First Community Corporation ( FCCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FCCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $10.53, the dividend yield is 2.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FCCO was $10.53, representing a -5.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.16 and a 31.63% increase over the 52 week low of $8.
FCCO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FCCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.81. Zacks Investment Research reports FCCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.27%, compared to an industry average of 7.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FCCO Dividend History page.