Business First Bancshares Ownership 2024 | Who Owns Business First Bancshares Now?


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Institutional Ownership

37.14%

Insider Ownership

6.42%

Retail Ownership

56.44%

Institutional Holders

86.00

Business First Bancshares Institutional Shareholders


Institutional Shareholders by % of Total Shares

Name% Total Shares% Total AssetsCurrent SharesChange AmountChange %Market ValueDate
BLACKROCK INC.8.20%0.00%2,059,908-66,766-3.14%45,894,751Mar 31, 2024
VANGUARD GROUP INC5.02%0.00%1,261,469-40,936-3.14%28,105,530Mar 31, 2024
DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP2.46%0.00%618,57557,59710.27%13,781,840Mar 31, 2024
GEODE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC2.21%0.00%554,77120,7803.89%12,362,825Mar 31, 2024
STATE STREET CORP1.99%0.00%498,880-4,341-0.86%11,115,046Mar 31, 2024
BANC FUNDS CO LLC1.90%1.20%478,003--10,650,000Mar 31, 2024
MANUFACTURERS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, THE1.90%0.01%477,660-16,593-3.36%10,642,265Mar 31, 2024
RMB CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC1.59%0.20%400,000--8,912,000Mar 31, 2024
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO1.53%0.00%384,647120,70145.73%8,569,936Mar 31, 2024
AMERICAN CENTURY COMPANIES INC1.39%0.00%350,36377,99928.64%7,806,088Mar 31, 2024
RANGER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, L.P.1.38%0.50%346,49812,5803.77%7,719,975Mar 31, 2024
KENNEDY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC1.32%0.15%332,530-31,321-8.61%7,408,768Mar 31, 2024
ROYCE & ASSOCIATES LP1.24%0.06%310,44047,18117.92%6,916,603Mar 31, 2024
STIEVEN CAPITAL ADVISORS, L.P.1.09%1.27%273,524-10,945-3.85%6,094,115Mar 31, 2024
NORTHERN TRUST CORP0.86%0.00%217,073-10,024-4.41%4,836,386Mar 31, 2024
RUSSELL INVESTMENTS GROUP, LTD.0.80%0.01%201,14911,5066.07%4,481,602Mar 31, 2024
ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN L.P.0.77%0.00%194,158-36,422-15.80%4,325,840Mar 31, 2024
BRIDGEWAY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC0.55%0.06%139,01112,70010.05%3,097,165Mar 31, 2024
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC0.54%0.00%136,797125,2361083.26%3,047,837Mar 31, 2024
RATIO WEALTH GROUP0.53%0.56%134,251-5,626-4.02%2,991,112Mar 31, 2024

Business First Bancshares's largest institutional shareholder is BLACKROCK INC., holding 8.20% of the company's total share outstanding, currently valued at $45.89M. The top 10 institutional shareholders own together 28.21% of the company.

Institutional Shareholders by % of Total Assets

Name% Total Shares% Total AssetsCurrent SharesChange AmountChange %Market ValueDate
MENDON CAPITAL ADVISORS CORP0.10%5.31%25,000-419,937-94.38%9,908,406Mar 31, 2024
SMITH SHELLNUT WILSON LLC /ADV0.46%1.37%116,161--2,588,067Mar 31, 2024
STIEVEN CAPITAL ADVISORS, L.P.1.09%1.27%273,524-10,945-3.85%6,094,115Mar 31, 2024
BANC FUNDS CO LLC1.90%1.20%478,003--10,650,000Mar 31, 2024
MONTZ HARCUS WEALTH MANAGEMENT LLC0.15%0.58%38,7382420.63%863,091Mar 31, 2024
RATIO WEALTH GROUP0.53%0.56%134,251-5,626-4.02%2,991,112Mar 31, 2024
RANGER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, L.P.1.38%0.50%346,49812,5803.77%7,719,975Mar 31, 2024
GATOR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC0.17%0.48%42,282--942,043Mar 31, 2024
WAKEFIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT LLLP0.17%0.32%41,639-375-0.89%927,717Mar 31, 2024
PACIFIC RIDGE CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC0.22%0.27%54,952-4,943-8.25%1,224,331Mar 31, 2024
ELCO MANAGEMENT CO., LLC0.08%0.27%19,722-215-1.08%439,406Mar 31, 2024
CRITERION CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC0.06%0.21%14,176-3,000-17.47%315,842Mar 31, 2024
RMB CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC1.59%0.20%400,000--8,912,000Mar 31, 2024
KENNEDY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC1.32%0.15%332,530-31,321-8.61%7,408,768Mar 31, 2024
ASSET PLANNING SERVICES INC /LA/ /ADV0.04%0.12%10,000--223,000Mar 31, 2024
ETHOS FINANCIAL GROUP, LLC0.11%0.12%27,631--616,000Mar 31, 2024
DENALI ADVISORS LLC0.07%0.12%17,600--392,128Mar 31, 2024
ARGENT ADVISORS, INC.0.05%0.11%12,452--277,431Mar 31, 2024
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS, INC.0.12%0.10%30,000--668,000Mar 31, 2024
CLARIVEST ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC0.16%0.09%40,679760.19%906,328Mar 31, 2024

