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NASDAQ:FBNCFirst Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & News

$22.33
+0.43 (+1.96 %)
(As of 07/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$21.57
Now: $22.33
$22.76
50-Day Range
$20.75
MA: $24.36
$29.04
52-Week Range
$17.32
Now: $22.33
$41.34
Volume104,704 shs
Average Volume112,015 shs
Market Capitalization$648.49 million
P/E Ratio7.52
Dividend Yield3.29%
Beta1.29
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: 3.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.35 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$3.74 per share
Book Value$28.79 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,111
Market Cap$648.49 million
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FBNC shares have decreased by 13.1% and is now trading at $22.33. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 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 Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for First Bancorp.

How were First Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.06. The financial services provider earned $68.46 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $68.23 million. First Bancorp had a net margin of 28.34% and a return on equity of 10.45%. 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 Monday, June 15th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, July 24th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 29th. View First Bancorp's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for FBNC?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for First Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect First Bancorp's share price to reach $42.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 88.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for First Bancorp.

Has First Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FBNC stock has been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about First Bancorp.

Are investors shorting First Bancorp?

First Bancorp saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 445,900 shares, an increase of 16.9% from the May 31st total of 381,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 120,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 1.6% 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.37%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.06%) and Diversified Trust Co (0.03%). Company insiders that own First Bancorp stock include Dennis A Wicker, Eric P Credle, Frederick Leslie Taylor, Mary Clara Capel, Richard H Moore, Suzanne S Deferie, Thomas F Phillips and Virginia C Thomasson. 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 Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold First Bancorp company stock in the last year include Dennis A Wicker, Mary Clara Capel, and Thomas F Phillips. View insider buying and selling activity for First Bancorp.

Which major investors are buying First Bancorp stock?

FBNC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Diversified Trust Co, and 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, 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 $22.33.

How big of a company is First Bancorp?

First Bancorp has a market capitalization of $648.49 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.

What is First Bancorp's official website?

The official website for First Bancorp is 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 7/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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