First Bancshares Inc  

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Currency in USD
Range 33.55 - 33.90
52 week 24.05 - 34.00
Open 33.55
Vol / Avg. 15,786.00/34,315.00
Mkt cap 379.42M
P/E 29.45
Div/yield 0.04/0.44
EPS 1.15
Shares 11.19M
Beta -0.24
Inst. own 48%
Dec 7, 2017
Sunshine Financial, Inc., The First Bancshares, Inc. - M&A Call
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Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Sep '17) 2016
Net profit margin 25.35% 19.63%
Operating margin 35.58% 27.26%
EBITD margin - 32.16%
Return on average assets 1.06% 0.84%
Return on average equity 11.46% 8.14%
Employees 306 -
CDP Score - -


6480 U S Highway 98
HATTIESBURG, MS 39402-8417
United States - Map
+1-601-2688998 (Phone)
+1-601-2688904 (Fax)

Website links

External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money


The First Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company for The First, A National Banking Association (the Bank). The Company and the Bank engage in a general commercial and retail banking business for small to medium-sized businesses, professional concerns and individuals. The Bank provides a range of banking services in its primary market area of South Mississippi, South Alabama and Louisiana. The Bank offers a range of commercial and personal loans. Commercial loans include both secured and unsecured loans for working capital (including loans secured by inventory and accounts receivable), business expansion (including acquisition of real estate and improvements), and purchase of equipment and machinery. The Bank offers a range of deposit services, including noninterest-bearing accounts, negotiable order of withdrawal (NOW) accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts and time deposits.

Officers and directors

E. Ricky Gibson Independent Chairman of the Board
Age: 59
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
M. Ray Cole Jr. President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 54
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Dee Dee T. Lowery CPA Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
Age: 49
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
David W. Bomboy M.D. Independent Director
Age: 70
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Charles R. Lightsey Independent Director
Age: 76
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Fred A. McMurry Independent Director
Age: 51
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Gregory H. Mitchell Independent Director
Age: 75
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Ted E. Parker Independent Director
Age: 56
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters