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Business First Bancshares Inc Stock Dividend Yield & Dates

BFST dividend stability and growth

Last Dividend per share
$0.1200
Forward Dividend yield
2.02%
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Dividend Stability Dividend
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Consistent Dividend Growth Dividend

BFST dividend yield vs industry/market

Company
2.25%
Industry
3%
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Top 75% Dividend Dividend
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Top 25% Dividend Dividend

BFST dividend payout ratio

Business First Bancshares Inc paid out 21.5% of its earnings over the trailing twelve months.
Retained earnings
78.5%
Payout ratio
21.5%
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Dividend Payout Ratio Dividend

BFST vs Bank Stocks

TickerDiv. YieldStable?Drop Count (L10Y)Payout Ratio
BFST2.25%Yes0+21.50%
AROW3.31%Yes0+36.50%
FCBC3.36%No1+41.60%
THFF2.82%No2+23.20%
CCNE2.82%Yes0+20.60%

BFST dividend dates

Last dividend payment date
Nov 30, 2022
Last ex-dividend date
Nov 14, 2022

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Business First Bancshares Dividends FAQ

Does Business First Bancshares pay a dividend?

Yes, BFST has paid a dividend within the past 3 months.


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What is Business First Bancshares's Dividend Payment Date?

Business First Bancshares's last dividend payment date was on 2022-11-30, when Business First Bancshares shareholders who owned BFST shares before 2022-11-14 received a dividend payment of $0.1200 per share. Business First Bancshares's next dividend payment date has not been announced yet. Add BFST to your watchlist to be reminded of BFST's next dividend payment.

Is Business First Bancshares's dividend stable?

Yes, BFST's dividend has been stable for the last 10 years.

Does Business First Bancshares have sufficient earnings to cover their dividend?

Yes, BFST's past year earnings per share was $2.23, and their annual dividend per share is $0.48. BFST's dividend payout ratio is 21.5%, which is sustainable.

How much is Business First Bancshares's dividend?

BFST pays a dividend of $0.48 per share. BFST's annual dividend yield is 2.25%. Business First Bancshares's dividend is lower than the US industry average of 3%, and it is lower than the US market average of 3.71%.

What is Business First Bancshares's Ex-Dividend Date?

Business First Bancshares's previous ex-dividend date was on 2022-11-14. Business First Bancshares shareholders who own BFST stock before this date received Business First Bancshares's last dividend payment of $0.1200 per share on 2022-11-30. Business First Bancshares's next ex-dividend date has not been announced yet. Add BFST to your watchlist to be reminded before BFST's ex-dividend date.

Is Business First Bancshares's dividend showing long-term growth?

Yes, BFST's' dividend has been growing over the last 10 years.
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