NASDAQ:FBNC - First Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $33.15 -0.23 (-0.69 %) (As of 12/19/2018 06:49 AM ET)Previous Close$33.38Today's Range$32.93 - $33.8852-Week Range$32.93 - $43.14Volume110,900 shsAverage Volume84,729 shsMarket Capitalization$992.36 millionP/E Ratio12.60Dividend Yield1.20%Beta1 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 deposits and individual retirement accounts. The company also offers loans for a range of consumer and commercial purposes comprising loans for business, agriculture, 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, 2017, it operated 104 branches, including 98 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 Webwww.localfirstbank.com Phone910-246-2500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.55 Current Ratio1.04 Quick Ratio1.04 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.60 Forward P/E Ratio11.01 P/E Growth0.94 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$226.29 million Price / Sales4.36 Cash Flow$1.9662 per share Price / Cash Flow16.86 Book Value$23.38 per share Price / Book1.42 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.85 Net Income$45.97 million Net Margins27.88% Return on Equity10.92% Return on Assets1.38% Miscellaneous Employees1,166 Outstanding Shares29,730,000Market Cap$992.36 million 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 Monday, December 17th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, January 25th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 28th. 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, October, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.74. The financial services provider had revenue of $67.22 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $67.43 million. First Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.92% and a net margin of 27.88%. 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 Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for First Bancorp. What price target have analysts set for FBNC? 6 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for First Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate First Bancorp's share price to reach $42.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Bancorp. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Bancorp? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 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? Press coverage about FBNC stock has trended neutral this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of First Bancorp's key competitors? Some companies that are related to First Bancorp include First Financial Bankshares (FFIN), Investors Bancorp (ISBC), Wintrust Financial (WTFC), IBERIABANK (IBKC), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), Associated Banc (ASB), United Bankshares (UBSI), First Hawaiian (FHB), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), Home Bancshares (HOMB), CVB Financial (CVBF), Bank Ozk (OZK), Chemical Financial (CHFC), Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) and Columbia Banking System (COLB). Who are First Bancorp's key executives? First Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Richard Hancock Moore, CEO & Director (Age 57)Mr. Michael G. Mayer, Pres & Director (Age 57)Mr. Eric P. Credle, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)Ms. Elizabeth B. Bostian, Exec. VP and Sec.Mr. Lee C. McLaurin, Exec. VP & Controller (Age 56) Who are First Bancorp's major shareholders? First Bancorp's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.01%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.64%), Vanguard Group Inc (4.64%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.98%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.23%). Company insiders that own First Bancorp stock include Abby Jill Donnelly, Donald H Allred, Eric P Credle, James C Crawford III, Mary Clara Capel, Michael Goodwin Mayer, Richard H Moore and Suzanne S Deferie. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Bancorp. Which institutional investors are selling First Bancorp stock? FBNC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Parsec Financial Management Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Huber Capital Management LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Independent Advisor Alliance and Bowling Portfolio Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold First Bancorp company stock in the last year include Eric P Credle, Mary Clara Capel and Suzanne S Deferie. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Bancorp. Which institutional investors are buying First Bancorp stock? FBNC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, BlackRock Inc., Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought First Bancorp stock in the last two years include Abby Jill Donnelly, Donald H Allred, Eric P Credle, James C Crawford III, 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 $33.15. How big of a company is First Bancorp? First Bancorp has a market capitalization of $992.36 million and generates $226.29 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $45.97 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.85 on an earnings per share basis. First Bancorp employs 1,166 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: 277 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 268 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 545MarketBeat'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. This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies engage in swaps?