First Community Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FCBC) Declares $0.25 Quarterly Dividend

First Community Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FCBC) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 28th, Zacks reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 7th will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share by the bank on Friday, August 21st. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 6th.

First Community Bankshares has raised its dividend payment by an average of 60.0% per year over the last three years and has raised its dividend annually for the last 8 consecutive years. First Community Bankshares has a dividend payout ratio of 48.3% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings.

FCBC traded down $0.44 during trading on Thursday, hitting $20.13. 402 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 32,137. The company has a market cap of $356.10 million, a PE ratio of 9.63 and a beta of 0.61. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $21.07 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $23.99. First Community Bankshares has a 1 year low of $18.06 and a 1 year high of $34.15.

First Community Bankshares (NASDAQ:FCBC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 28th. The bank reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.52 by ($0.06). The company had revenue of $33.25 million for the quarter. First Community Bankshares had a net margin of 25.67% and a return on equity of 8.84%.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of First Community Bankshares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. BidaskClub cut shares of First Community Bankshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 9th.

First Community Bankshares Company Profile

First Community Bankshares, Inc operates as the financial holding company for First Community Bank that provides various banking products and services. It offers demand deposit accounts, savings and money market accounts, certificates of deposit, and individual retirement arrangements; commercial, consumer, and real estate mortgage loans, as well as lines of credit; various credit and debit cards, and automated teller machine card services; and corporate and personal trust services.

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Dividend History for First Community Bankshares (NASDAQ:FCBC)

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