Over the past 3 months, 4 analysts have published their opinion on First Bancorp FBNC stock. These analysts are typically employed by large Wall Street banks and tasked with understanding a company's business to predict how a stock will trade over the upcoming year.
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According to 4 analyst offering 12-month price targets in the last 3 months, First Bancorp has an average price target of $43.0 with a high of $47.00 and a low of $40.00.
Below is a summary of how these 4 analysts rated First Bancorp over the past 3 months. The greater the number of bullish ratings, the more positive analysts are on the stock and the greater the number of bearish ratings, the more negative analysts are on the stock
This current average represents a 2.27% decrease from the previous average price target of $44.00.
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What Are Analyst Ratings?
Ratings come from analysts, or specialists within banking and financial systems that report for specific stocks or defined sectors (typically once per quarter for each stock). Analysts usually derive their information from company conference calls and meetings, financial statements, and conversations with important insiders to reach their decisions.
Some analysts will also offer forecasts for metrics like growth estimates, earnings, and revenue to provide further guidance on stocks. Investors who use analyst ratings should note that this specialized advice comes from humans and may be subject to error.
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