Insider Trading Review: First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. $FGBI

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First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. (FGBI) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Dec 7, 2017 Smith Edgar R. Iii, Director bought 18,897 shares having total worth of $548,013 at the price of $29 per share, following the transaction a total of 1,349,055 shares owned by Smith Edgar R. Iii. Before this latest buy, Smith Edgar R. Iii purchased FGBI at 1 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $88,695 at an average of $27 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 2 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 2 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 3 times by insiders. In 1 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 2 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 2 0 8.35%
12 Month 2 1 83.73%

Shares of First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. (FGBI) traded up 1.94% on Dec 6, 2017, hitting $29.47. 11,819 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. has a 52 week low of $15.54 and a 52 week high of $29.47. The company’s market cap is $124 million.

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. (FGBI) last announced its earnings results on Aug 14, 2017. The company reported 0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $15 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.58 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 7% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-08-14 2016-08-05 2016-02-03 2015-11-16
earnings per share 0.38 0.00 0.45 0.60
Revenue(M) 14.79 0 13.42 15.47

First Guaranty Bancshares Inc is a bank holding company. It provides commercial banking services to businesses, professionals, and individuals. It also provides personal loans, business loans, mortgages, and other banking facilities and services.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.