The largest Business First Bancshares shareholder by % of total assets is MENDON CAPITAL ADVISORS CORP. The company owns 25.00K shares of Business First Bancshares (BFST), representing 5.31% of its total assets.

Institutional Buyers

Name% Total Shares% Total AssetsCurrent SharesChange AmountChange %Market ValueDate
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC0.54%0.00%136,797125,2361083.26%3,047,837Mar 31, 2024
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO1.53%0.00%384,647120,70145.73%8,569,936Mar 31, 2024
AMERICAN CENTURY COMPANIES INC1.39%0.00%350,36377,99928.64%7,806,088Mar 31, 2024
DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP2.46%0.00%618,57557,59710.27%13,781,840Mar 31, 2024
ROYCE & ASSOCIATES LP1.24%0.06%310,44047,18117.92%6,916,603Mar 31, 2024
KESTRA ADVISORY SERVICES, LLC0.15%0.01%37,03937,039100.00%825,223Mar 31, 2024
INVESCO LTD.0.28%0.00%71,21727,16961.68%1,586,714Mar 31, 2024
GREAT WEST LIFE ASSURANCE CO /CAN/0.09%0.00%22,34621,3952249.74%499,000Mar 31, 2024
GEODE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC2.21%0.00%554,77120,7803.89%12,362,825Mar 31, 2024
BRIDGEWAY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC0.55%0.06%139,01112,70010.05%3,097,165Mar 31, 2024
RANGER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, L.P.1.38%0.50%346,49812,5803.77%7,719,975Mar 31, 2024
RUSSELL INVESTMENTS GROUP, LTD.0.80%0.01%201,14911,5066.07%4,481,602Mar 31, 2024
CITADEL ADVISORS LLC0.08%0.00%21,18510,49998.25%472,002Mar 31, 2024
CITIGROUP INC0.04%0.00%11,2927,413191.11%251,586Mar 31, 2024
BNP PARIBAS ARBITRAGE, SNC0.05%0.00%11,6085,00475.77%258,626Mar 31, 2024
EMPOWERED FUNDS, LLC0.26%0.03%66,2114,9007.99%1,475,181Mar 31, 2024
THRIVENT FINANCIAL FOR LUTHERANS0.20%0.00%49,6214,0338.85%1,105,000Mar 31, 2024
STATE OF WISCONSIN INVESTMENT BOARD0.13%0.00%31,9433,06110.60%711,690Mar 31, 2024
TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF TEXAS0.06%0.00%15,7962,57819.50%352,000Mar 31, 2024
CREDIT SUISSE AG/0.09%0.00%21,3472,26511.87%475,611Mar 31, 2024

As of Mar 31 2024, Business First Bancshares's largest institutional buyer is FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC. The company purchased 125.24K stocks of BFST, valued at $3.05M.

