FCBC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/6/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/15, First Community Bancshares, Inc. ( FCBC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 5/22/15. As a percentage of FCBC's recent stock price of $16.51, this dividend works out to approximately 0.79%, so look for shares of First Community Bancshares, Inc. to trade 0.79% lower — all else being equal — when FCBC shares open for trading on 5/6/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FCBC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.13 declared by First Community Bancshares, Inc. :


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FCBC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.15% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FCBC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

First Community Bancshares, Inc.  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FCBC's low point in its 52 week range is $13.31 per share, with $18.07 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.51.

In Monday trading, First Community Bancshares, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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