.007%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/20/2021Kestra Advisory Services LLC29,082$0.60M0.0%N/A0.141%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/17/2020California State Teachers Retirement System29,191$0.44M0.0%+50.2%0.141%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/13/2020Morgan Stanley7,122$0.11M0.0%-37.8%0.034%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/13/2020Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.49,751$0.75M0.0%+37.5%0.241%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/12/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.112,640$1.60M0.0%-11.7%0.545%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/10/2020Mendon Capital Advisors Corp70,591$1.06M0.6%+121.1%0.342%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/10/2020State Street Corp236,116$3.54M0.0%+9.4%1.142%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/9/2020The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company265,883$3.99M0.0%-1.0%1.287%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/9/2020LPL Financial LLC96,581$1.45M0.0%+20.4%0.467%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/6/2020BlackRock Inc.962,269$14.43M0.0%+37.3%4.656%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/5/2020New York State Common Retirement Fund15,800$0.24M0.0%+30.6%0.076%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/5/2020California Public Employees Retirement System43,747$0.66M0.0%+62.6%0.212%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/5/2020Wells Fargo & Company MN32,748$0.49M0.0%-10.2%0.158%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/4/2020American International Group Inc.11,534$0.17M0.0%+55.1%0.056%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/30/2020BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA4,456$67K0.0%+522.3%0.022%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/29/2020Stratos Wealth Partners LTD.19,450$0.29M0.0%+78.8%0.094%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/31/2020Bridgeway Capital Management Inc.95,000$1.46M0.0%N/A0.460%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/25/2020Nuveen Asset Management LLC49,305$0.76M0.0%+16.7%0.239%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/20/2020Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.36,170$0.56M0.0%+17.2%0.175%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/19/2020tru Independence LLC14,127$0.22M0.0%N/A0.068%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/14/2020Bank of America Corp DE5,182$79K0.0%+75.2%0.025%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/13/2020Rodgers Brothers Inc.20,000$0.31M0.1%-8.1%0.097%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2020Goldman Sachs Group Inc.36,624$0.56M0.0%N/A0.177%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2020Banc Funds Co. LLC519,349$7.97M0.9%-1.1%2.513%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2020Bank of New York Mellon Corp68,823$1.06M0.0%-4.5%0.333%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2020California Public Employees Retirement System26,904$0.41M0.0%+96.3%0.130%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/10/2020BHZ Capital Management LP10,475$0.16M0.1%N/A0.051%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2020LSV Asset Management7,400$0.11M0.0%N/A0.036%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2020Mendon Capital Advisors Corp31,929$0.49M0.2%-10.2%0.154%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2020Russell Investments Group Ltd.31,470$0.48M0.0%+1,382.3%0.152%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2020WINTON GROUP Ltd56,396$0.87M0.0%N/A0.273%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/31/2020UBS Group AG3,955$61K0.0%-47.1%0.019%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/28/2020Stratos Wealth Partners LTD.10,880$0.17M0.0%N/A0.053%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/22/2020First Trust Advisors LP45,406$0.70M0.0%+103.9%0.220%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/20/2020SG Americas Securities LLC6,615$0.10M0.0%N/A0.032%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/10/2020Wedge Capital Management L L P NC44,628$0.69M0.0%+308.5%0.216%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
6/19/2020State Street Corp210,685$2.84M0.0%+3.3%1.019%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/15/2020Invesco Ltd.37,354$0.50M0.0%N/A0.286%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/15/2020Morgan Stanley9,099$0.12M0.0%-70.4%0.070%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2020Wells Fargo & Company MN30,578$0.41M0.0%+20.1%0.234%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2020Geode Capital Management LLC176,332$2.38M0.0%+9.2%1.351%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2020Alliancebernstein L.P.60,522$0.82M0.0%-32.0%0.464%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2020Rodgers Brothers Inc.21,770$0.29M0.1%N/A0.167%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2020Citigroup Inc.3,501$47K0.0%+39.9%0.027%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/12/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.83,168$1.12M0.0%+460.3%0.637%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/11/2020Acadian Asset Management LLC5,377$73K0.0%+58.4%0.041%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/11/2020State Street Corp210,685$2.84M0.0%+3.3%1.614%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/11/2020RMB Capital Management LLC414,418$5.60M0.3%-57.8%3.176%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/11/2020Mendon Capital Advisors Corp35,575$0.48M0.2%+30.5%0.273%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/6/2020First Trust Advisors LP22,269$0.30M0.0%-16.2%0.171%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/6/2020Russell Investments Group Ltd.2,123$27K0.0%-29.1%0.016%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
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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 a range of checking, demand, money market, time, and savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposit; and remote deposit capture and direct deposit services. The company also provides commercial and industrial loans, including commercial lines of credit, working capital loans, term loans, equipment financing, asset acquisition, expansion and development loans, borrowing base loans, letters of credit, 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. Further, the company provides a range of other financial services comprising drive-through banking facilities, automated teller machines, debit and credit cards, and employee and payroll benefits solutions; and night depository, personalized checks, treasury and cash management, merchant, automated clearing house, electronic funds transfer, domestic and foreign wire transfer, traveler's checks, vault, loan and deposit sweep accounts, lock-box, receivables factoring, correspondent banking, online and mobile banking, e-statements, and bank-by-mail services. The company operates approximately 42 full-service banking centers located in the State of Louisiana and in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Business First Bancshares, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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Today's Range

Now: $23.25
Low: $23.25
High: $23.80

50 Day Range

MA: $23.42
Low: $22.25
High: $24.43

52 Week Range

Now: $23.25
Low: $12.12
High: $24.95

Volume

670 shs

Average Volume

39,301 shs

Market Capitalization

$483.44 million

P/E Ratio

12.70

Dividend Yield

2.03%

Beta

0.87

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. Andrew D Mclindon (Director)
  8. Robert S Jr Greer (Director)
  9. Warren Mcdonald (Insider)
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