First Financial Northwest Company Profile (NASDAQ:FFNW)

About First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)

First Financial Northwest logoFirst 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: Regional - Pacific Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FFNW
  • CUSIP: 32022K10
  • Web: www.ffnwb.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $164.9 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 10,319,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.92
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $18.10
  • 52 Week Range: $12.58 - $21.29
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.42
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.66
  • P/E Growth: 1.69
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $36.39 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.53
  • Book Value: $13.74 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.16
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.24
  • Dividend Yield: 1.8%
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 20.05%
  • Return on Equity: 5.45%
  • Return on Assets: 0.89%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.47%
  • Current Ratio: 1.27%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.27%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 28,078 shs.
  • Beta: 0.46
  • Short Ratio: 3.26
 

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 28th. Investors of record on Friday, June 9th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, June 23rd. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 7th. This is a positive change from First Financial Northwest's previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. View First Financial Northwest's Dividend History.

How were First Financial Northwest's earnings last quarter?

First Financial Northwest, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFNW) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $9.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.89 million. First Financial Northwest had a return on equity of 5.45% and a net margin of 20.05%. View First Financial Northwest's Earnings History.

When will First Financial Northwest make its next earnings announcement?

First Financial Northwest is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 20th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for First Financial Northwest.

Where is First Financial Northwest's stock going? Where will First Financial Northwest's stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for First Financial Northwest's shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect First Financial Northwest's stock price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for First Financial Northwest.

Are investors shorting First Financial Northwest?

First Financial Northwest saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 63,207 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the April 13th total of 59,538 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 22,110 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days.

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

Who are First Financial Northwest's key executives?

First Financial Northwest's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gary F. Kohlwes, Chairman of the Board of the Company and Bank
  • 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
  • Christine A. Huestis CPA, Vice President, Controller
  • Gregg H DeRitis, Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
  • Simon Soh, Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer of First Savings Bank.
  • Roger H. Molvar, Director
  • Richard M. Riccobono, Director

Who owns First Financial Northwest stock?

First Financial Northwest's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (9.06%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (7.08%), Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. (3.42%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.35%), Context BH Capital Management LP (1.57%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.71%). Company insiders that own First Financial Northwest stock include Gary F Faull, Herman L Robinson and Kathleen Smythe. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Financial Northwest.

Who sold First Financial Northwest stock? Who is selling First Financial Northwest stock?

First Financial Northwest's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Baird Financial Group Inc., Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Context BH Capital Management LP, UBS Group AG and Nationwide Fund Advisors. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Financial Northwest.

Who bought First Financial Northwest stock? Who is buying First Financial Northwest stock?

First Financial Northwest's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., Oxford Asset Management, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Vanguard Group Inc., Menta Capital LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Financial Northwest.

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?

One share of First Financial Northwest stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.98.


MarketBeat Community Rating for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ FFNW)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  19 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  40 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  59
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (6.13% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Show:
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/1/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
8/15/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHold$15.00N/AView Rating Details
2/1/2016FIG PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Earnings by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Earnings History by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/20/2017        
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.23$0.22$9.89 million$9.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2017Q4 2016$0.24$0.29$9.81 million$10.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3$0.17$0.22$9.47 million$9.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2016Q2$0.15$0.11$8.38 million$8.89 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q1$0.16$0.14$8.20 million$8.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q4$0.17$0.16$8.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q3$0.17$0.18$8.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q2$0.15$0.17$8.00 million$7.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.14$0.16$7.80 million$7.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q4 2014$0.17$0.20$8.40 million$8.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q3$0.19$8.41 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q4$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2013Q1 2013$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2013Q4 2012$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.02
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.13
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.24$0.25$0.25
Q2 20172$0.22$0.25$0.24
Q3 20172$0.26$0.27$0.27
Q4 20172$0.26$0.29$0.28
Q1 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q2 20181$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q3 20181$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q4 20181$0.30$0.30$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Next Dividend:6/23/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:1.50%
Payout Ratio:31.58% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
25.53% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
22.02% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)

