First Bancorp (FBNC): Price and Financial Metrics

First Bancorp (FBNC): $38.21

0.48 (+1.27%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where FBNC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.95% of US stocks.
  • FBNC's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • FBNC ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

FBNC Stock Summary

  • FBNC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 482.74 -- higher than 95.13% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • FIRST BANCORP's stock had its IPO on December 9, 1992, making it an older stock than 80.95% of US equities in our set.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9.27 for FIRST BANCORP; that's greater than it is for 89.82% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to FIRST BANCORP, a group of peers worth examining would be TCBK, STBA, INDB, EFSC, and SYBT.
  • Visit FBNC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

FBNC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, FBNC's price/sales ratio is 263.64% higher, now standing at 4.
  • Over the past 243 months, FBNC's price/earnings ratio has gone down 2.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FBNC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FBNC 2022-09-23 4.0 1.3 12.5 7.5
FBNC 2022-09-22 4.0 1.3 12.5 7.5
FBNC 2022-09-21 4.1 1.3 12.7 7.6
FBNC 2022-09-20 4.1 1.3 12.8 7.7
FBNC 2022-09-19 4.1 1.3 12.8 7.7
FBNC 2022-09-16 4.0 1.3 12.5 7.5

FBNC Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 11.57%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 180.98%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 50.33%.
FBNC's revenue has moved up $67,067,000 over the prior 30 months.

The table below shows FBNC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 340.537 188.32 108.719
2022-03-31 323.197 208.311 101.419
2021-12-31 304.975 138.901 95.644
2021-09-30 301.487 134.206 108.77
2021-06-30 296.137 93.676 104.424
2021-03-31 277.462 74.136 91.491

FBNC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • FBNC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 30.19% of graded US stocks.
  • FBNC's asset turnover comes in at 0.039 -- ranking 190th of 431 Banking stocks.
  • EWBC, BANR, and HTLF are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with FBNC.

The table below shows FBNC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.039 1 0.019
2021-03-31 0.038 1 0.018
2020-12-31 0.038 1 0.016
2020-09-30 0.039 1 0.016
2020-06-30 0.040 1 0.017
2020-03-31 0.044 1 0.019

FBNC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FBNC, see our FBNC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $50.10 Average Broker Recommendation 1.71 (Moderate Buy)

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FBNC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $38.21 52-week high $50.92
Prev. close $37.73 52-week low $32.90
Day low $37.40 Volume 109,800
Day high $38.30 Avg. volume 155,323
50-day MA $37.35 Dividend yield 2.33%
200-day MA $39.75 Market Cap 1.36B

First Bancorp (FBNC) Company Bio

First Bancorp provides various banking products and services for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses primarily in North Carolina, southwestern Virginia, and northeastern South Carolina. The company was founded in 1934 and is based in Southern Pines, North Carolina.

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First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Looks Interesting, And It's About To Pay A Dividend

First Bancorp ( NASDAQ:FBNC ) stock is about to trade ex-dividend in 4 days. The ex-dividend date is one business day...

Yahoo | September 24, 2022

First Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend

The Board of Directors of First Bancorp (NASDAQ - FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, has declared a cash dividend on its common stock of $0.22 per share payable on October 25, 2022 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2022. The $0.22 dividend rate represents a 10% increase over the dividend rate of $0.20 paid in the comparable period of 2021.

Yahoo | September 15, 2022


As a part of its 2022 Project Launch initiative, First Bank announces the creation of the First Bank Book Club. Through the First Bank Book Club, public elementary and middle schools throughout North and South Carolina will receive visits from award-winning children's authors for a day of fun, discussion, and literacy.

Yahoo | August 24, 2022


First Bank announces the creation of the "Out of This World Educator Awards" as a part of its 2022 Project Launch initiative. Designed to celebrate and honor those educators that go above and beyond to stimulate, drive, and inspire student success in the Carolinas, nominations will be accepted beginning August 15, 2022 and go through September 18, 2022.

Yahoo | August 2, 2022

First Bancorp Reports Second Quarter Results

First Bancorp (the "Company") (NASDAQ - FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, announced today net income of $36.6 million, or $1.03 per diluted common share, for the three months ended June 30, 2022, compared to $34.0 million, or $0.95 per diluted common share for the first quarter of 2022 and $29.3 million, or $1.03 per diluted common share, recorded in the second quarter of 2021. For the six months ended June 30, 2022, the Company recorded net income of $70.6 million, or $1.98 per diluted c

Yahoo | July 27, 2022

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FBNC Price Returns

1-mo 6.87%
3-mo 9.56%
6-mo -0.81%
1-year -16.69%
3-year 18.03%
5-year 18.62%
YTD -14.98%
2021 37.67%
2020 -12.61%
2019 24.00%
2018 -6.49%
2017 31.41%

FBNC Dividends

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