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First Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.72 (+4.19 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $42.73
50-Day Range
MA: $37.51
52-Week Range
Now: $42.73
Volume117,932 shs
Average Volume125,161 shs
Market Capitalization$1.22 billion
P/E Ratio15.83
Dividend Yield1.74%
First Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for First Bank that provides banking products and services for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses primarily in North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina. It accepts deposit products, such as checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as time deposits, including certificate of deposits and individual retirement accounts. The company also offers loans for a range of consumer and commercial purposes comprising loans for business, real estate, personal, home improvement, and automobiles, as well as residential mortgages and small business administration loans. In addition, it provides credit and debit cards, letter of credits, and safe deposit box rental services, as well as electronic funds transfer services consisting of wire transfers; and internet and mobile banking, cash management, bank-by-phone services, and remote deposit capture services. Further, the company offers investment and insurance products, such as mutual funds, annuities, long-term care insurance, life insurance, and company retirement plans, as well as property and casualty insurance products; and financial planning services. As of October 26, 2020, it operated 101 branches in North Carolina and South Carolina. The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Southern Pines, North Carolina.
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Is FBNC A Good Stock To Buy Now?
December 18, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
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First Bancorp Added to the S&P SmallCap 600® Index
November 6, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
First Bancorp EPS beats by $0.32, beats on revenue
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First Bancorp EPS beats by $0.27, beats on revenue
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FBNC
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$308.70 million
Cash Flow$4.30 per share
Book Value$28.79 per share


Net Income$92.05 million


Market Cap$1.22 billion
Next Earnings Date4/27/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.62 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

542nd out of 1,940 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

118th out of 310 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+1.72 (+4.19 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Bancorp a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" First Bancorp stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FBNC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than First Bancorp?

Wall Street analysts have given First Bancorp a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but First Bancorp wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is First Bancorp's next earnings date?

First Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 27th 2021.
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How were First Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.07. First Bancorp had a net margin of 24.81% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.36%.
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How has First Bancorp's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

First Bancorp's stock was trading at $25.70 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FBNC stock has increased by 66.3% and is now trading at $42.73.
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How often does First Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Bancorp?

First Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Monday, January 25th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 30th.
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Is First Bancorp a good dividend stock?

First Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.74%. First Bancorp does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of First Bancorp is 23.23%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Bancorp will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.46% next year. This indicates that First Bancorp will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for FBNC?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for First Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect First Bancorp's stock price to reach $25.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 41.5%.
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Who are First Bancorp's key executives?

First Bancorp's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Richard Hancock Moore, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $542.52k)
  • Mr. Michael G. Mayer, Pres & Director (Age 60, Pay $690.94k)
  • Mr. Eric P. Credle, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53, Pay $452.74k)
  • Ms. Elizabeth B. Bostian, Exec. VP & Sec.

Who are some of First Bancorp's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of First Bancorp own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Bancorp investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), Intelsat (I), Fossil Group (FOSL), Bank of America (BAC), Associated British Foods (ABF), Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited (CGH.L) (CGH), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Apollo Global Management (APO), Ciena (CIEN) and First Data (FDC).

What is First Bancorp's stock symbol?

First Bancorp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FBNC."

Who are First Bancorp's major shareholders?

First Bancorp's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.75%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.83%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.76%), Jennison Associates LLC (2.64%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.25%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.89%). Company insiders that own First Bancorp stock include Dennis A Wicker, Eric P Credle, Frederick Leslie Taylor, James C Crawford III, Mary Clara Capel, Richard H Moore, Suzanne S Deferie, Thomas F Phillips and Virginia C Thomasson.
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Which institutional investors are selling First Bancorp stock?

FBNC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Walthausen & Co. LLC, Federated Hermes Inc., and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold First Bancorp company stock in the last year include Mary Clara Capel, Richard H Moore, and Suzanne S Deferie.
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Which institutional investors are buying First Bancorp stock?

FBNC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., HoldCo Asset Management L.P., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, and Public Sector Pension Investment Board. Company insiders that have bought First Bancorp stock in the last two years include Eric P Credle, Frederick Leslie Taylor, James C Crawford III, Richard H Moore, and Virginia C Thomasson.
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How do I buy shares of First Bancorp?

Shares of FBNC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is First Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of FBNC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.73.

How much money does First Bancorp make?

First Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.22 billion and generates $308.70 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $92.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.10 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Bancorp have?

First Bancorp employs 1,111 workers across the globe.

What is First Bancorp's official website?

The official website for First Bancorp is www.localfirstbank.com.

Where are First Bancorp's headquarters?

First Bancorp is headquartered at 300 SW Broad Street, Southern Pines NC, 28387.

How can I contact First Bancorp?

First Bancorp's mailing address is 300 SW Broad Street, Southern Pines NC, 28387. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 910-246-2500.

This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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