First Bancorp Company Profile (NASDAQ:FBNC)

About First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)

First Bancorp logoFirst Bancorp is the bank holding company for First Bank (the Bank). The Company's principal activity is the ownership and operation of First Bank. The Bank engages in a range of banking activities, including the acceptance of deposits and the making of loans. The Bank offers credit cards, debit cards, letters of credit, safe deposit box rentals and electronic funds transfer services, including wire transfers. In addition, the Bank offers Internet banking, mobile banking, cash management and bank-by-phone capabilities to its customers. It also offers a mobile check deposit feature for its mobile banking customers to deposit checks through their smartphone. The Bank offers remote deposit capture for its business customers. The Company provides loans for a range of consumer and commercial purposes, including loans for business, agriculture, real estate, personal uses, home improvement and automobiles.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Banks - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FBNC
  • CUSIP: 31891010
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $752.69 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 24,678,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $31.21
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $30.00
  • 52 Week Range: $18.45 - $32.99
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.30
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.49
  • P/E Growth: 1.49
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $177.16 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.26
  • Book Value: $20.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.51
  • Annual Dividend: $0.32
  • Dividend Yield: 1.1%
  • Net Margins: 17.52%
  • Return on Equity: 7.77%
  • Return on Assets: 0.83%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.71%
  • Current Ratio: 1.04%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.04%
  • Average Volume: 87,031 shs.
  • Beta: 1.18
  • Short Ratio: 6.92
Frequently Asked Questions for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)

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 Thursday, June 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Tuesday, July 25th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 28th. View First Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were First Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $51.79 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $49.49 million. First Bancorp had a net margin of 17.52% and a return on equity of 7.77%. View First Bancorp's Earnings History.

When will First Bancorp make its next earnings announcement?

First Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for First Bancorp.

Where is First Bancorp's stock going? Where will First Bancorp's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for First Bancorp's shares. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect First Bancorp's stock price to reach $31.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for First Bancorp.

Who are some of First Bancorp's key competitors?

Who are First Bancorp's key executives?

First Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mary Clara Capel, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Richard H. Moore, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Eric P. Credle, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company and First Bank
  • James C. Crawford III, Independent Chairman of the board, Director of First Bank
  • Michael G. Mayer, Director; President of First Bank
  • John F. Burns, Executive Vice President of the company ; Executive Vice President, Director of First Bank
  • Donald H. Allred, Director
  • Abby Donnelly, Director
  • Dennis A. Wicker, Director
  • Daniel T. Blue Jr., Independent Director

Who owns First Bancorp stock?

First Bancorp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.01%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.06%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (2.40%), Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. (2.05%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.92%) and State Street Corp (1.87%). Company insiders that own First Bancorp stock include Daniel T Jr Blue, Donald H Allred, Edward Francis Soccorso III, Eric P Credle, James C Crawford III, Michael Goodwin Mayer, O Temple Sloan III and Richard H Moore. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Bancorp.

Who sold First Bancorp stock? Who is selling First Bancorp stock?

First Bancorp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., Bessemer Group Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, California Public Employees Retirement System and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Bancorp.

Who bought First Bancorp stock? Who is buying First Bancorp stock?

First Bancorp's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., JCSD Capital LLC, Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Smith Salley & Associates, State Street Corp, Banc Funds Co. LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought First Bancorp stock in the last two years include Daniel T Jr Blue, Donald H Allred, Edward Francis Soccorso III, Eric P Credle, James C Crawford III, Michael Goodwin Mayer, O Temple Sloan III and Richard H Moore. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Bancorp.

How do I buy First Bancorp stock?

Shares of First Bancorp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is First Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of First Bancorp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.57.

