The First Bancorp, Inc. (Maine) : FNLC-US: Dividend Analysis : January 06th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : March 2, 2017

Our analysis is based on comparing The First Bancorp, Inc. (Maine) with the following peers – Bar Harbor Bankshares, Camden National Corporation, Webster Financial Corporation, Patriot National Bancorp, Inc., Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc., Enterprise Bancorp, Inc., Salisbury Bancorp, Inc., Northeast Bancorp, Century Bancorp, Inc. Class A and Independent Bank Corp. (BHB-US, CAC-US, WBS-US, PNBK-US, BPFH-US, EBTC-US, SAL-US, NBN-US, CNBKA-US and INDB-US).

The First Bancorp, Inc. (Maine)’s dividend yield is 3.71 percent and its dividend payout is 54.82 percent. This compares to a peer median dividend yield of 1.83 percent and a payout level of 42.24 percent. This type of dividend performance might make it a good stock for dividend investors. However, the company’s relatively low dividend quality score of NA out of a possible score of 100 raises questions on the sustainability of its robust payout ratio.

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Dividend Quality Overview

FNLC-US did not pay a cash dividend to the common stock over the last twelve months prior to December 31, 2016 or insufficient data about the dividends.

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Dividend History

Item 2012-12-31 2013-12-31 2014-12-31 2015-12-31 2016-12-31 Latest
Dividend Yield (%) 5.12 4.66 4.58 4.25 N/A 3.71
Dividend Payout (%) 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A

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Company Profile

First Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services to individuals and companies in coastal Maine for The First, N.A. Its services include demand, time, and savings deposits; lending; automated teller machine processing; and investment management and trust services. The company was founded on January 15, 1985 and is headquartered in Damariscotta, ME.

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