First Community (NASDAQ:FCCO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The bank reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.01, MarketWatch Earnings reports. First Community had a net margin of 19.79% and a return on equity of 8.67%.
Shares of FCCO traded up $0.34 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $20.66. 311 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 71,843. The company has a current ratio of 0.75, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $20.09. First Community has a 52 week low of $12.23 and a 52 week high of $22.00. The stock has a market cap of $155.36 million, a P/E ratio of 13.19 and a beta of 0.73.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 2nd. First Community’s payout ratio is currently 35.56%.
First Community Company Profile
First Community Corporation operates as the bank holding company for First Community Bank which offers various commercial and retail banking products and services to small-to-medium sized businesses, professional concerns, and individuals. The company operates through Commercial and Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, and Investment Advisory and Non-Deposit segments.
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