First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas, Inc., (NASDAQ: FFBH) is now Bear State Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSF).
In the spring of 1996, First Federal Bank converted from a mutually owned to a publicly owned financial institution. First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas, Inc., was formed as the holding company for the Bank, and the stock has been traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol FFBH. On May 3, 2011, Bear State Financial Holdings made a $46.3 million investment in the Company to recapitalize First Federal Bank. Company Chairman Richard N. Massey led the Bear State group, which brought a new management team to the Bank. In June 2014, First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas, Inc. changed its name to Bear State Financial, Inc. (BSF). Bear State Financial is the parent company for Bear State Bank.
|8/22/2017||Arvest Bank to Acquire Bear State Financial, Inc.|
|7/27/2017||Bear State Financial, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings|
|7/26/2017||Bear State Financial, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend|
|4/20/2017||Bear State Financial, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings|
|4/19/2017||Bear State Financial, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend|
Bear State Financial, Inc.,
900 South Shackleford Road,
Little Rock, AR 72211
211 Quality Circle Suite 210
College Station, TX 77845