$0.29 EPS Expected for First Community Corporation (FCCO)

September 17, 2017 - By reb123z

 $0.29 EPS Expected for First Community Corporation (FCCO)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.33, from 1.33 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 3 investors sold First Community Corporation shares while 6 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 2.91 million shares or 1.02% more from 2.88 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Blackrock Invest Management Limited Liability Com invested in 1,057 shares. Mendon Advisors has 0.41% invested in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) for 223,271 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The accumulated 368,559 shares. Virginia-based Fj Management Limited Co has invested 0.87% in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). Asset accumulated 47,608 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Ig Invest Mgmt Limited has invested 0% in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). Vanguard Group Inc Inc has 0% invested in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) for 81,547 shares. Wellington Mngmt Group Inc Llp holds 0% or 435,145 shares. Colorado-based Jbf has invested 0.04% in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). Elizabeth Park Cap Advsrs holds 1.65% of its portfolio in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) for 214,711 shares. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag stated it has 957 shares. Blackrock Fund reported 0% in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). New York-based Tower Research Cap Limited Liability Com (Trc) has invested 0% in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). Banc Funds Ltd Company accumulated 373,319 shares or 0.29% of the stock. Salzhauer Michael holds 13,500 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio.

Since May 19, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $131,269 activity.

Analysts expect First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) to report $0.29 EPS on October, 18.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 16.00 % from last quarter’s $0.25 EPS. FCCO’s profit would be $1.94 million giving it 17.76 P/E if the $0.29 EPS is correct. After having $0.24 EPS previously, First Community Corporation’s analysts see 20.83 % EPS growth. The stock increased 4.83% or $0.95 on September 15, reaching $20.6. About 11,830 shares traded or 277.11% up from the average. First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) has risen 43.56% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.86% the S&P500.

First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering First Community (NASDAQ:FCCO), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. First Community had 3 analyst reports since January 7, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James given on Thursday, January 7. Hovde Group upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $21 target in Thursday, January 19 report. The rating was initiated by Hovde Group with “Market Perform” on Wednesday, December 14.

First Community Corporation is a bank holding firm for First Community Bank . The company has market cap of $137.96 million. 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. It has a 20.38 P/E ratio. The Bank offers a range of traditional banking services and products for professionals and small-to medium-sized businesses, including consumer and commercial, mortgage, brokerage and investment, and insurance services.

More recent First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “First Community Corporation to Expand Upstate South Carolina Presence” on April 12, 2017. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “First Community Corporation and Cornerstone Bancorp Receive Regulatory …” on August 21, 2017. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Ed Tarver Elected to First Community Board of Directors” with publication date: May 17, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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