Media stories about First Community (NASDAQ:FCCO) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Community earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 45.4807435916655 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Farlington First World War Community Heritage Project Secures £10,000 of Lottery Funding (aboutmyarea.co.uk)
- Sherwood’s Nick Miles selected to All-Crossroads Conference first team (kansascity.com)
- Pokemon Go news: Community Day update, Lugia shiny reveal, new event for Easter? (express.co.uk)
- The West Dorset group which was the first rural community responder group in the country (bbc.co.uk)
- Local group helps Jax teen left homeless after her mother’s murder (firstcoastnews.com)
First Community stock opened at $21.50 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 0.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. The firm has a market cap of $159.05, a P/E ratio of 19.76 and a beta of 0.76. First Community has a twelve month low of $18.50 and a twelve month high of $24.87.
A number of brokerages have weighed in on FCCO. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of First Community from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. FIG Partners cut shares of First Community from an “outperform” rating to a “market-perform” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd.
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About First Community
First Community Corporation is a bank holding company for First Community Bank (the Bank). The Bank offers commercial and retail banking services to small-to-medium sized businesses, professional concerns and individuals, primarily in Richland, Lexington, Kershaw and Newberry Counties of South Carolina and the surrounding areas.
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