EPS for First Commonwealth Financial (FCF) Expected At $0.19

July 17, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

 EPS for First Commonwealth Financial (FCF) Expected At $0.19
Investors sentiment increased to 1.6 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.20, from 1.4 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 5 investors sold First Commonwealth Financial shares while 38 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 56.77 million shares or 5.14% more from 53.99 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Moreover, Buckingham Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp has 0.35% invested in First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF). Moreover, Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership has 0.05% invested in First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF). Sei holds 0% or 349 shares. Lsv Asset Management reported 814,722 shares. Ubs Asset Americas accumulated 0% or 21,795 shares. Ls Invest Advsr Limited Co accumulated 3,293 shares or 0% of the stock. Jfs Wealth Advsrs Ltd accumulated 150 shares. Wells Fargo And Communications Mn holds 213,160 shares. Aqr Cap Mngmt Ltd Llc has 0.01% invested in First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF). Legal General Grp Inc Public Limited Com accumulated 146,040 shares or 0% of the stock. Federated Invsts Incorporated Pa accumulated 0% or 6,048 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And accumulated 3.31 million shares. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 146,808 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Invesco holds 916,964 shares. Ameriprise Financial has 0.01% invested in First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF) for 797,954 shares.

Since May 8, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $42,076 activity. $42,076 worth of First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF) was bought by Johnson Bart E.

Wall Street await First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF) to release earnings on July, 26. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.19, up exactly $0.05 or 35.71 % from 2014’s $0.14 EPS. The expected FCF’s profit could reach $16.83 million giving the stock 16.93 P/E in the case that $0.19 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.18 EPS for the previous quarter, First Commonwealth Financial’s analysts now forecast 5.56 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $12.87. About 528,439 shares traded. First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF) has risen 38.31% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.61% the S&P500.

First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. First Commonwealth Financial had 8 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Raymond James initiated the shares of FCF in report on Wednesday, January 13 with “Mkt Perform” rating. The stock of First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Thursday, January 26 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, September 21. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, March 7 by Macquarie Research. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, March 9 by Boenning & Scattergood. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF) on Thursday, June 1 with “Hold” rating.

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation is a financial holding company. The company has market cap of $1.14 billion. The Company, through its subsidiary, First Commonwealth Bank , provides a range of consumer and commercial banking services. It has a 18.16 P/E ratio. The Firm also provides trust and wealth management services, and offers insurance products through the Bank and its other operating subsidiaries.

More news for First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “A Small Bank With 27% Earnings Growth” on June 26, 2017. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Technical Snapshots for these Banking Stocks — Valley National Bancorp …” and published on July 14, 2017 is yet another important article.

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