First Bancorp (FBNC) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 23, 2020. Shareholders who purchased FBNC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that FBNC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.37, the dividend yield is 3.53%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FBNC was $20.37, representing a -50.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.34 and a 17.62% increase over the 52 week low of $17.32.
FBNC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) and Bank of America Corporation (BAC). FBNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.73. Zacks Investment Research reports FBNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as -41.18%, compared to an industry average of -24.1%.
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