NASDAQ:FBNC - First Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$34.62 -0.70 (-1.98 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 08:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$35.32
Today's Range$34.43 - $35.82
52-Week Range$33.88 - $43.14
Volume87,366 shs
Average Volume79,799 shs
Market Capitalization$1.05 billion
P/E Ratio18.71
Dividend Yield1.13%
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FBNC
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.55
Current Ratio1.04
Quick Ratio1.04


Trailing P/E Ratio18.71
Forward P/E Ratio11.50
P/E Growth0.99

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$226.29 million
Price / Sales4.55
Cash Flow$1.9406 per share
Price / Cash Flow17.84
Book Value$23.38 per share
Price / Book1.48


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.85
Net Income$45.97 million
Net Margins27.88%
Return on Equity10.92%
Return on Assets1.38%


Outstanding Shares29,730,000
Market Cap$1.05 billion

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, September 17th. Stockholders of record on Sunday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, October 25th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. View First Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were First Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate 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 return on equity of 10.92% and a net margin of 27.88%. 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?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for First Bancorp's stock. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate First Bancorp's share price to reach $42.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Bancorp.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Bancorp?

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

Has First Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FBNC stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First Bancorp earned a news impact score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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:
  • 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.01%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.64%), Vanguard Group Inc (4.64%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.98%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.23%). 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 Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Parsec Financial Management Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Huber Capital Management LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Independent Advisor Alliance and Bowling Portfolio Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold First Bancorp company stock in the last year include Eric P Credle, Mary Clara Capel and Suzanne S Deferie. 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 Allianz Asset Management GmbH, BlackRock Inc., Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Renaissance Technologies 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 $34.62.

How big of a company is First Bancorp?

First Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.05 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

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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  277 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  268 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  545
MarketBeat'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 12/14/2018 by Staff

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