First Community Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.04 (+0.20 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume25,501 shs
Average Volume23,675 shs
Market Capitalization$148.16 million
P/E Ratio11.49
Dividend Yield2.45%
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About First Community

First Community Corp. (South Carolina) is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of commercial banking services through its subsidiary, First Community Bank. It operates through the following segments: Commercial and Retail Banking; Mortgage Banking; Investment Advisory and Non-Deposit; and Corporate. The Commercial and Retail Banking segment include deposit and lending products and services to its commercial and retail customers. The Mortgage Banking segment offers mortgage origination services for loans that will be sold to investors in the secondary market. The Investment Advisory and Non-Deposit segment comprises investment advisory services and non-deposit products. The Corporate segment consists parent company's financial information, including interest on parent company debt and dividend income received from First Community Bank. The company was founded on November 2, 1994 and is headquartered in Lexington, SC.


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Overall MarketRank

1.91 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

700th out of 1,330 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

155th out of 232 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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First Community (NASDAQ:FCCO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Community a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Community in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" First Community stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than First Community?

Wall Street analysts have given First Community a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but First Community wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting First Community?

First Community saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 12,600 shares, a decrease of 29.2% from the August 15th total of 17,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 31,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.4 days. Approximately 0.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is First Community's next earnings date?

First Community is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 20th 2021.
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How were First Community's earnings last quarter?

First Community Co. (NASDAQ:FCCO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 20th. The bank reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.01. The bank had revenue of $14.51 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.28 million. First Community had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.54% and a net margin of 21.67%.
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How has First Community's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

First Community's stock was trading at $17.10 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FCCO shares have increased by 14.9% and is now trading at $19.65.
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How often does First Community pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Community?

First Community announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 21st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Tuesday, August 17th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 2nd.
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Is First Community a good dividend stock?

First Community pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.45%. The dividend payout ratio of First Community is 35.56%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Community will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.43% next year. This indicates that First Community will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for FCCO?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for First Community's stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect First Community's share price to reach $19.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.8%.
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Who are First Community's key executives?

First Community's management team includes the following people:
  • Michael C. Crapps, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Tanya A. Butts, Chief Operating & Risk Officer, Executive VP
  • Donald Shawn Jordan, Chief Financial Officer
  • Robin D. Brown, Chief Human Resources & Marketing Officer, EVP
  • John Ted Nissen, Chief Banking Officer

What is Mike Crapps' approval rating as First Community's CEO?

4 employees have rated First Community CEO Mike Crapps on Mike Crapps has an approval rating of 100% among First Community's employees. This puts Mike Crapps in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of First Community own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Community investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), The Boeing (BA), First Community Bankshares (FCBC), Main Street Capital (MAIN), CalAmp (CAMP), Mastercard (MA), Pfizer (PFE), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and AXIS Capital (AXS).

What is First Community's stock symbol?

First Community trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FCCO."

Who are First Community's major shareholders?

First Community's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (5.21%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (4.54%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.83%), Hunter Perkins Capital Management LLC (2.61%), Walthausen & Co. LLC (1.74%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.71%). Company insiders that own First Community stock include Jane S Sosebee, Mickey Layden, Tanya A Butts and Thomas Carlton Brown.
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Which major investors are selling First Community stock?

FCCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Northern Trust Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, and Independent Advisor Alliance.
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Which major investors are buying First Community stock?

FCCO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Hunter Perkins Capital Management LLC, rhino investment partners Inc, Ergoteles LLC, Banc Funds Co. LLC, Ancora Advisors LLC, Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC, and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought First Community stock in the last two years include Jane S Sosebee, Mickey Layden, and Tanya A Butts.
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How do I buy shares of First Community?

Shares of FCCO 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 Community's stock price today?

One share of FCCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.65.

How much money does First Community make?

First Community has a market capitalization of $148.16 million and generates $57.55 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $10.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.35 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Community have?

First Community employs 244 workers across the globe.

When was First Community founded?

First Community was founded in 1994.

What is First Community's official website?

The official website for First Community is

Where are First Community's headquarters?

First Community is headquartered at 5455 SUNSET BLVD, LEXINGTON SC, 29072.

How can I contact First Community?

First Community's mailing address is 5455 SUNSET BLVD, LEXINGTON SC, 29072. The bank can be reached via phone at (803) 951-2265 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/19/2021 by Staff
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