Institutional Sellers

Name% Total Shares% Total AssetsCurrent SharesChange AmountChange %Market ValueDate
MENDON CAPITAL ADVISORS CORP0.10%5.31%25,000-419,937-94.38%9,908,406Mar 31, 2024
BLACKROCK INC.8.20%0.00%2,059,908-66,766-3.14%45,894,751Mar 31, 2024
VANGUARD GROUP INC5.02%0.00%1,261,469-40,936-3.14%28,105,530Mar 31, 2024
ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN L.P.0.77%0.00%194,158-36,422-15.80%4,325,840Mar 31, 2024
BANK OF AMERICA CORP /DE/0.08%-18,950-32,872-63.43%422,207,000Mar 31, 2024
KENNEDY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC1.32%0.15%332,530-31,321-8.61%7,408,768Mar 31, 2024
BHZ CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP----25,084-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024
TREXQUANT INVESTMENT LP----17,783-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024
BARCLAYS PLC0.12%0.00%30,914-16,923-35.38%688,000Mar 31, 2024
MANUFACTURERS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, THE1.90%0.01%477,660-16,593-3.36%10,642,265Mar 31, 2024
BOKF, NA0.32%0.03%79,173-14,072-15.09%1,718,846Mar 31, 2024
STIEVEN CAPITAL ADVISORS, L.P.1.09%1.27%273,524-10,945-3.85%6,094,115Mar 31, 2024
MORGAN STANLEY0.33%0.00%81,785-10,283-11.17%1,822,188Mar 31, 2024
JANE STREET GROUP, LLC----10,076-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024
NORTHERN TRUST CORP0.86%0.00%217,073-10,024-4.41%4,836,386Mar 31, 2024
UBS GROUP AG0.12%0.00%29,179-9,728-25.00%650,108Mar 31, 2024
STRATOS WEALTH PARTNERS, LTD.0.16%0.02%41,420-9,150-18.09%922,838Mar 31, 2024
KG&L CAPITAL MANAGEMENT,LLC----8,831-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024
BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORP0.41%0.00%102,589-7,630-6.92%2,285,694Mar 31, 2024
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA0.06%0.00%15,817-7,329-31.66%353,000Mar 31, 2024

As of Mar 31 2024, Business First Bancshares's biggest institutional seller is MENDON CAPITAL ADVISORS CORP. The company sold -0.42M shares of BFST, valued at $9.91M.

Institutional New positions

Name% Total Shares% Total AssetsCurrent SharesChange AmountChange %Market ValueDate
KESTRA ADVISORY SERVICES, LLC0.15%0.01%37,03937,039100.00%825,223Mar 31, 2024
NELSON, VAN DENBURG & CAMPBELL WEALTH MANAGEMENT GROUP, LLC--66100.00%133Mar 31, 2024

Business First Bancshares's largest new institutional shareholder by number of shares is KESTRA ADVISORY SERVICES, LLC, purchased 37.04K shares, valued at $825.22K, as of undefined.

Institutional Sold Out

Name% Total Shares% Total AssetsCurrent SharesChange AmountChange %Market ValueDate
BHZ CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP----25,084-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024
TREXQUANT INVESTMENT LP----17,783-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024
JANE STREET GROUP, LLC----10,076-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024
KG&L CAPITAL MANAGEMENT,LLC----8,831-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024
NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL WEALTH MANAGEMENT CO----1,467-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024
ENTRYPOINT CAPITAL, LLC----547-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024
ADVISOR GROUP HOLDINGS, INC.----339-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024
GRADIENT INVESTMENTS LLC----79-100.00%-Mar 31, 2024

Business First Bancshares's largest sold out institutional shareholder by shares sold is BHZ CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP, sold -25.08K shares, valued at -, as of undefined.

