Bank First Stock Today

BFC -  USA Stock  

USD 69.92  0.17  0.24%

Market Performance
0 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 30
Bank First is trading at 69.92 as of the 21st of May 2022, a 0.24 percent increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 69.75. Bank First has about a 30 percent probability of financial distress in the next few years of operation and has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Bank First National are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 27th of March 2021 and ending today, the 21st of May 2022. Click here to learn more.
Bank First Corporation operates as a holding company for Bank First N.A. that provides consumer and commercial financial services to businesses, professionals, consumers, associations, individuals, and governmental authorities in Wisconsin. Bank First Corporation was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The company has 7.63 M outstanding shares of which 214.82 K shares are currently shorted by investors with about 20.85 days to cover. More on Bank First National

Bank First Stock Highlights

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Bank First National generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Bank First National was previously known as BANK FIRST CORP and was traded on NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol BFNC.
Bank First National has a frail financial position based on the latest SEC disclosures
About 15.0% of the company shares are held by company insiders
Latest headline from www.cnn.com: Scared investors havent hoarded this much cash since 911 - CNN
Bank First Fama & French Banking
Banking
Fama & French Classification
Bank First National SEC Filings
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Older SymbolBFNC
ChairmanRoger Sexton  (View All)
Thematic Classification
Currently Active Investing Idea (view all)
Banking
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Bank First report their recommendations after researching Bank First's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Bank First's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Bank First National. The Bank First consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Bank First.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Bank First National based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Bank First National financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
 3 - FrailDetails
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares8.1 M7.6 M
Notably Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations35.3 M40.3 M
Fairly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Assets2.6 B2.9 B
Fairly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities2.3 B2.6 B
Fairly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Debt71.5 M66.6 M
Notably Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets0.01550.016
Sufficiently Down
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.890.9
Fairly Down
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.04170.039
Notably Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Bank First's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Cautious HoldUndervalued
Bank First National (BFC) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA. It is located in 402 North 8th Street and employs 279 people. Bank First National was previously known as BANK FIRST CORP and was traded on NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol BFNC. Bank First is listed under Banking category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with total capitalization of 532.11 M. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Bank First's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Bank First's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Bank First National runs under Financial Services sector within Banks—Regional industry. The entity has 7.63 M outstanding shares of which 214.82 K shares are currently shorted by investors with about 20.85 days to cover. Bank First National has about 107.36 M in cash with 46.3 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 14.24.
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Ownership
Bank First National retains a total of 7.63 Million outstanding shares. Bank First National shows significant amount of outstanding shares owned by insiders and institutional investors .Since such a large part of the company is not owned by regular investors, we recommend to check if there were significant buying or selling the Bank First National stock in recent months. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Bank First Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Bank First's target price odds to finish over the current price? Depending on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Bank First jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 90.34%. The Bank First National probability density function shows the probability of Bank First stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon Bank First has a beta of 0.4603 suggesting as returns on the market go up, Bank First average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Bank First National will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.059, implying that it can generate a 0.059 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 69.92HorizonTargetOdds Above 69.92
9.33%90 days
 69.92 
90.34%
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Bank First to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 90.34 (This Bank First National probability density function shows the probability of Bank First Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Bank First Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Bank First that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Bank First's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Bank First's value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares451.2 K32.5 M
Associated BanccorpCommon Shares405.4 K29.2 M
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Bank First Historical Income Statement

Bank First National Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Bank First's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Bank First National revenue and expense. Bank First Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
The current year Weighted Average Shares is expected to grow to about 8.1 M, whereas Consolidated Income is forecasted to decline to about 37.3 M. View More Fundamentals

Bank First Stock Against Markets

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Bank First Corporate Directors

Bank First corporate directors refer to members of a Bank First board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Bank First's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Bank First's board members must vote for the resolution. The Bank First board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Investing Bank First National

You need to understand the risk of investing before taking a position in Bank First. The danger of trading Bank First National is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Bank First is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Bank First. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Bank First National is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is Bank First's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Bank First. If investors know Bank First will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Bank First listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Bank First National is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Bank First that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Bank First's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Bank First's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Bank First's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Bank First's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Bank First's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Bank First value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Bank First's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.