The First Bancshares Inc  

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-0.16 (-0.99%)
Mar 30 - Close
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Currency in USD
Range 16.00 - 16.24
52 week 13.74 - 17.48
Open 16.00
Vol / Avg. 579.00/6,363.00
Mkt cap 85.48M
P/E 13.51
Div/yield 0.04/0.94
EPS 1.18
Shares 5.34M
Beta 0.52
Inst. own 35%

Key stats and ratios

Q4 (Dec '14) 2014
Net profit margin 18.68% 16.05%
Operating margin 24.92% 21.97%
EBITD margin - -
Return on average assets 0.76% 0.65%
Return on average equity 10.08% 8.50%
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. As of September 30, 2014, the Company had approximately $665.2 million in net loans, $907.5 million in deposits, and $93.6 million in stockholders equity.

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