First Foundation Company Profile (NASDAQ:FFWM)

About First Foundation

First Foundation logoFirst Foundation Inc. is a financial services holding company. The Company 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, Wealth Planning and Consulting (Wealth Management), and Other. The Banking segment includes the operations of FFB and FFIS, and Wealth Management segment includes the operations of FFA. Its 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: Regional - Midwest Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: FFWM
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $16.63
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $14.74
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.32
  • 52-Week Range: $32,719,000.00 - $10.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.66
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.62
  • P/E Growth: 2.69
  • Market Cap: $541.83M
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,719,000
  • Beta: 0.53
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 17.24%
  • Return on Equity: 8.37%
  • Return on Assets: 0.72%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.31%
  • Current Ratio: 1.27%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.19%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $21.50 (29.83% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/7/2017FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$16.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$27.00View Rating Details
10/27/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperform$24.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
6/25/2015Sandler O'NeillInitiated CoverageBuy$21.50View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/24/2017        
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$0.30$0.20$27.27 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q116$0.25$0.23$26.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.27$0.31$25.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.28$0.21$22.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2015$0.29$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.89 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.06 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q2 20162$0.20$0.42$0.31
Q3 20162$0.48$0.50$0.49
Q4 20162$0.44$0.49$0.47
Q1 20172$0.15$0.32$0.24
Q2 20171$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q3 20172$0.19$0.64$0.42
Q4 20172$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q1 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q2 20181$0.38$0.38$0.38
Q3 20181$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q4 20181$0.20$0.20$0.20
(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 History for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 22.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 29.05%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM)
DateHeadline
4-traders.com logoFIRST FOUNDATION INC. (NASDAQ:FFWM) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.4-traders.com - February 18 at 11:15 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FOUNDATION INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Other Events, Financial Stateme (NASDAQ:FFWM)
biz.yahoo.com - February 17 at 9:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Announces Launch of At-The-Market Equity Offering (NASDAQ:FFWM)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 10:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Announces New Loan Agreement (NASDAQ:FFWM)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:49 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FOUNDATION INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial (NASDAQ:FFWM)
biz.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:49 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. :FFWM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 9, 2017 (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.capitalcube.com - February 9 at 5:49 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. :FFWM-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 8, 2017 (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.capitalcube.com - February 8 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FFWM earnings conference call or presentation 6-Feb-17 5:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:FFWM)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 3:18 AM
News IconWhy First Foundation Inc’s (FFWM) ROE Of 8% Does Not Tell The Whole Story (NASDAQ:FFWM)
simplywall.st - February 6 at 5:14 PM
marketexclusive.com logoFIRST FOUNDATION INC. (NASDAQ:FFWM) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:FFWM)
marketexclusive.com - February 6 at 5:14 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 First Foundation Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:FFWM)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 6 at 11:22 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Announces 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:FFWM)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 6 at 11:22 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation beats Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:FFWM)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 11:22 AM
marketexclusive.com logoInsider Trading Activity First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) – Chairman Sold 10,000 shares of Stock (NASDAQ:FFWM)
marketexclusive.com - February 1 at 11:06 PM
4-traders.com logoFirst Foundation : Advisors Appoint Daniel Fan as Director of Wealth Planning (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.4-traders.com - January 24 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Advisors Appoint Daniel Fan as Director of Wealth Planning (NASDAQ:FFWM)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 5:52 PM
4-traders.com logoFirst Foundation : Bank Appoints Nathan Holt as Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager of Las Vegas Location (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.4-traders.com - January 20 at 11:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Bank Appoints Nathan Holt as Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager of Las Vegas Location (NASDAQ:FFWM)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 6:29 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSplits Calendar: First Foundation splits before market open today (2:1 ratio) (NASDAQ:FFWM)
biz.yahoo.com - January 19 at 6:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FFWM-US : January 18, 2017 (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.capitalcube.com - January 18 at 5:37 PM
publicnow.com logoFirst Foundation Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.publicnow.com - January 6 at 5:43 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo9:00 am First Foundation declares a two-for-one stock split to be effected in the form of a stock dividend on its common stock; additional shares issued in the stock split are expected to be distributed on January 18, 2017 (NASDAQ:FFWM)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 23 at 3:27 AM
