First Community Corp. (NASDAQ:FCCO) Director Roderick M. Todd, Jr. sold 1,000 shares of First Community Corp. stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.93, for a total value of $14,930.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 9,244 shares in the company, valued at $138,012.92. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of First Community Corp. (NASDAQ:FCCO) opened at 15.48 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $103.70 million, a P/E ratio of 16.29 and a beta of 0.76. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $15.05 and its 200 day moving average price is $14.51. First Community Corp. has a 52 week low of $12.03 and a 52 week high of $15.59.

First Community Corp. (NASDAQ:FCCO) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 20th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.02. First Community Corp. had a return on equity of 8.03% and a net margin of 17.23%. Equities research analysts anticipate that First Community Corp. will post $0.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Asset Advisors Corp raised its position in First Community Corp. by 0.9% in the second quarter. Asset Advisors Corp now owns 47,608 shares of the company’s stock valued at $666,000 after buying an additional 427 shares in the last quarter. Pinnacle Holdings LLC raised its position in First Community Corp. by 6.1% in the first quarter. Pinnacle Holdings LLC now owns 65,905 shares of the company’s stock valued at $950,000 after buying an additional 3,800 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. purchased a new position in First Community Corp. during the second quarter valued at approximately $1,140,000. RMB Capital Management LLC raised its position in First Community Corp. by 0.8% in the first quarter. RMB Capital Management LLC now owns 190,130 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,742,000 after buying an additional 1,600 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wellington Management Group LLP raised its position in First Community Corp. by 1.0% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 586,065 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,451,000 after buying an additional 5,574 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 43.10% of the company’s stock.

About First Community Corp.

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.

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