First Bancorp (fbnc) Stock Research
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Company Description: First Bancorp offers a range of banking services to individuals and small to mid-sized businesses in the U.S. The company operates about 96 banking branches in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. In addition, the bank provides electronic data processing services and invests in real estate. First Bancorp also has a presence in the property and casualty insurance industry. Update
Financial Industry Research & Analysis: The financial services industry includes companies whose sales come from the management of money for individuals and institutions. Financial services companies include banks, insurance companies, brokerage, wealth management, and credit card companies. Financial Trading Strategy: The financial industry is sensitive to economic cycles. However, financial service companies increase quickly out of recessions, because interest rates tend to be low. Look for undervalued financial investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell financial investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase financial investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.
Industry Sub Sector: Regional Bank.
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Strategy: First Bancorp has a narrow focus that serves a particular customer niche with either a unique product or with a low cost advantage over competitors. (read more). Competitive Advantages:
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