First Bancorp (FBNC): Price and Financial Metrics

First Bancorp (FBNC): $42.45

-0.52 (-1.21%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where FBNC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.6% of US stocks.
  • FBNC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • FBNC ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 19th percentile.

FBNC Stock Summary

  • FBNC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 147.69 -- higher than 83.55% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • FBNC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 90.13% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 215.45%, FIRST BANCORP's debt growth rate surpasses 93.39% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to FIRST BANCORP are STBA, SYBT, MPB, FULT, and TRMK.
  • FBNC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit FIRST BANCORP's official web site, go to

FBNC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, FBNC's EV/EBIT ratio is 10.62% lower, now standing at 10.1.
  • FBNC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.3 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 2023-02-03 4.2 1.6 12.9 10.1
FBNC 2023-02-02 4.2 1.5 12.7 9.9
FBNC 2023-02-01 4.0 1.5 12.3 9.6
FBNC 2023-01-31 3.9 1.4 12.0 9.4
FBNC 2023-01-30 3.8 1.4 11.6 9.1
FBNC 2023-01-27 3.8 1.4 11.5 9.0

FBNC Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 69.41%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 212.85%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 180.98%.
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)

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FBNC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $42.45 52-week high $49.00
Prev. close $42.97 52-week low $32.90
Day low $42.04 Volume 153,700
Day high $43.15 Avg. volume 164,438
50-day MA $43.04 Dividend yield 2.05%
200-day MA $39.44 Market Cap 1.52B

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. Announces Earnings for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2022

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First BanCorp. (the “Corporation” or “First BanCorp.”) (NYSE: FBP), the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico (“FirstBank” or “the Bank”), today reported net income of $73.2 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2022, compared to $74.6 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2022, and $73.6 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2021. For the year ended December 31, 2022, the

Business Wire | January 27, 2023

First BanCorp. (FBP) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

First BanCorp. (NYSE:NYSE:FBP) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call January 27, 2023 10:00 AM ETCompany ParticipantsRamon Rodriguez - Corporate Strategy and IR Officer Aurelio Aleman -…

Seeking Alpha | January 27, 2023

First BanCorp. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.40 in-line, revenue of $235.17M misses by $6M

First BanCorp. press release (FBP): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $0.40 in-line.Revenue of $235.17M (+9.6% Y/Y) misses by $6M.

Seeking Alpha | January 27, 2023

Earnings Preview For First BanCorp

First BanCorp (NYSE: FBP ) is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Friday, 2023-01-27. Here''s what investors need to know before the announcement. Analysts estimate that First BanCorp will report an earnings per share (EPS) of $0.40. First BanCorp bulls will hope to hear the company announce they''ve not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the … Full story available on

Benzinga | January 26, 2023

First BanCorp. Q4 2022 Earnings Preview

First BanCorp. (FBP) is scheduled to announce Q4 earnings results on Friday, January 27th, before market open.The consensus EPS Estimate is $0.40 (+11.1% Y/Y) and the consensus…

Seeking Alpha | January 26, 2023

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FBNC Price Returns

1-mo 2.39%
3-mo -6.47%
6-mo 14.81%
1-year -2.78%
3-year 23.30%
5-year 36.17%
YTD -0.91%
2022 -4.19%
2021 37.67%
2020 -12.61%
2019 24.00%
2018 -6.49%

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