About First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
First Financial Northwest, Inc. (First Financial Northwest) is a holding company for First Financial Northwest Bank (the Bank). The Bank primarily serves the greater Puget Sound region of King and to a lesser extent, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap Counties, Washington through its full-service banking office located in Renton, Washington and branch office in Mill Creek, Washington. The Bank's business consists of attracting deposits from the public and utilizing these funds to originate one- to four-family residential, multifamily, commercial real estate, construction/land development, business and consumer loans. It focuses on its lending activities primarily on loans secured by commercial real estate, construction/land development, first mortgages on one- to four-family residences, multifamily and business lending. Its investment portfolio consisted principally of mortgage-backed securities, municipal bonds, the United States Government Agency obligations and corporate bonds.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Finance
- Industry: Banks
- Sub-Industry: Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
- Symbol: NASDAQ:FFNW
- CUSIP: 32022K10
- Web: www.ffnwb.com
- Market Cap: $196.95 million
- Outstanding Shares: 10,363,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $16.90
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.42
- 52 Week Range: $14.45 - $21.29
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.89
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.67
- P/E Growth: 1.97
- Annual Revenue: $37.73 million
- Price / Sales: 4.90
- Book Value: $13.85 per share
- Price / Book: 1.29
- Annual Dividend: $0.28
- Dividend Yield: 1.6%
- Net Margins: 20.79%
- Return on Equity: 6.85%
- Return on Assets: 0.93%
- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.33%
- Current Ratio: 1.20%
- Quick Ratio: 1.20%
- Average Volume: 24,526 shs.
- Beta: 0.36
- Short Ratio: 3.44
Frequently Asked Questions for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
What is First Financial Northwest's stock symbol?
First Financial Northwest trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FFNW."
How often does First Financial Northwest pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Financial Northwest?
First Financial Northwest announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, September 22nd. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. View First Financial Northwest's Dividend History.
How will First Financial Northwest's stock buyback program work?
First Financial Northwest declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 1,100,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.
How were First Financial Northwest's earnings last quarter?
First Financial Northwest, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFNW) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.04. The business earned $9.73 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.75 million. First Financial Northwest had a return on equity of 6.85% and a net margin of 20.79%. View First Financial Northwest's Earnings History.
When will First Financial Northwest make its next earnings announcement?
Who are some of First Financial Northwest's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to First Financial Northwest include Bear State Financial (BSF), Sierra Bancorp (BSRR), Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (FMAO), Old Line Bancshares (OLBK), OFG Bancorp (OFG), Marlin Business Services Corp. (MRLN), Secure Trust Bank Plc (STB), American National Bankshares (AMNB), Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (FFKT), Paragon Commercial Corporation (PBNC), Territorial Bancorp (TBNK), Citizens & Northern Corp (CZNC), First Internet Bancorp (INBK), Home Bancorp (HBCP), BankFinancial Corporation (BFIN), The First Bancshares (FBMS), MidSouth Bancorp (MSL) and Shore Bancshares (SHBI).
Who are First Financial Northwest's key executives?
First Financial Northwest's management team includes the folowing people:
- Roger H. Molvar, Chairman of the Board
- Joseph W. Kiley III, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
- Richard P. Jacobson, Chief Operating Officer, Director
- Ronnie J. Clariza, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer
- Dalen D. Harrison, Chief Deposit Officer and Senior Vice President
- Simon Soh, Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer, Chief Lending Officer
- Christine A. Huestis CPA, Vice President, Controller
- Richard M. Riccobono, Director
- Gary F. Faull, Independent Director
- Joann E. Lee, Independent Director
How do I buy First Financial Northwest stock?
Shares of First Financial Northwest can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is First Financial Northwest's stock price today?
MarketBeat Community Rating for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ FFNW)MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Financial Northwest 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.
One share of First Financial Northwest stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.84.
