First Bancorp (FBNC) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.26

About shares traded. First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) has risen 32.84% since June 28, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock increased 1.08% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $28.15. It dropped, as 14 investors sold First Financial Bancorp shares while 52 reduced holdings. Sold All: 16 Reduced: 39 Increased: 69 New Position: 35. Tpg Group Holdings (Sbs) Advisors Inc., a Texas-based fund reported 2.16 million shares. American International Group Inc. now owns 12,110 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $355,000 after buying an additional 791 shares in the last quarter. Blackrock Institutional Tru Na invested 0.01% in First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC).First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) traded up 0.43% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $30.27.Stock market analysts and brokers have recently amended their target prices on shares of First Financial Bancorp. (NYSE:FBP) by 90.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Gemmer Asset Mgmt Lc has 1,373 shares for 0% of their portfolio. First Trust Advisors LP increased its position in First Bancorp by 0.6% in the first quarter.First Financial Bancorp. (First Financial) is a regional bank holding company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in First Financial 3.6% in the fourth quarter. Moreover, California Public Employees Retirement has 0.01% invested in First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC). Kcg stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Student Transportation Inc (NASDAQ:STB).Since January 1, 0001, it had 25 insider buys, and 1 sale for $91,780 activity. CREDLE ERIC P also bought $29,890 worth of First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) on Thursday, May 4. The correct version of this piece of content can be viewed at Shares for $2,423 were bought by Ach J Wickliffe. On Friday, April 7 the insider PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L bought $5,612.Analysts await Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) to report earnings on July, 19. The bank reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01.Investors who are keeping close eye on First Bancorp (FBP) stock; watched recent volatility movements, they can see that shares have been recorded at 2.69% for the week, and 3.55% for the last month. About 6.30M shares traded. First BanCorp. has a 52 week low of $3.59 and a 52 week high of $7.05. It has outperformed by 16.14% the S&P500.In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.5. Therefore 60% are positive. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 price objective on shares of First Bancorp in a report on Monday.05/01/2014 – First Financial Bancorp. had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at Raymond James. Drexel Hamilton initiated it with “Buy” rating and $200 target in Thursday, October 1 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 26 by Sandler O’Neill. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company was maintained on Monday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets.First a financial holding company.Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, FBP has Beta of 2.01 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.58 and 1.55 respectively. First Financial is engaged in the business of commercial banking and other banking and banking-related activities through its subsidiary, First Financial Bank, National Association (the Bank). It has a 12.84 P/E ratio. It offers residential real estate loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, and consumer loans, and loans to commercial clients, which include commercial loans, commercial real estate loans, letters of credit and single tenant lease financing. First Bancorp’s payout ratio is 23.88%. “(FFBC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 31, 2017″ and published on May 30, 2017 is yet another important article.Receive First Internet Bancorp News & Ratings Via Email – Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts’ ratings for First Internet Bancorp with’s FREE daily email newsletter.