Dividend History by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/28/2017quarterly$0.071.79%6/7/20176/9/20176/23/2017
1/27/2017quarterly$0.061.15%3/8/20173/10/20173/24/2017
11/18/2016quarterly$0.061.4%11/29/201612/1/201612/16/2016
7/28/2016Quarterly$0.069/7/20169/9/20169/23/2016
4/29/2016Quarterly$0.066/8/20166/10/20166/24/2016
1/29/2016Quarterly$0.063/9/20163/11/20163/25/2016
11/20/2015Quarterly$0.0612/2/201512/4/201512/18/2015
8/3/2015$0.069/2/20159/4/20159/18/2015
4/24/2015quarterly$0.062%6/3/20156/5/20156/19/2015
2/27/2015quarterly$0.062%3/11/20153/13/20153/27/2015
11/20/2014quarterly$0.051.75%12/3/201412/5/201412/19/2014
8/20/2014quarterly$0.051.81%9/3/20149/5/20149/19/2014
4/24/2014quarterly$0.051.92%6/4/20146/6/20146/20/2014
2/28/2014quarterly$0.051.95%3/12/20143/14/20143/28/2014
11/20/2013quarterly$0.041.51%12/4/201312/6/201312/20/2013
8/21/2013quarterly$0.041.49%9/4/20139/6/20139/20/2013
5/20/2013quarterly$0.041.62%5/29/20135/31/20136/14/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.09%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 39.06%
Insider Trades by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/13/2017Gary F FaullDirectorSell14,900$20.07$299,043.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2017Gary F FaullDirectorSell20,600$19.90$409,940.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Kathleen SmytheDirectorBuy5,000$12.75$63,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015Herman L. RobinsonVPSell38,847$12.46$484,033.62View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Daniel L StevensDirectorBuy2,500$12.01$30,025.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Herman L RobinsonVPSell4,045$11.81$47,771.45View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Herman L RobinsonVPSell12,355$11.86$146,530.30View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Ronnie J ClarizaVPSell7,500$11.17$83,775.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Ronnie J ClarizaVPSell7,500$11.30$84,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Richard P JacobsonCFOSell4,000$11.11$44,440.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Joseph W Kiley IIICEOSell3,346$10.40$34,798.40View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Herman L RobinsonVPSell12,786$10.81$138,216.66View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Joseph W Kiley IIICEOSell4,000$10.80$43,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Victor KarpiakCEOSell25,000$10.39$259,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Victor KarpiakCEOSell16,253$10.62$172,606.86View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Victor KarpiakCEOSell6,654$10.71$71,264.34View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Victor KarpiakCEOSell13,505$10.71$144,638.55View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Victor KarpiakCEOSell8,387$10.73$89,992.51View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Victor KarpiakCEOSell15,600$10.77$168,012.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Gary F KohlwesDirectorBuy1,600$10.04$16,064.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2012Gary F KohlwesDirectorBuy1,200$7.79$9,348.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Latest Headlines for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
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DateHeadline
streetinsider.com logoFirst Financial Northwest (FFNW) Approves 1.1M Share Buyback Plan
www.streetinsider.com - May 23 at 12:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$9.75 Million in Sales Expected for First Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 12:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) Short Interest Up 6.2% in April
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 11:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.22 EPS Expected for First Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 12:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 10:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) Expected to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.26 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 4:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokerages Expect First Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) to Post $0.23 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 8:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 6:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 Earnings Estimate for First Financial Northwest, Inc. Issued By DA Davidson (FFNW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 8:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Financial Northwest (FFNW) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.35
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) Increases Dividend to $0.07 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 10:02 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFirst Financial Northwest misses by $0.01, misses on revenue
seekingalpha.com - April 28 at 7:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. Reports First Quarter Net Income of $2.3 Million or $0.22 per Diluted Share
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$9.89 Million in Sales Expected for First Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect First Financial Northwest (FFNW) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.25 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 9:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Financial Northwest (FFNW) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.25
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 4:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Financial Northwest (FFNW) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.44
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 4:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Financial Northwest Bank to Purchase Four Bank Branches and to Open Two Additional Branches
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 11:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFIRST FINANCIAL NORTHWEST, INC. Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 6:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 13 at 2:48 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FINANCIAL NORTHWEST, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - March 6 at 9:42 AM
globenewswire.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Net Income of $3. ...
globenewswire.com - January 27 at 4:41 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Net Income of $3.0 Million or $0.29 per Diluted Share and $8.9 Million or $0.74 per Diluted Share for the Year Ended December 31, 2016
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 26 at 11:40 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. : FFNW-US: Dividend Analysis : December 01st, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 26, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 26 at 11:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. Announces - First Financial Northwest Bank and McKnight Middle School Educators Honor Graduates of Web-Based Digital Education Program
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 6:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Financial Northwest (FFNW) Jumps: Stock Rises 5.9%
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 11:31 AM
investopedia.com logoLessons to Be Learned From Stilwell's Q3 Investments (HTBI, FFNW)
www.investopedia.com - November 30 at 8:45 AM
streetinsider.com logoFirst Financial Northwest (FFNW) Declares $0.06 Quarterly Dividend; 1.5% Yield
www.streetinsider.com - November 19 at 9:02 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FINANCIAL NORTHWEST, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Amendments to Articles
biz.yahoo.com - November 18 at 4:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. Announces Appointment of Richard M. Riccobono as a New Director
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 9:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Financial Northwest downgraded by Sandler O'Neill
finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 5:11 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-First Financial Northwest posts Q3 earnings $0.22/shr
www.reuters.com - October 28 at 4:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:06 pm First Financial Northwest's board authorizes repurchase of 1,500,000 shares of the co's common stock
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 9:50 AM
streetinsider.com logoFirst Financial Northwest (FFNW) Approves 1.5M Share Buyback
www.streetinsider.com - September 11 at 4:42 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FINANCIAL NORTHWEST, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Regulation F
biz.yahoo.com - June 16 at 2:35 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FINANCIAL NORTHWEST, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
biz.yahoo.com - May 6 at 12:41 PM
thestreet.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. Reports First Quarter Net Income Of $1.8 Million Or $0.14 Per Diluted Share
www.thestreet.com - April 28 at 9:46 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FINANCIAL NORTHWEST, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year,
biz.yahoo.com - March 24 at 4:32 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FINANCIAL NORTHWEST, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 10 at 3:54 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW)
biz.yahoo.com - February 19 at 2:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Financial Northwest, Inc. Announces Completion of Charter Change of Subsidiary Bank
finance.yahoo.com - February 4 at 9:15 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FINANCIAL NORTHWEST, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statemen
biz.yahoo.com - January 29 at 12:05 PM
cnbc.com logoFirst Financial posts 4Q profit
www.cnbc.com - January 28 at 12:11 PM

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