Earnings History for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)Earnings History by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ FFNW)
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|7/26/2017||Q2 2017||$0.22||$0.18||$9.75 million||$9.73 million||View||N/A|
|4/27/2017||Q1 2017||$0.23||$0.22||$9.89 million||$9.40 million||View||N/A|
|1/26/2017||Q4 2016||$0.24||$0.29||$9.81 million||$10.09 million||View||N/A|
|10/27/2016||Q3||$0.17||$0.22||$9.47 million||$9.61 million||View||N/A|
|7/22/2016||Q2||$0.15||$0.11||$8.38 million||$8.89 million||View||N/A|
|4/28/2016||Q1||$0.16||$0.14||$8.20 million||$8.26 million||View||N/A|
|7/23/2015||Q2||$0.15||$0.17||$8.00 million||$7.93 million||View||N/A|
|4/23/2015||Q115||$0.14||$0.16||$7.80 million||$7.61 million||View||N/A|
|1/29/2015||Q4 2014||$0.17||$0.20||$8.40 million||$8.15 million||View||N/A|
Earnings Estimates for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.98
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.15
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
Current Dividend Information for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
|Most Recent Dividend:||9/22/2017|
|Payout Ratio:||30.77% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
32.18% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
26.17% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend History by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ FFNW)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.31%Insider Trades by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 44.39%
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|9/14/2017||Joseph W Kiley III||Insider||Sell||15,000||$16.04||$240,600.00|| |
|9/12/2017||Gregg H Deritis||Insider||Sell||4,000||$16.03||$64,120.00|| |
|9/11/2017||Gregg H Deritis||VP||Sell||600||$16.07||$9,642.00|| |
|8/8/2017||Joann E Lee||Director||Sell||6,619||$16.12||$106,698.28|| |
|5/26/2017||Gary F Faull||Director||Sell||18,340||$15.95||$292,523.00|| |
|2/13/2017||Gary F Faull||Director||Sell||14,900||$20.07||$299,043.00|| |
|2/10/2017||Gary F Faull||Director||Sell||20,600||$19.90||$409,940.00|| |
|11/4/2015||Kathleen Smythe||Director||Buy||5,000||$12.75||$63,750.00|| |
|8/20/2015||Herman L. Robinson||VP||Sell||38,847||$12.46||$484,033.62|| |
|3/4/2015||Daniel L Stevens||Director||Buy||2,500||$12.01||$30,025.00|| |
|12/15/2014||Herman L Robinson||VP||Sell||4,045||$11.81||$47,771.45|| |
|12/10/2014||Herman L Robinson||VP||Sell||12,355||$11.86||$146,530.30|| |
|11/17/2014||Ronnie J Clariza||VP||Sell||7,500||$11.17||$83,775.00|| |
|11/13/2014||Ronnie J Clariza||VP||Sell||7,500||$11.30||$84,750.00|| |
|8/26/2014||Richard P Jacobson||CFO||Sell||4,000||$11.11||$44,440.00|| |
|4/29/2014||Joseph W Kiley III||CEO||Sell||3,346||$10.40||$34,798.40|| |
|10/30/2013||Herman L Robinson||VP||Sell||12,786||$10.81||$138,216.66|| |
|10/30/2013||Joseph W Kiley III||CEO||Sell||4,000||$10.80||$43,200.00|| |
|8/19/2013||Victor Karpiak||CEO||Sell||25,000||$10.39||$259,750.00|| |
|8/15/2013||Victor Karpiak||CEO||Sell||16,253||$10.62||$172,606.86|| |
|8/9/2013||Victor Karpiak||CEO||Sell||6,654||$10.71||$71,264.34|| |
|8/7/2013||Victor Karpiak||CEO||Sell||13,505||$10.71||$144,638.55|| |
|8/5/2013||Victor Karpiak||CEO||Sell||8,387||$10.73||$89,992.51|| |
|8/1/2013||Victor Karpiak||CEO||Sell||15,600||$10.77||$168,012.00|| |
|7/30/2013||Gary F Kohlwes||Director||Buy||1,600||$10.04||$16,064.00|| |
|8/30/2012||Gary F Kohlwes||Director||Buy||1,200||$7.79||$9,348.00|| |
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