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The First Bancshares: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

April 22, 2021 GMT

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.

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