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First Financial Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:FFBC)

$24.08
-0.09 (-0.37 %)
(As of 11/15/2019 08:37 AM ET)
Today's Range
$23.90
Now: $24.08
$24.23
50-Day Range
$23.12
MA: $24.02
$24.81
52-Week Range
$22.07
Now: $24.08
$28.59
Volume286,800 shs
Average Volume353,830 shs
Market Capitalization$2.39 billion
P/E Ratio10.56
Dividend Yield3.80%
Beta1.22
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FFBC
CUSIP32020910
Phone877-322-9530

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$643.76 million
Cash Flow$2.42 per share
Book Value$22.75 per share

Profitability

Net Income$172.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,131
Market Cap$2.39 billion
Next Earnings Date1/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Financial Bancorp's stock symbol?

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

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

First Financial Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 22nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Monday, December 16th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 29th. View First Financial Bancorp's Dividend History.

How will First Financial Bancorp's stock buyback program work?

First Financial Bancorp announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Monday, January 14th 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback 0 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were First Financial Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 17th. The bank reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.02. The bank had revenue of $154.68 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $150.98 million. First Financial Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.13% and a net margin of 27.72%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.58 EPS. View First Financial Bancorp's Earnings History.

When is First Financial Bancorp's next earnings date?

First Financial Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for First Financial Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for FFBC?

6 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for First Financial Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect First Financial Bancorp's share price to reach $28.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Financial Bancorp.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Financial Bancorp?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Financial Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for First Financial Bancorp.

Has First Financial Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FFBC stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First Financial Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for First Financial Bancorp.

Are investors shorting First Financial Bancorp?

First Financial Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,750,000 shares, an increase of 12.6% from the September 30th total of 3,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 349,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 10.7 days. Currently, 3.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. View First Financial Bancorp's Current Options Chain.

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

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 American Airlines Group (AAL), Dunkin Brands Group (DNKN), Oracle (ORCL), United Technologies (UTX), Walmart (WMT), eBay (EBAY), Netflix (NFLX), Paypal (PYPL), Boeing (BA) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are First Financial Bancorp's key executives?

First Financial Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Claude E. Davis, Exec. Chairman (Age 59)
  • Mr. Anthony M. Stollings, Exec. VP, Commercial Banking (Age 65)
  • Mr. John M. Gavigan, Exec. VP of Advanced Solutions & Digital Banking (Age 41)
  • Mr. Richard S. Dennen CPA, Pres, Oak Street Funding, LLC (Age 52)
  • Mr. Archie M. Brown Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)

Who are First Financial Bancorp's major shareholders?

First Financial Bancorp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (2.07%), First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.64%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.52%), Patriot Financial Partners GP LP (0.43%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.32%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.21%). Company insiders that own First Financial Bancorp stock include Anthony M Stollings, Bradley J Ringwald, Claude E Davis, J Wickliffe Ach, John T Neighbours, Knust Susan L Purkrabek, Maribeth S Rahe, Richard E Olszewski, Richard S Dennen and Vince Berta. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Financial Bancorp.

Which institutional investors are selling First Financial Bancorp stock?

FFBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Bartlett & Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold First Financial Bancorp company stock in the last year include Claude E Davis and Richard S Dennen. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Financial Bancorp.

Which institutional investors are buying First Financial Bancorp stock?

FFBC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Patriot Financial Partners GP LP, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Rhumbline Advisers, Meeder Asset Management Inc. and First Financial Bank Trust Division. Company insiders that have bought First Financial Bancorp stock in the last two years include J Wickliffe Ach, Knust Susan L Purkrabek, Maribeth S Rahe, Richard E Olszewski and Vince Berta. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Financial Bancorp.

How do I buy shares of First Financial Bancorp?

Shares of FFBC 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 Financial Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of FFBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.08.

How big of a company is First Financial Bancorp?

First Financial Bancorp has a market capitalization of $2.39 billion and generates $643.76 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $172.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.28 on an earnings per share basis. First Financial Bancorp employs 2,131 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About First Financial Bancorp.

What is First Financial Bancorp's official website?

The official website for First Financial Bancorp is http://www.bankatfirst.com/.

How can I contact First Financial Bancorp?

First Financial Bancorp's mailing address is 255 EAST FIFTH STREET SUITE 800, CINCINNATI OH, 45202. The bank can be reached via phone at 877-322-9530 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ FFBC)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  231 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  507 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  738
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Financial Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FFBC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FFBC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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