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NASDAQ: BFST
Business First Bancshares Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for BFST

Based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Business First Bancshares Inc.
Min Forecast
$27.00+27.18%
Avg Forecast
$28.50+34.24%
Max Forecast
$30.00+41.31%

Should I buy or sell BFST stock?

Based on 4 analysts offering ratings for Business First Bancshares Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
3 analysts 75%
Buy
1 analysts 25%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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BFST stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Piper Sandler
Bottom 39%
39
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$27.00+27.18%2022-12-13
Raymond James
Top 8%
93
BuyInitiates Coverage On$28.00+31.89%2022-10-31
Stephens & Co.
Top 19%
82
Strong BuyMaintains$30.00+41.31%2022-10-28
Raymond James
Top 5%
96
Strong BuyMaintains$29.00+36.60%2022-07-07

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Forecast return on equity

Is BFST forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
14.68%
Industry
186.47%
Market
37.19%
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Forecast High Return on Equity Forecast

Forecast return on assets

Is BFST forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
1.28%
Industry
15.57%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

BFST earnings per share forecast

What is BFST's earnings per share in the next 1 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$2.97+33.18%

BFST revenue forecast

What is BFST's revenue in the next 1 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$249.7M+24.38%

BFST vs Bank Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
BFST$21.23$28.50+34.24%Strong Buy
FCBC$32.76$37.00+12.94%Strong Sell
HMST$28.87$37.33+29.31%Sell
THFF$44.98$50.00+11.16%Hold
AROW$31.58$34.00+7.66%Hold

Business First Bancshares Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Business First Bancshares Stock a good buy in 2023, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 4 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: BFST) stock is to Strong Buy BFST stock.

Out of 4 analysts, 3 (75%) are recommending BFST as a Strong Buy, 1 (25%) are recommending BFST as a Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending BFST as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending BFST as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending BFST as a Strong Sell.

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What is BFST's earnings growth forecast for 2023-2023?

(NASDAQ: BFST) Business First Bancshares's forecast annual earnings growth rate of N/A is not forecast to beat the US Banks - Regional industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of N/A, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of N/A.

Business First Bancshares's earnings in 2023 is $48,356,000.

In 2023, BFST is forecast to generate $74,562,254 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $72,302,792 and the highest earnings forecast at $75,817,511.

What is BFST's revenue growth forecast for 2023-2023?

(NASDAQ: BFST) Business First Bancshares's forecast annual revenue growth rate of N/A is not forecast to beat the US Banks - Regional industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of N/A, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of N/A.

Business First Bancshares's revenue in 2023 is $200,733,000.

In 2023, BFST is forecast to generate $6,267,999,305 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $6,267,999,305 and the highest revenue forecast at $6,267,999,305.

What is BFST's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2023-2023?

(NASDAQ: BFST) forecast ROA is 1.28%, which is lower than the forecast US Banks - Regional industry average of 15.57%.

What is BFST's Price Target?

According to 4 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year BFST price target, the average BFST price target is $28.50, with the highest BFST stock price forecast at $30.00 and the lowest BFST stock price forecast at $27.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Business First Bancshares's share price could reach $28.50 by Dec 13, 2023. The average Business First Bancshares stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 34.24% from the current BFST share price of $21.23.

What is BFST's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2023-2023?

(NASDAQ: BFST) Business First Bancshares's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $2.23. In 2023, BFST's EPS is forecast to hit $2.97 (min: $2.88, max: $3.02).

What is BFST's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2023-2023?

(NASDAQ: BFST) forecast ROE is 14.68%, which is considered weak.
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