$0.29 EPS Expected for First Community Corporation (FCCO)
December 29, 2017 – By Vivian Currie
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q3 2017. Its down 1.37, from 2.2 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 5 investors sold First Community Corporation shares while 7 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. 3.10 million shares or 0.27% more from 3.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Salzhauer Michael has invested 0.12% in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). Geode Lc holds 51,014 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Greenwood Assocs Ltd Liability holds 15,375 shares. 13,391 are held by State Street. Advisory Service Ntwk Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% of its portfolio in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). Rmb Mngmt Llc has invested 0.2% in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors reported 1.89% of its portfolio in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). 3,276 were reported by Macquarie. Rbf Lc holds 70,000 shares. Mendon Advsr Corporation owns 291,574 shares or 0.5% of their US portfolio. State Bank Of America Corporation De holds 0% or 21 shares in its portfolio. Blackrock holds 0% of its portfolio in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) for 4,345 shares. Pennsylvania-based Vanguard has invested 0% in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). Banc Funds Ltd Llc holds 0.29% of its portfolio in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) for 318,319 shares. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada invested in 0% or 622 shares.
Analysts expect First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) to report $0.29 EPS on January, 17.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 11.54 % from last quarter’s $0.26 EPS. FCCO’s profit would be $1.94 million giving it 19.53 P/E if the $0.29 EPS is correct. After having $0.28 EPS previously, First Community Corporation’s analysts see 3.57 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $22.65. About 5,649 shares traded. First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) has risen 43.56% since December 29, 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. Hovde Group upgraded the shares of FCCO in report on Thursday, January 19 to “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, January 7. Hovde Group initiated the shares of FCCO in report on Wednesday, December 14 with “Market Perform” rating.
First Community Corporation operates as the bank holding firm for First Community Bank which offers various commercial and retail banking services and products to small-to-medium sized businesses, professional concerns, and individuals. The company has market cap of $151.90 million. The firm operates through four divisions: Commercial and Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, Investment Advisory and Non-Deposit, and Corporate. It has a 21.78 P/E ratio. The Company’s deposit products include demand deposit accounts, checking accounts, NOW accounts, and savings accounts, as well as other time deposits, such as daily money market accounts and longer-term certificates of deposits.
More recent First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “First Community Corporation Completes Acquisition of Cornerstone Bancorp” on October 23, 2017. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “Cornerstone Bancorp Shareholders Approve Merger with First Community Corporation” on September 20, 2017. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “First Community Corporation to Expand Upstate South Carolina Presence” with publication date: April 12, 2017 was also an interesting one.
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