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First Financial Bancorp. - FFBC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$25.96
-0.28 (-1.07%)
(As of 02/6/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.81
$26.35
50-Day Range
$23.12
$26.68
52-Week Range
$18.75
$26.72
Volume
223,715 shs
Average Volume
313,896 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.46 billion
P/E Ratio
11.24
Dividend Yield
3.51%
Price Target
$25.50

First Financial Bancorp. MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.8% Downside
$25.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.02% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.41
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.56mentions of First Financial Bancorp. in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-8.30%
From $2.65 to $2.43 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.98 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

615th out of 850 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

61st out of 82 stocks

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About First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) Stock

First Financial Bancorp operates as 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 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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FFBC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/30/2022
Dividend Payable
12/15/2022
Last Earnings
1/27/2023
Today
2/07/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
2/28/2023
Dividend Payable
3/15/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/20/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
National commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:FFBC
CUSIP
32020910
Employees
2,010
Year Founded
1863

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$25.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$26.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$25.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-1.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$217.61 million
Pretax Margin
31.20%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$774.65 million
Cash Flow
$2.43 per share
Book Value
$21.52 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
92,839,000
Market Cap
$2.46 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.06

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Key Executives

  • 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
  • Scott T. Crawley
    Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
  • Richard S. Dennen
    Chief Corporate Banking Officer













FFBC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell First Financial Bancorp. stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Financial Bancorp. in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" FFBC shares. 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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What is First Financial Bancorp.'s stock price forecast for 2023?

1 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for First Financial Bancorp.'s stock. Their FFBC share price forecasts range from $25.00 to $26.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $25.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.8%.
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How have FFBC shares performed in 2023?

First Financial Bancorp.'s stock was trading at $24.23 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, FFBC stock has increased by 7.1% and is now trading at $25.96.
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When is First Financial Bancorp.'s next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 20th 2023.
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How were First Financial Bancorp.'s earnings last quarter?

First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January, 27th. The bank reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.05. The bank had revenue of $245.95 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $199.77 million. First Financial Bancorp. had a net margin of 28.09% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.74%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.58 EPS.

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 Thursday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 28th.
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Is First Financial Bancorp. a good dividend stock?

First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.51%. The dividend payout ratio is 39.83%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FFBC will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.86% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Archie Brown's approval rating as First Financial Bancorp.'s CEO?

39 employees have rated First Financial Bancorp. Chief Executive Officer Archie Brown on Glassdoor.com. Archie Brown has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Archie Brown in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 83.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at First Financial Bancorp. to a friend.

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include First Financial Bank Trust Division (1.06%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.68%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.14%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.09%), AE Wealth Management LLC (0.07%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). Insiders that own company stock include Archie M Brown Jr, Claude E Davis, Claude E Davis, Gary W Warzala, J Wickliffe Ach, Knust Susan L Purkrabek, Maribeth S Rahe, Richard S Dennen, Thomas Murray Obrien, Vince Berta and William G Barron.
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How do I buy shares of First Financial Bancorp.?

Shares of FFBC stock 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 $25.96.

How much money does First Financial Bancorp. make?

First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) has a market capitalization of $2.46 billion and generates $774.65 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $217.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.31 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Financial Bancorp. have?

The company employs 2,010 workers across the globe.

How can I contact First Financial Bancorp.?

First Financial Bancorp.'s mailing address is 255 EAST FIFTH STREET SUITE 800, CINCINNATI OH, 45202. The official website for the company is www.bankatfirst.com. The bank can be reached via phone at (877) 322-9530, via email at investorrelations@bankatfirst.com, or via fax at 513-867-3111.

This page (NASDAQ:FFBC) was last updated on 2/7/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff