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First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.30 (+1.49%)
(As of 05/20/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
325,035 shs
Average Volume
337,916 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.92 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About First Financial Bancorp.

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

National commercial banks
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$654.72 million
Cash Flow
$3.04 per share
Book Value
$22.63 per share


Net Income
$205.16 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$1.92 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Overall MarketRank

3.20 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

84th out of 1,349 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

13th out of 110 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 3.2Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Financial Bancorp. a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research 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. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" First Financial Bancorp. stock. 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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When is First Financial Bancorp.'s next earnings date?

First Financial Bancorp. is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 28th 2022.
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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, April, 21st. The bank reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.01. The bank earned $149.11 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $151.33 million. First Financial Bancorp. had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.63% and a net margin of 30.78%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.50 earnings per share.
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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, April 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Wednesday, June 15th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 31st.
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Is First Financial Bancorp. a good dividend stock?

First Financial Bancorp. pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.58%. FFBC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of First Financial Bancorp. is 44.02%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Financial Bancorp. will have a dividend payout ratio of 42.40% next year. This indicates that First Financial Bancorp. will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for FFBC?

1 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for First Financial Bancorp.'s stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect First Financial Bancorp.'s stock price to reach $26.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are First Financial Bancorp.'s key executives?
First Financial Bancorp.'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Archie M. Brown Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $1.86M)
  • Mr. James Michael Anderson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $808.81k)
  • Mr. John M. Gavigan, Exec. VP & COO (Age 44, Pay $690.83k)
  • Ms. Karen Ball Woods J.D., Corp. Sec., Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Chief Risk Officer (Age 54, Pay $717.79k)
  • Mr. Richard S. Dennen CPA, Chief Corp. Banking Officer (Age 55, Pay $954.27k)
  • Mr. Scott T. Crawley CPA, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 41)
  • Mr. Gregory A. Harris, Pres of Wealth Management & Affluent Banking (Age 52)
  • Mr. Roddell McCullough, Chief Responsibility Officer
  • Mr. William R. Harrod, Chief Credit Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Amanda N. Neeley, Exec. VP and Chief Consumer Banking & Strategy Officer
What is Archie Brown's approval rating as First Financial Bancorp.'s CEO?

7 employees have rated First Financial Bancorp. CEO Archie Brown on Glassdoor.com. Archie Brown has an approval rating of 100% among First Financial Bancorp.'s employees. This puts Archie Brown in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.68%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.10%), State Street Corp (4.73%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.06%) and Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH (2.76%). Company insiders that own First Financial Bancorp. stock include Archie M Brown Jr, Claude E Davis, Claude E Davis, J Wickliffe Ach, Knust Susan L Purkrabek, Richard S Dennen, Thomas Murray Obrien, Vince Berta and William G Barron.
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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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Bahl & Gaynor Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have sold First Financial Bancorp. company stock in the last year include Claude E Davis, and William G Barron.
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Which institutional investors are buying First Financial Bancorp. stock?

FFBC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Victory Capital Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Invesco Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC, and Affinity Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought First Financial Bancorp. stock in the last two years include Archie M Brown Jr, J Wickliffe Ach, 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 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 $20.37.

How much money does First Financial Bancorp. make?

First Financial Bancorp. has a market capitalization of $1.92 billion and generates $654.72 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $205.16 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.089990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Financial Bancorp. have?

First Financial Bancorp. employs 2,010 workers across the globe.

When was First Financial Bancorp. founded?

First Financial Bancorp. was founded in 1863.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 513-867-3111.

This page was last updated on 5/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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