Business First Bancshares Mutual Fund Holders


Name% Total AssetsTotal SharesChange AmountChange %Date
RMB INVESTORS TRUST0.77%400,000--Dec 31, 2023
JOHN HANCOCK INVESTMENT TRUST II0.57%239,655-11,733-4.67%Jan 31, 2024
RANGER FUNDS INVESTMENT TRUST0.39%8,9505106.04%Jan 31, 2024
Walthausen Funds0.28%9,428--Apr 30, 2023
CORNERCAP GROUP OF FUNDS /VA/0.16%11,869-2,677-18.40%Sep 30, 2022
CALDWELL & ORKIN FUNDS INC0.15%2,040--Jan 31, 2024
JOHN HANCOCK FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND0.14%182,458--Dec 31, 2023
VANGUARD VALLEY FORGE FUNDS0.04%19,476--Dec 31, 2023
ROYCE FUND0.03%164,53811,8547.76%Dec 31, 2023
BRIDGEWAY FUNDS INC0.03%65,000--Dec 29, 2023
AMG Funds I0.02%24,541--Jan 31, 2024
PUTNAM INVESTMENT FUNDS0.02%80,20011,20016.23%Feb 29, 2024
Vericimetry Funds0.02%1,65033025.00%Dec 31, 2023
BlackRock Advantage SMID Cap Fund, Inc.0.01%2,126--Dec 29, 2023
IndexIQ ETF Trust0.01%19,122-1,165-5.74%Jan 31, 2024
DEUTSCHE DWS INVESTMENTS VIT FUNDS0.01%3,537--Dec 31, 2023
FORUM FUNDS II0.01%7,203--Jan 31, 2024
FIRST TRUST EXCHANGE-TRADED FUND0.01%77,8855,9838.32%Dec 31, 2023
QUANTITATIVE MASTER SERIES LLC0.01%43,4752,1245.14%Dec 31, 2023
VANGUARD INDEX FUNDS0.00%1,517,877406,95736.63%Dec 31, 2023
AMERICAN CENTURY ETF TRUST0.00%325,48594,32040.80%Feb 29, 2024
FINANCIAL INVESTORS TRUST0.00%224,440--Jan 31, 2024
FIDELITY COMMONWEALTH TRUST0.00%8,4261241.49%Feb 29, 2024
PUTNAM VARIABLE TRUST0.00%35,2007,20025.71%Dec 31, 2023
TIAA SEPARATE ACCOUNT VA 10.00%313--Dec 31, 2023
FIDELITY CONCORD STREET TRUST0.00%220,7334,4652.06%Feb 29, 2024
Calvert Variable Products, Inc.0.00%2,368--Dec 31, 2023
GOLDMAN SACHS VARIABLE INSURANCE TRUST0.00%3,654-2,462-40.26%Dec 31, 2023
STERLING CAPITAL FUNDS0.00%16,313-527-3.13%Dec 29, 2023
JPMORGAN INSURANCE TRUST0.00%9,3413,19251.91%Mar 31, 2023
VICTORY PORTFOLIOS0.00%19,700-3,800-16.17%Dec 31, 2023
VANGUARD INSTITUTIONAL INDEX FUNDS0.00%15,762--Dec 31, 2023
Voya VARIABLE PORTFOLIOS INC0.00%11,393-379-3.22%Dec 31, 2023
INVESCO EXCHANGE-TRADED FUND TRUST0.00%29,538300.10%Jan 31, 2024
DFA INVESTMENT DIMENSIONS GROUP INC0.00%362,50970,71124.23%Jan 31, 2024
RUSSELL INVESTMENT FUNDS0.00%22,308-857-3.70%Dec 31, 2023
VALIC Co II0.00%10,9002001.87%Feb 28, 2021
TARGET PORTFOLIO TRUST0.00%6,5001,10020.37%Jan 31, 2024
Dimensional ETF Trust0.00%137,10525,87823.27%Jan 31, 2024
SunAmerica Specialty Series0.00%159--Apr 30, 2021
AdvisorShares Trust0.00%878--Dec 29, 2023
RUSSELL INVESTMENT CO0.00%86,402-9,055-9.49%Jan 31, 2024
STATE STREET VARIABLE INSURANCE SERIES FUNDS INC0.00%1,214--Dec 31, 2023
THRIVENT SERIES FUND INC0.00%27,4411,5095.82%Dec 29, 2023
THRIVENT MUTUAL FUNDS0.00%17,7323,10821.25%Jan 31, 2024
PFM Multi-Manager Series Trust0.00%159--Dec 31, 2023
GPS Funds I0.00%993--Dec 31, 2023
VALIC Co I0.00%44,90310,58230.83%Feb 29, 2024
