The First Bancshares: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) _ The First Bancshares Inc. (FBMS) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $16.6 million.
The Hattiesburg, Mississippi-based bank said it had earnings of 79 cents per share.
The bank holding company posted revenue of $54.7 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $48.7 million, which fell short of Street forecasts.
The First Bancshares shares have risen 22% since the beginning of the year. The stock has more than doubled in the last 12 months.