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NASDAQ:FFBCFirst Financial Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & News

$12.14
-0.65 (-5.08 %)
(As of 07/9/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.03
Now: $12.14
$12.97
50-Day Range
$11.54
MA: $13.55
$15.93
52-Week Range
$10.83
Now: $12.14
$26.19
Volume583,021 shs
Average Volume561,690 shs
Market Capitalization$1.19 billion
P/E Ratio6.67
Dividend Yield7.19%
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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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 -

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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$2.39 per share
Book Value$22.62 per share

Profitability

Net Income$198.07 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,123
Market Cap$1.19 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Confirmed)
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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FFBC shares have decreased by 18.9% and is now trading at $12.14. 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 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for First Financial Bancorp.

How can I listen to First Financial Bancorp's earnings call?

First Financial Bancorp will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were First Financial Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) posted its earnings results 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 earned $149.67 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $153.27 million. First Financial Bancorp had a net margin of 24.60% and a return on equity of 8.82%. 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Monday, June 15th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.58%. The ex-dividend date 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 has approved a stock repurchase program on Monday, January 14th 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase 0 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for FFBC?

1 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices 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 twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 97.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for First Financial Bancorp.

Has First Financial Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about FFBC stock have trended negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First Financial Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about First Financial Bancorp.

Are investors shorting First Financial Bancorp?

First Financial Bancorp saw a decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,440,000 shares, a decrease of 10.3% from the June 15th total of 2,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 675,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.65%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.07%). 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 major 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.

Which major investors are buying First Financial Bancorp stock?

FFBC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. 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. 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 $12.14.

How big of a company is First Financial Bancorp?

First Financial Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.19 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 7/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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