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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.24
FCCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FCCO: 0.24 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 175.22
Current: 0.24

0.08
175.22
Equity to Asset 0.08
FCCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. FCCO: 0.08 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.08

0.07
0.32
Interest Coverage 1.42
FCCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. FCCO: 1.42 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.42

0.26
1.42
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.10
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 20.16
FCCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. FCCO: 20.16 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -148.36   Max: 30.95
Current: 20.16

-148.36
30.95
Net-margin (%) 15.77
FCCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. FCCO: 15.77 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -210.57   Max: 27.36
Current: 15.77

-210.57
27.36
ROE (%) 7.85
FCCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. FCCO: 7.85 )
FCCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -60.89   Max: 9.21
Current: 7.85

-60.89
9.21
ROA (%) 0.65
FCCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. FCCO: 0.65 )
FCCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.16   Max: 1.16
Current: 0.65

-4.16
1.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.21
FCCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1437 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 78.30 vs. FCCO: 27.21 )
FCCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -131.44   Max: 34.6
Current: 27.21

-131.44
34.6
Revenue Growth (%) -10.00
FCCO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. FCCO: -10.00 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -26   Max: 61
Current: -10

-26
61
EBITDA Growth (%) -0.60
FCCO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. FCCO: -0.60 )
FCCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.6   Max: 181.6
Current: -0.6

-24.6
181.6
EPS Growth (%) 29.40
FCCO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. FCCO: 29.40 )
FCCO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -33.2   Max: 31.2
Current: 29.4

-33.2
31.2
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.90
FCCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. FCCO: 13.90 )
FCCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.35   Max: 23.1
Current: 13.9

7.35
23.1
P/B 1.10
FCCO's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FCCO: 1.10 )
FCCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.97
Current: 1.1

0.31
2.97
P/S 2.20
FCCO's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 1638 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. FCCO: 2.20 )
FCCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 6.66
Current: 2.2

0.72
6.66
PFCF 4.50
FCCO's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. FCCO: 4.50 )
FCCO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 20.25
Current: 4.5

1.76
20.25
EV-to-EBIT 24.40
FCCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. FCCO: 24.40 )
FCCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 230.1
Current: 24.4

7.3
230.1
PEG 1.00
FCCO's PEG is ranked higher than
68% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. FCCO: 1.00 )
FCCO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 26.73
Current: 1

0.41
26.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.10
FCCO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. FCCO: 2.10 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 5.93
Current: 2.1

0.78
5.93
Dividend Payout 0.28
FCCO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. FCCO: 0.28 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.28

0.13
0.44
Dividend growth (3y) 11.20
FCCO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. FCCO: 11.20 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 18.6
Current: 11.2

0
18.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.93
FCCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. FCCO: 1.93 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 5.44
Current: 1.93

0.72
5.44
Share Buyback Rate -17.80
FCCO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. FCCO: -17.80 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.2   Max: -40.6
Current: -17.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.10
FCCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FCCO: 1.10 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.47
Current: 1.1

0.63
2.47
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
FCCO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. FCCO: 0.50 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.63
Current: 0.5

0.21
1.63
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
FCCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. FCCO: 1.10 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.59
Current: 1.1

0.39
2.59
Price/Graham Number 0.80
FCCO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. FCCO: 0.80 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.68
Current: 0.8

0.36
1.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.10
FCCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. FCCO: 4.10 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 13.7
Current: 4.1

0.4
13.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.75
FCCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. FCCO: 15.75 )
FCCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2   Max: 43.9
Current: 15.75

2
43.9

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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First Community Corporation was organized on November 2, 1994, as a South Carolina Corporation. The Company owns and controls all of the capital stock of First Community Bank, N.A., which is engaged in a commercial banking. The bank operates in the state of South Carolina. 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. It offers deposit services that are available in most banks and thrift institutions, including checking accounts, NOW accounts, savings accounts and other time deposits of various types, daily money market accounts to longer-term certificates of deposit. Other bank services include internet banking, cash management services, safe deposit boxes, travelers checks, direct deposit of payroll and social security checks, and automatic drafts for various accounts. The Company offers non-deposit investment products and other investment brokerage services through a registered representative with an affiliation through GAA Securities, Inc. It is also associated with Jeannie, Star, and Plus networks of automated teller machines and Mastermoney debit cards that might be used by its customers throughout South Carolina and other regions. It also offers VISA and MasterCard credit card services through a correspondent bank as its agent. It competes as a financial intermediary with other commercial banks, savings and loan associations, credit unions and money market mutual funds operating in Richland, Lexington, Kershaw and Newberry Counties and elsewhere. It is engaged in the commercial banking business from its main office in Lexington, South Carolina and its11 full-service offices located in Lexington (two), Forest Acres, Irmo, Cayce-West Columbia, Gilbert, Chapin, Northeast Columbia, Prosperity, Newberry and Camden. The Company is subject to extensive state and federal banking laws and regulations that impose specific requirements or restrictions on and provide for general regulatory oversight of virtually all aspects of its operations.

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