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First Financial Bancorp. - FFBC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$25.86
-0.13 (-0.50%)
(As of 11/28/2022 04:32 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.14
$25.94
50-Day Range
$21.08
$26.11
52-Week Range
$18.75
$26.83
Volume
323,497 shs
Average Volume
318,635 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.45 billion
P/E Ratio
12.43
Dividend Yield
3.54%
Price Target
$25.50

First Financial Bancorp. MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.9% Downside
$25.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.16% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.39
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.87mentions of First Financial Bancorp. in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$530,445 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.40%
From $2.28 to $2.54 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.43 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

463rd out of 894 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

53rd out of 88 stocks

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About First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) Stock

First Financial Bancorp. operates as the bank holding company for First Financial Bank that provides commercial banking and related services to individuals and businesses in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. The company accepts various deposit products, such as interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing accounts, time deposits, and cash management services for commercial customers. It also provides real estate loans secured by residential property, such as one to four family residential housing units or commercial property comprising owner-occupied and/or investor income producing real estate consisting of apartments, shopping centers, or office buildings; commercial and industrial loans for various purposes, including inventory, receivables, and equipment; consumer loans comprising new and used vehicle loans, second mortgages on residential real estate, and unsecured loans; and home equity lines of credit. In addition, the company offers commercial financing to the insurance industry, registered investment advisors, certified public accountants, indirect auto finance companies, and restaurant franchisees. Further, it provides a range of trust and wealth management services; and lease and equipment financing services. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 139 full service banking centers, 29 of which are leased facilities. It operates 62 banking centers in Ohio, three banking centers in Illinois, 62 banking centers in Indiana, and 12 banking centers in Kentucky. First Financial Bancorp. was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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FFBC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 9/15 Dividend
8/31/2022
Dividend Payable
9/15/2022
Last Earnings
10/21/2022
Today
11/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/30/2022
Dividend Payable
12/15/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/26/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
National commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:FFBC
CUSIP
32020910
Employees
2,010
Year Founded
1863

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$25.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$26.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$25.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-1.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$205.16 million
Pretax Margin
31.33%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$654.72 million
Cash Flow
$2.98 per share
Book Value
$23.99 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
92,839,000
Market Cap
$2.45 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.07

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Archie M. Brown Jr. (Age 61)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.86M
  • Mr. James Michael Anderson (Age 50)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $808.81k
  • Mr. John M. Gavigan (Age 44)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $690.83k
  • Ms. Karen Ball Woods J.D. (Age 54)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Risk Officer
    Comp: $717.79k
  • Mr. Richard S. Dennen CPA (Age 55)
    Exec. VP & Chief Corp. Banking Officer
    Comp: $954.27k
  • Mr. Scott T. Crawley CPA (Age 41)
    First VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Gregory A. Harris (Age 52)
    Pres of Wealth Management & Affluent Banking
  • Mr. Roddell McCullough
    Chief Responsibility Officer
  • Mr. William R. Harrod (Age 54)
    Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer
  • Ms. Amanda N. Neeley (Age 41)
    Exec. VP and Chief Consumer Banking & Strategy Officer













FFBC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell First Financial Bancorp. stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Financial Bancorp. in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" FFBC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FFBC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is First Financial Bancorp.'s stock price forecast for 2023?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for First Financial Bancorp.'s shares. Their FFBC share price forecasts range from $25.00 to $26.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $25.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.9%.
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How have FFBC shares performed in 2022?

First Financial Bancorp.'s stock was trading at $24.38 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, FFBC shares have increased by 6.6% and is now trading at $25.99.
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When is First Financial Bancorp.'s next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 26th 2023.
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.

How were First Financial Bancorp.'s earnings last quarter?

First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 21st. The bank reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.01. The bank earned $180.43 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $179.88 million. First Financial Bancorp. had a net margin of 28.24% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.77%. The firm's revenue was up 15.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.63 EPS.

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

First Financial Bancorp. declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 30th.
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.

Is First Financial Bancorp. a good dividend stock?

First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.54%. The dividend payout ratio is 44.23%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FFBC will have a dividend payout ratio of 36.22% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for FFBC.

What is Archie Brown's approval rating as First Financial Bancorp.'s CEO?

39 employees have rated First Financial Bancorp. Chief Executive Officer Archie Brown on Glassdoor.com. Archie Brown has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Archie Brown in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 83.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at First Financial Bancorp. to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of First Financial Bancorp. own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Financial Bancorp. investors own include AT&T (T), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Energy Transfer (ET), Altria Group (MO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Simon Property Group (SPG), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and American Airlines Group (AAL).

What is First Financial Bancorp.'s stock symbol?

First Financial Bancorp. trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FFBC."

Who are First Financial Bancorp.'s major shareholders?

First Financial Bancorp.'s stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.70%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.27%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (6.55%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.49%), State Street Corp (4.45%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.40%). Insiders that own company stock include Archie M Brown Jr, Claude E Davis, Claude E Davis, Gary W Warzala, J Wickliffe Ach, Knust Susan L Purkrabek, Maribeth S Rahe, Richard S Dennen, Thomas Murray Obrien, Vince Berta and William G Barron.
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How do I buy shares of First Financial Bancorp.?

Shares of FFBC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is First Financial Bancorp.'s stock price today?

One share of FFBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.99.

How much money does First Financial Bancorp. make?

First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) has a market capitalization of $2.46 billion and generates $654.72 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $205.16 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.08 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Financial Bancorp. have?

The company employs 2,010 workers across the globe.

How can I contact First Financial Bancorp.?

First Financial Bancorp.'s mailing address is 255 EAST FIFTH STREET SUITE 800, CINCINNATI OH, 45202. The official website for the company is www.bankatfirst.com. The bank can be reached via phone at (877) 322-9530, via email at investorrelations@bankatfirst.com, or via fax at 513-867-3111.

This page (NASDAQ:FFBC) was last updated on 11/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff