First Community About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (FCCO)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/29/13, First Community Corp. (FCCO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/15/13. As a percentage of FCCO's recent stock price of $8.90, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of First Community Corp. to trade 0.56% lower — all else being equal — when FCCO shares open for trading on 4/29/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FCCO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by First Community Corp. :

FCCO+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FCCO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.25% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of FCCO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

First Community Corp.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FCCO's low point in its 52 week range is $7.60 per share, with $9.25 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.90.

In Thursday trading, First Community Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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