Invesco Exchange-Traded Self-Indexed Fund Trust0.00%29,9321,2504.36%Feb 29, 2024
Voya INVESTORS TRUST0.00%6,7743,987143.06%Dec 31, 2023
TIAA-CREF LIFE FUNDS0.00%324--Dec 31, 2023
Janus Detroit Street Trust0.00%15,5732,07915.41%Jan 31, 2024
VARIABLE INSURANCE PRODUCTS FUND II0.00%1,264-610-32.55%Dec 31, 2023
NATIONWIDE VARIABLE INSURANCE TRUST0.00%12,862-2,563-16.62%Dec 31, 2023
SEASONS SERIES TRUST0.00%2,2181,329149.49%Dec 31, 2023
STATE STREET INSTITUTIONAL INVESTMENT TRUST0.00%7,7005006.94%Dec 31, 2023
JPMORGAN TRUST II0.00%81,074--Feb 29, 2024
T. Rowe Price Index Trust, Inc.0.00%1,412--Feb 29, 2024
RBC FUNDS TRUST0.00%5,500--Dec 29, 2023
iSHARES TRUST0.00%984,638--Feb 29, 2024
VANGUARD SCOTTSDALE FUNDS0.00%105,07210,53011.14%Feb 29, 2024
RYDEX SERIES FUNDS0.00%219--Dec 31, 2023
EQ ADVISORS TRUST0.00%54,6251,3472.53%Dec 31, 2023
MASTER INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO0.00%3,411--Dec 31, 2023
ProFunds0.00%34214069.31%Jan 31, 2024
SA FUNDS INVESTMENT TRUST0.00%553--Dec 31, 2023
Meeder Funds0.00%144--Mar 31, 2024
PENN SERIES FUNDS INC0.00%800--Dec 29, 2023
RYDEX DYNAMIC FUNDS0.00%109--Dec 31, 2023
NATIONWIDE MUTUAL FUNDS0.00%2,573-299-10.41%Jan 31, 2024
LINCOLN VARIABLE INSURANCE PRODUCTS TRUST0.00%42,4524,13910.80%Dec 31, 2023
Guggenheim Active Allocation Fund0.00%114--Feb 29, 2024
NORTHERN FUNDS0.00%13,256-609-4.39%Dec 29, 2023
PROSHARES TRUST0.00%3,51941713.44%Feb 29, 2024
ALLIANZ VARIABLE INSURANCE PRODUCTS TRUST0.00%667--Dec 31, 2023
RYDEX VARIABLE TRUST0.00%14--Dec 31, 2023
PGIM ETF TRUST0.00%696--Feb 29, 2024
HC CAPITAL TRUST0.00%314--Dec 31, 2023
BLACKROCK FUNDS0.00%70,423-5,045-6.68%Feb 29, 2024
WisdomTree Trust0.00%17,749--Feb 29, 2024
MORGAN STANLEY PATHWAY FUNDS0.00%842--Feb 29, 2024
SUNAMERICA SERIES TRUST0.00%2,720-11-0.40%Jan 31, 2024
Brinker Capital Destinations Trust0.00%440--Feb 29, 2024
TRUST FOR PROFESSIONAL MANAGERS0.00%1,9601,960-Feb 29, 2024
ALLSPRING MASTER TRUST0.00%406--Feb 29, 2024
RBB FUND, INC.0.00%588--Feb 29, 2024
COLLEGE RETIREMENT EQUITIES FUND0.00%6,436-47,050-87.97%Dec 31, 2023
Blackstone Alternative Investment Funds0.00%700-200-22.22%Dec 31, 2023
Advisors' Inner Circle Fund III0.00%731423.73%Jan 31, 2024
JOHN HANCOCK VARIABLE INSURANCE TRUST0.00%10,118-1,449-12.53%Dec 31, 2023
ADVANCED SERIES TRUST0.00%17,2492751.62%Dec 29, 2023
Brighthouse Funds Trust II0.00%7,980--Dec 31, 2023
PACIFIC SELECT FUND0.00%10,120-401-3.81%Dec 31, 2023
Brighthouse Funds Trust I0.00%21,6683071.44%Dec 31, 2023
SEI INSTITUTIONAL MANAGED TRUST0.00%5,863--Dec 31, 2023
Bridge Builder Trust0.00%10,039--Dec 31, 2023
MASSMUTUAL SELECT FUNDS0.00%1,503--Dec 31, 2023
COLUMBIA FUNDS SERIES TRUST I0.00%4,812--Feb 29, 2024
BlackRock Variable Series Funds, Inc.0.00%3,118--Dec 31, 2023
WILSHIRE MUTUAL FUNDS INC0.00%222--Dec 31, 2023

