First Community Bancshares, Inc. ( FCBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FCBC stock 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 $16.34, the dividend yield is 2.94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FCBC was $16.34, representing a -10.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.29 and a 24.92% increase over the 52 week low of $13.08.
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 $1.23. Zacks Investment Research reports FCBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -18.12%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.