Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect First Community Bancshares (FCBC) Stock Price

Media stories about First Community Bancshares (NASDAQ:FCBC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Community Bancshares earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.0034786748275 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of First Community Bancshares (NASDAQ:FCBC) traded up $0.29 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $28.60. The stock had a trading volume of 14,527 shares, compared to its average volume of 21,248. The company has a quick ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14. The firm has a market capitalization of $485.83, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.22 and a beta of 0.73. First Community Bancshares has a fifty-two week low of $23.23 and a fifty-two week high of $32.24.

First Community Bancshares (NASDAQ:FCBC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The bank reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $29.19 million for the quarter. First Community Bancshares had a return on equity of 7.67% and a net margin of 22.32%.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered First Community Bancshares from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday.

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First Community Bancshares Company Profile

First Community Bancshares, Inc is a financial holding company. The Company provides commercial banking products and services through its subsidiary First Community Bank (the Bank). The Bank operates as First Community Bank in Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina and People’s Community Bank, a Division of First Community Bank, in Tennessee.

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