First Bancorp (FBNC): Price and Financial Metrics

First Bancorp (FBNC): $27.32

0.09 (-0.33%)

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FBNC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.32 52-week high $49.00
Prev. close $27.41 52-week low $26.25
Day low $26.92 Volume 110,400
Day high $27.36 Avg. volume 201,201
50-day MA $31.01 Dividend yield 3.17%
200-day MA $35.13 Market Cap 1.12B

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  • FBNC scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 67.38% of US stocks.
  • FBNC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • FBNC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 15.28% of US stocks).

FBNC Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9.87 for FIRST BANCORP; that's greater than it is for 89.39% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 470.84%, FIRST BANCORP's debt growth rate surpasses 97.31% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for FBNC comes in at -30.14% -- higher than that of only 14.6% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to FIRST BANCORP are STBA, POAI, FHB, RVSB, and LARK.
  • FBNC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit FIRST BANCORP's official web site, go to

FBNC Valuation Summary

  • FBNC's price/sales ratio is 3.1; this is 210% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • FBNC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 0.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FBNC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FBNC 2023-09-15 3.1 0.9 9.7 8.6
FBNC 2023-09-14 3.1 0.9 9.9 8.8
FBNC 2023-09-13 3.0 0.9 9.4 8.3
FBNC 2023-09-12 3.0 0.9 9.5 8.4
FBNC 2023-09-11 2.9 0.9 9.3 8.3
FBNC 2023-09-08 3.0 0.9 9.4 8.4

FBNC Growth Metrics

    The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 180.98%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 69.41%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -17.01%.
FBNC's revenue has moved up $88,498,000 over the prior 33 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
2022-09-30 361.968 206.934 119.025
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

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)

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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Latest FBNC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about FIRST BANCORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FBNC as an investment opportunity.


For the second year First Bank is honoring "Out of this World Educators" in the Carolinas. Nominations are now open and anyone can nominate an outstanding educator they feel should be honored. The winners selected will receive $5,000 each and will be celebrated in a ceremony on October 12, 2023 in Southern Pines, NC.

Yahoo | August 1, 2023

Investors in First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) have seen decent returns of 78% over the past three years

By buying an index fund, you can roughly match the market return with ease. But if you choose individual stocks with...

Yahoo | July 31, 2023

First Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend

The Board of Directors of First Bancorp (NASDAQ: FBNC) (the "Company"), the parent company of First Bank, has declared a cash dividend on its common stock of $0.22 per share payable on July 25, 2023 to shareholders of record as of June 30, 2023.

Yahoo | June 15, 2023


First Bank has ranked #1 as a BEST Employer in the Extra Large (330+) Employer category in Business NC Magazine. The nod, announced in the June issue, features 50+ employers (categorized by number of employees) in the state who were selected for the designation out of hundreds of nominations. To win the award, the company's employees were surveyed based on questions about organizational health, leadership, engagement, work-life balance, pay, training, benefits and corporate social responsibility

Yahoo | June 13, 2023

Institutional owners may take dramatic actions as First Bancorp's (NASDAQ:FBNC) recent 6.2% drop adds to one-year losses

Key Insights Significantly high institutional ownership implies First Bancorp's stock price is sensitive to their...

Yahoo | May 14, 2023

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FBNC Price Returns

1-mo -6.25%
3-mo -8.85%
6-mo -24.14%
1-year -26.57%
3-year 44.06%
5-year -25.40%
YTD -35.37%
2022 -4.19%
2021 37.67%
2020 -12.61%
2019 24.00%
2018 -6.49%

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