EPS for First Bancshares (FBMS) Expected At $0.36, Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) Had 4 Bulls

July 17, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

Analysts expect First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) to report $0.36 EPS on July, 28.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 23.40% from last quarter’s $0.47 EPS. FBMS’s profit would be $3.28 million giving it 19.20 P/E if the $0.36 EPS is correct. After having $0.37 EPS previously, First Bancshares Inc’s analysts see -2.70% EPS growth. About 2,139 shares traded. First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) has risen 69.69% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 52.99% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Gem Diamonds Ltd (LON:GEMD), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Gem Diamonds Ltd had 110 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, November 16 by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Monday, February 1 with “Buy”. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with “Neutral/Neutral” rating in Friday, July 31 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, July 20. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Monday, January 9 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) earned “Sector Performer” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, February 13. The company was maintained on Wednesday, May 10 by Shore Capital. The stock of Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, May 24 by JP Morgan. The stock of Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 21. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, September 16 by Goldman Sachs. See Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) latest ratings:

14/07/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight Old Target: GBX 85.00 New Target: GBX 85.00 Maintain
12/06/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 90.00 New Target: GBX 90.00 Maintain
09/06/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Sector Perform Old Target: GBX 80.00 New Target: GBX 100.00 Upgrade
08/06/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 100.00 New Target: GBX 100.00 Maintain
05/06/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 105.00 New Target: GBX 100.00 Maintain
24/05/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 112.00 New Target: GBX 105.00 Maintain
24/05/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight Maintain
23/05/2017 Broker: FinnCap Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 150.00 New Target: GBX 150.00 Maintain
23/05/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 90.00 New Target: GBX 90.00 Maintain
10/05/2017 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Not Rated Maintain

Since February 6, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 2 insider sales for $188,602 activity. Shares for $132,467 were sold by RUTLAND DONNA T. $4,172 worth of First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) was bought by GIBSON E RICKY on Friday, March 17.

Among 2 analysts covering First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. First Bancshares had 2 analyst reports since September 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, September 21 report.

The First Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding firm for The First, A National Banking Association . The company has market cap of $251.93 million. The Firm and the Bank engage in a general commercial and retail banking business for small to medium-sized businesses, professional concerns and individuals. It has a 21.25 P/E ratio. The Bank provides a range of banking services in its primary market area of South Mississippi, South Alabama and Louisiana.

Investors sentiment increased to 3.2 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.87, from 2.33 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 1 investors sold First Bancshares Inc shares while 4 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 8.17 million shares or 299.74% more from 2.04 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Tower Cap (Trc) invested in 0% or 400 shares. Royal Bank Of Canada owns 1,000 shares. 281,690 were reported by Maltese Management Lc. Stieven Advsr Ltd Partnership stated it has 2.5% of its portfolio in First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS). Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) for 124 shares. Jacobs Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 225,352 shares or 1.25% of the stock. Castine Cap Management Ltd Liability Com accumulated 258,721 shares. Lsv Asset Mgmt has 0% invested in First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS). Jcsd Limited Co accumulated 343,457 shares or 8.27% of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership has 0% invested in First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FBMS) for 20,651 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur Company The reported 0.01% stake. Deutsche National Bank Ag owns 300 shares. 81,858 were reported by Pacific Ridge Cap Prtn Lc. Blackrock Investment Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 830 shares or 0% of all its holdings. California Public Employees Retirement System reported 9,200 shares.

About 7,852 shares traded. Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) has 0.00% since July 17, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Gem Diamonds Limited is a United Kingdom diamond producer, which is engaged in the exploration and development of diamond mines. The company has market cap of 116.34 million GBP. The Firm operates diamond mining activities in Lesotho and Botswana. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s geographical divisions include Lesotho, which is involved in diamond mining activities; Botswana, which is engaged in diamond mining activities; Belgium, which is involved in the sales, marketing and manufacturing of diamonds, and British Virgin Islands , Republic of South Africa (RSA) and the United Kingdom, which provides technical and administrative services.

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