First Bancorp (North Carolina) (FBNC)

36.16
NASDAQ : Finance
Prev Close 35.83
Day Low/High 35.74 / 36.30
52 Wk Low/High 30.50 / 43.14
Avg Volume 111.60K
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 29.73M
Market Cap 1.07B
EPS 1.80
P/E Ratio 13.27
Div & Yield 0.40 (1.12%)

Latest News

First Bancorp Reports Third Quarter Results

First Bancorp Reports Third Quarter Results

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.

First Bancorp Becomes Oversold

First Bancorp Becomes Oversold

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. First Bancorp presently has an above average rank, in the top 50% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

FBNC: Insiders Vs. Shorts

FBNC: Insiders Vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 09/14/2018 settlement date, and First Bancorp is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 6.46 "days to cover" versus the median component at 5.36. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.

Notable Tuesday Option Activity: FBNC, XOXO, TDOC

Notable Tuesday Option Activity: FBNC, XOXO, TDOC

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in First Bancorp , where a total volume of 1,004 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 100,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 97.9% of FBNC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 102,580 shares.

First Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend

First Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.

First Bancorp Reports Second Quarter Results

First Bancorp Reports Second Quarter Results

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.

First Bancorp Reaches Analyst Target Price

First Bancorp Reaches Analyst Target Price

In recent trading, shares of First Bancorp have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $41.38, changing hands for $41.40/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.

FBNC: Insiders Vs. Shorts

FBNC: Insiders Vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 06/15/2018 settlement date, and First Bancorp is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 5.03 "days to cover" versus the median component at 4.34. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.

First Bancorp Reaches Analyst Target Price

In recent trading, shares of First Bancorp have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $41.12, changing hands for $41.19/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.

FBNC: Insiders vs. Shorts

FBNC: Insiders vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 02/28/2018 settlement date, and First Bancorp is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 4.59 "days to cover" versus the median component at 4.17. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.

First Bancorp Reaches Analyst Target Price

First Bancorp Reaches Analyst Target Price

In recent trading, shares of First Bancorp have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $37.67, changing hands for $38.82/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.

Cash Dividend On The Way From First Bancorp (FBNC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/28/17, First Bancorp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 7/25/17. As a percentage of FBNC's recent stock price of $30.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.27%.

FBNC Crosses Above Average Analyst Target

In recent trading, shares of First Bancorp have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $30.75, changing hands for $30.91/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.

First Bancorp Stock Sees Short Interest Decline 57.5%

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 04/28/2017 settlement date, which shows a 819,047 share decrease in total short interest for First Bancorp , to 604,418, a decrease of 57.54% since 04/13/2017. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

Cash Dividend On The Way From First Bancorp (FBNC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/29/17, First Bancorp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 4/25/17. As a percentage of FBNC's recent stock price of $28.65, this dividend works out to approximately 0.28%.

Insiders Bullish on Certain Holdings of FDM

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index Fund (FDM) shows an impressive 12.3% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months. START SLIDESHOW:10 ETFs With Stocks That Insiders Are Buying » First Bancorp , which makes up 0.69% of the First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index Fund (FDM), has seen 2 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data.

Insider Bets Paying Off At FBNC As New 52-Week High Reached

In trading on Monday, shares of First Bancorp touched a new 52-week high of $30.83/share. That's a 79.77% rise, or $13.68 per share from the 52-week low of $17.15 set back on 06/27/2016.

FBNC Crosses Above Average Analyst Target

In recent trading, shares of First Bancorp have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $30.00, changing hands for $30.60/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.

Ex-Div Reminder for First Bancorp (FBNC)

Ex-Div Reminder for First Bancorp (FBNC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/28/16, First Bancorp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 1/25/17. As a percentage of FBNC's recent stock price of $27.90, this dividend works out to approximately 0.29%.

First Bancorp Reaches Analyst Target Price

First Bancorp Reaches Analyst Target Price

In recent trading, shares of First Bancorp have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $22.08, changing hands for $22.21/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.

First Bancorp About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (FBNC)

First Bancorp About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (FBNC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/28/16, First Bancorp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 10/25/16. As a percentage of FBNC's recent stock price of $20.13, this dividend works out to approximately 0.40%.

Oversold Conditions For First Bancorp (FBNC)

Oversold Conditions For First Bancorp (FBNC)

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100.

FBNC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 3/29/16

FBNC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 3/29/16

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/29/16, First Bancorp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 4/25/16. As a percentage of FBNC's recent stock price of $18.75, this dividend works out to approximately 0.43%.

FBNC: Insiders vs. Shorts

FBNC: Insiders vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released by the NASDAQ for the 01/15/2016 settlement date, and First Bancorp is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 8.10 "days to cover" versus the median component at 4.77. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.

Reminder - First Bancorp (FBNC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - First Bancorp (FBNC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/28/15, First Bancorp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 10/23/15. As a percentage of FBNC's recent stock price of $17.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.47%.

TheStreet Quant Rating: A- (Buy)