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F   12.74 (+2.33%)
MU   95.77 (+0.65%)
CGC   3.02 (-5.92%)
GE   161.04 (+1.51%)
DIS   113.69 (+1.55%)
AMC   4.32 (-0.92%)
PFE   25.89 (-2.63%)
PYPL   59.98 (-0.93%)
XOM   104.36 (-1.40%)
QQQ   444.02 (-0.36%)
AAPL   175.10 (-2.54%)
MSFT   414.92 (-0.14%)
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GOOGL   133.35 (-2.76%)
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TSLA   188.14 (-7.16%)
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AMD   205.36 (+1.34%)
BABA   72.00 (-3.51%)
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MU   95.77 (+0.65%)
CGC   3.02 (-5.92%)
GE   161.04 (+1.51%)
DIS   113.69 (+1.55%)
AMC   4.32 (-0.92%)
PFE   25.89 (-2.63%)
PYPL   59.98 (-0.93%)
XOM   104.36 (-1.40%)

First Financial Northwest (FFNW) Competitors

$20.75
-0.06 (-0.29%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

FFNW vs. HMST, CBFV, CIZN, FFIC, TRST, CALB, MBCN, BWFG, COFS, and CBAN

Should you be buying First Financial Northwest stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of First Financial Northwest include HomeStreet (HMST), CB Financial Services (CBFV), Citizens (CIZN), Flushing Financial (FFIC), TrustCo Bank Corp NY (TRST), California BanCorp (CALB), Middlefield Banc (MBCN), Bankwell Financial Group (BWFG), ChoiceOne Financial Services (COFS), and Colony Bankcorp (CBAN). These companies are all part of the "state commercial banks" industry.

First Financial Northwest vs.

HomeStreet (NASDAQ:HMST) and First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, community ranking, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and media sentiment.

HomeStreet currently has a consensus target price of $12.17, suggesting a potential downside of 13.34%. First Financial Northwest has a consensus target price of $23.00, suggesting a potential upside of 10.84%. Given HomeStreet's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe First Financial Northwest is more favorable than HomeStreet.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
HomeStreet
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
First Financial Northwest
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

HomeStreet has a beta of 1.31, meaning that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Financial Northwest has a beta of 0.54, meaning that its share price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500.

HomeStreet pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. First Financial Northwest pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. HomeStreet pays out -27.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. First Financial Northwest pays out 76.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. First Financial Northwest has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years. HomeStreet is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

HomeStreet received 51 more outperform votes than First Financial Northwest when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 61.81% of users gave First Financial Northwest an outperform vote while only 56.08% of users gave HomeStreet an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
HomeStreetOutperform Votes
263
56.08%
Underperform Votes
206
43.92%
First Financial NorthwestOutperform Votes
212
61.81%
Underperform Votes
131
38.19%

In the previous week, HomeStreet and HomeStreet both had 3 articles in the media. First Financial Northwest's average media sentiment score of 0.96 beat HomeStreet's score of 0.63 indicating that HomeStreet is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
HomeStreet
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
First Financial Northwest
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

76.5% of HomeStreet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.2% of First Financial Northwest shares are held by institutional investors. 4.6% of HomeStreet shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.0% of First Financial Northwest shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

First Financial Northwest has a net margin of 7.79% compared to First Financial Northwest's net margin of -6.23%. HomeStreet's return on equity of 3.96% beat First Financial Northwest's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
HomeStreet-6.23% 1.55% 0.09%
First Financial Northwest 7.79%3.96%0.41%

First Financial Northwest has lower revenue, but higher earnings than HomeStreet. HomeStreet is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than First Financial Northwest, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HomeStreet$441.66M0.60-$27.51M-$1.46-9.62
First Financial Northwest$80.93M2.35$6.30M$0.6830.51

Summary

First Financial Northwest beats HomeStreet on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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FFNW vs. The Competition

MetricFirst Financial NorthwestState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$190.49M$2.15B$8.00B$7.54B
Dividend Yield2.50%4.20%10.61%3.87%
P/E Ratio30.5110.8256.9517.93
Price / Sales2.351.943,649.6877.02
Price / Cash11.797.7327.6728.75
Price / Book1.181.092.604.45
Net Income$6.30M$400.81M$992.12M$212.10M
7 Day Performance-0.53%-0.12%0.23%1.99%
1 Month Performance-0.95%-2.73%0.66%6.23%
1 Year Performance37.14%-11.16%11.09%7.68%

First Financial Northwest Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HMST
HomeStreet
2.6698 of 5 stars
$13.81
-1.7%
$12.17
-11.9%
-42.8%$259.77M$441.66M-9.46875
CBFV
CB Financial Services
4.4845 of 5 stars
$22.31
+0.5%
$24.67
+10.6%
-10.3%$114.23M$86.24M5.11184Short Interest ↓
Positive News
CIZN
Citizens
0 of 5 stars
$7.78
-0.3%
N/A-48.5%$43.65M$60.02M23.58271Gap Down
FFIC
Flushing Financial
4.2921 of 5 stars
$12.57
-0.9%
$17.33
+37.9%
-33.8%$363.15M$424.07M11.97560Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
TRST
TrustCo Bank Corp NY
4.7064 of 5 stars
$27.55
-0.1%
N/A-26.2%$524.00M$244.52M8.94750
CALB
California BanCorp
2.898 of 5 stars
$22.91
0.0%
$25.00
+9.1%
-10.1%$192.44M$114.08M8.95157
MBCN
Middlefield Banc
2.4155 of 5 stars
$24.19
+1.6%
$29.00
+19.9%
-11.7%$195.70M$96.99M11.30238Positive News
High Trading Volume
BWFG
Bankwell Financial Group
3.4097 of 5 stars
$25.11
+0.4%
$30.00
+19.5%
-17.1%$196.91M$99.31M5.35139Positive News
COFS
ChoiceOne Financial Services
1.6124 of 5 stars
$26.11
-0.2%
$24.00
-8.1%
-8.8%$197.13M$113.89M9.26369Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
CBAN
Colony Bankcorp
4.0399 of 5 stars
$11.25
+0.9%
N/A-9.3%$197.66M$160.55M9.07453Short Interest ↓

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This page (NASDAQ:FFNW) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff