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NASDAQ: FBNC
First Bancorp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for FBNC

Based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for First Bancorp.
Min Forecast
$41.00-4.58%
Avg Forecast
$43.25+0.65%
Max Forecast
$45.00+4.72%

Should I buy or sell FBNC stock?

Based on 4 analysts offering ratings for First Bancorp.
Buy
Strong Buy
1 analysts 25%
Buy
2 analysts 50%
Hold
1 analysts 25%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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FBNC stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Raymond James
Top 16%
85
BuyMaintains$45.00+4.72%2023-01-30
Piper Sandler
Top 11%
90
Strong BuyMaintains$45.00+4.72%2023-01-26
Raymond James
Top 16%
85
BuyMaintains$41.00-4.58%2022-10-06
DA Davidson
Top 17%
84
HoldDowngrades$42.00-2.26%2022-08-01

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Forecast return on equity

Is FBNC forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
15.05%
Industry
31.67%
Market
57.51%
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Forecast return on assets

Is FBNC forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
1.41%
Industry
3.42%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

FBNC earnings per share forecast

What is FBNC's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$4.08+25.93%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$3.95+21.91%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$4.15+28.09%
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Forecast High Earnings Growth Forecast

FBNC revenue forecast

What is FBNC's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$415.5M+14.78%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$333.0M-8%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$349.0M-3.58%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

FBNC earnings growth forecast

How is FBNC forecast to perform vs Banks - Regional companies and vs the US market?
Company
12.16%
Industry
16.3%
Market
27.21%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Market Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

FBNC revenue growth forecast

How is FBNC forecast to perform vs Banks - Regional companies and vs the US market?
Company
1.09%
Industry
10.32%
Market
11.01%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

FBNC vs Bank Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
FBNC$42.97$43.25+0.65%Buy
WABC$56.51$69.00+22.10%Buy
STEL$29.08$34.00+16.92%Buy
EGBN$48.57$50.00+2.94%Hold
SASR$35.06$50.00+42.61%Buy

First Bancorp Stock Forecast FAQ

Is First Bancorp Stock a good buy in 2023, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 4 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: FBNC) stock is to Buy FBNC stock.

Out of 4 analysts, 1 (25%) are recommending FBNC as a Strong Buy, 2 (50%) are recommending FBNC as a Buy, 1 (25%) are recommending FBNC as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending FBNC as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending FBNC as a Strong Sell.

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What is FBNC's earnings growth forecast for 2023-2025?

(NASDAQ: FBNC) First Bancorp's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 12.16% is not forecast to beat the US Banks - Regional industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 16.3%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 27.21%.

First Bancorp's earnings in 2023 is $119,025,000.On average, 4 Wall Street analysts forecast FBNC's earnings for 2023 to be $145,703,956, with the lowest FBNC earnings forecast at $141,418,546, and the highest FBNC earnings forecast at $153,560,542. On average, 1 Wall Street analyst forecast FBNC's earnings for 2024 to be $141,061,428, with the lowest FBNC earnings forecast at $141,061,428, and the highest FBNC earnings forecast at $141,061,428.

In 2025, FBNC is forecast to generate $148,203,779 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $148,203,779 and the highest earnings forecast at $148,203,779.

What is FBNC's revenue growth forecast for 2023-2025?

(NASDAQ: FBNC) First Bancorp's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 1.09% is not forecast to beat the US Banks - Regional industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.32%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 11.01%.

First Bancorp's revenue in 2023 is $361,968,000.On average, 3 Wall Street analysts forecast FBNC's revenue for 2023 to be $14,837,019,587, with the lowest FBNC revenue forecast at $13,624,034,151, and the highest FBNC revenue forecast at $16,177,424,562. On average, 1 Wall Street analysts forecast FBNC's revenue for 2024 to be $11,892,014,082, with the lowest FBNC revenue forecast at $11,892,014,082, and the highest FBNC revenue forecast at $11,892,014,082.

In 2025, FBNC is forecast to generate $12,463,402,146 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $12,463,402,146 and the highest revenue forecast at $12,463,402,146.

What is FBNC's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2023-2025?

(NASDAQ: FBNC) forecast ROA is 1.41%, which is lower than the forecast US Banks - Regional industry average of 3.42%.

What is FBNC's Price Target?

According to 4 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year FBNC price target, the average FBNC price target is $43.25, with the highest FBNC stock price forecast at $45.00 and the lowest FBNC stock price forecast at $41.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that First Bancorp's share price could reach $43.25 by Jan 30, 2024. The average First Bancorp stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 0.65% from the current FBNC share price of $42.97.

What is FBNC's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2023-2025?

(NASDAQ: FBNC) First Bancorp's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $3.24. On average, analysts forecast that FBNC's EPS will be $4.08 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $3.96, and the highest EPS forecast at $4.30. On average, analysts forecast that FBNC's EPS will be $3.95 for 2024, with the lowest EPS forecast at $3.95, and the highest EPS forecast at $3.95. In 2025, FBNC's EPS is forecast to hit $4.15 (min: $4.15, max: $4.15).

What is FBNC's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2023-2025?

(NASDAQ: FBNC) forecast ROE is 15.05%, which is considered weak.
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