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NASDAQ:FBNCFirst Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & News

$26.01
+2.61 (+11.15 %)
(As of 04/10/2020 09:19 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$24.10
Now: $26.01
$26.10
50-Day Range
$19.31
MA: $26.77
$36.66
52-Week Range
$17.32
Now: $26.01
$41.34
Volume132,271 shs
Average Volume170,640 shs
Market Capitalization$759.75 million
P/E Ratio8.39
Dividend Yield3.08%
Beta1.33
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.17 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FBNC
CUSIP31891010
Phone910-246-2500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$308.70 million
Cash Flow$4.08 per share
Book Value$28.79 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,111
Market Cap$759.75 million
Next Earnings Date4/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has First Bancorp's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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. Since then, FBNC stock has increased by 1.2% and is now trading at $26.01. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of First Bancorp?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for First Bancorp.

When is First Bancorp's next earnings date?

First Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 28th 2020. View our earnings forecast for First Bancorp.

How were First Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 22nd. The financial services provider reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.07. The financial services provider had revenue of $69.28 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $68.73 million. First Bancorp had a net margin of 29.58% and a return on equity of 11.19%. View First Bancorp's earnings history.

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

First Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 13th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, April 24th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 30th. View First Bancorp's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for FBNC?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for First Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate First Bancorp's stock price to reach $43.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 65.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for First Bancorp.

Has First Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FBNC stock has trended very negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. First Bancorp earned a news impact score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutFirst Bancorp.

Are investors shorting First Bancorp?

First Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 411,300 shares, an increase of 14.1% from the February 27th total of 360,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 99,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's stock are short sold. View First Bancorp's Current Options Chain.

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 (CGH), AMC Entertainment (AMC), First Data (FDC), Apollo Global Management (APO) and China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU).

Who are First Bancorp's key executives?

First Bancorp's management team includes the following 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

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 Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.36%). Company insiders that own First Bancorp stock include Dennis A Wicker, Eric P Credle, Frederick Leslie Taylor, Mary Clara Capel, Michael Goodwin Mayer, Richard H Moore, Suzanne S Deferie, Thomas F Phillips and Virginia C Thomasson. View institutional ownership trends 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 Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. Company insiders that have bought First Bancorp stock in the last two years include Eric P Credle, Frederick Leslie Taylor, Michael Goodwin Mayer, Richard H Moore, Suzanne S Deferie, and Virginia C Thomasson. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is First Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of FBNC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.01.

How big of a company is First Bancorp?

First Bancorp has a market capitalization of $759.75 million 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. First Bancorp employs 1,111 workers across the globe. View additional information about First Bancorp.

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.

This page was last updated on 4/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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