First Bancorp (FBP) — Trending Stock Alert


The stock increased 0.36% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $16.58. It is down 16.51% since January 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. First Bancorp Nc now has $1.09 billion valuation. (FBP) by 49.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Suntrust Banks Inc owns 78,600 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 98,453 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $3,078,000 after purchasing an additional 19,232 shares in the last quarter. About 464,741 shares traded. S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) has risen 34.99% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides if their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". Therefore 25% are positive.

FBNC has been the topic of several analyst reports. On Monday, October 9 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Underweight". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, January 2 by Brean Capital. As per Thursday, January 26, the company rating was upgraded by Guggenheim. The company was maintained on Friday, May 26 by Goldman Sachs. The firm owned 28,412 shares of the financial services provider's stock after selling 9,043 shares during the quarter. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 8 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Thursday, July 20. On Monday, December 11 the insider BERG CHARLES sold $488,016. Finally, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd bought a new position in First Bancorp during the second quarter worth $283,000. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th.

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 1.8 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.86, from 1.63 in 2017Q2. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes. (NYSE:RES) for 1.93 million shares. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher And Co has 70,079 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Heartland Advisors Inc who had been investing in First Internet Bancorp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $341.91 million market cap company.

First Bancorp is the bank holding company for First Bank (the Bank). Alpha Windward Limited Liability Co has invested 0.03% in RPC, Inc. (NYSE:V) or 16,053 shares. Strs Ohio holds 158,800 shares or 0% of its portfolio. (NYSE:DVA) or 5,270 shares.

Stieven Capital Advisors Lp increased its stake in First Internet Bancorp (INBK) by 39.51% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:DVA) for 3,427 shares. (NASDAQ:PEP). Moreover, Company Of Virginia Va has 1.44% invested in Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:DVA) for 6,180 shares. The Michigan-based Greenleaf has invested 0% in The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD). Creative Planning reported 15,757 shares stake. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 258,776 shares. Spears Abacus Advsr Lc owns 2,030 shares or 0.03% of their U.S. portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa, a New York-based fund reported 106,271 shares. State Street reported 460,573 shares. They expect $0.05 earnings per share, down 54.55% or $0.06 from last year's $0.11 per share. FBNC's profit will be $15.71M for 17.36 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. Its down 0.12, from 1.45 in 2017Q2. The institutional investor held 212,717 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $30.04 million, up from 202,224 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lee Thomas H Partners Limited Partnership has invested 1.03% in First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP). The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, October 6 by Piper Jaffray. Capital Fund Mngmt stated it has 0% in First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP). First Bancorp's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 18.60%.

Us Retail Bank De has 2,829 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Principal Grp Inc Inc invested 0.01% in First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP). It also reduced its holding in Landec Corp (NASDAQ:LNDC) by 51,300 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 851,650 shares, and cut its stake in Park Electrochemical Corp (NYSE:PKE). Voya Inv Mgmt Llc accumulated 0% or 15,488 shares. Two Sigma Securities Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 11,411 shares in its portfolio. Pub Sector Pension Investment Board stated it has 0% of its portfolio in First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0% of its portfolio in First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP). After having $0.65 EPS previously, S&T Bancorp, Inc.'s analysts see -3.08 % EPS growth. Therefore 50% are positive. First Bancorp earnings have declined with an annualized rate of -27.7% over the last 5 years. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, October 7 by RBC Capital Markets. Finally, Stephens initiated coverage on shares of First Bancorp in a research note on Monday, December 4th. Piper Jaffray initiated the stock with "Overweight" rating in Friday, April 8 report. The stock of First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) earned "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, November 10. Brean Capital reissued a "buy" rating on shares of First Bancorp in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, February 8.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 sales for $48.22 million activity. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 58,291 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1,822,000 after purchasing an additional 1,466 shares in the last quarter.

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