First Bancorp About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/3/13, First Bancorp Inc ( FNLC) FNLC will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.195, payable on 4/30/13. As a percentage of FNLC's recent stock price of $18.05, this dividend works out to approximately 1.08%, so look for shares of First Bancorp Inc to trade 1.08% lower — all else being equal — when FNLC shares open for trading on 4/3/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FNLC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.195 declared by First Bancorp Inc :

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FNLC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.32% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Monday trading, First Bancorp Inc shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.
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