First Community (NASDAQ:FCCO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The bank reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.05, MarketWatch Earnings reports. First Community had a return on equity of 7.77% and a net margin of 17.35%.
FCCO stock opened at $14.34 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $107.35 million, a PE ratio of 11.12 and a beta of 0.69. The company’s 50-day moving average is $13.70 and its 200-day moving average is $14.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11, a current ratio of 0.80 and a quick ratio of 0.77. First Community has a 1 year low of $12.23 and a 1 year high of $22.00.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, November 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 30th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.35%. First Community’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 33.10%.
About First Community
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 four segments: Commercial and Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, Investment Advisory and Non-Deposit, and Corporate.
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