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

$29.79
+0.11 (+0.37 %)
(As of 12/9/2019 01:22 AM ET)
Today's Range
$29.69
Now: $29.79
$29.97
50-Day Range
$28.74
MA: $30.50
$31.53
52-Week Range
$22.78
Now: $29.79
$31.83
Volume81,030 shs
Average Volume58,566 shs
Market Capitalization$587.76 million
P/E Ratio13.36
Dividend Yield2.96%
Beta0.97
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$2.60 per share
Book Value$19.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$46.25 million

Miscellaneous

Employees696
Market Cap$587.76 million
Next Earnings Date1/20/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 21st. Investors of record on Friday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, November 22nd. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 14th. This is a positive change from First Defiance Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. 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 on Friday, July 13th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, June 22nd 2018. The newly issued shares were distributed 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 21st. The savings and loans company reported $0.68 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.08. The savings and loans company earned $40.73 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $40.15 million. First Defiance Financial had a return on equity of 12.03% and a net margin of 27.21%. 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, January 20th 2020. 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 shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate First Defiance Financial's share price to reach $33.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.8% 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 2 buy ratings 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?

News articles about FDEF stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Defiance Financial earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for First Defiance Financial.

Are investors shorting First Defiance Financial?

First Defiance Financial saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 412,700 shares, an increase of 19.6% from the October 31st total of 345,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 71,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.8 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. View First Defiance Financial's Current Options Chain.

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 shareholders include State Street Corp (2.08%), Millennium Management LLC (0.85%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.32%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.28%), Chicago Equity Partners LLC (0.27%) and Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.24%). 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 and Timothy K Harris. 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 Millennium Management LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, State Street Corp, Smithfield Trust Co., Barclays PLC, First Quadrant L P CA, Strs Ohio and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold First Defiance Financial company stock in the last year include Donald P Hileman, Jean A Hubbard, John R Reisner and Timothy K Harris. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Defiance Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying First Defiance Financial stock?

FDEF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Huntington National Bank, California Public Employees Retirement System, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, Alberta Investment Management Corp and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is First Defiance Financial's stock price today?

One share of FDEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.79.

How big of a company is First Defiance Financial?

First Defiance Financial has a market capitalization of $587.76 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:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  166 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  288 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  454
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Defiance Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FDEF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FDEF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/9/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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