SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in First Community Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FCBC) in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 4,310 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $143,000.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its position in First Community Bankshares by 15.2% during the fourth quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 2,758 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $86,000 after purchasing an additional 364 shares during the last quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of First Community Bankshares by 135.2% during the first quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 755 shares of the bank’s stock worth $25,000 after acquiring an additional 434 shares in the last quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC raised its stake in shares of First Community Bankshares by 9.8% during the fourth quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC now owns 15,070 shares of the bank’s stock worth $474,000 after acquiring an additional 1,340 shares in the last quarter. Calton & Associates Inc. raised its stake in shares of First Community Bankshares by 9.7% during the first quarter. Calton & Associates Inc. now owns 16,900 shares of the bank’s stock worth $560,000 after acquiring an additional 1,500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. purchased a new position in shares of First Community Bankshares during the fourth quarter worth approximately $71,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 41.93% of the company’s stock.
Separately, BidaskClub downgraded shares of First Community Bankshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 6th.
First Community Bankshares (NASDAQ:FCBC) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April 23rd. The bank reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.52. First Community Bankshares had a net margin of 29.57% and a return on equity of 11.11%. The firm had revenue of $30.27 million for the quarter.
About First Community Bankshares
First Community Bankshares, Inc operates as the financial holding company for First Community Bank that provides various banking products and services. It offers demand deposit accounts, savings and money market accounts, certificates of deposit, and individual retirement arrangements; commercial, consumer, and real estate mortgage loans, as well as lines of credit; various credit and debit cards, and automated teller machine card services; and corporate and personal trust services.
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