$0.21 EPS Expected for First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (FCF)

January 14, 2018 - By reb123z

 $0.21 EPS Expected for First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (FCF)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.47 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.37, from 1.84 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 12 investors sold First Commonwealth Financial Corporation shares while 39 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 63.12 million shares or 3.95% more from 60.73 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Mngmt Corp holds 47,000 shares. The New York-based Jpmorgan Chase And has invested 0.01% in First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF). Deutsche Bancshares Ag reported 215,623 shares. 211,626 were accumulated by California Employees Retirement. Bridgeway Mngmt Incorporated invested in 0.05% or 279,500 shares. Vantage Inv Advsr Ltd Com holds 0% in First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF) or 432 shares. Bessemer Grp Inc Incorporated has invested 0% in First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF). Ohio-based Meeder Asset Mgmt has invested 0.01% in First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF). Amalgamated Bancshares accumulated 13,045 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Qs Investors Lc accumulated 173,927 shares. 590 were reported by Federated Inc Pa. Pnc Fin Group holds 103,924 shares. Envestnet Asset holds 0% or 11,003 shares in its portfolio. Metropolitan Life New York reported 0.01% in First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.03% or 39,500 shares.

Analysts expect First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF) to report $0.21 EPS on January, 24.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 4.55 % from last quarter’s $0.22 EPS. FCF’s profit would be $20.47 million giving it 17.96 P/E if the $0.21 EPS is correct. After having $0.22 EPS previously, First Commonwealth Financial Corporation’s analysts see -4.55 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.80% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $15.09. About 353,268 shares traded. First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF) has risen 38.31% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.61% the S&P500.

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. First Commonwealth Financial has $17.0 highest and $8.50 lowest target. $12.80’s average target is -15.18% below currents $15.09 stock price. First Commonwealth Financial had 15 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, September 21 report. FBR Capital maintained First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF) rating on Thursday, January 26. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $15 target. Macquarie Research maintained the shares of FCF in report on Monday, March 7 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Raymond James initiated the stock with “Mkt Perform” rating in Wednesday, January 13 report. The stock of First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, October 3. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Boenning & Scattergood with “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, August 8 report.

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation, through its subsidiary First Commonwealth Bank, provides various consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, and small and mid-sized businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.47 billion. The Company’s consumer services include personal checking accounts, interest-earning checking accounts, savings accounts, insured money market accounts, debit cards, investment certificates, fixed and variable rate certificates of deposit, mortgage loans, secured and unsecured installment loans, construction and real estate loans, safe deposit facilities, credit cards, credit lines with overdraft checking protection, IRA accounts, and automated teller machine services, as well as Internet, mobile, and telephone banking services. It has a 20.42 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s commercial banking services comprise commercial lending, business checking accounts, online account management services, payroll direct deposits, commercial cash management services, and repurchase agreements.

More recent First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “First Commonwealth buying Cincinnati bank for $58M” on January 11, 2018. Also Twst.com published the news titled: “First Commonwealth Financial Corporation: First Commonwealth to Host Fourth …” on January 03, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “First Commonwealth wants to buy more banks” with publication date: January 11, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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