publicnow.com logoFirst Foundation Announces Two-for-One Stock Split (NASDAQ:FFWM)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 23 at 3:27 AM
streetinsider.com logoFirst Foundation (FFWM) Plans 2-for-1 Stock Split (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.streetinsider.com - December 22 at 10:27 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation downgraded by FBR & Co. (NASDAQ:FFWM)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 20 at 8:39 PM
insidermonkey.com logoHedge Funds Are Selling First Foundation Inc (FFWM) (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.insidermonkey.com - December 14 at 3:18 PM
4-traders.com logoFIRST FOUNDATION INC. (NASDAQ:FFWM) Files An 8-K Other Events (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.4-traders.com - December 12 at 5:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Completes Branch Acquisition Transaction (NASDAQ:FFWM)
finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 11:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Files Shelf Registration (NASDAQ:FFWM)
finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 10:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Appoints Shelly O’Byrne as Senior Vice President, Director of Trust Services (NASDAQ:FFWM)
finance.yahoo.com - December 2 at 3:36 PM
News IconChief Financial Officer of First Foundation Inc (NASDAQ:FFWM), Michel John, sells 14,000 shares worth $378,000 (NASDAQ:FFWM)
empowerednews.net - November 22 at 4:48 PM
publicnow.com logoFirst Foundation Announces Open Application Window for Its 2017 “Supporting Our Communities” Initiative (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.publicnow.com - November 22 at 4:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation’s Scott Kavanaugh and Doug Freeman Named Among Orange County’s Most Influential Business Leaders on “OC500” List (NASDAQ:FFWM)
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 5:16 PM
News IconFirst Foundation to Attend FBR 23 rd Annual Investor Conference (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.enhancedonlinenews.com - November 10 at 9:51 AM
publicnow.com logoFirst Foundation to Attend FBR 23rd Annual Investor Conference (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.publicnow.com - November 10 at 9:51 AM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FFWM-US : November 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.capitalcube.com - November 2 at 5:11 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to First Foundation, Inc. : October 31, 2016 (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.capitalcube.com - October 31 at 5:10 PM
businesswire.com logoFirst Foundation Announces 2016 Third Quarter Financial Results (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.businesswire.com - October 29 at 5:44 AM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. :FFWM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.capitalcube.com - October 28 at 4:51 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation tops Street 3Q forecasts (NASDAQ:FFWM)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - October 27 at 9:42 AM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FFWM-US : October 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.capitalcube.com - October 14 at 4:54 PM
publicnow.com logoFirst Foundation Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.publicnow.com - October 6 at 10:37 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FOUNDATION INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:FFWM)
biz.yahoo.com - October 4 at 9:51 AM
publicnow.com logoFirst Foundation to Acquire Two Branches in Orange County (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.publicnow.com - October 3 at 4:52 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FFWM-US : September 30, 2016 (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.capitalcube.com - September 30 at 10:07 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FOUNDATION INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NASDAQ:FFWM)
biz.yahoo.com - August 31 at 4:57 PM
businesswire.com logoFirst Foundation Announces New Offering of SBA Lending (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.businesswire.com - August 20 at 9:15 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST FOUNDATION INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:FFWM)
biz.yahoo.com - August 17 at 5:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Foundation Strengthens Leadership Team with Two Senior Level Executive Appointments (NASDAQ:FFWM)
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 12:16 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst Foundation, Inc. :FFWM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:FFWM)
www.capitalcube.com - August 10 at 5:15 PM

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What is First Foundation's stock symbol?

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

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

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for First Foundation's shares. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect First Foundation's share price to reach $21.50 in the next year.

When will First Foundation announce their earnings?

First Foundation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 24th 2017.

Who owns First Foundation stock?

First Foundation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ulrich E Keller, Jr (8.30%), Scott F Kavanaugh (4.20%), John Hakopian (3.00%), Basswood Capital Management L.L.C. (2.20%), Victoria Collins (2.10%) and FMR LLC (1.90%). Company insiders that own First Foundation stock include David S Depillo, James G Brakke, John Michel, Ulrich E Keller Jr, Victoria Collins and Warren D Fix.

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 M3F Inc. and Stieven Capital Advisors L.P.. Company insiders that have sold First Foundation stock in the last year include Ulrich E Keller Jr and Victoria Collins.

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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Basswood Capital Management L.L.C., Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, John W. Rosenthal Capital Management Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP and Castine Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought First Foundation stock in the last two years include David S Depillo, James G Brakke, John Michel and Warren D Fix.

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.

How much does a share of First Foundation stock cost?

One share of First Foundation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.56.

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Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff