Stock Worth Mentioning Today: Is Buying 52-Week Stock Like First Community Financial Partners Inc a Winning Strategy?

Stock Worth Mentioning Today: Is Buying 52 Week Stock Like First Community Financial Partners Inc a Winning Strategy?

The stock of First Community Financial Partners Inc (NASDAQ:FCFP) hit a new 52-week high and has $16.97 target or 74.00% above today’s $9.75 share price. The 7 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $168.07M company. The 1-year high was reported on Nov, 9 by Barchart.com. If the $16.97 price target is reached, the company will be worth $124.37M more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. The stock increased 1.04% or $0.1 during the last trading session, hitting $9.75. About 18,228 shares traded hands or 66.74% up from the average. First Community Financial Partners Inc (NASDAQ:FCFP) has risen 7.34% since April 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.56% the S&P500.

First Community Financial Partners Inc (NASDAQ:FCFP) Ratings Coverage

Out of 2 analysts covering First Community Financial Partners (NASDAQ:FCFP), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. First Community Financial Partners has been the topic of 3 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Maxim Group on Thursday, September 3. Hovde Group initiated First Community Financial Partners Inc (NASDAQ:FCFP) on Monday, May 16 with “Outperform” rating.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “First Community Financial Partners, Inc. is a bank holding company which provides commercial, family and personal banking products and services. First Community Financial Partners, Inc. is headquartered in Joliet, Illinois.”

More recent First Community Financial Partners Inc (NASDAQ:FCFP) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “First Community Financial Partners, Inc. Named 2016 Bank & Thrift “Sm-All Star …” on September 28, 2016. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “First Community Financial Bank and Mazon State Bank to Merge” on March 14, 2016. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “First Community Financial Partners, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2016 …” with publication date: October 24, 2016 was also an interesting one.

FCFP Company Profile

First Community Financial Partners, Inc. (First Community), incorporated on April 11, 2006, is a bank holding company. The Firm has a banking subsidiary, First Community Financial Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a full-service community bank principally engaged in the business of commercial, family and personal banking. The Bank offers clients a range of loan, deposit, and other financial services and products through approximately six full-service banking offices located in Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties, Illinois. The Bank also offers clients a range of financial services and products that are related or ancillary to loans and deposits, including cash management, funds transfers, bill payment and other online banking transactions, automated teller machines and safe deposit boxes.

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