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

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/1/15, First Bancorp Inc ( FNLC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.22, payable on 7/31/15. As a percentage of FNLC's recent stock price of $19.47, this dividend works out to approximately 1.13%, so look for shares of First Bancorp Inc to trade 1.13% lower — all else being equal — when FNLC shares open for trading on 7/1/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FNLC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.22 declared by First Bancorp Inc :


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 4.52% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FNLC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

First Bancorp Inc  200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FNLC's low point in its 52 week range is $15.88 per share, with $19.73 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.47.

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

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