First Commonwealth Financial Corporation, a financial holding company, provides various consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, and small and mid-sized businesses in the United States. More Details
Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has First Commonwealth Financial's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FCF is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FCF's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FCF underperformed the US Banks industry which returned 64.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FCF underperformed the US Market which returned 57.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is First Commonwealth Financial's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIntroducing First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF), A Stock That Climbed 76% In The Last Year
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2 months ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Sold First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF) Shares Recently?
Is First Commonwealth Financial 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: FCF ($14.58) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($19.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FCF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FCF is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.4x) compared to the US Banks industry average (13.2x).
PE vs Market: FCF is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.4x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FCF is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FCF is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Banks industry average (1.1x).
How is First Commonwealth Financial forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FCF's forecast earnings growth (14.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: FCF's earnings (14.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: FCF's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: FCF's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FCF's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FCF's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.3%).
How has First Commonwealth Financial performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FCF has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FCF's current net profit margins (24.1%) are lower than last year (31%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FCF's earnings have grown by 12.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FCF's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: FCF had negative earnings growth (-30.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (1.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FCF's Return on Equity (6.9%) is considered low.
How is First Commonwealth Financial'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: FCF's Assets to Equity ratio (8.5x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: FCF has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (187%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 93% of FCF's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: FCF has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (73%).
Low Risk Deposits: FCF's Loans to Deposits ratio (90%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: FCF has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.8%).
What is First Commonwealth Financial current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FCF's dividend (3.02%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.26%).
High Dividend: FCF's dividend (3.02%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FCF's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: FCF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (58.4%), FCF's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: FCF's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mike Price (57 yo)
Mr. Thomas Michael Price, also known as Mike, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of First Commonwealth Financial Corporation since March 7, 2012 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer of...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD1.00M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.68M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: FCF's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: FCF's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: FCF insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
First Commonwealth Financial Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation
- Ticker: FCF
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1934
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$1.388b
- Shares outstanding: 95.97m
- Website: https://www.fcbanking.com
Number of Employees
- First Commonwealth Financial Corporation
- 601 Philadelphia Street
- United States
First Commonwealth Financial Corporation, a financial holding company, provides various consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, and small and mid-sized businesses in the United States. Its...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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