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Should You Be Holding First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF)?

Liliana Gabriel

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF), there’s is a company with great financial health as well as a a great history of performance. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on First Commonwealth Financial here.

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record

FCF delivered a bottom-line expansion of 24.0% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did FCF outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the Banks industry expansion, which generated a 11.9% earnings growth. This is what investors like to see!

NYSE:FCF Income Statement Export September 11th 18

Next Steps:

For First Commonwealth Financial, I’ve compiled three important aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for FCF’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for FCF’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is FCF worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether FCF is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of FCF? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.