First Community Corp. (NASDAQ:FCCO) is scheduled to announce its earnings results on Wednesday, October 19th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.26 per share for the quarter.

First Community Corp. (NASDAQ:FCCO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 20th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.02. First Community Corp. had a net margin of 17.23% and a return on equity of 8.03%. On average, analysts expect First Community Corp. to post $0.99 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1.09 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Earnings History for First Community Corp. (NASDAQ:FCCO)

Shares of First Community Corp. (NASDAQ:FCCO) opened at 15.30 on Tuesday. First Community Corp. has a 52 week low of $12.27 and a 52 week high of $15.75. The company has a market capitalization of $102.49 million, a PE ratio of 16.11 and a beta of 0.78. The company’s 50 day moving average is $15.28 and its 200-day moving average is $14.71.

In related news, Director George H. Fann, Jr. purchased 2,600 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $14.90 per share, for a total transaction of $38,740.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 78,988 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,176,921.20. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 8.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in First Community Corp. stock. Vanguard Group Inc. purchased a new position in shares of First Community Corp. (NASDAQ:FCCO) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 81,547 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,140,000. Vanguard Group Inc. owned 1.22% of First Community Corp. at the end of the most recent quarter. 43.10% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

First Community Corp. Company Profile

First Community Corporation is a bank holding company 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.

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