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NASDAQ:FFBCFirst Financial Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & News

$12.85
-0.41 (-3.09 %)
(As of 07/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.75
Now: $12.85
$13.10
50-Day Range
$11.54
MA: $13.54
$15.93
52-Week Range
$10.83
Now: $12.85
$26.19
Volume561,800 shs
Average Volume576,810 shs
Market Capitalization$1.26 billion
P/E Ratio7.06
Dividend Yield6.94%
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. 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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Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 1.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.60 out of 5 stars


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$738.95 million
Cash Flow$2.45 per share
Book Value$22.62 per share

Profitability

Net Income$198.07 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,123
Market Cap$1.26 billion
Next Earnings Date7/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FFBC shares have decreased by 14.1% and is now trading at $12.85. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for First Financial Bancorp.

When is First Financial Bancorp's next earnings date?

First Financial Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 16th 2020. View our earnings forecast for First Financial Bancorp.

How were First Financial Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 20th. The bank reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.08. The bank had revenue of $149.67 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $153.27 million. First Financial Bancorp had a return on equity of 8.82% and a net margin of 24.60%. View First Financial Bancorp's earnings history.

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 28th. Investors of record on Monday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Monday, June 15th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 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 of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Monday, January 14th 2019, which allows the company to buyback 0 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for FFBC?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for First Financial Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate First Financial Bancorp's stock price to reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 86.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for First Financial Bancorp.

Has First Financial Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about FFBC stock have been trending negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Financial Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news about First Financial Bancorp.

Are investors shorting First Financial Bancorp?

First Financial Bancorp saw a decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,440,000 shares, a decline of 10.3% from the June 15th total of 2,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 675,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 2.6% 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), 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.65%). 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. 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 First Financial Bank Trust Division. 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 activity 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 $12.85.

How big of a company is First Financial Bancorp?

First Financial Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.26 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 7/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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