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b1BANK posts earnings, cites Minden for gains


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Special to the MInden Press-Herald

Business First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: BFST) (Business First), parent company of Business First Bank, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, including record quarterly net income of $3.6 million

“Our second quarter performance continues to exemplify and enhance the value of the franchise for our shareholders and clients,” said Jude Melville, President and CEO.

“The significant momentum generated during the first quarter was sustained as the synergies from the Minden Bancorp acquisition continued to materialize and translate into overall shareholder value through improved returns, earnings accretion, and net interest income growth.