NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is tomorrow, October 27, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 3 cents per share. At a price of $4.49 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%.
The average volume for First Commonwealth Financial has been 886,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. First Commonwealth Financial has a market cap of $494.1 million and is part of the
industry. Shares are down 38.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.
First Commonwealth Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for First Commonwealth Bank that provides consumer and commercial banking services to individuals and small and mid-sized businesses in central and western Pennsylvania. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.7, below the average banking industry P/E ratio of 13.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates First Commonwealth Financial as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full