First Bancorp (FBNC): Price and Financial Metrics

First Bancorp (FBNC): $36.63

-0.77 (-2.06%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where FBNC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.62% of US stocks.
  • FBNC's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • FBNC's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 20.99% of US stocks).

FBNC Stock Summary

  • First Bancorp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than merely 20.01% of US listed stocks.
  • FBNC's went public 29.32 years ago, making it older than 79.28% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 8.86 for First Bancorp; that's greater than it is for 88.92% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to First Bancorp are AMAL, FMNB, STBA, PLBC, and TCBK.
  • Visit FBNC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

FBNC Valuation Summary

  • FBNC's price/sales ratio is 4; this is 233.33% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, FBNC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 7.1.
  • FBNC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 7.1 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 2019-08-02 3.9 1.3 11.7 8.9
FBNC 2018-06-08 5.2 1.8 21.2 13.7
FBNC 2017-10-25 5.2 1.8 28.2 17.2
FBNC 2010-06-15 1.5 0.8 5.2 1.8
FBNC 2006-11-08 3.8 2.0 19.2 12.1
FBNC 2005-03-02 4.8 2.4 17.7 13.0

FBNC Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 12.22%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 87.06%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -28.55%.
Over the past 15 months, FBNC's revenue has gone up $47,702,000.

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
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
2020-12-31 264.429 57.075 81.477
2020-09-30 257.273 51.861 78.712

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 $36.63 52-week high $50.92
Prev. close $37.40 52-week low $35.50
Day low $36.24 Volume 204,900
Day high $38.75 Avg. volume 164,500
50-day MA $40.11 Dividend yield 2.35%
200-day MA $43.65 Market Cap 1.31B

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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Yahoo | February 15, 2022

First BanCorp. declares $0.10 dividend

First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) declares $0.10/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 2.67%Payable March 11; for shareholders of record Feb.

Seeking Alpha | February 10, 2022

First BanCorp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on Common Stock

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First BanCorp. (the Corporation) (NYSE: FBP), the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on its outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on March 11, 2022 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 25, 2022. About First BanCorp. First BanCorp. is the parent corporation of FirstBank Puerto Rico, a state-chartered com

Business Wire | February 10, 2022

First Bancorp raises dividend by 10% to $0.22 and authorizes $40M repurchase

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) declares $0.22/share quarterly dividend, 10% increase from prior dividend of $0.20.Forward yield 2.0%Payable April 25; for shareholders of record March 31;…

Seeking Alpha | February 7, 2022

First Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend Increase and Share Repurchase Authorization

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 April 25, 2022 to shareholders of record as of March 31, 2022. The $0.22 dividend rate represents a 10% increase over the previous dividend rate of $0.20.

Yahoo | February 7, 2022

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FBNC Price Returns

1-mo -8.56%
3-mo -17.69%
6-mo -22.85%
1-year -15.54%
3-year 6.62%
5-year 41.92%
YTD -19.48%
2021 37.67%
2020 -12.61%
2019 24.00%
2018 -6.49%
2017 31.41%

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