First Bancorp ( FBNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FBNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that FBNC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of FBNC was $13.12, representing a -6.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.99 and a 70.83% increase over the 52 week low of $7.68.
FBNC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FBNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.51. Zacks Investment Research reports FBNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 153.9%, compared to an industry average of 4.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FBNC Dividend History page.
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