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NASDAQ:FFBC

First Financial Bancorp. Stock Forecast, Price & News

$17.01
-0.39 (-2.24 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:59 PM ET)
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$16.82
Now: $17.01
$17.56
50-Day Range
$13.21
MA: $14.97
$17.77
52-Week Range
$10.83
Now: $17.01
$26.19
Volume12,317 shs
Average Volume497,169 shs
Market Capitalization$1.67 billion
P/E Ratio10.77
Dividend Yield5.18%
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 provides a range of trust and wealth management services; and long-term, lease, and equipment financing services. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated 63 banking centers in Ohio; three banking centers in Illinois; 65 banking centers in Indiana; and 14 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: 1.0Community Rank: 1.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.90 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FFBC
CUSIP32020910
Phone877-322-9530
Employees2,065

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$738.95 million
Cash Flow$3.10 per share
Book Value$22.94 per share

Profitability

Net Income$198.07 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$1.67 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$17.01
-0.39 (-2.24 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:59 PM ET)
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First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has First Financial Bancorp.'s stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

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 (WHO). Since then, FFBC stock has increased by 13.7% and is now trading at $17.01.
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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."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than First Financial Bancorp.?

Wall Street analysts have given First Financial Bancorp. a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but First Financial Bancorp. wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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 28th 2021.
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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, October, 22nd. The bank reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.04. The bank earned $161.68 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $155.85 million. First Financial Bancorp. had a return on equity of 7.42% and a net margin of 22.09%. The business's revenue was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.56 EPS.
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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, October 27th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Tuesday, December 15th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.41%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 30th.
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How will First Financial Bancorp.'s stock buyback program work?

First Financial Bancorp. announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Monday, January 14th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase 0 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for FFBC?

1 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for First Financial Bancorp.'s stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect First Financial Bancorp.'s stock price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.8%.
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Are investors shorting First Financial Bancorp.?

First Financial Bancorp. saw a decrease in short interest during the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,000,000 shares, a decrease of 16.7% from the October 15th total of 1,200,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 402,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 1.0% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 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).

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 59, Pay $1.68M)
  • Mr. James Michael Anderson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48, Pay $699.75k)
  • Mr. John M. Gavigan, Exec. VP & COO (Age 42, Pay $631.24k)
  • Ms. Karen Ball Woods J.D., Exec. VP, Corp. Sec., Gen. Counsel & Chief Risk Officer (Age 52, Pay $651.73k)
  • Mr. Scott T. Crawley CPA, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 39)
  • Ms. Linda Novitski, Interim CTO, VP & Applications Mang. of First Financial Bank N A
  • Ms. Amanda N. Neeley, Exec. VP, Chief Marketing Officer & Strategy Officer
  • Mr. Brendan J. Burns, Head of Small Bus. Credit Function
  • Mr. Thomas R. Saelinger, Market Pres of Northern Kentucky
  • Mr. George M. Brooks, Market Pres of Northern Ohio

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.65%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.15%), State Street Corp (3.74%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (1.16%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.81%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.72%). Company insiders that own First Financial Bancorp. stock include 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.
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Which major investors are selling First Financial Bancorp. stock?

FFBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., State Street Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC, Morgan Stanley, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Maltese Capital Management LLC, and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. Company insiders that have sold First Financial Bancorp. company stock in the last year include Claude E Davis, and Richard S Dennen.
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Which major investors are buying First Financial Bancorp. stock?

FFBC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., PL Capital Advisors LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. 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.
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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 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 $17.01.

How big of a company is First Financial Bancorp.?

First Financial Bancorp. has a market capitalization of $1.67 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 2,065 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 11/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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