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First Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.29 (-2.80%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
137,048 shs
Average Volume
175,579 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.60 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
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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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

State commercial banks
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$319.03 million
Cash Flow
$3.19 per share
Book Value
$26.12 per share


Net Income
$81.48 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$1.60 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.70 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

186th out of 1,333 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

31st out of 231 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Bancorp a buy right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Bancorp in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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How has First Bancorp's stock price 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. Since then, FBNC shares have increased by 74.5% and is now trading at $44.85.
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Are investors shorting First Bancorp?

First Bancorp saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 890,500 shares, a decline of 27.6% from the October 31st total of 1,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 227,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.9 days.
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When is First Bancorp's next earnings date?

First Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 26th 2022.
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How were First Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.97. The financial services provider had revenue of $75.06 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.45 million. First Bancorp had a net margin of 34.25% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.07%.
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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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 30th will be paid 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 1.78%. The ex-dividend date 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 1.73%. First Bancorp has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of First Bancorp is 20.94%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Bancorp will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.88% 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?

1 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for First Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect First Bancorp's stock price to reach $52.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.9% 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
  • Elizabeth B. Bostian, CFO, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • John F. Burns, Executive Vice President
  • Blaise Buczkowski, Chief Accounting & Administrative Officer

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.65%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.63%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (4.03%), Jennison Associates LLC (3.23%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (2.95%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.25%). Company insiders that own First Bancorp stock include Carlie C Mclamb Jr, 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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and Citigroup Inc.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Jennison Associates LLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Two Sigma Advisers LP, SummerHaven Investment Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, and Two Sigma Investments LP. Company insiders that have bought First Bancorp stock in the last two years include Carlie C Mclamb Jr, 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 $44.85.

How much money does First Bancorp make?

First Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.60 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 $3.82 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Bancorp have?

First Bancorp employs 1,118 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 www.localfirstbank.com.

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 or via fax at 910-576-0662.

This page was last updated on 12/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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