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First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC) Stock Forecast & Price Target

+0.02 (+0.09%)
(As of 06/18/2024 ET)

First Financial Bancorp. - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Consensus Price Target

16.46% Upside
High Forecast$26.00
Average Forecast$24.67
Low Forecast$24.00
TypeCurrent Forecast
6/20/23 to 6/19/24
1 Month Ago
5/21/23 to 5/20/24
3 Months Ago
3/22/23 to 3/21/24
1 Year Ago
6/20/22 to 6/20/23
Consensus Rating
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$24.67$24.67$24.25$24.00
Forecasted Upside16.46% Upside10.66% Upside8.72% Upside8.55% Upside
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FFBC Analyst Recommendations By Month

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FFBC Price Targets by Month

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First Financial Bancorp. Stock vs. The Competition

TypeFirst Financial Bancorp.Finance CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
Consensus RatingHoldHoldHold
Predicted Upside16.46% Upside63.17% Upside11.32% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
4/9/2024Royal Bank of Canada
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 Reiterated RatingSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$24.00+8.99%
2/23/2024Piper Sandler
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 Initiated CoverageOverweight$26.00+18.51%
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 Reiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$24.00+4.76%
4/6/2023Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
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 Lower TargetMarket Perform$26.00 ➝ $23.00+9.16%

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FFBC Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Financial Bancorp.'s stock forecast and purchase recommendation?

According to the research reports of 3 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for First Financial Bancorp. is $24.67, with a high forecast of $26.00 and a low forecast of $24.00. The consensus rating for First Financial Bancorp. stock is Hold based on the current 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for FFBC. Learn more on FFBC's analyst rating history.

Do Wall Street analysts like First Financial Bancorp. more than its competitors?

Analysts like First Financial Bancorp. less than other "finance" companies. The consensus rating score for First Financial Bancorp. is 2.33 while the average consensus rating score for "finance" companies is 2.43. Learn more on how FFBC compares to other companies.

Does First Financial Bancorp.'s stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, First Financial Bancorp.'s stock has a predicted upside of 10.66% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover First Financial Bancorp.?

First Financial Bancorp. has been rated by research analysts at Royal Bank of Canada in the past 90 days.

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This page (NASDAQ:FFBC) was last updated on 6/19/2024 by Staff

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