First Financial Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:FFCH)

$22.87 +0.08 (+0.35 %)
(As of 03/21/2018 09:04 AM ET)
Previous Close$22.87
Today's Range$21.57 - $23.08
52-Week Range$10.12 - $23.82
Average Volume45,543 shs
Market Capitalization$379.84 million
P/E Ratio13.30
Dividend Yield0.87%

About First Financial (NASDAQ:FFCH)

First Financial logoFirst Financial Holdings, Inc. (First Financial) operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston (First Federal) and loan association. Other subsidiaries of First Financial include First Southeast Insurance Services, Inc. (First Southeast Insurance), which is an insurance agency; Kimbrell Insurance Group, Inc. (Kimbrell), which is a managing general insurance agency; First Southeast 401(k) Fiduciaries, Inc. (First Southeast 401(k)), which provides retirement plan consulting and administrative services, and First Southeast Investor Services, Inc. (First Southeast Investors), which is a registered broker-dealer. On July 26, 2013, First Financial Holdings, Inc. merged with and into First Financial Holdings, Inc. (formerly SCBT Financial Corporation) with the Company ceasing to exist and First Financial Holdings, Inc. continuing as the surviving corporation.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorBanks - NEC


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E Ratio13.296511627907
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A


Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A


Outstanding SharesN/A

First Financial (NASDAQ:FFCH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Financial's stock symbol?

First Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FFCH."

Who are some of First Financial's key competitors?

Who are First Financial's key executives?

First Financial's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Paula Harper Bethea, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 61)
  • R. Wayne Hall, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company and First Federal (Age 65)
  • Thomas J. Johnson, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board (Age 66)
  • Blaise B. Bettendorf, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company and the First Federal (Age 50)
  • Robert L Davis, Executive Vice President, Corporate Counsel of the Company and the First Federal (Age 60)
  • Susan A. Bagwell, Executive Vice President - Human Resources of the Company and the First Federal (Age 49)
  • Joseph W. Amy, Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer of the Company and the First Federal (Age 65)
  • James Dale Hall, Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer of the Company and the First Federal (Age 64)
  • Timothy B. Sease, Executive Vice President - Wealth Management of the Company and First Federal (Age 47)
  • Daniel S. Vroon, Executive Vice President - Wealth Management of the Company and First Federal (Age 44)

Has First Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about FFCH stock have trended positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Financial earned a news impact score of 0.39 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.19 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

How do I buy shares of First Financial?

Shares of FFCH 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is First Financial's stock price today?

One share of FFCH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.87.

How big of a company is First Financial?

First Financial has a market capitalization of $379.84 million.

How can I contact First Financial?

First Financial's mailing address is 2440 Mall Drive, CHARLESTON, SC 29406, United States. The bank can be reached via phone at +1-843-5295933.

MarketBeat Community Rating for First Financial (FFCH)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  56 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  64 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  120
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

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First Financial (NASDAQ:FFCH) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for First Financial (NASDAQ:FFCH)

First Financial (NASDAQ FFCH) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/26/2013Q2 2013$0.30$0.42$31.77 million$46.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.28$0.26$45.85 million$48.98 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012$0.31$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012Q3 2012$0.28$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012Q2 2012$0.14$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012Q1 2012$0.13$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2012Q4 2011$0.10$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011Q3 2011$0.03$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011Q2 2011($1.11)($2.47)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011Q1 2011($0.08)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011Q4 2010($0.06)$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2010Q3 2010($0.42)($0.13)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2010Q2 2010($0.77)($0.79)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2010Q1 2010($0.52)($1.21)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2010Q4 2009($0.31)($0.33)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2009Q3 2009$0.32($0.19)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2009Q2 2009$0.17$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2009Q1 2009$0.35$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2009Q4 2008$0.42($0.58)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2008Q3 2008$0.50$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2008Q2 2008$0.51$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2008Q1 2008$0.59$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/17/2008Q4 2007$0.36$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


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First Financial (NASDAQ:FFCH) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for First Financial (NASDAQ FFCH)

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First Financial (NASDAQ FFCH) News Headlines

Critical Analysis: Bank of America (BAC) versus First Financial (FFCH)Critical Analysis: Bank of America (BAC) versus First Financial (FFCH) - January 23 at 8:56 AM
Financial Analysis: First Financial (FFCH) versus Its PeersFinancial Analysis: First Financial (FFCH) versus Its Peers - January 6 at 11:52 AM
Reviewing First Financial (FFCH) and Its PeersReviewing First Financial (FFCH) and Its Peers - January 2 at 11:10 PM
Analyzing First Financial (FFCH) and Bryn Mawr Bank (BMTC)Analyzing First Financial (FFCH) and Bryn Mawr Bank (BMTC) - December 23 at 11:58 PM
First Financial Holdings (FFCH) versus Hancock Holding (HBHC) Critical SurveyFirst Financial Holdings (FFCH) versus Hancock Holding (HBHC) Critical Survey - August 19 at 2:28 PM
Analyzing First Business Financial Services (FBIZ) and First Financial Holdings (FFCH)Analyzing First Business Financial Services (FBIZ) and First Financial Holdings (FFCH) - August 17 at 8:26 PM

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