Today’s Stock Alert: First Community Corp (NASDAQ:FCCO) Stock Price Gains While Sentiment Improves

November 18, 2016 - By Pete Kolinski   ·   0 Comments

Today's Stock Alert: First Community Corp (NASDAQ:FCCO) Stock Price Gains While Sentiment  Improves

Sentiment for First Community Corp (NASDAQ:FCCO)

First Community Corp (NASDAQ:FCCO) institutional sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.16, from 1.17 in 2016Q1. The ratio is better, as 7 funds increased and started new positions, while 6 sold and trimmed stock positions in First Community Corp. The funds in our partner’s database now own: 2.88 million shares, up from 2.85 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of funds holding First Community Corp in their top 10 positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 4 Increased: 5 New Position: 2.

First Community Corporation is a bank holding firm for First Community Bank . The company has a market cap of $101.79 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 16.13 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.

The stock closed at $15.49 during the last session. It is down 5.59% since April 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.16% the S&P500.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “First Community Corp presently engages in no business other than owning and managing the First Community Bank. The bank is engaged in a general commercial and retail banking business, emphasizing the needs of small-to-medium sized businesses, professional concerns and individuals, primarily in Richland and Lexington counties of South Carolina and the surrounding area.”

Fj Capital Management Llc holds 0.9% of its portfolio in First Community Corporation for 324,000 shares. Maltese Capital Management Llc owns 445,982 shares or 0.78% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Banc Funds Co Llc has 0.34% invested in the company for 418,319 shares. The New York-based Mendon Capital Advisors Corp has invested 0.31% in the stock. Rbf Capital Llc, a California-based fund reported 70,000 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 3 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $48,826 net activity.

FCCO Company Profile

First Community Corporation, incorporated on November 2, 1994, is a bank holding firm for First Community Bank (the Bank). 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. 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. The Bank also offers online banking to its customers. The Company’s other services include Internet banking, cash management services, safe deposit boxes, traveler checks, direct deposit of payroll and social security checks, and automatic drafts for various accounts. The Bank offers non-deposit investment products and other investment brokerage services through a registered representative with an affiliation through LPL Financial. It also offers VISA and MasterCard credit card services through a correspondent bank as its agent. It also offers retirement account services, such as Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs).

Another recent and important First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “First Community Corporation Announces Third Quarter Results and Cash Dividend” on October 19, 2016.

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