NASDAQ:FDEF - First Defiance Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$27.70
+0.08 (+0.29 %)
(As of 06/16/2019 11:38 AM ET)
Today's Range
$27.38
Now: $27.70
$27.84
50-Day Range
$27.08
MA: $28.68
$30.32
52-Week Range
$22.78
Now: $27.70
$35.00
Volume48,081 shs
Average Volume36,517 shs
Market Capitalization$546.24 million
P/E Ratio12.42
Dividend Yield2.74%
Beta1
First Defiance Financial Corp. operates as a unitary thrift holding company that provides community-based financial services in northwest Ohio, northeast Indiana, and southeastern Michigan. It offers checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts, term certificate accounts, demand deposits, and certificates of deposits, as well as certificate of deposit account registry service; and commercial real estate, commercial, consumer finance, 1-4 family residential real estate, construction, and home equity and improvement loans. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FDEF
CUSIP32006W10
Phone419-782-5015

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$163.93 million
Cash Flow$2.5888 per share
Book Value$19.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$46.25 million

Miscellaneous

Employees696
Market Cap$546.24 million
Next Earnings Date7/15/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Defiance Financial's stock symbol?

First Defiance Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FDEF."

How often does First Defiance Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Defiance Financial?

First Defiance Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Friday, May 24th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 16th. View First Defiance Financial's Dividend History.

When did First Defiance Financial's stock split? How did First Defiance Financial's stock split work?

First Defiance Financial's stock split before market open on Friday, July 13th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, June 22nd 2018. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Thursday, July 12th 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of First Defiance Financial stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How were First Defiance Financial's earnings last quarter?

First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 22nd. The savings and loans company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.55 by $0.02. The savings and loans company earned $39.08 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $36.40 million. First Defiance Financial had a net margin of 27.21% and a return on equity of 11.51%. View First Defiance Financial's Earnings History.

When is First Defiance Financial's next earnings date?

First Defiance Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for First Defiance Financial.

What price target have analysts set for FDEF?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for First Defiance Financial's stock. Their predictions range from $33.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect First Defiance Financial's share price to reach $34.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Defiance Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Defiance Financial?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Defiance Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for First Defiance Financial.

Has First Defiance Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FDEF stock has been trending positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Defiance Financial earned a news impact score of 2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for First Defiance Financial.

Who are some of First Defiance Financial's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of First Defiance Financial own?

Who are First Defiance Financial's key executives?

First Defiance Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Donald P. Hileman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 66)
  • Mr. Kevin T. Thompson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 65)
  • Mr. John R. Reisner, Exec. VP, Chief Risk Officer & Legal Counsel (Age 63)
  • Mr. Dennis E. Rose Jr., Exec. VP & Director of Strategy Management (Age 51)
  • Mr. Gregory R. Allen, Market Area Exec. for Fort Wayne (Age 55)

Who are First Defiance Financial's major shareholders?

First Defiance Financial's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.34%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (4.37%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.07%), LSV Asset Management (2.23%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.62%). Company insiders that own First Defiance Financial stock include Donald P Hileman, Gregory R Allen, Jean A Hubbard, John R Reisner, Mark Andrew Robison, Michael D Mulford, Robert E Beach, Samuel S Strausbaugh and Stephen L Boomer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Defiance Financial.

Which institutional investors are selling First Defiance Financial stock?

FDEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, California Public Employees Retirement System and ClariVest Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold First Defiance Financial company stock in the last year include Donald P Hileman, Jean A Hubbard and John R Reisner. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Defiance Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying First Defiance Financial stock?

FDEF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Martingale Asset Management L P, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Oxford Asset Management LLP and Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought First Defiance Financial stock in the last two years include Mark Andrew Robison and Michael D Mulford. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Defiance Financial.

How do I buy shares of First Defiance Financial?

Shares of FDEF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is First Defiance Financial's stock price today?

One share of FDEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.70.

How big of a company is First Defiance Financial?

First Defiance Financial has a market capitalization of $546.24 million and generates $163.93 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $46.25 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.23 on an earnings per share basis. First Defiance Financial employs 696 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About First Defiance Financial.

What is First Defiance Financial's official website?

The official website for First Defiance Financial is http://www.fdef.com/.

How can I contact First Defiance Financial?

First Defiance Financial's mailing address is 601 CLINTON ST, DEFIANCE OH, 43512. The savings and loans company can be reached via phone at 419-782-5015 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ FDEF)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  153 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  248 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  401
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This page was last updated on 6/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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