Business First Bancshares's largest mutual fund holder by % of total assets is "RMB INVESTORS TRUST", owning 400.00K shares, compromising 0.77% of its total assets.

Business First Bancshares Institutional Ownership Trends


Institutional Holdings Trend

DateHoldingsChange %
31 Mar, 2486-27.73%
31 Dec, 231197.21%
30 Sep, 2311115.63%
30 Jun, 2396-2.04%
31 Mar, 23981.03%
31 Dec, 229718.29%
30 Sep, 22821.23%
30 Jun, 2281-5.81%
31 Mar, 22864.88%
31 Dec, 218217.14%
30 Sep, 217014.75%
30 Jun, 21613.39%
31 Mar, 215915.69%
31 Dec, 2051-
30 Sep, 2051-12.07%
30 Jun, 20583.57%
31 Mar, 20565.66%
31 Dec, 195310.42%
30 Sep, 19489.09%
30 Jun, 1944-4.35%
31 Mar, 1946-11.54%
31 Dec, 1852-1.89%
30 Sep, 18538.16%
30 Jun, 1849-
30 Sep, 151-
30 Jun, 151-

As of 31 Mar 24, 86 institutions are holding Business First Bancshares's shares, representing a decrease of -27.73% compared to the previous quarter.

Shares Outstanding Trend

DateShares OutstandingChange %
31 Mar, 249,328,424-22.23%
31 Dec, 2311,995,3159.64%
30 Sep, 2310,940,2221.65%
30 Jun, 2310,762,7851.68%
31 Mar, 2310,584,9110.96%
31 Dec, 2210,484,20335.06%
30 Sep, 227,762,5954.06%
30 Jun, 227,459,9935.18%
31 Mar, 227,092,294-0.60%
31 Dec, 217,135,2558.88%
30 Sep, 216,553,1280.71%
30 Jun, 216,506,6343.70%
31 Mar, 216,274,2893.79%
31 Dec, 206,044,9043.77%
30 Sep, 205,825,5535.79%
30 Jun, 205,506,632-1.34%
31 Mar, 205,581,686-6.96%
31 Dec, 195,999,2761.04%
30 Sep, 195,937,4481.03%
30 Jun, 195,876,7551.85%
31 Mar, 195,770,2590.54%
31 Dec, 185,739,4590.59%
30 Sep, 185,706,0334.82%
30 Jun, 185,443,718-
30 Sep, 1511,416-
30 Jun, 1511,416-

Business First Bancshares (BFST) has 9.33M shares outstanding as of 31 Mar 24, down -22.23% compared to the previous quarter.

Institutional Ownership Trend

DateOwnership %Change %
31 Mar, 2437.14%1.63%
31 Dec, 2347.77%2.51%
30 Sep, 2343.58%2.35%
30 Jun, 2343.09%2.40%
31 Mar, 2342.37%1.27%
31 Dec, 2257.70%4.83%
30 Sep, 2234.55%3.13%
30 Jun, 2233.22%2.92%
31 Mar, 2233.74%2.73%
31 Dec, 2135.15%3.40%
30 Sep, 2132.15%3.26%
30 Jun, 2131.42%3.39%
31 Mar, 2130.43%2.75%
31 Dec, 2033.27%4.17%
30 Sep, 2028.26%3.06%
30 Jun, 2030.41%1.73%
31 Mar, 2041.93%2.06%
31 Dec, 1945.07%2.27%
30 Sep, 1944.59%2.30%
30 Jun, 1943.98%2.33%
31 Mar, 1943.43%1.63%
31 Dec, 1851.59%2.11%
30 Sep, 1849.47%1.88%
30 Jun, 1851.32%-
30 Sep, 150.17%576.37%
30 Jun, 150.17%-

As of 31 Mar 24, Business First Bancshares is held by 37.14% institutional shareholders, representing a 1.63% growth compared to 31 Dec 23.

Institutional Increased Positions Trend

DateIncreased PositionsChange %
31 Mar, 2429-43.14%
31 Dec, 2351-13.56%
30 Sep, 235934.09%
30 Jun, 2344-22.81%
31 Mar, 2357-6.56%
31 Dec, 226179.41%
30 Sep, 2234-8.11%
30 Jun, 223715.63%
31 Mar, 2232-33.33%
31 Dec, 214854.84%
30 Sep, 213119.23%
30 Jun, 2126-3.70%
31 Mar, 21278.00%
31 Dec, 2025-3.85%
30 Sep, 2026-27.78%
30 Jun, 203620.00%
31 Mar, 203015.38%
31 Dec, 192618.18%
30 Sep, 1922-18.52%
30 Jun, 192768.75%
31 Mar, 1916-36.00%
31 Dec, 1825-32.43%
30 Sep, 1837-24.49%
30 Jun, 1849-
30 Sep, 15--100.00%
30 Jun, 151-

29 institutional shareholders have increased their position in BFST stock as of 31 Mar 24 compared to 51 in the previous quarter (a -43.14% decrease).

Institutional Reduced Positions Trend

DateReduced PositionsChange %
31 Mar, 2427-12.90%
31 Dec, 233124.00%
30 Sep, 2325-24.24%
30 Jun, 233343.48%
31 Mar, 232327.78%
31 Dec, 2218-25.00%
30 Sep, 222420.00%
30 Jun, 2220-25.93%
31 Mar, 222750.00%
31 Dec, 2118-30.77%
30 Sep, 212623.81%
30 Jun, 212110.53%
31 Mar, 211926.67%
31 Dec, 2015-
30 Sep, 201525.00%
30 Jun, 2012-33.33%
31 Mar, 201838.46%
31 Dec, 19138.33%
30 Sep, 1912140.00%
30 Jun, 195-70.59%
31 Mar, 191721.43%
31 Dec, 181455.56%
30 Sep, 189-
30 Jun, 18--
30 Sep, 15--
30 Jun, 15--

27 institutional shareholders have reduced their position in BFST stock as of 31 Mar 24 compared to 31 in the previous quarter (a -12.90% decrease).

