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FCBC First Community Bankshares dividend history, payout ratio & dates

First Community Bankshares's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share was on May 9, 2024 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $1.16 per share, the stock yields 3.46%.

Key dates

  • FCBC last dividend date: May 9, 2024
  • FCBC next dividend date: Not announced
FCBC dividend stats
DPS
$1.16
Dividend yield
3.46%
Payout ratio
43.8%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
3.5%
Payout ratio
40.9%

Dividend yield

What is First Community Bankshares current dividend yield

FCBC has a dividend yield of 3.46% which is lower than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. But if we consider the Financial Services sector average of 3.5%, First Community Bankshares's dividend yield is only 1.1% lower. The historical 5-year average of FCBC's dividend yield is 3.7%, which is more than the current one.

Dividend history

What is FCBC dividend payout history and dates

First Community Bankshares has a history of paying dividends since 1997. Our records of FCBC show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 16% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 14%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
May 9, 2024 May 24, 2024 Apr 23, 2024 $0.29 normal
Feb 8, 2024 Feb 23, 2024 Jan 23, 2024 $0.29 normal
Nov 9, 2023 Nov 24, 2023 Oct 24, 2023 $0.29 normal
Aug 10, 2023 Aug 25, 2023 Jul 25, 2023 $0.29 normal
May 11, 2023 May 26, 2023 Apr 25, 2023 $0.29 normal
Feb 9, 2023 Feb 24, 2023 Jan 24, 2023 $0.29 normal
Nov 3, 2022 Nov 18, 2022 Oct 25, 2022 $0.29 normal
Aug 4, 2022 Aug 19, 2022 Jul 26, 2022 $0.29 normal
May 5, 2022 May 20, 2022 Apr 26, 2022 $0.27 normal
Feb 10, 2022 Feb 25, 2022 Jan 26, 2022 $0.27 normal
Nov 4, 2021 Nov 19, 2021 Oct 26, 2021 $0.27 normal
Aug 6, 2021 Aug 23, 2021 Jul 28, 2021 $0.27 normal
May 6, 2021 May 21, 2021 Apr 27, 2021 $0.25 normal
Feb 4, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 Jan 26, 2021 $0.25 normal
Nov 5, 2020 Nov 20, 2020 Oct 27, 2020 $0.25 normal
Aug 6, 2020 Aug 21, 2020 Jul 28, 2020 $0.25 normal
May 7, 2020 May 22, 2020 Apr 28, 2020 $0.25 normal
Feb 6, 2020 Feb 21, 2020 Jan 28, 2020 $0.25 normal
Oct 31, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 Oct 22, 2019 $0.25 normal
Aug 1, 2019 Aug 16, 2019 Jul 23, 2019 $0.25 normal
May 2, 2019 May 17, 2019 Apr 23, 2019 $0.25 normal
Jan 31, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 Jan 23, 2019 $0.21 normal
Nov 1, 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Oct 23, 2018 $0.21 normal
Aug 2, 2018 Aug 17, 2018 Jul 24, 2018 $0.21 normal
May 3, 2018 May 18, 2018 Apr 24, 2018 $0.18 normal
Mar 8, 2018 Mar 23, 2018 Feb 27, 2018 $0.48 special
Feb 1, 2018 Feb 16, 2018 Jan 23, 2018 $0.18 normal
Nov 2, 2017 Nov 17, 2017 Oct 24, 2017 $0.18 normal
Aug 2, 2017 Aug 18, 2017 Jul 25, 2017 $0.18 normal
May 3, 2017 May 19, 2017 Apr 25, 2017 $0.16 normal
Feb 1, 2017 Feb 17, 2017 Jan 24, 2017 $0.16 normal
Nov 2, 2016 Nov 18, 2016 Oct 25, 2016 $0.16 normal
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $0.16 normal
May 4, 2016 May 20, 2016 Apr 26, 2016 $0.14 normal

First Community Bankshares dividend payout ratio

What is First Community Bankshares dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

FCBC has a payout ratio of 43.8% which is higher than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 40.9%, First Community Bankshares's payout ratio is 7% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

FCBC dividend vs peer dividends

How does FCBC dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
RF Regions Financial Corp 5.07% $0.96 52.2%
UBSI United Bankshares Inc 4.7% $1.47 56.1%
SNV Synovus Financial Corp 4.07% $1.52 51.9%
FCBC First Community Bankshares Inc 3.46% $1.16 43.8%
TRMK Trustmark Corp 3.22% $0.92 35.8%
RNST Renasant Corp 3.07% $0.88 35.8%
SRCE 1St Source Corp 2.66% $1.34 27%

Frequently asked questions

Does First Community Bankshares pay a dividend?

Yes, First Community Bankshares has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. FCBC has been paying dividends since 1997.

When is First Community Bankshares's next dividend?

FCBC hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in August 2024.

When was FCBC's last dividend?

First Community Bankshares's last regular dividend was on May 9, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.29 per share.

How much dividend does First Community Bankshares pay (per share)?

On an annual basis FCBC pays $1.16 per share.

What is First Community Bankshares's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of First Community Bankshares is 3.46%.

How often does First Community Bankshares pay dividends?

First Community Bankshares has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is First Community Bankshares's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of First Community Bankshares is 43.8%.

Does First Community Bankshares pay a good dividend?

First Community Bankshares's dividend yield is in line with the Financial Services sector average.