First Community Co. (NASDAQ:FCCO) Director Anita B. Easter sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.08, for a total transaction of $21,080.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 19,853 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $418,501.24. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.
Shares of NASDAQ FCCO opened at $22.95 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 0.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. First Community Co. has a 52-week low of $18.50 and a 52-week high of $24.87. The company has a market capitalization of $173.85, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.06 and a beta of 0.72.
First Community (NASDAQ:FCCO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 17th. The bank reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.29 by ($0.01). First Community had a net margin of 13.91% and a return on equity of 8.23%. The business had revenue of $10.65 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.69 million. research analysts expect that First Community Co. will post 1.38 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on FCCO shares. FIG Partners cut shares of First Community from an “outperform” rating to a “market-perform” rating in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of First Community from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of First Community from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd.
First Community Company Profile
First Community Corporation operates as the bank holding company for First Community Bank which offers various commercial and retail banking products and services to small-to-medium sized businesses, professional concerns, and individuals. The company operates through four segments: Commercial and Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, Investment Advisory and Non-Deposit, and Corporate.
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