First Foundation Company Profile (NASDAQ:FFWM)

About First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)

First Foundation logoFirst Foundation Inc. is a financial services holding company that provides a platform of personalized financial services to high net-worth individuals and their families, family businesses and other affiliated organizations. The Company conducts its operations through its subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors (FFA) and First Foundation Bank (FFB), and First Foundation Insurance Services (FFIS), a subsidiary of FFB. The Company's segments include Banking, Investment Management and Wealth Planning (Wealth Management), and Other. The Banking segment includes the operations of FFB and FFIS, and Wealth Management segment includes the operations of FFA. The Company's integrated platform provides investment management, wealth planning, consulting, trust, banking products and services, life insurance services and property and casualty insurance services to meet the financial needs of its clients.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FFWM
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.ff-inc.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $594.14 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 34,463,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $16.93
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.25
  • 52 Week Range: $11.64 - $18.16
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.58
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.37
  • P/E Growth: 2.61
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $138.07 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.30
  • Book Value: $9.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.86
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 20.14%
  • Return on Equity: 10.82%
  • Return on Assets: 0.84%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.45%
  • Current Ratio: 1.07%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 77,972 shs.
  • Beta: 0.65
  • Short Ratio: 7.72
 

Frequently Asked Questions for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)

What is First Foundation's stock symbol?

First Foundation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FFWM."

How were First Foundation's earnings last quarter?

First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) announced its earnings results on Friday, July, 28th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.07. The company earned $37.59 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $36.38 million. First Foundation had a return on equity of 10.82% and a net margin of 20.14%. View First Foundation's Earnings History.

When will First Foundation make its next earnings announcement?

First Foundation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for First Foundation.

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

3 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for First Foundation's stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate First Foundation's share price to reach $19.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for First Foundation.

Who are some of First Foundation's key competitors?

Who are First Foundation's key executives?

First Foundation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ulrich E. Keller Jr. CFP, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Scott F. Kavanaugh, Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • John M. Michel, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, IR Contact Officer
  • John A. Hakopian, Corporate Executive, Director
  • David S. DePillo, President of First Foundation Bank
  • Adrian Darmawan, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
  • Lindsay Lawrence, Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer
  • Victoria Collins Ph.D.,CFP, Director
  • James G. Brakke, Independent Director
  • Max A. Briggs CFP, Independent Director

Who owns First Foundation stock?

First Foundation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (4.48%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.38%), Boston Partners (2.61%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (2.38%), Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (1.73%) and State Street Corp (1.33%). Company insiders that own First Foundation stock include Gerald L Larsen, Jacob Sonenshine, John Hakopian, John Michel, Max Briggs, Ulrich E Keller Jr and Victoria Collins. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Foundation.

Who sold First Foundation stock? Who is selling First Foundation stock?

First Foundation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, M3F Inc., Context BH Capital Management LP, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Castine Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold First Foundation stock in the last year include Gerald L Larsen, Jacob Sonenshine, John Hakopian, John Michel, Max Briggs and Ulrich E Keller Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Foundation.

Who bought First Foundation stock? Who is buying First Foundation stock?

First Foundation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Northpointe Capital LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and State Street Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Foundation.

How do I buy First Foundation stock?

Shares of First Foundation 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 Foundation's stock price today?

One share of First Foundation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.24.


