First Community Corp. (FCCO) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.01 EPS
First Community Corp. (NASDAQ:FCCO) issued its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. First Community Corp. had a return on equity of 8.03% and a net margin of 17.23%.
Shares of First Community Corp. (NASDAQ:FCCO) opened at 15.295 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $15.29 and a 200 day moving average of $14.71. The stock has a market cap of $102.46 million, a P/E ratio of 16.100 and a beta of 0.78. First Community Corp. has a one year low of $12.55 and a one year high of $15.75.
In other news, Director George H. Fann, Jr. purchased 2,600 shares of First Community Corp. stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average price of $14.90 per share, with a total value of $38,740.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 78,988 shares in the company, valued at $1,176,921.20. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Insiders own 8.60% of the company’s stock.
An institutional investor recently bought a new position in First Community Corp. stock. Vanguard Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of First Community Corp. (NASDAQ:FCCO) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund purchased 81,547 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,140,000. Vanguard Group Inc. owned about 1.22% of First Community Corp. as of its most recent SEC filing. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 43.10% of the company’s stock.
First Community Corp. Company Profile
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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