The First Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.04. The First Bancshares had a net margin of 19.18% and a return on equity of 10.80%.

Shares of The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) traded up 6.68% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $19.01. 4,350 shares of the stock traded hands. The company’s 50-day moving average is $18.04 and its 200 day moving average is $17.12. The First Bancshares has a 52 week low of $15.32 and a 52 week high of $19.55. The firm has a market capitalization of $103.26 million, a PE ratio of 10.99 and a beta of -0.26.

Earnings History for The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS)

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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