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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0001437749-19-004970
Form Type:
4
Zero Holdings:
No
Publication Time:
2019-03-14 21:59:18
Reporting Period:
2019-03-11
Accepted Time:
2019-03-14 21:59:18
SEC Url:
Form 4 Filing
Issuer
Cik Name Symbol Sector (SIC) IRS No
1624322 Business First Bancshares Inc. BFST State Commercial Banks (6022) 205340628
Insiders
Cik Name Reported Address Insider Title Director Officer Large Shareholder Other
1734776 Ii A. Donald Hingle 500 Laurel Street, Suite 101
Baton Rouge LA 70801
Evp&cce Of Business First Bank No Yes No No
Reported Non-Derivative Transactions
Sec. Name Acquisiton - Disposition Date Amount Price Remaning Holdings Equity Swap Involved Form Type Code Nature of Ownership Explanation
Common Stock Acquisiton 2019-03-11 53 $15.00 4,969 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2019-03-11 53 $24.25 4,916 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2019-03-12 3,000 $15.00 7,916 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2019-03-12 3,000 $24.00 4,916 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2019-03-13 3,000 $15.00 7,916 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2019-03-13 3,000 $24.12 4,916 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Acquisiton 2019-03-14 3,000 $15.00 7,916 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2019-03-14 3,000 $24.26 4,916 No 4 S Direct
Equity Swap Involved Form Type Code Nature of Ownership Explanation
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
Reported Derivative Transactions
Sec. Name Sec. Type Acquisiton - Disposition Date Amount Price Amount - 2 Price - 2
Common Stock Stock Options (Right to Buy) Disposition 2019-03-11 53 $0.00 53 $15.00
Common Stock Stock Options (Right to Buy) Disposition 2019-03-12 3,000 $0.00 3,000 $15.00
Common Stock Stock Options (Right to Buy) Disposition 2019-03-13 3,000 $0.00 3,000 $15.00
Common Stock Stock Options (Right to Buy) Disposition 2019-03-14 3,000 $0.00 3,000 $15.00
Remaning Holdings Exercise Date Expiration Date Equity Swap Involved Transaction Form Type Transaction Code Nature of Ownership
27,447 2019-10-19 No 4 M Direct
24,447 2019-10-19 No 4 M Direct
21,447 2019-10-19 No 4 M Direct
18,447 2019-10-19 No 4 M Direct
Footnotes
  1. Reflects the sale of shares in connection with a broker-assisted cashless exercise of Stock Options (Right to Buy) by reporting person.
  2. Includes (a) 125 shares of unvested restricted stock granted on 03/31/2017 and (b) 622 shares of unvested restricted stock granted on 03/31/2018, in each case subject to vesting in three equal installments over a period of two years beginning on the grant date and subject to the terms of the relevant restricted stock grant. The reported shares of unvested restricted stock are subject to forfeiture upon the occurrence of certain events specified in the restricted stock grant.
  3. Includes 2,500 shares held by reporting person's IRA and units of employer stock fund through issuer's 401(k) plan equivalent to approximately 1,243 shares.
  4. This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $24.00 to $24.25. The price reported above reflect the weighted average sale price. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer full information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transaction was effected.
  5. This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $24.25 to $24.50. The price reported above reflect the weighted average sale price. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer full information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transaction was effected.
  6. Stock Options (Right to Buy) vest in 11 equal installments beginning on the grant date, October 19, 2009, and ending October 19, 2019.