In the most recent trading session, First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) shares saw a move of -0.463%. Covering Wall Street analysts have a consensus target price of $26.550 on the stock. Target predictions might differ vastly from analyst to analyst. This target is applying estimates from analysts polled by Thomson Reuters.
After a look at recent stock performance, shares have traded $0.521 off of the 50-day moving average of $26.334 and $5.789 off of the 200-day moving average of $21.066. Shares have been recorded at -5.739% separated from the 52-week high of 28.490 and +56.589% away from the 52-week low of 17.150. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance.
Street analysts have the ability to employ multiple metrics to help calculate target price estimates. A common metric is a company’s P/E Ratio. This calculation is derived by dividing the current share price by the projected earnings per share. First Bancorp presently has a P/E Ratio of 21.347. Investors may also monitor a company’s PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. A PEG Ratio under one may indicate that the company is undervalued. If a company has a PEG Ratio above one, it may represent that the company is overvalued. A PEG Ratio near one might be seen as fair value. The company has a current PEG Ratio of 2.470.