The First Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 17th. Investors of record on Friday, November 4th will be paid a dividend of 0.0375 per share on Wednesday, November 23rd. This represents a $0.15 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 2nd.

Shares of The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) traded up 1.40% during trading on Monday, reaching $21.80. The company had a trading volume of 7,626 shares. The First Bancshares has a 52-week low of $15.32 and a 52-week high of $22.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $118.42 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.60 and a beta of -0.27. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $18.16 and a 200 day moving average of $17.17.

The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) last announced its earnings results on Friday, October 14th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.04. The First Bancshares had a return on equity of 11.19% and a net margin of 18.97%. Equities research analysts forecast that The First Bancshares will post $1.71 EPS for the current year.

Dividend History for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)

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The First Bancshares Company Profile

The First Bancshares, Inc is a bank holding company for The First, A National Banking Association (the Bank) located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Company and the Bank engage in a general commercial and retail banking business for small to medium-sized businesses, professional concerns and individuals.

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