NASDAQ:FDEF - First Defiance Financial Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$63.56 -0.34 (-0.53 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 03:06 PM ET)
Previous Close$63.36
Today's Range$63.36 - $63.56
52-Week Range$47.01 - $64.83
Volume130 shs
Average Volume18,938 shs
Market Capitalization$659.44 million
P/E Ratio18.16
Dividend Yield1.86%
First Defiance Financial logoFirst 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

Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.28
Current Ratio1.00
Quick Ratio0.99


Trailing P/E Ratio18.16
Forward P/E Ratio14.82
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$148.18 million
Price / Sales4.38
Cash Flow$4.0613 per share
Price / Cash15.65
Book Value$36.75 per share
Price / Book1.73


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.51
Net Income$32.26 million
Net Margins25.37%
Return on Equity10.53%
Return on Assets1.32%


Outstanding Shares10,200,000

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, April 16th. Investors of record on Friday, May 18th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, May 25th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 17th. View First Defiance Financial's Dividend History.

How were First Defiance Financial's earnings last quarter?

First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 16th. The savings and loans company reported $1.15 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.16. The savings and loans company had revenue of $36.39 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.35 million. First Defiance Financial had a return on equity of 10.53% and a net margin of 25.37%. 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, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for First Defiance Financial.

What price target have analysts set for FDEF?

2 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for First Defiance Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect First Defiance Financial's stock price to reach $62.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for First Defiance Financial.

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 & Gen. Counsel (Age 62)
  • Mr. Gregory R. Allen, Market Area Exec. for Fort Wayne (Age 54)
  • Mr. Dennis E. Rose Jr., Exec. VP & Director of Strategy Management (Age 50)

Has First Defiance Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about FDEF stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Defiance Financial earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.03 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are First Defiance Financial's major shareholders?

First Defiance Financial's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.54%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.12%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (4.25%), LSV Asset Management (2.43%), Northern Trust Corp (1.63%) and Maltese Capital Management LLC (1.57%). Company insiders that own First Defiance Financial stock include Brent L Beard, Donald P Hileman, Gregory R Allen, James R Williams III, Jean A Hubbard, John R Reisner, Mark Andrew Robison, Robert E Beach, Samuel S Strausbaugh and Stephen L Boomer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Defiance Financial.

Which major investors are selling First Defiance Financial stock?

FDEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Millennium Management LLC, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Bailard Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Allianz Asset Management GmbH and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. Company insiders that have sold First Defiance Financial company stock in the last year include Donald P Hileman, Gregory R Allen, Jean A Hubbard, John R Reisner, Robert E Beach, Samuel S Strausbaugh and Stephen L Boomer. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Defiance Financial.

Which major investors are buying First Defiance Financial stock?

FDEF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Maltese Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, LSV Asset Management, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Handelsbanken Fonder AB and Handelsbanken Fonder AB. Company insiders that have bought First Defiance Financial stock in the last two years include John R Reisner and Mark Andrew Robison. 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 $63.56.

How big of a company is First Defiance Financial?

First Defiance Financial has a market capitalization of $659.44 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 $3.51 on an earnings per share basis. First Defiance Financial employs 674 workers across the globe.

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 (FDEF)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  106 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  173 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  279
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This page was last updated on 6/22/2018 by Staff

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