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Business First Bancshares Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for BFST

Based on 1 analyst offering 12 month price targets for Business First Bancshares Inc.
Min Forecast
$29.00+29.29%
Avg Forecast
$29.00+29.29%
Max Forecast
$29.00+29.29%

Should I buy or sell BFST stock?

Based on 1 analyst offering ratings for Business First Bancshares Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
1 analysts 100%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
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
Raymond James
Top 5%
96
Strong BuyMaintains$29.00+29.29%2022-07-07

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Forecast return on equity

Is BFST forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
15.05%
Industry
176.92%
Market
100.32%
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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
1.21%
Industry
14.84%
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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 2 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$2.48+16.43%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$2.97+39.44%
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Forecast High Earnings Growth Forecast

BFST revenue forecast

What is BFST's revenue in the next 2 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$222.0M+20.07%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$249.7M+35.03%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

BFST earnings growth forecast

How is BFST forecast to perform vs Banks - Regional companies and vs the US market?
Company
16.43%
Industry
296.83%
Market
52.44%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Market Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

BFST revenue growth forecast

How is BFST forecast to perform vs Banks - Regional companies and vs the US market?
Company
20.07%
Industry
7.95%
Market
15.15%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

BFST vs Bank Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
BFST$22.43$29.00+29.29%Strong Buy
MBWM$31.77$44.00+38.50%Strong Buy
AROW$30.44$34.00+11.70%Hold
EQBK$31.11$35.00+12.50%Strong Buy
BLX$13.81$50.00+262.06%Strong Buy

Business First Bancshares Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Business First Bancshares Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 1 Wall Street analyst covering (NASDAQ: BFST) stock is to Strong Buy BFST stock.

Out of 1 analyst, 1 (100%) are recommending BFST as a Strong Buy, 0 (0%) 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 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: BFST) Business First Bancshares's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 16.43% is not forecast to beat the US Banks - Regional industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 296.83%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 52.44%.

Business First Bancshares's earnings in 2022 is $44,867,000.On average, 3 Wall Street analysts forecast BFST's earnings for 2022 to be $55,997,038, with the lowest BFST earnings forecast at $55,771,244, and the highest BFST earnings forecast at $56,222,833.

In 2023, BFST is forecast to generate $67,060,969 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $65,028,819 and the highest earnings forecast at $68,189,942.

What is BFST's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: BFST) Business First Bancshares's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 20.07% is forecast to beat the US Banks - Regional industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 7.95%, and and it is also forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 15.15%.

Business First Bancshares's revenue in 2022 is $184,906,000.On average, 1 Wall Street analysts forecast BFST's revenue for 2022 to be $5,012,863,917, with the lowest BFST revenue forecast at $5,012,863,917, and the highest BFST revenue forecast at $5,012,863,917.

In 2023, BFST is forecast to generate $5,637,411,531 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $5,637,411,531 and the highest revenue forecast at $5,637,411,531.

What is BFST's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: BFST) forecast ROA is 1.21%, which is lower than the forecast US Banks - Regional industry average of 14.84%.

What is BFST's Price Target?

According to 1 Wall Street analyst that have issued a 1 year BFST price target, the average BFST price target is $29.00, with the highest BFST stock price forecast at $29.00 and the lowest BFST stock price forecast at $29.00.

The Wall Street analyst predicted that Business First Bancshares's share price could reach $29.00 by Jul 7, 2023. The average Business First Bancshares stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 29.29% from the current BFST share price of $22.43.

What is BFST's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: BFST) Business First Bancshares's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $2.13. On average, analysts forecast that BFST's EPS will be $2.48 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $2.47, and the highest EPS forecast at $2.49. 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 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: BFST) forecast ROE is 15.05%, which is considered weak.
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