First Bancorp Dividend

What is First Bancorp current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

5/6

Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


2.21%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

First Bancorp Dividend Yield vs Market
How does FBNC dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (FBNC)2.2%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.5%
Market Top 25% (US)4.3%
Industry Average (Banks)3.0%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (FBNC)2.4%

Notable Dividend: FBNC's dividend (2.21%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.52%).

High Dividend: FBNC's dividend (2.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.26%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

How stable has First Bancorp's dividend per share been in the past?
MonthDividend Per Share (annual)Avg. Yield (%)
12/31/20240.955
12/31/20230.925
1/25/20230.882.21
12/21/20220.882.12
9/17/20220.882.06
6/17/20220.882.43
2/7/20220.882.2
12/15/20210.81.76
9/17/20210.81.73
6/15/20210.81.96
3/15/20210.81.84
12/15/20200.721.94
9/15/20200.722.8
6/12/20200.723.27
3/13/20200.723.07
11/19/20190.721.98
9/13/20190.481.3
6/14/20190.481.34
2/5/20190.481.3
12/14/20180.41.16
9/14/20180.41.04
6/15/20180.40.96
3/15/20180.41.04
12/15/20170.320.89
9/15/20170.320.9
6/15/20170.321.03
3/15/20170.321.1
12/15/20160.321.11
9/15/20160.321.49
6/15/20160.321.7
3/15/20160.321.65
12/15/20150.321.72
9/15/20150.321.75
6/16/20150.321.9
3/16/20150.321.93
12/16/20140.321.84
9/15/20140.321.87
6/16/20140.321.86
3/14/20140.321.76
12/16/20130.321.85
9/13/20130.322.13
6/13/20130.322.16
3/15/20130.322.37
12/17/20120.322.45
8/28/20120.322.93
6/18/20120.323.62
3/9/20120.323.26

Stable Dividend: FBNC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: FBNC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (25.6%), FBNC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: FBNC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (20.8% payout ratio).


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