First Community Bancshares, Inc. ( FCBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 06, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 22, 2015. Shareholders who purchased FCBC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that FCBC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.48, the dividend yield is 3.16%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FCBC was $16.48, representing a -8.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.07 and a 23.82% increase over the 52 week low of $13.31.
FCBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FCBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.32. Zacks Investment Research reports FCBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -17.2%, compared to an industry average of 12.8%.