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

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$27.85 +0.53 (+1.94 %)
(As of 11/12/2018 01:01 PM ET)
Previous Close$27.32
Today's Range$27.36 - $27.85
52-Week Range$25.49 - $35.00
Volume669 shs
Average Volume52,187 shs
Market Capitalization$557.36 million
P/E Ratio15.68
Dividend Yield2.49%
Beta0.78
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, and certificates of deposit, as well as Certificate of Deposit Account Registry Service; and consumer finance, 1-4 family residential real estate, commercial real estate, construction, consumer, commercial, and home equity and improvement loans. The company also offers trust and wealth management services, as well as online banking services. In addition, it sells various property and casualty, group health and life, and individual health and life insurance products. The company operates through 43 full service banking centers, as well as 1 loan production office. First Defiance Financial Corp. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Defiance, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FDEF
Previous Symbol
CUSIP32006W10
Phone419-782-5015

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.31
Current Ratio1.00
Quick Ratio0.99

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.68
Forward P/E Ratio12.49
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$148.18 million
Price / Sales3.83
Cash Flow$2.1067 per share
Price / Cash13.22
Book Value$18.38 per share
Price / Book1.52

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.75
Net Income$32.26 million
Net Margins27.15%
Return on Equity11.51%
Return on Assets1.45%

Miscellaneous

Employees674
Outstanding Shares20,400,000
Market Cap$557.36 million
OptionableNot Optionable

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 Wednesday, October 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 9th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Friday, November 16th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 8th. 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 shares split 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 market closes 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 results on Monday, October, 15th. The savings and loans company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.55. The savings and loans company earned $37.45 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $37.50 million. First Defiance Financial had a return on equity of 11.51% and a net margin of 27.15%. 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 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for First Defiance Financial.

What price target have analysts set for FDEF?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for First Defiance Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate First Defiance Financial's stock price to reach $32.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% 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 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for First Defiance Financial.

Has First Defiance Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about FDEF stock have been trending negative on Monday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First Defiance Financial earned a news impact score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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

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 65)
  • Mr. Kevin T. Thompson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 64)
  • Mr. John R. Reisner, Exec. VP, Chief Risk Officer & Legal Counsel (Age 62)
  • Mr. Dennis E. Rose Jr., Exec. VP & Director of Strategy Management (Age 50)
  • Mr. Gregory R. Allen, Market Area Exec. for Fort Wayne (Age 54)

Who are First Defiance Financial's major shareholders?

First Defiance Financial's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.49%), LSV Asset Management (2.28%), Prudential Financial Inc. (1.08%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.05%), ClariVest Asset Management LLC (0.65%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.62%). Company insiders that own First Defiance Financial stock include Donald P Hileman, Gregory R Allen, James R Williams III, 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 buying First Defiance Financial stock?

FDEF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., LSV Asset Management, Prudential Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Martingale Asset Management L P and ClariVest Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought First Defiance Financial stock in the last two years include John R Reisner, 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 $27.85.

How big of a company is First Defiance Financial?

First Defiance Financial has a market capitalization of $557.36 million and generates $148.18 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $32.26 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.75 on an earnings per share basis. First Defiance Financial employs 674 workers across the globe.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  137 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  214 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  351
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This page was last updated on 11/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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