First National Corporation operates as the bank holding company for First Bank that provides a range of commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, individuals, estates, local governmental entities, and non-profit organizations in Virginia.
Flawless balance sheet and good value.
Share Price & News
How has First National's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FXNC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FXNC underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -20% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FXNC underperformed the US Market which returned 16.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is First National's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is First National undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FXNC ($14) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($32.09)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FXNC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FXNC is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.5x) compared to the US Banks industry average (9.9x).
PE vs Market: FXNC is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.5x) compared to the US market (18.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FXNC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FXNC's PB Ratio (0.8x) is in line with the US Banks industry average.
How is First National forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Banks industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as First National has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has First National performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FXNC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FXNC's current net profit margins (26.1%) are higher than last year (26.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FXNC's earnings have grown significantly by 21.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FXNC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: FXNC had negative earnings growth (-2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (-2.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FXNC's Return on Equity (11.3%) is considered low.
How is First National's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: FXNC's Assets to Equity ratio (11.7x) is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: FXNC has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (425%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 97% of FXNC's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: FXNC has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (68%).
Low Risk Deposits: FXNC's Loans to Deposits ratio (77%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: FXNC has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.2%).
What is First National current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FXNC's dividend (3.14%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.62%).
High Dividend: FXNC's dividend (3.14%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.35%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FXNC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: FXNC's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21.6%), FXNC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Scott Harvard (65 yo)
Mr. Scott C. Harvard has been Chief Executive Officer and President of First National Corporation since May 2011 and has been Chief Executive Officer of First Bank since June 2015. Mr. Harvard previously s ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Scott's total compensation ($USD461.58K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD593.36K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Scott's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Independent Vice Chairman & Secretary of the Board||3.92yrs||US$31.52k||1.3% |
|Executive VP & CFO||16.75yrs||US$293.57k||0.43% |
|Senior EVP & COO||6yrs||US$311.01k||0.59% |
|CPA/Compliance Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Director of Human Resources||4yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President and Market Executive||5.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Consumer Services||4yrs||no data||no data|
|Regional President of South Region - First Bank||5.25yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Richmond||2.92yrs||no data||no data|
|VP & Business Development Officer||5.75yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FXNC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Vice Chairman & Secretary of the Board||3.92yrs||US$31.52k||1.3% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||3.92yrs||US$38.30k||0.26% |
|Independent Director||19.58yrs||US$30.50k||6.09% |
|Independent Director||6yrs||US$30.50k||0.26% |
|Independent Director||6yrs||US$30.50k||0.053% |
|Independent Director||3.58yrs||US$30.50k||0.043% |
|Independent Director||2yrs||US$30.50k||0.31% |
Experienced Board: FXNC's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: FXNC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
First National Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: First National Corporation
- Ticker: FXNC
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1907
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$67.931m
- Shares outstanding: 4.85m
- Website: https://www.fbvirginia.com
Number of Employees
- First National Corporation
- 112 West King Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FXNC||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 1996|
First National Corporation operates as the bank holding company for First Bank that provides a range of commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, individuals, estates, local governm ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/09 23:45|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/07 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.