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USD 826.43  17.03  2.02%   

Market Performance
16 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 41
First Citizens is trading at 826.43 as of the 7th of October 2022, a -2.02% down since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 843.46. First Citizens has about a 41 percent probability of financial distress in the next few years of operation but had a somewhat solid performance during the last 90 days. Equity ratings for First Citizens Bancs are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 17th of October 2020 and ending today, the 7th of October 2022. Click here to learn more.
First Citizens BancShares, Inc. operates as the holding company for First-Citizens Bank Trust Company that provides retail and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, and professionals. First Citizens BancShares, Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. The company has 8.81 M outstanding shares of which 298.97 K shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 4.14 days to cover all short positions. More on First Citizens Bancs
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First Citizens Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. First Citizens' investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding First Citizens or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
About 71.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On 15th of September 2022 First Citizens paid $ 0.47 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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ChairmanFrank Holding
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering First Citizens report their recommendations after researching First Citizens' financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on First Citizens' conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering First Citizens Bancs. The First consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering First Citizens.
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Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of First Citizens' available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
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First Citizens Bancs (FCNCA) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA and employs 6,578 people. The company currently falls under 'Mid-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 7.73 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate First Citizens's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by First Citizens's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. First Citizens Bancs classifies itself under Financial Services sector and is part of Banks—Regional industry. The entity has 8.81 M outstanding shares of which 298.97 K shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 4.14 days to cover all short positions. First Citizens Bancs has accumulated about 583 M in cash with 1.52 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 36.38.
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The market capitalization of First Citizens Bancs is $7.73 Billion. The majority of First Citizens Bancs outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to obtain positions in First Citizens Bancs to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in First Citizens. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of First Citizens Bancs as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note, that even with substantial debt, if the true value of the firm is larger than the current market value, you may still be able to generate positive returns on investment in this company at some point.

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First Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are First Citizens' target price odds to finish over the current price? Depending on a normal probability distribution, the odds of First Citizens jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 26.86%. The First Citizens Bancs probability density function shows the probability of First Citizens stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Assuming the 90 days horizon the stock has a beta coefficient of 1.0826. This usually indicates First Citizens Bancs market returns are sensitive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, First Citizens is expected to follow. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.4116, implying that it can generate a 0.41 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 826.43HorizonTargetOdds Above 826.43
72.99%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of First Citizens to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 26.86 (This First Citizens Bancs probability density function shows the probability of First Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

First Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in First Citizens that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of First Citizens' outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing First Citizens' value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares1.8 M1.2 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares1.2 M758.4 M
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First Citizens Bancs Risk Profiles

Investors will always prefer to have the highest possible return on investment while minimizing volatility. First Citizens market risk premium is the additional return an investor will receive from holding First Citizens long position in a well-diversified portfolio. The market premium is part of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), which most analysts and investors use to calculate the acceptable rate of return on investment in First Citizens. At the center of the CAPM is the concept of risk and reward, which is usually communicated by investors using alpha and beta measures. Although First Citizens' alpha and beta are two of the key measurements used to evaluate First Citizens' performance over the market, the standard measures of volatility play an important role as well.

First Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for First Citizens stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in First Citizens stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for First Citizens is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards First Citizens Bancs at a given time.

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First Citizens Corporate Directors

First Citizens corporate directors refer to members of a First Citizens board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the First Citizens' affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of First Citizens' board members must vote for the resolution. The First Citizens board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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The danger of trading First Citizens Bancs is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of First Citizens is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than First Citizens. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile First Citizens Bancs is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is First Citizens' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of First Citizens. If investors know First will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about First Citizens listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of First Citizens Bancs is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of First that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of First Citizens' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is First Citizens' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because First Citizens' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect First Citizens' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between First Citizens' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine First Citizens value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, First Citizens' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.