The First Bancshares, Inc. (MS)  

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+0.18 (1.30%)
Jan 27 - Close
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Currency in USD
Range 13.80 - 14.00
52 week 13.74 - 15.50
Open 13.99
Vol / Avg. 698.00/2,695.00
Mkt cap 73.46M
P/E 12.86
Div/yield 0.04/1.07
EPS 1.09
Shares 5.31M
Beta 0.30
Inst. own 29%
Oct 31, 2014
Q3 2014 The First Bancshares Inc Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Sep '14) 2013
Net profit margin 14.10% 13.07%
Operating margin 19.99% 17.59%
EBITD margin - 29.24%
Return on average assets 0.59% 0.56%
Return on average equity 7.79% 7.21%
Employees 257 -
CDP Score - -


6480 Us Highway 98 West, Suite A
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. serve as a bank holding company for The First, A National Banking Association (The First) located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. As of December 31, 2013, the First operated its main office and two branches in Hattiesburg, one in Laurel, one in Purvis, one in Picayune, one in Pascagoula, one in Bay St. Louis, one in Wiggins and four in Gulfport, one in Biloxi, one in Long Beach and one in Diamondhead, Mississippi, as well as one branch in Bogalusa, Louisiana and five branches in Baldwin County, Alabama. The Company and its subsidiary bank engage in a general commercial and retail banking business. The First is a wholly owned subsidiary bank of the Company. In July 2014, the Company acquired BCB Holding Company, Inc., holding company for Mobile, AL based Bay Bank.

Officers and directors

E. Ricky Gibson Independent Chairman of the Board
Age: 57
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
M. Ray Cole Jr. President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 52
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Dee Dee T. Lowery CPA Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
Age: 47
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
A. L. Smith Director
Age: 85
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
David W. Bomboy M.D. Independent Director
Age: 68
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Charles R. Lightsey Independent Director
Age: 74
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Fred A. McMurry Independent Director
Age: 49
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Gregory H. Mitchell Independent Director
Age: 73
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters