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: Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FFNW
  • CUSIP: 32022K10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $196.95 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 10,363,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $16.90
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.42
  • 52 Week Range: $14.45 - $21.29
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.89
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.67
  • P/E Growth: 1.97
Sales & Book Value:
  • 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?

First Financial Northwest is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for First Financial Northwest.

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:

  • 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?

One share of First Financial Northwest stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.84.

MarketBeat Community Rating for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ FFNW)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  53 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  74 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  127
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.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Price Target History for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Analysts' Ratings History for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
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 10/22/2015 forward)


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
10/25/2017Q3 2017$0.23N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.22$0.18$9.75 million$9.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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)


Earnings Estimates for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.98
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.15
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.24$0.25$0.25
Q2 20172$0.22$0.25$0.24
Q3 20172$0.22$0.23$0.23
Q4 20172$0.25$0.29$0.27
Q1 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q2 20181$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q3 20181$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q4 20181$0.31$0.31$0.31
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Most Recent Dividend:9/22/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.28
Dividend Yield:1.57%
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 Payments by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)

Dividend History by Quarter for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ FFNW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.31%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 44.39%
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
9/14/2017Joseph W Kiley IIIInsiderSell15,000$16.04$240,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2017Gregg H DeritisInsiderSell4,000$16.03$64,120.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2017Gregg H DeritisVPSell600$16.07$9,642.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2017Joann E LeeDirectorSell6,619$16.12$106,698.28View SEC Filing  
5/26/2017Gary F FaullDirectorSell18,340$15.95$292,523.00View SEC Filing  
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)


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First Financial Northwest (FFNW) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

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