First Community Corp : Manulife Financial Corp Opened Position

February 13, 2018 - By Richard Conner

 First Community Corp : Manulife Financial Corp Opened Position

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.37, from 2.2 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 5 investors sold First Community Corporation shares while 7 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. 3.10 million shares or 0.27% more from 3.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Moreover, Rbf Capital Limited Liability has 0.18% invested in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) for 70,000 shares. Moreover, Pinnacle Ltd Liability Com has 0.46% invested in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). Wells Fargo And Mn accumulated 2,197 shares. Macquarie Gp reported 0% stake. State Street invested in 13,391 shares. Natl Bank Of America De owns 21 shares. Moreover, Greenwood Cap Associate Ltd Liability Company has 0.08% invested in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). Mendon Cap Advsrs Corp has invested 0.5% of its portfolio in First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO). Wellington Mgmt Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 423,151 shares. Maltese Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corp owns 160,269 shares for 0.28% of their portfolio. Banc Funds Co Limited Liability reported 318,319 shares. Asset Advsrs Corp accumulated 47,864 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The reported 391,981 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Elizabeth Park Capital Advsr invested in 238,208 shares or 1.89% of the stock. Salzhauer Michael reported 13,500 shares stake.

The New Manulife Financial Corp Holding in First Community Corp

Manulife Financial Corp reported SC 13G/A form with the SEC for First Community Corp . Access it here: 000114544318000133. As reported by Manulife Financial Corp, the filler owns 5.85% or 392,066 shares of the Finance–company.

First Community Corp stake is new for [reportingPerson]. Date of activity: December 31, 2017. This shows Manulife Financial Corp’s positive view for First Community Corp .

First Community Corp Institutional Sentiment

Filings show 19 investors own First Community Corp . The ownership in Q3 2015 is low, at 40.85 % of the outstanding shares. This is increased by 57536. 2740701 were owned by these investors. 1 funds opened new First Community Corp stakes, 7 increased positions. There were 1 that closed positions and 2 reduced them.

Jbf Capital Inc is an investor bullish on First Community Corp , owning 19301 shares as of Q3 2015 for 0.03% of its portfolio. Asset Advisors Corp owns 47799 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. NY Maltese Capital Management Llc have 0.63% of its portfolio for 457300 shares. Further, Mendon Capital Advisors Corp reported stake worth 0.59% of its portfolio. The VA Fj Capital Management Llc owns 324000 shares. First Community Corp is 0.88% of its portfolio.

Business Profile

First Community Corporation is a bank holding company for First Community Bank (the Bank). The Bank offers commercial and retail banking services to small-to-medium sized businesses, professional concerns and individuals, primarily in Richland, Lexington, Kershaw and Newberry Counties of South Carolina and the surrounding areas. The Bank offers a range of traditional banking products and services for professionals and small-to medium-sized businesses, including consumer and commercial, mortgage, brokerage and investment, and insurance services. The Bank also offers online banking to its customers. Its other services include Internet banking, cash management services, safe deposit boxes, traveler checks, direct deposit of payroll and social security checks, and automatic drafts for various accounts. The Bank offers non-deposit investment products and other investment brokerage services through a registered representative with an affiliation through LPL Financial.

SEC Form 13G.

The stock decreased 2.57% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $20.85. About 17,890 shares traded or 181.38% up from the average. First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) has risen 43.56% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.86% the S&P500.

First Community Corporation operates as the bank holding firm for First Community Bank which offers various commercial and retail banking services and products to small-to-medium sized businesses, professional concerns, and individuals. The company has market cap of $158.21 million. The firm operates through four divisions: Commercial and Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, Investment Advisory and Non-Deposit, and Corporate. It has a 25.12 P/E ratio. The Company’s deposit products include demand deposit accounts, checking accounts, NOW accounts, and savings accounts, as well as other time deposits, such as daily money market accounts and longer-term certificates of deposits.

First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering First Community (NASDAQ:FCCO), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. First Community has $21 highest and $20 lowest target. $21’s average target is 0.72% above currents $20.85 stock price. First Community had 3 analyst reports since January 7, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, January 19 by Hovde Group. On Wednesday, December 14 the stock rating was initiated by Hovde Group with “Market Perform”. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Mkt Perform” on Thursday, January 7.

More news for First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “First Community Corporation Announces Earnings and Increased Cash Dividend” on January 17, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s article titled: “First Community Corporation (FCCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 31, 2018” and published on January 30, 2018 is yet another important article.

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