First Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.61 (-3.92 %)
(As of 09/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume139,195 shs
Average Volume124,299 shs
Market Capitalization$1.12 billion
P/E Ratio10.78
Dividend Yield1.95%
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About First Bancorp

First Bancorp operates as a bank holding company, which engages banking activities, with the acceptance of deposits and the making of loans. It provides range of deposit products such as checking, savings, NOW and money market accounts, as well as time deposits, including various types of certificates of deposits CDs and individual retirement accounts. The company's offerings include credit cards, debit cards, letters of credit; safe deposit box rentals, bank money orders and electronic funds transfer services, including wire transfers. It provides loans for a range of consumer and commercial purposes, including loans for business, agriculture, real estate, personal uses, home improvement and automobiles. The company was founded on December 8, 1983 and is headquartered in Southern Pines, NC.


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Overall MarketRank

2.92 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

306th out of 1,332 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

70th out of 232 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Bancorp a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research 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 buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but First Bancorp wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies 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 Monday, October 25th 2021.
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How were First Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 26th. The financial services provider reported $1.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.12. The financial services provider had revenue of $80.13 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $74.57 million. First Bancorp had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.75% and a net margin of 32.57%.
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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 53.5% and is now trading at $39.44.
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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, September 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, October 25th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 29th.
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Is First Bancorp a good dividend stock?

First Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.95%. The dividend payout ratio of First Bancorp is 30.89%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Bancorp will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.46% 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?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for First Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $51.00. On average, they anticipate First Bancorp's stock price to reach $51.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are First Bancorp's key executives?

First Bancorp's management team includes the following people:
  • Richard Hancock Moore, Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer & Director
  • Michael Goodwin Mayer, President & Director
  • Eric P. Credle, Executive VP, Chief Financial & Accounting Officer
  • John F. Burns, Executive Vice President
  • Elizabeth B. Bostian, Secretary

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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).

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.76%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.67%), State Street Corp (4.12%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.99%) and Jennison Associates LLC (3.04%). Company insiders that own First Bancorp stock include Dennis A Wicker, Dexter V Perry, Eric P Credle, Frederick Leslie Taylor, James C Crawford III, Mary Clara Capel, Michael Goodwin Mayer, Richard H Moore, Suzanne S Deferie, Thomas F Phillips and Virginia C Thomasson.
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Which major investors are selling First Bancorp stock?

FBNC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lazard Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD. Company insiders that have sold First Bancorp company stock in the last year include Mary Clara Capel, Michael Goodwin Mayer, Richard H Moore, and Suzanne S Deferie.
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Which major investors are buying First Bancorp stock?

FBNC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund. Company insiders that have bought First Bancorp stock in the last two years include Dexter V Perry, 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 $39.44.

How much money does First Bancorp make?

First Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.12 billion and generates $319.03 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $81.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.59 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Bancorp have?

First Bancorp employs 1,095 workers across the globe.

When was First Bancorp founded?

First Bancorp was founded in 1948.

What is First Bancorp's official website?

The official website for First Bancorp is

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 9/20/2021 by Staff
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