First Commonwealth Financial Corp. (NYSE:FCF) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $9.99 and last traded at $9.98, with a volume of 79,885 shares. The stock had previously closed at $9.94.

FCF has been the topic of several analyst reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised their price objective on First Commonwealth Financial Corp. from $9.00 to $9.50 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. FBR & Co raised their price objective on First Commonwealth Financial Corp. from $9.50 to $10.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded First Commonwealth Financial Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 29th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.40.

The firm has a 50-day moving average of $9.67 and a 200 day moving average of $9.11. The stock has a market cap of $886.53 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.87.

First Commonwealth Financial Corp. (NYSE:FCF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.02. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.15 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that First Commonwealth Financial Corp. will post $0.61 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 19th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 8th were given a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 4th.

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary, First Commonwealth Bank (the Bank), provides a range of consumer and commercial banking services. The Company also provides trust and wealth management services, and offers insurance products through the Bank and its other operating subsidiaries.

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