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NASDAQ:FFBCFirst Financial Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.85 (+6.15 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.68
50-Day Range
MA: $13.48
52-Week Range
Now: $14.68
Volume311,234 shs
Average Volume410,607 shs
Market Capitalization$1.44 billion
P/E Ratio8.79
Dividend Yield6.65%
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 or commercial property; 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 offers a range of trust and wealth management services; and long-term, lease, and equipment financing services. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated 67 banking centers in Ohio; 3 banking centers in Illinois; 73 banking centers in Indiana; and 16 banking centers in Kentucky. First Financial Bancorp. was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 1.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.60 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FFBC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$738.95 million
Cash Flow$2.68 per share
Book Value$22.67 per share


Net Income$198.07 million


Market Cap$1.44 billion
Next Earnings Date10/15/2020 (Estimated)
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First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has First Financial Bancorp's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

First Financial Bancorp's stock was trading at $14.96 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FFBC stock has decreased by 1.9% and is now trading at $14.68.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of First Financial Bancorp?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Financial Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is First Financial Bancorp's next earnings date?

First Financial Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 15th 2020.
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How were First Financial Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 23rd. The bank reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.15. The bank earned $154.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $147.50 million. First Financial Bancorp had a net margin of 23.05% and a return on equity of 7.97%.
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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, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 1st will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Tuesday, September 15th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 31st.
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How will First Financial Bancorp's stock buyback program work?

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

What price target have analysts set for FFBC?

1 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for First Financial Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect First Financial Bancorp's share price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 63.5% from the stock's current price.
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Has First Financial Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FFBC stock has trended negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First Financial Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting First Financial Bancorp?

First Financial Bancorp saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,120,000 shares, a drop of 9.0% from the July 15th total of 2,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 609,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.5 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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), General Motors (GM), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), Carnival (CCL), Dunkin Brands Group (DNKN), eBay (EBAY), Enbridge (ENB), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET) and General Mills (GIS).

Who are First Financial Bancorp's key executives?

First Financial Bancorp's management team includes the following 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)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.76%), First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.65%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.64%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.59%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.46%) and LSV Asset Management (0.26%). Company insiders that own First Financial Bancorp stock include Anthony M Stollings, Claude E Davis, J Wickliffe Ach, Knust Susan L Purkrabek, Maribeth S Rahe, Richard E Olszewski, Richard S Dennen, Thomas Murray Obrien and Vince Berta.
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Which institutional investors are selling First Financial Bancorp stock?

FFBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., BBVA USA Bancshares Inc., Texas Permanent School Fund, Jennison Associates LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., and First Financial Bank Trust Division.
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Which institutional investors are buying First Financial Bancorp stock?

FFBC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Denali Advisors LLC, Trexquant Investment LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Swiss National Bank, Rafferty Asset Management LLC, and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC. 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, Thomas Murray Obrien, and Vince Berta.
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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 $14.68.

How big of a company is First Financial Bancorp?

First Financial Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.44 billion and generates $738.95 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $198.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.14 on an earnings per share basis. First Financial Bancorp employs 2,123 workers across the globe.

What is First Financial Bancorp's official website?

The official website for First Financial Bancorp is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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