First Foundation Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.30 (+1.22 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume476,306 shs
Average Volume136,344 shs
Market Capitalization$1.12 billion
P/E Ratio10.96
Dividend Yield1.46%
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About First Foundation

First Foundation, Inc. is a bank holding, which engages in the provision of comprehensive platform of financial services to individuals, businesses, and organizations. It operates through the following segments: Banking and Wealth Management. The company was founded by John Avak Hakopian and Ulrich Emanuel Keller, Jr. in 1990 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.


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Overall MarketRank

2.82 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

71st out of 1,330 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

12th out of 232 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Foundation a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Foundation in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" First Foundation stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than First Foundation?

Wall Street analysts have given First Foundation a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but First Foundation wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting First Foundation?

First Foundation saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,410,000 shares, an increase of 23.7% from the July 29th total of 1,140,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 179,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.9 days. Currently, 3.6% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is First Foundation's next earnings date?

First Foundation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 26th 2021.
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How were First Foundation's earnings last quarter?

First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 27th. The bank reported $0.58 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.06. The bank earned $71.95 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $67.80 million. First Foundation had a net margin of 33.78% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.42%.
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How has First Foundation's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

First Foundation's stock was trading at $12.24 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FFWM stock has increased by 103.3% and is now trading at $24.88.
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How often does First Foundation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Foundation?

First Foundation declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 28th. Investors of record on Monday, August 9th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Friday, August 20th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 6th.
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Is First Foundation a good dividend stock?

First Foundation pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.46%. The dividend payout ratio of First Foundation is 19.15%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Foundation will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.06% next year. This indicates that First Foundation will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for FFWM?

3 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for First Foundation's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate First Foundation's stock price to reach $25.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are First Foundation's key executives?

First Foundation's management team includes the following people:
  • Scott Farris Kavanaugh, Chief Executive Officer & Vice Chairman
  • David S. DePillo, President
  • Lindsay Lawrence, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Kevin L. Thompson, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Adrian S. Darmawan, Chief Technology Officer & Executive VP

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What other stocks do shareholders of First Foundation own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Foundation investors own include Square (SQ), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Enbridge (ENB), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE) and Huntington Bancshares (HBAN).

What is First Foundation's stock symbol?

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

Who are First Foundation's major shareholders?

First Foundation's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.98%), BlackRock Inc. (6.68%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.40%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.28%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (3.52%) and State Street Corp (2.57%). Company insiders that own First Foundation stock include David G Lake, David S Depillo, Diane M Rubin, Elizabeth A Pagliarini, John Hakopian, John Michel, Mitchell M Rosenberg, Sandra I Coufal, Scott F Kavanaugh, Ulrich E Keller Jr and Ulrich E Keller, Jr.
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Which major investors are selling First Foundation stock?

FFWM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Azora Capital LP, BlackRock Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Boston Partners, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold First Foundation company stock in the last year include John Hakopian, Mitchell M Rosenberg, Sandra I Coufal, Scott F Kavanaugh, Ulrich E Keller Jr, and Ulrich E Keller, Jr.
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Which major investors are buying First Foundation stock?

FFWM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd., FMR LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., State Street Corp, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust. Company insiders that have bought First Foundation stock in the last two years include David G Lake, David S Depillo, Diane M Rubin, Elizabeth A Pagliarini, and Scott F Kavanaugh.
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How do I buy shares of First Foundation?

Shares of FFWM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is First Foundation's stock price today?

One share of FFWM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.88.

How much money does First Foundation make?

First Foundation has a market capitalization of $1.12 billion and generates $298.54 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $84.37 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.88 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Foundation have?

First Foundation employs 502 workers across the globe.

What is First Foundation's official website?

The official website for First Foundation is

Where are First Foundation's headquarters?

First Foundation is headquartered at 18101 VON KARMAN AVE SUITE 700, IRVINE CA, 92612.

How can I contact First Foundation?

First Foundation's mailing address is 18101 VON KARMAN AVE SUITE 700, IRVINE CA, 92612. The bank can be reached via phone at (949) 202-4160 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/19/2021 by Staff
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