MarketBeat Community Rating for First Bancorp (NASDAQ FBNC)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  91 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  123 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  214
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $31.33 (2.50% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/2/2017Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
6/26/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$34.00LowView Rating Details
11/16/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageOverweight$27.00N/AView Rating Details
11/14/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
5/11/2016FIG PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$22.00 -> $22.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/16/2015 forward)


Earnings History for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)
Earnings by Quarter for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)
Earnings History by Quarter for First Bancorp (NASDAQ FBNC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.49N/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2017Q2 2017$0.43$0.45$49.49 million$51.79 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2017Q4 2016$0.40$0.41$41.04 million$40.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3$0.17$0.23$37.57 million$35.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q2$0.35$0.37$38.25 million$37.46 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q1$0.31$0.33$36.07 million$35.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q4$0.34$0.33$37.84 million$35.78 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q3$0.33$0.34$37.23 million$33.89 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2015Q2$0.34$0.30$37.23 million$34.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q1 2015$0.34$0.33$35.99 million$34.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q4 2014$0.30$0.34$39.05 million$35.42 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q3 2014$0.33$0.27$39.27 million$35.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q2 2014$0.30$0.32$39.29 million$38.78 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q1 2014$0.25$0.27$39.07 million$35.83 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q413$0.27$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q3 13$0.24$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2013Q4 2012($1.53)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.43
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.25
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q2 20171$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q3 20171$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q4 20171$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q1 20181$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q2 20181$0.55$0.55$0.55
Q3 20181$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q4 20181$0.61$0.61$0.61
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)
Most Recent Dividend:7/25/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.32
Dividend Yield:1.05%
Payout Ratio:22.54% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
17.58% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
15.17% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)