MarketBeat Community Rating for First Foundation (NASDAQ FFWM)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  76 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  89 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  165
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $19.50 (13.11% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/17/2017FBR & CoSet Price TargetBuy$21.00LowView Rating Details
6/19/2017DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$19.50LowView Rating Details
5/12/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$18.00MediumView Rating Details
10/27/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperform$24.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
Earnings by Quarter for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
Earnings History by Quarter for First Foundation (NASDAQ FFWM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017        
7/28/2017Q2 2017$0.21$0.28$36.38 million$37.59 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2017Q1 2017$0.17$0.18$33.53 million$33.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2017Q416$0.13$0.19$31.28 million$32.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.50$0.58$19.84 million$38.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.19$0.20$27.60 million$26.83 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q116$0.25$0.23$25.70 million$26.35 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.27$0.31$25.15 million$18.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.28$0.21$22.55 million$22.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q2 2015$0.29$0.35$19.05 million$19.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.85
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.20
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.16$0.18$0.17
Q2 20172$0.22$0.23$0.23
Q3 20172$0.22$0.26$0.24
Q4 20172$0.19$0.24$0.22
Q1 20181$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q2 20181$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q3 20181$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q4 20181$0.37$0.37$0.37
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 18.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 52.33%
Insider Trades by Quarter for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/12/2017John MichelCFOSell30,000$16.58$497,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell16,245$16.60$269,667.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2017John HakopianInsiderSell10,000$16.48$164,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2017John MichelCFOSell20,000$16.50$330,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell8,000$16.47$131,760.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2017John MichelCFOSell10,400$16.80$174,720.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell1,200$17.00$20,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell13,534$17.00$230,078.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell1,200$17.00$20,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell1,099$17.00$18,683.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell522$17.00$8,874.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2017Gerald L LarsenDirectorSell17,400$17.40$302,760.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell13,600$17.28$235,008.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell6,800$17.30$117,640.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell13,600$17.12$232,832.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell10,000$16.38$163,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell10,000$15.19$151,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017John MichelCFOSell30,000$16.47$494,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2017John MichelCFOSell20,000$15.86$317,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell5,000$15.71$78,550.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell10,000$15.51$155,100.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Jacob SonenshineDirectorSell10,000$16.65$166,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017Jacob SonenshineDirectorSell4,668$16.65$77,722.20View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Max BriggsDirectorSell666$16.96$11,295.36View SEC Filing  
1/31/2017Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell10,000$14.31$143,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2016Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell5,000$28.42$142,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell5,000$28.46$142,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2016John MichelCFOBuy14,000$10.00$140,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2016Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell5,000$24.66$123,300.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell5,000$24.27$121,350.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2016Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell5,000$24.99$124,950.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Victoria CollinsDirectorSell5,000$23.19$115,950.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Ulrich E Keller JrChairmanSell5,000$23.43$117,150.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Victoria CollinsDirectorSell5,000$21.25$106,250.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016John MichelCFOBuy1,500$21.41$32,115.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Victoria CollinsDirectorSell5,000$22.41$112,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Victoria CollinsDirectorSell5,000$22.69$113,450.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Victoria CollinsDirectorSell5,000$22.35$111,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2016Victoria CollinsDirectorSell5,000$22.41$112,050.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2015James G BrakkeDirectorBuy1,668$21.11$35,211.48View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015David S DepilloInsiderBuy272,035$18.38$5,000,003.30View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Warren D FixDirectorBuy1,000$18.92$18,920.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2015James G BrakkeDirectorBuy1,500$17.94$26,910.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Victoria CollinsDirectorSell20,000$18.10$362,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015John HakopianInsiderBuy2,000$18.00$36,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Scott F KavanaughCEOBuy5,800$18.50$107,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014James G BrakkeDirectorBuy1,075$18.93$20,349.75View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014James G BrakkeDirectorBuy2,700$18.56$50,112.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Scott F KavanaughCEOBuy7,400$18.35$135,790.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
Latest Headlines for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 12:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FFWM-US : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 3:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Chairman Sells $131,760.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 8:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJohn Hakopian Sells 10,000 Shares of First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 8:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Chairman Sells $269,667.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 8:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) CFO Sells 20,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 8:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) CFO Sells 30,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 8:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Chairman Sells 1,200 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 1:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (FFWM) CFO John Michel Sells 10,400 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 1:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUlrich E. Keller, Jr. Sells 13,534 Shares of First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 8:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUlrich E. Keller, Jr. Sells 1,200 Shares of First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 10:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FFWM-US : August 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 7:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUlrich E. Keller, Jr. Sells 1,099 Shares of First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 10:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $38.83 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 1:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Will Post Earnings of $0.24 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 10:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Bank Appoints Andres Melgar as Vice President, Branch Manager of its San Diego Location
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 7:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to First Foundation, Inc. : August 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 12:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 10:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FFWM-US : August 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 6:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUlrich E. Keller, Jr. Sells 13,600 Shares of First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 10:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Chairman Sells $117,640.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 10:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Director Sells 17,400 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 10:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Chairman Sells $232,832.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 11:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation to Participate in Raymond James U.S. Bank Conference
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 7:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. :FFWM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 7:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 10:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Actors Fund Announces New Partnership with First Foundation Inc. to Provide Financial Literacy and Build Fundraising Capabilities
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 6:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$38.83 Million in Sales Expected for First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 7:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.24 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 12:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. to Post FY2017 Earnings of $0.91 Per Share, DA Davidson Forecasts (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 8:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Expected to Earn Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.24 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 7:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Upgraded to C- by TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 8:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFBR & Co Comments on First Foundation Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 7:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for First Foundation Inc. Lifted by Analyst (FFWM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 7:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 9:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FFWM earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 4:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 12:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Announces 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 7:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: First Foundation, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 7:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation tops Street 2Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 7:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $36.38 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 3:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ4 2017 EPS Estimates for First Foundation Inc. Lifted by FBR & Co (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 1:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.21 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 11:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Bank Appoints Larry Scarpone as Vice President, Credit Manager of Equipment Finance
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 7:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUlrich E. Keller, Jr. Sells 10,000 Shares of First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 1:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 10:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 9:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquities Analysts Offer Predictions for First Foundation Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (FFWM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 7:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$36.55 Million in Sales Expected for First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 5:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 5:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2018 Earnings Forecast for First Foundation Inc. Issued By DA Davidson (FFWM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 22 at 1:06 PM

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