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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Savings & Cooperative Banks    NAICS: 522120    SIC: 6036
First Bancshares Inc is a bank holding company engaged in the business of attracting deposits from the general public and using such deposits, together with other funding sources, to invest in loans.

First Bancshares Inc is incorporated in the state of Missouri. It was incorporated on September 30, 1993 for the purpose of becoming the holding company for First Home upon its conversion from a state-chartered mutual to a state-chartered stock savings and loan association. The Conversion was completed on December 22, 1993. First Bancshares, Inc., is a unitary savings and loan holding company for First Home Savings Bank. The Savings Bank is a Missouri-chartered, federally insured stock savings and loan association organized in 1911. The Savings Bank conducts its business from its home office in Mountain Grove and ten full service branch facilities in Marshfield, Ava, Gainesville, Sparta, Theodosia, Crane, Galena, Kissee Mills, Rockaway Beach and Springfield, Missouri. The Savings Bank provides its customers with a full array of community banking services. The Savings Bank is engaged in the business of attracting deposits from the general public and using such deposits, together with other funding sources, to invest in residential mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans, land loans, second mortgage loans, consumer loans and commercial business loans, for its loan portfolio. The lending activity of the Savings Bank has been the origination of conventional mortgage loans for the purpose of purchasing, constructing or refinancing one-to-four family owner occupied homes within its market area. While the Savings Bank continues to actively seek originations of such loans, most of the fixed-rate loans of this type are currently originated for sale in the secondary market. In an attempt to diversify its lending portfolio, the Savings Bank also originates commercial real estate loans, land loans, consumer loans, such as mobile home loans, automobile loans and loans secured by savings accounts, and commercial business loans. The Savings Bank originates residential mortgage loans to enable borrowers to purchase existing homes, to construct new one-to-four family homes or refinance existing debt on their homes. The Savings Bank originates fixed and adjustable rate second mortgage loans that are generally made on the security of the borrower's residence. The Savings Bank's consumer loans consist of automobile loans, recreational vehicles, mobile home loans, savings account loans, and various other consumer loans. Commercial business loans consist of loans to businesses with no real estate as security, such as business equipment loans, farm equipment loans and cattle loans. The Savings Bank's main source of loans is from contacts and relationships with real estate agents, referrals from customers, and to a lesser extent walk-in applicant. Once a loan application is received, a credit report, along with verification of income, is obtained. First Bancshares and Saving Bank is subject to the regulatory oversight of the OTS.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3.72
EPS (TTM) $ -2.26
Short Percentage of Float0.32%
52-Week Range $9.00 - 12.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1.55

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