All Institutional Ownership Trend Data

DateHoldingsChange %Shares OutstandingChange %Ownership %Change %Increased PositionsChange %Reduced PositionsChange %
31 Mar, 2486-27.73%9,328,424-22.23%37.14%1.63%29-43.14%27-12.90%
31 Dec, 231197.21%11,995,3159.64%47.77%2.51%51-13.56%3124.00%
30 Sep, 2311115.63%10,940,2221.65%43.58%2.35%5934.09%25-24.24%
30 Jun, 2396-2.04%10,762,7851.68%43.09%2.40%44-22.81%3343.48%
31 Mar, 23981.03%10,584,9110.96%42.37%1.27%57-6.56%2327.78%
31 Dec, 229718.29%10,484,20335.06%57.70%4.83%6179.41%18-25.00%
30 Sep, 22821.23%7,762,5954.06%34.55%3.13%34-8.11%2420.00%
30 Jun, 2281-5.81%7,459,9935.18%33.22%2.92%3715.63%20-25.93%
31 Mar, 22864.88%7,092,294-0.60%33.74%2.73%32-33.33%2750.00%
31 Dec, 218217.14%7,135,2558.88%35.15%3.40%4854.84%18-30.77%
30 Sep, 217014.75%6,553,1280.71%32.15%3.26%3119.23%2623.81%
30 Jun, 21613.39%6,506,6343.70%31.42%3.39%26-3.70%2110.53%
31 Mar, 215915.69%6,274,2893.79%30.43%2.75%278.00%1926.67%
31 Dec, 2051-6,044,9043.77%33.27%4.17%25-3.85%15-
30 Sep, 2051-12.07%5,825,5535.79%28.26%3.06%26-27.78%1525.00%
30 Jun, 20583.57%5,506,632-1.34%30.41%1.73%3620.00%12-33.33%
31 Mar, 20565.66%5,581,686-6.96%41.93%2.06%3015.38%1838.46%
31 Dec, 195310.42%5,999,2761.04%45.07%2.27%2618.18%138.33%
30 Sep, 19489.09%5,937,4481.03%44.59%2.30%22-18.52%12140.00%
30 Jun, 1944-4.35%5,876,7551.85%43.98%2.33%2768.75%5-70.59%
31 Mar, 1946-11.54%5,770,2590.54%43.43%1.63%16-36.00%1721.43%
31 Dec, 1852-1.89%5,739,4590.59%51.59%2.11%25-32.43%1455.56%
30 Sep, 18538.16%5,706,0334.82%49.47%1.88%37-24.49%9-
30 Jun, 1849-5,443,718-51.32%-49---
30 Sep, 151-11,416-0.17%576.37%--100.00%--
30 Jun, 151-11,416-0.17%-1---

Business First Bancshares Insider Shareholders Trades


Open Market Insider Trades

DateNameRelationRoleTransactionBuy/SellSharesPriceValueShares HeldSource
May 01, 2024Day Rick D.director-P-PurchaseBuy1,800$20.30$36.54K262,785

Open Market Insider Buys

DateNameRelationRoleTransactionBuy/SellSharesPriceValueShares HeldSource
May 01, 2024Day Rick D.director-P-PurchaseBuy1,800$20.30$36.54K262,785

Insider Sells

DateNameRelationRoleTransactionBuy/SellSharesPriceValueShares HeldSource
May 09, 2024Johnson Joseph Vernondirector-G-GiftSell9,600--218,931
May 09, 2024Carter Donald Chadofficer EVP, Correspondent BankingSell---17,223
Apr 16, 2024JORDAN PHILIPofficer EVP&CBO of b1BankF-InKindSell6,350$20.21$128.33K77,086