Dividend History by Quarter for First Bancorp (NASDAQ FBNC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.37%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 60.55%
Insider Trades by Quarter for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/4/2017Eric P CredleInsiderBuy1,000$29.89$29,890.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017James C Crawford IIIDirectorBuy1,000$28.81$28,810.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017Michael Goodwin MayerPresidentBuy500$28.99$14,495.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2017Donald H AllredDirectorBuy722$28.15$20,324.30View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Richard H MooreCEOBuy3,330$30.00$99,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2016O. Temple Sloan IIIDirectorBuy2,550$19.70$50,235.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016James C Crawford IIIDirectorBuy2,000$18.63$37,260.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2016Richard H MooreCEOBuy1,440$17.25$24,840.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016Michael Goodwin MayerPresidentBuy500$17.35$8,675.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2016Eric P CredleCFOBuy1,000$17.72$17,720.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2016Michael Goodwin MayerPresidentBuy500$17.94$8,970.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2016Richard H MooreCEOBuy2,800$17.78$49,784.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2016Edward Francis Soccorso IIIEVPBuy1,097$19.56$21,457.32View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016Daniel T Jr. BlueDirectorBuy300$18.41$5,523.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2015Daniel T. Jr. BlueDirectorBuy2,000$19.23$38,460.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Richard H. MooreCEOBuy5,100$19.45$99,195.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Richard H MooreCEOBuy2,964$16.60$49,202.40View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Thomas F PhillipsDirectorSell1,800$17.00$30,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Michael Goodwin MayerPresidentBuy1,000$15.95$15,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015Dennis A WickerDirectorBuy2,395$15.93$38,152.35View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015Dennis A WickerDirectorBuy6,605$15.96$105,415.80View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015Richard H MooreCEOBuy1,550$15.97$24,753.50View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Richard H MooreCEOBuy4,640$16.17$75,028.80View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Timothy S MaplesEVPSell1,000$18.50$18,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Edward Francis Soccorso IIIEVPBuy1,000$19.05$19,050.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Lee MclaurinEVPSell1,000$19.38$19,380.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2013Lee MclaurinEVPSell2,160$15.75$34,020.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Lee C MclaurinEVPSell1,000$15.35$15,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Jerry L OcheltreePresidentSell1,245$14.13$17,591.85View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Timothy S MaplesEVPSell1,500$13.95$20,925.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2013Dennis A WickerDirectorBuy4,000$13.34$53,360.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2013James C Crawford IIIDirectorBuy5,000$12.49$62,450.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012Richard H MooreCEOBuy10,000$10.94$109,400.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)
Latest Headlines for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC)
DateHeadline logo Brokerages Anticipate First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Will Announce Earnings of $0.48 Per Share - August 15 at 6:32 AM logoFirst Bancorp Receives Regulatory Approval for Acquisition of ASB Bancorp, Inc. - August 14 at 6:55 PM logoHead to Head Review: First Bancorp (FBNC) versus Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (ACFC) - August 14 at 8:42 AM logoFirst Bancorp (North Carolina) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FBNC-US : August 11, 2017 - August 11 at 7:01 PM logoWeissLaw LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against ASB Bancorp, Inc. - August 3 at 3:32 PM logoFirst Bank moves Charlotte exec to Triad, makes Greensboro its regional base - August 3 at 12:28 AM logoValidea Motley Fool Strategy Daily Upgrade Report -... - August 2 at 7:25 PM logoFirst Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Rating Reiterated by Brean Capital - August 2 at 11:10 AM logoFirst Bank moves Charlotte region exec to Greensboro as bank boosts Triad presence - August 1 at 7:11 PM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - July 31 at 10:36 PM logoEquities Analysts Offer Predictions for First Bancorp's FY2018 Earnings (NASDAQ:FBNC) - July 31 at 9:44 AM logoFirst Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - July 29 at 8:38 AM logoFirst Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $51.04 Million - July 29 at 7:08 AM logoFirst Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - July 27 at 11:00 PM logoHere's what you need to know about Carolina Bank's changeover to First Bank - July 26 at 7:10 PM logoFirst Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - July 26 at 12:29 PM logoFirst Bancorp beats by $0.01, beats on revenue - July 25 at 11:52 PM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday - July 17 at 9:04 AM logo Brokerages Expect First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $49.49 Million - July 5 at 11:49 AM logoFirst Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - July 4 at 11:28 AM logo$0.43 Earnings Per Share Expected for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) This Quarter - July 3 at 10:24 PM logoFirst Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold - July 3 at 10:10 PM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods - June 26 at 10:04 PM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Declares $0.08 Quarterly Dividend; 1% Yield - June 16 at 4:01 PM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.08 - June 16 at 1:47 PM logoFirst Bancorp (North Carolina) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FBNC-US : June 12, 2017 - June 12 at 6:00 PM logoETFs with exposure to First Bancorp (North Carolina) : June 12, 2017 - June 12 at 6:00 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate First Bancorp (FBNC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $49.49 Million - June 9 at 12:42 PM logoFirst Bancorp (North Carolina) :FBNC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 9, 2017 - June 9 at 10:39 AM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - June 9 at 9:52 AM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Brean Capital - June 9 at 8:27 AM logo$0.43 EPS Expected for First Bancorp (FBNC) This Quarter - June 7 at 8:24 PM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Upgraded at ValuEngine - June 4 at 5:32 PM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Short Interest Update - June 1 at 7:12 AM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $49.49 Million - May 13 at 7:36 AM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Short Interest Down 57.5% in April - May 13 at 7:22 AM logo$0.43 Earnings Per Share Expected for First Bancorp (FBNC) This Quarter - May 11 at 10:12 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for First Bancorp (FBNC) Decreased by Gabelli - May 5 at 1:59 PM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Insider Buys $29,890.00 in Stock - May 5 at 9:41 AM logoFY2018 EPS Estimates for First Bancorp (FBNC) Boosted by Gabelli - May 4 at 7:07 PM logoQ4 2017 Earnings Estimate for First Bancorp Issued By FIG Partners (FBNC) - May 4 at 5:18 PM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) President Michael Goodwin Mayer Purchases 500 Shares - May 4 at 12:34 AM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Director James C. Crawford III Purchases 1,000 Shares of Stock - May 4 at 12:26 AM logoFY2018 Earnings Estimate for First Bancorp (FBNC) Issued By Gabelli - May 3 at 5:16 PM logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Extremely Unlikely to Affect First Bancorp (FBNC) Stock Price - May 3 at 3:30 PM logoFirst Bancorp (North Carolina) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FBNC-US : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 8:47 AM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Expected to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.43 Per Share - May 3 at 8:20 AM logoMichael Goodwin Mayer Buys 500 Shares of First Bancorp (FBNC) Stock - May 2 at 10:24 PM logoFirst Bancorp (FBNC) Director Acquires $28,810.00 in Stock - May 2 at 10:22 PM logoRisk Arbitrage Today: Will There Be A Bidding War For Tribune Media? - May 2 at 7:31 PM



First Bancorp (FBNC) Chart for Wednesday, August, 16, 2017

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