NASDAQ:FDEF - First Defiance Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $30.52 +0.15 (+0.49 %) (As of 03/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$30.37Today's Range$30.22 - $30.8552-Week Range$22.78 - $35.00Volume28,810 shsAverage Volume65,710 shsMarket Capitalization$612.44 millionP/E Ratio13.69Dividend Yield2.48%Beta1.01 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive FDEF News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for FDEF and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry N/A Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:FDEF Previous Symbol CUSIP32006W10 CIK946647 Webwww.fdef.com Phone419-782-5015Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.30 Current Ratio1.00 Quick Ratio1.00Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.69 Forward P/E Ratio13.16 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$163.93 million Price / Sales3.74 Cash Flow$2.5755 per share Price / Cash Flow11.85 Book Value$19.59 per share Price / Book1.56Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.23 Net Income$46.25 million Net Margins28.21% Return on Equity11.70% Return on Assets1.48%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares20,067,000Market Cap$612.44 million Next Earnings Date4/15/2019 (Estimated) 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Friday, February 22nd. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 14th. This is a positive change from First Defiance Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. 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 the morning of Friday, July 13th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, June 22nd 2018. The newly created 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January, 21st. The savings and loans company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56. The savings and loans company earned $36.86 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37.40 million. First Defiance Financial had a net margin of 28.21% and a return on equity of 11.70%. 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, April 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for First Defiance Financial. What price target have analysts set for FDEF? 2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for First Defiance Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect First Defiance Financial's stock price to reach $34.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.4% 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? News headlines about FDEF stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Defiance Financial earned a news impact score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories 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 stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of First Defiance Financial's key competitors? Some companies that are related to First Defiance Financial include Prospect Capital (PSEC), Simmons First National (SFNC), QTS Realty Trust (QTS), Focus Financial Partners (FOCS), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Shopping Cntrs Austrls Prprty Gp Re (SCP), Moelis & Co (MC), First Midwest Bancorp (FMBI), The GEO Group (GEO), Argo Group (ARGO), Great Portland Estates (GPEAF), Trustmark (TRMK), Corecivic (CXW), Nelnet (NNI) and Acadia Realty Trust (AKR). What other stocks do shareholders of First Defiance Financial own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Defiance Financial investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), NGL Energy Partners (NGL), SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP), SandRidge Permian Trust (PER), SandRidge Mississippian Trust II (SDR), Arlington Asset Investment (AI) and BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT). 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. (10.58%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.41%), LSV Asset Management (2.19%), Northern Trust Corp (1.58%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.43%). 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 ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, LSV Asset Management, Nordea Investment Management AB, United Services Automobile Association, Bank of America Corp DE, IndexIQ Advisors LLC and MetLife Investment Advisors 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 Robert E Beach. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Defiance Financial. Which institutional investors are buying First Defiance Financial stock? FDEF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bessemer Group Inc., Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Geode Capital Management LLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $30.52. How big of a company is First Defiance Financial? First Defiance Financial has a market capitalization of $612.44 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. 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 ()Outperform Votes: 146 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 235 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 381MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Defiance Financial and other stocks. 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