NASDAQ:FBNC - First Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $36.55 -0.29 (-0.79 %) (As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$36.55Today's Range$36.44 - $37.115052-Week Range$30.50 - $43.14Volume62,747 shsAverage Volume82,294 shsMarket Capitalization$1.09 billionP/E Ratio12.14Dividend Yield1.31%Beta1.26 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 certificates of deposit 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 SBA loans. In addition, it provides credit and debit cards, letters of credit, 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 December 31, 2018, it operated 101 branches, including 95 branches in North Carolina and 6 branches in South Carolina. The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Receive FBNC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for FBNC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:FBNC Previous Symbol CUSIP31891010 CIK811589 Webwww.localfirstbank.com Phone910-246-2500Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.52 Current Ratio0.99 Quick Ratio1.01Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.14 Forward P/E Ratio12.02 P/E Growth2.73 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$293.04 million Price / Sales3.71 Cash Flow$3.5212 per share Price / Cash Flow10.38 Book Value$26.50 per share Price / Book1.38Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.01 Net Income$89.29 million Net Margins30.44% Return on Equity12.04% Return on Assets1.56%Miscellaneous Employees1,098 Outstanding Shares29,750,000Market Cap$1.09 billion Next Earnings Date7/23/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Frequently Asked Questions What is First Bancorp's stock symbol? First Bancorp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FBNC." How often does First Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Bancorp? First Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 6th. Investors of record on Sunday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Thursday, April 25th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th. This is a boost from First Bancorp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. View First Bancorp's Dividend History. How were First Bancorp's earnings last quarter? First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.04. The financial services provider earned $68.24 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $67.41 million. First Bancorp had a return on equity of 12.04% and a net margin of 30.44%. View First Bancorp's Earnings History. When is First Bancorp's next earnings date? First Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for First Bancorp. What price target have analysts set for FBNC? 7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for First Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $46.00. On average, they expect First Bancorp's stock price to reach $41.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Bancorp. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Bancorp? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for First Bancorp. Has First Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about FBNC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of First Bancorp's key competitors? Some companies that are related to First Bancorp include IBERIABANK (IBKC), Wintrust Financial (WTFC), Bank Ozk (OZK), United Bankshares (UBSI), First Hawaiian (FHB), Associated Banc (ASB), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), Home Bancshares (HOMB), Texas Capital Bancshares (TCBI), Investors Bancorp (ISBC), CVB Financial (CVBF), Cathay General Bancorp (CATY), Chemical Financial (CHFC) and Union Bankshares (UBSH). 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), Associated British Foods (ABF), Chaarat Gold (CGH), Bank of America (BAC), AMC Entertainment (AMC), First Data (FDC), CA (CA) and Ciena (CIEN). Who are First Bancorp's key executives? First Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Richard Hancock Moore, CEO & Director (Age 58)Mr. Michael G. Mayer, Pres & Director (Age 58)Mr. Eric P. Credle, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)Ms. Elizabeth B. Bostian, Exec. VP & Sec.Ms. Elsie M. Alvarez, Sr. VP of First Bank Who are First Bancorp's major shareholders? First Bancorp's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.07%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (4.36%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.62%), Mendon Capital Advisors Corp (2.67%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.19%). Company insiders that own First Bancorp stock include Abby Jill Donnelly, Eric P Credle, Mary Clara Capel, Michael Goodwin Mayer, Richard H Moore and Suzanne S Deferie. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Bancorp. Which major investors are selling First Bancorp stock? FBNC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, RMB Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Parsec Financial Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold First Bancorp company stock in the last year include Eric P Credle and Mary Clara Capel. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Bancorp. Which major investors are buying First Bancorp stock? FBNC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Jennison Associates LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Oxford Asset Management LLP, Martingale Asset Management L P, BlackRock Inc. and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have bought First Bancorp stock in the last two years include Abby Jill Donnelly, Michael Goodwin Mayer, Richard H Moore and Suzanne S Deferie. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Bancorp. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is First Bancorp's stock price today? One share of FBNC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.55. How big of a company is First Bancorp? First Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion and generates $293.04 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $89.29 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.01 on an earnings per share basis. First Bancorp employs 1,098 workers across the globe. What is First Bancorp's official website? The official website for First Bancorp is http://www.localfirstbank.com. 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. MarketBeat Community Rating for First Bancorp (NASDAQ FBNC)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 305 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 298 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 603MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FBNC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FBNC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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