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First Financial Bancorp. Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.52 (-2.19%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
299,042 shs
Average Volume
267,988 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.18 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About First Financial Bancorp.

First Financial Bancorp operates a bank holding company. The firm operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Financial Bank, which engages in the provision of commercial banking, financial and other related activities. It operates through the following business lines: Commercial, Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, Wealth Management, Investment Commercial Real Estate, and Commercial Finance. Its products and services include borrow; digital tools; digital services; self-service; digital wallet; treasury management; employee services; financial planning; investment management; and trust administration. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

National commercial banks
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$714.09 million
Cash Flow
$2.18 per share
Book Value
$23.85 per share


Net Income
$155.81 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$2.18 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

524th out of 1,333 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

55th out of 108 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.2Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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

Is First Financial Bancorp. a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Financial Bancorp. in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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How has First Financial Bancorp.'s stock price 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 (WHO). Since then, FFBC shares have increased by 55.1% and is now trading at $23.20.
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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, January 27th 2022.
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How were First Financial Bancorp.'s earnings last quarter?

First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 20th. The bank reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.11. The bank had revenue of $155.95 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $152.05 million. First Financial Bancorp. had a net margin of 30.25% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.56%. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.44 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, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Wednesday, December 15th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 30th.
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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 3.88%. The dividend payout ratio of First Financial Bancorp. is 43.40%. 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 51.40% 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?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for First Financial Bancorp.'s shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate First Financial Bancorp.'s stock price to reach $24.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.6% 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:
  • Archie M. Brown, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • John M. Gavigan, EVP, Chief Operating & Administrative Officer
  • James M. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Amanda N. Neeley, EVP, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer
  • Scott T. Crawley, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.79%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (6.45%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.00%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.65%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.55%) and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (1.20%). Company insiders that own First Financial Bancorp. stock include Claude E Davis, Claude E Davis, J Wickliffe Ach, Knust Susan L Purkrabek, Maribeth S Rahe, 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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Hsbc Holdings PLC, PL Capital Advisors LLC, and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold First Financial Bancorp. company stock in the last year include Claude E Davis, Knust Susan L Purkrabek, and Thomas Murray Obrien.
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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 Nordea Investment Management AB, Valeo Financial Advisors LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Citadel Advisors LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have bought First Financial Bancorp. stock in the last two years include J Wickliffe Ach, Maribeth S Rahe, 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 $23.20.

How much money does First Financial Bancorp. make?

First Financial Bancorp. has a market capitalization of $2.18 billion and generates $714.09 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $155.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.12 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Financial Bancorp. have?

First Financial Bancorp. employs 2,107 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.

Where are First Financial Bancorp.'s headquarters?

First Financial Bancorp. is headquartered at 255 EAST FIFTH STREET SUITE 800, CINCINNATI OH, 45202.

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 12/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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