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**First Bancorp**

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[BEARISH]: First Bancorp is in a downtrend in the short term timeframe. The sellers have dominated the daily trade, however further confirmation is required before taking a position

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp currently has a confirmed downtrend. Recent trading has caused the EMA 5 day average to move below the closing price confirming the short term trend following indicator. Currently, the return on EMA5 is -0.8%.

**Recent upward trend has reduced drawdown exposure associated with First Bancorp**

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp UIX index implies that the downside risk of the current trading price is low. Currently, the UIX is 4.445.

**The SMA trend following signal is still current for First Bancorp [Bullish]**

[BULLISH]: First Bancorp currently has a confirmed uptrend. Recent trading has caused the SMA 5 day average to exceed the closing price confirming the short term trend following indicator. Currently, the return on SMA5 is -0.8%.

**FBNC: Price has moved below the WMA(5) @$40.241**

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp currently has a confirmed downtrend. Recent trading has caused the WMA 5 day average to move below the closing price confirming the short term trend following indicator. Currently, the return on WMA5 is -0.8%.

**A short term Pivot Reversal has formed with First Bancorp**

[BEARISH]: A short term Pivot Reversal has formed with First Bancorp which confirms the presence of a bearish bar reversal. Over the last 12 months there have been 1 occurrences of this bar reversal giving a signal probability of 0.4%.

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp current trading has maintained the Envelope Bands to overbought status and signalled the continuation of the bearish trading conditions. Currently, the Upper Band is 43.029.

[BULLISH]: First Bancorp is currently Oversold highlighting the potential for a short term trend reversal in the upward direction.

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) current distribution has given weakness to the share price and the continuation of bearish trading conditions. Currently, the ADLINE is -461468.

[BEARISH]: First Bancorpsellers are keener than buyers and are driving the price down. There has been 2 consecutive days of price decline for FBNC adding strength to a downtrend in the first timeframe. The biggest downward movement this month has been -1.9 & the greatest daily negative change this year has been -4.4. The longest consecutive downswing rally over the last 12 months has been 6 days giving a total rally downward movement of -7.2%. This quarter, the largest downswing rally has been 6 days giving a total rally downward movement of -4.5%. The loss ratio for price rise in the first timeframe for the last 12 months is 0x giving a total win/loss ratio of 0.5x. Over the last month the average daily downward movement has been -0.600000%

[WEAK BULLISH]: First Bancorp sellers are becoming less eager. There has been 2 consecutive days of range increase for FBNC reducing strength to an uptrend in the first timeframe. The biggest price range this month has been $2.6100 & the greatest daily price range this year has been $9.2600. The price range ratio this week versus the quarterly price range is 0.3x & the price range ratio this month versus the year to date price range is 0.3x.

**Price continues to trade above the Triangular Moving Average(5) for FBNC**

FBNC: TMA Current Signal -> (1) 24 Sep: BULLISH (2) 21 Sep: BULLISH (3) 20 Sep: BULLISH CROSSOVER

**First Bancorp: Volume MACD oscillator (31640)**

[BULLISH]: First Bancorp currently has positive Volume MACD of 31640. This means the signal line is greater than the Volume MACD line signalling a bullish movement.

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp is currently bearish highlighting the potential for a short term trend continuation in the downward direction.

First Bancorp has moved below the 161.8% level ($53.73) [Bullish]. Look for a long limit order entry near this point. Exit price for FBNC should be set @$48.83 & Stoploss for First Bancorp should be set at $58.63

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp currently has negative PPO -1.156%. This means the current price is losing momentum through a fall on the short term exponential moving average.

FBNC: Elders Force Index Current Signal -> (1) 24 Sep: BEARISH (2) 21 Sep: BEARISH CROSSOVER (3) 20 Sep: BULLISH CROSSOVER

**[Downtrend]: Aroon oscillator (-80) strong downtrend has been confirmed for FBNC**

FBNC: Aroon Oscillator Recent Trading -> (1) 24 Sep: -80 (2) 21 Sep: -80 (3) 20 Sep: -80

**First Bancorp Ease of Movement is -193.068 [Easily Moved]**

FBNC: EOM Current Signal -> (1) 24 Sep: BEARISH EASY (2) 21 Sep: BULLISH EASY (3) 20 Sep: BULLISH EASY

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp currently has a confirmed downtrend. Recent trading has caused the SWMA 5 day average to move below the closing price confirming the short term trend following indicator. Currently, the return on SWMA5 is -0.8%.

[BULLISH]: First Bancorp Elder Ray Index is signalling a Bullish movementERI is 0.104 indicating bull power. Prices are being driven above the consensus of value for FBNC during the last trading session [Buying Pressure]

[BULLISH]: First Bancorp currently has positive PVO 35.6%. The recent volume is gaining momentum through a rise on the short term exponential moving average. Currently, the return on PVO is 1.2%.

**Positive VROC: Volume is higher for First Bancorp than 14 days ago**

[BULLISH]: First Bancorp currently has positive volume of change of 46%. This means the current volume is greater than the price 14 days ago and therefore gaining momentum. Currently, the return on momentum is -0.8%.

**First Bancorp has broken the first Woodie support point ($39.79) [Bearish]**

First Bancorp current pivot point (Woodie) is: $40.195. The current resistance levels are: (R1) $40.53: (R2) $40.935The current support levels are: (S1) $39.79: (S2) $39.455

**Recent trading signals First Bancorp is being distributed**

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp current price has highlighted recent distribution. Currently, the OBV is -177092.

**FBNC: Current trading activity signals DVI distribution is active**

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) current distribution has given weakness to the share price and the continuation of bearish trading conditions. Currently, the DVI is -267.

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp currently has negative rate of change of -4.015%. This means the current price is less than the price 14 days ago and therefore losing momentum & is a leading indicator of price movement in the downward direction

[BEARISH]: First Bancorp current price has highlighted recent selling pressure and the continuation of a bearish trading conditions. Currently, the CMF is -0.32. First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) received a confirmed CMF crossover days on the Sep 17 2018. The bearish signal has been active for 0 day. During the quarter, the lowest CMF value was -0.32 occurring on the Sep 17 2018.

First Bancorp current pivot point is: 40.207. The current resistance levels are: (R1) $40.554: (R2) $40.947: (R3) $41.294: The current support levels are: (S1) $39.814: (S2) $39.467: (S3) $39.074