Stock Returns: First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) is Beating First Community Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FCBC)

Stock Prices as of Publication:
FBNC: $29.57
FCBC: $25.26

This is a snapshot to compare the stock returns for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) versus First Community Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FCBC) .
The stock return points we compare look at the last three-months, six-months and twelve-months. At the end of this snapshot dossier we also look at a side-by-side comparison of revenue through time.

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Both First Bancorp and First Community Bancshares Inc fall in the Banks sector and the closest match we could find as a proxy is Financials ETF (XLF).

FBNC     Current Price     $29.57
FCBC     Current Price     $25.26

FBNC     3-Month Return     8.95%
FCBC     3-Month Return     -16.19%

FBNC     6-Month Return     49.42%
FCBC     6-Month Return     1.85%

FBNC     12-Month Return     55.63%
FCBC     12-Month Return     28.68%

FBNC     52 Week Range     [$17.15, $31.31]
FCBC     52 Week Range     [$18.61, $31.94]

We can see that First Bancorp has superior returns to First Community Bancshares Inc across all three of the time periods we have examined.
* First Bancorp has a positive three-month return while First Community Bancshares Inc is in fact negative.
* Both First Bancorp and First Community Bancshares Inc have positive returns over the last half a year but FBNC has outperformed FCBC.
* Both First Bancorp and First Community Bancshares Inc have positive returns over the last 12-months but FBNC has outperformed FCBC.

First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) has generated $147 million in revenue in the last year while First Community Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FCBC) has generated $111 million in revenue in the last year.

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