All Insider Owners Trades

DateNameRelationRoleTransactionBuy/SellSharesPriceValueShares HeldSource
May 09, 2024Johnson Joseph Vernondirector-G-GiftSell9,600--218,931
May 09, 2024Carter Donald Chadofficer EVP, Correspondent BankingSell---17,223
May 01, 2024Day Rick D.director-P-PurchaseBuy1,800$20.30$36.54K262,785
Apr 29, 2024MCLINDON ANDREW D.director-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K41,814
Apr 29, 2024PRICE ARTHURdirector-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K10,664
Apr 29, 2024Quirk Aimee Mdirector-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K1,517
Apr 29, 2024Calkins Caroldirector-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K5,892
Apr 29, 2024MONTGOMERY DAVID A. JR.director-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K13,252
Apr 29, 2024Buquet James J. IIIdirector-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K45,686
Apr 29, 2024Ducrest John P.director-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K11,490
Apr 29, 2024Johnson Joseph Vernondirector-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K228,531
Apr 29, 2024SMITH KENNETH W.director-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K52,064
Apr 29, 2024Tillage Keith Alexisdirector-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K5,393
Apr 29, 2024Folse Mark P.director-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K113,286
Apr 29, 2024MOCKLER PATRICK E.director-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K18,047
Apr 29, 2024Day Rick D.director-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K260,985
Apr 29, 2024MCCOLLISTER ROLFE H. JR.director-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K92,280
Apr 29, 2024WHITE STEVEN GERARDdirector-A-AwardBuy1,149$21.77$25.01K13,914
Apr 16, 2024JORDAN PHILIPofficer EVP&CBO of b1BankM-ExemptBuy7,500$17.11$128.32K83,436
Apr 16, 2024JORDAN PHILIPofficer EVP&CBO of b1BankF-InKindSell6,350$20.21$128.33K77,086

The last insider sell of Business First Bancshares's stock was made by Johnson Joseph Vernon on May 09 2024, selling 9,600 shares at - per share (valued at -). The last insider buy of BFST was made by Day Rick D. on May 01 2024, buying 1,800 shares at $20.30 per share (worth $36.54K).

Business First Bancshares Insider Ownership Trends


All Insider Trades Trend

DateBuySellBuy/Sell Ratio
Q2 2024174425.00%
Q1 2024121485.71%
Q4 20232728.57%
Q3 202322100.00%
Q2 20233521750.00%
Q1 20231713130.77%
Q4 202242200.00%
Q3 2022163533.33%
Q2 20224422200.00%
Q1 20221910190.00%
Q4 20216875.00%
Q3 202133100.00%
Q2 2021208250.00%
Q1 20212719142.11%
Q4 20201--
Q3 202073233.33%
Q2 2020114275.00%
Q1 20204210420.00%
Q4 20191425.00%
Q3 2019131586.67%

17 total buy trades, and 4 total sell trades (buy/sell ratio of 4.25%) were made by Business First Bancshares's insiders, as of Q2 2024.

Open Market Insider Trades Trend

DateBuySellBuy/Sell Ratio
Q2 20241--
Q1 2024-1-
Q4 20231425.00%
Q3 202321200.00%
Q2 202319--
Q1 20235--
Q4 20225--
Q3 202211--
Q2 202212--
Q1 202291900.00%
Q4 202155100.00%
Q3 20211--
Q2 20212366.67%
Q1 20211425.00%
Q4 20201--
Q3 20206--
Q2 20201--
Q1 202010--
Q4 20191425.00%
Q3 2019127171.43%

As of Q2 2024, Insider owners conducted 1 open market buy trades and 0 open market sell trades of Business First Bancshares's stocks.

Business First Bancshares Peer Ownership


TickerCompany
HFBLHome Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana
ISTRInvestar Holding Corporation
CULLCullman Bancorp, Inc.
FFNWFirst Financial Northwest, Inc.
HMNFHMN Financial, Inc.
CWBCCommunity West Bancshares
FCAPFirst Capital, Inc.
HVBCHV Bancorp, Inc.
FNWDFinward Bancorp
FCCOFirst Community Corporation
FNWBFirst Northwest Bancorp

BFST Ownership FAQ


Business First Bancshares is owned by institutional shareholders (37.14%), insiders (6.42%), and public (56.44%). The largest institutional shareholder of Business First Bancshares is BLACKROCK INC. (8.20% of total shares) and the top mutual fund owner is RMB INVESTORS TRUST (0.77% of total shares).

Business First Bancshares's major institutional shareholders are BLACKROCK INC., VANGUARD GROUP INC, DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP, GEODE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC, and STATE STREET CORP. The top five shareholders own together 19.88% of the company's share outstanding.

As of Mar 2024, there are 86 institutional shareholders of Business First Bancshares.

BLACKROCK INC owns 2.06M shares of Business First Bancshares, representing 8.20% of the company's total shares outstanding, valued at $45.89M (as of Mar 2024).

As of Mar 2024, VANGUARD GROUP INC holds 1.26M shares of Business First Bancshares (BFST), compromising 5.02% of the company, valued at $28.11M.

DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP is the third largest holder of Business First Bancshares. The company owns 618.58K of the company's shares outstanding (worth $13.78M).