First Commonwealth Financial Corporation s trend and data analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -1.77% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 37.17% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 54.64% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of First Commonwealth Financial Corporation has a positive value of 53.81 compared to overall market.First Commonwealth Financial Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 49.38 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.
Stocks of First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF) rallied by 0.87% during the past week but lost 3.08% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.64% in the past week but underperformed the index by 4.19% in the last 4 weeks.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $13.77 and hit $13.85 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $13.84, with a gain of 0.95% or 0.13 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,583,201 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $14.61 and the company has a market cap of $1,233 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $8.325 .
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by FBR & Co. on Jan 26, 2017 to Mkt Perform, Raises Price Target to $ 15 from a previous price target of $14 .
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on May 5, 2016, T Michael Price (CEO) purchased 4,580 shares at 8.77 per share price.On Apr 7, 2016, Luke A Latimer (director) purchased 1,112 shares at 8.89 per share price.On Sep 8, 2015, Gary R Claus (director) purchased 2,500 shares at 8.68 per share price.
First Commonwealth Financial Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 25, 2017. The company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $0.18.Analysts expectations of $ 67.55.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.11 EPS.
First Commonwealth Financial Corporation is registered as a bank holding company under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended. The Corporation operates two chartered banks, First Commonwealth Bank and Southwest Bank. Personal financial planning and other financial services and insurance products are also provided through First Commonwealth Trust Company and First Commonwealth Insurance Agency. The Corporation also operates through Commonwealth Systems Corporation, a data processing subsidiary.