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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
NASDAQ:FBNC

First Bancorp (FBNC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$32.31
+1.05 (+3.36%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$31.07
$32.36
50-Day Range
$30.98
$36.12
52-Week Range
$26.00
$38.51
Volume
155,237 shs
Average Volume
121,614 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.33 billion
P/E Ratio
12.77
Dividend Yield
2.72%
Price Target
$33.00

First Bancorp MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.1% Upside
$33.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.63% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.14mentions of First Bancorp in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.59%
From $2.70 to $3.04 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.86 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

689th out of 857 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

160th out of 182 stocks

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About First Bancorp Stock (NASDAQ:FBNC)

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. The company accepts deposit products, such as checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as time deposits, including certificate of deposits and individual retirement accounts. It 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; and accounts receivable financing and factoring, inventory financing, and purchase order financing services. In addition, the company 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, it 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. The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Southern Pines, North Carolina.

FBNC Stock Price History

FBNC Stock News Headlines

“More countries ditch the US dollar”
Since March 2018, China started purchasing oil in gold-backed yuan. By December 2022, Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated that Chinese-Arab relations experienced a "historic improvement." after arab nations ditched the dollar to trade with China. On June 6, 2023 China told its banks to slash interest rates on US dollars.
First Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend
“More countries ditch the US dollar”
Since March 2018, China started purchasing oil in gold-backed yuan. By December 2022, Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated that Chinese-Arab relations experienced a "historic improvement." after arab nations ditched the dollar to trade with China. On June 6, 2023 China told its banks to slash interest rates on US dollars.
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First Bancorp (FBNC) Surpasses Q4 Earnings Estimates
First Bancorp Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
First Bancorp Inc's Dividend Analysis
First Bancorp goes ex-dividend tomorrow
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/25 Dividend
12/28/2023
Last Earnings
1/24/2024
Dividend Payable
1/25/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/25 Dividend
3/27/2024
Today
4/21/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/24/2024
Dividend Payable
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:FBNC
CUSIP
31891010
Employees
1,445
Year Founded
1948

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$33.00
High Stock Price Target
$34.00
Low Stock Price Target
$32.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+2.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$104.13 million
Pretax Margin
24.16%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$546.25 million
Cash Flow
$3.29 per share
Book Value
$33.40 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
39,633,000
Market Cap
$1.33 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.00

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Richard Hancock Moore (Age 63)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $657.92k
  • Mr. Michael G. Mayer (Age 63)
    President & Director
    Comp: $974.79k
  • Ms. Elizabeth B. Bostian (Age 43)
    Executive VP, General Counsel, CFO & Secretary
    Comp: $545.77k
  • Mr. Gregory A. Currie (Age 45)
    President of First Bank
    Comp: $604.77k
  • Ms. Blaise Buczkowski (Age 60)
    Executive VP, Chief Administrative Officer & Chief Accounting Officer

FBNC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell First Bancorp stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancorp in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" FBNC shares.
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What is First Bancorp's stock price target for 2024?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for First Bancorp's stock. Their FBNC share price targets range from $32.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $33.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have FBNC shares performed in 2024?

First Bancorp's stock was trading at $37.01 at the start of the year. Since then, FBNC stock has decreased by 12.7% and is now trading at $32.31.
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When is First Bancorp's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2024.
View our FBNC earnings forecast
.

How were First Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.66 by $0.06. The financial services provider had revenue of $97.03 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $99.63 million. First Bancorp had a net margin of 19.06% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.97%.

How often does First Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Bancorp?

First Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 15th. Shareholders of record on Sunday, March 31st will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, April 25th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 27th.
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Is First Bancorp a good dividend stock?

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.72%. The dividend payout ratio is 34.78%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FBNC will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.95% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for FBNC.

What ETF holds First Bancorp's stock?

First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund holds 19,598 shares of FBNC stock, representing 0.87% of its portfolio.

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 (CGH), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Apollo Global Management (APO), Ciena (CIEN) and First Data (FDC).

Who are First Bancorp's major shareholders?

First Bancorp's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include American National Bank & Trust Co. VA (0.27%), Chatham Capital Group Inc. (0.08%) and GAMMA Investing LLC (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Carlie C Mclamb Jr, Dexter V Perry, Elizabeth B Bostian, J Randolph Potter, Mary Clara Capel, Mason Y Garrett, Michael Goodwin Mayer and Richard H Moore.
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How do I buy shares of First Bancorp?

Shares of FBNC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:FBNC) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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