NASDAQ:FBNC - First Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $36.16 +0.33 (+0.92 %) (As of 01/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$35.83Today's Range$35.7450 - $36.3052-Week Range$30.50 - $43.14Volume74,857 shsAverage Volume132,220 shsMarket Capitalization$1.08 billionP/E Ratio19.55Dividend Yield1.11%Beta1.18 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 Phone910-246-2500Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.55 Current Ratio1.04 Quick Ratio1.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.55 Forward P/E Ratio12.01 P/E Growth1.04 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$226.29 million Price / Sales4.75 Cash Flow$1.9792 per share Price / Cash Flow18.27 Book Value$23.38 per share Price / Book1.55Profitability 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$1.08 billion 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 17th. Investors of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, January 25th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.11%. 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) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.74. The financial services provider earned $67.22 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $67.43 million. First Bancorp had a net margin of 27.88% and a return on equity of 10.92%. 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? 5 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for First Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $46.00. On average, they expect First Bancorp's stock price to reach $40.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Bancorp. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Bancorp? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for First Bancorp. Has First Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about FBNC stock has been trending very positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock'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), Bank Ozk (OZK), IBERIABANK (IBKC), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), United Bankshares (UBSI), Associated Banc (ASB), First Hawaiian (FHB), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), CVB Financial (CVBF), Home Bancshares (HOMB), Chemical Financial (CHFC), Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) and Texas Capital Bancshares (TCBI). 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 investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.79%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.30%), Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management (0.12%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.09%) and Boston Advisors LLC (0.07%). 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 Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. and Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management. 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 institutional investors are buying First Bancorp stock? FBNC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Boston Advisors LLC and Bowling Portfolio Management 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 $36.16. How big of a company is First Bancorp? First Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.08 billion 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: 280 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 278 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 558MarketBeat'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 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are Outstanding Shares Different from Authorized Shares?