NASDAQ:FFNW - First Financial Northwest Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$15.51 +0.11 (+0.71 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.40
Today's Range$15.33 - $15.68
52-Week Range$13.75 - $21.82
Volume11,500 shs
Average Volume18,159 shs
Market Capitalization$162.99 million
P/E Ratio10.72
Dividend Yield2.08%
First Financial Northwest, Inc. operates as the holding company for First Financial Northwest Bank that provides commercial banking services in Washington. The company offers a range of deposit products, including noninterest bearing accounts, interest-bearing demand accounts, money market deposit accounts, statement savings accounts, and certificates of deposit. Its loan products comprise one-to-four family residential loans; multifamily and commercial real estate loans; construction/land loans for the construction of single-family residences, condominiums, townhouses, multifamily properties, and residential developments; business loans; and consumer loans, such as home equity loans and savings account loans. The company primarily serves the greater Puget Sound region of King, as well as Pierce, Snohomish, and Kitsap counties, Washington through its full-service banking office in Renton, Washington; and eight additional branches in King and Snohomish counties, Washington. First Financial Northwest, Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Renton, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FFNW



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$58.79 million
Cash Flow$1.6553 per share
Book Value$14.09 per share


Net Income$14.90 million


Market Cap$162.99 million
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated)

First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW) Frequently Asked Questions

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. View First Financial Northwest's Dividend History.

How will First Financial Northwest's stock buyback program work?

First Financial Northwest announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 1,100,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were First Financial Northwest's earnings last quarter?

First Financial Northwest, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFNW) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 24th. The bank reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.06. The bank earned $10.73 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.99 million. First Financial Northwest had a return on equity of 9.77% and a net margin of 25.34%. View First Financial Northwest's Earnings History.

When is First Financial Northwest's next earnings date?

First Financial Northwest is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for First Financial Northwest.

What price target have analysts set for FFNW?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for First Financial Northwest's stock. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate First Financial Northwest's stock price to reach $19.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Financial Northwest.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Financial Northwest?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Financial Northwest in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for First Financial Northwest.

Has First Financial Northwest been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about FFNW stock have been trending negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Financial Northwest earned a news impact score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of First Financial Northwest's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of First Financial Northwest own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Financial Northwest investors own include General Electric (GE), Cytokinetics (CYTK), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Intel (INTC), Ford Motor (F), CVS Health (CVS), Under Armour (UAA), TFS Financial (TFSL), FireEye (FEYE) and Alphabet (GOOG).

Who are First Financial Northwest's key executives?

First Financial Northwest's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph W. Kiley III, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Richard P. Jacobson, Exec. VP, CFO, COO & Director (Age 56)
  • Ms. Dalen D. Harrison, Sr. VP & Chief Deposit Officer of First Financial Northwest Bank (Age 60)
  • Ms. Joann E. Lee, Sec. & Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. Simon Soh, Sr. VP (Age 54)

Who are First Financial Northwest's major shareholders?

First Financial Northwest's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.34%), Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. (2.37%), Northern Trust Corp (0.90%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.88%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.76%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.76%). Company insiders that own First Financial Northwest stock include Gary F Faull, Gregg H Deritis, Joann E Lee, Joseph W Kiley III, Kevin D Padrick, Richard P Jacobson and Ronnie J Clariza. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Financial Northwest.

Which major investors are selling First Financial Northwest stock?

FFNW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Zacks Investment Management, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Mackay Shields LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold First Financial Northwest company stock in the last year include Gary F Faull, Joann E Lee, Joseph W Kiley III, Richard P Jacobson and Ronnie J Clariza. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Financial Northwest.

Which major investors are buying First Financial Northwest stock?

FFNW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Rhumbline Advisers, Seizert Capital Partners LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, First Trust Advisors LP and Acadian Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Financial Northwest.

How do I buy shares of First Financial Northwest?

Shares of FFNW 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 Northwest's stock price today?

One share of FFNW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.51.

How big of a company is First Financial Northwest?

First Financial Northwest has a market capitalization of $162.99 million and generates $58.79 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $14.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.43 on an earnings per share basis.

What is First Financial Northwest's official website?

The official website for First Financial Northwest is

How can I contact First Financial Northwest?

First Financial Northwest's mailing address is 201 WELLS AVENUE SOUTH, RENTON WA, 98057. The bank can be reached via phone at 425-255-4400.

MarketBeat Community Rating for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ FFNW)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  149 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  156 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  305
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Financial Northwest and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FFNW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FFNW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by Staff

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