First Bancshares Full Year 2022 Earnings: Misses Expectations
First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) Full Year 2022 Results
Key Financial Results
Revenue: US$209.0m (up 7.5% from FY 2021).
Net income: US$62.9m (down 1.9% from FY 2021).
Profit margin: 30% (down from 33% in FY 2021). The decrease in margin was driven by higher expenses.
EPS: US$2.84 (down from US$3.05 in FY 2021).
All figures shown in the chart above are for the trailing 12 month (TTM) period
First Bancshares Revenues and Earnings Miss Expectations
Revenue missed analyst estimates by 7.5%. Earnings per share (EPS) also missed analyst estimates by 2.0%.
Looking ahead, revenue is forecast to grow 20% p.a. on average during the next 2 years, compared to a 6.5% growth forecast for the Banks industry in the US.
Performance of the American Banks industry.
The company's shares are down 1.7% from a week ago.
Before you take the next step you should know about the 1 warning sign for First Bancshares that we have uncovered.
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