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First Foundation Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.04 (+0.15%)
(As of 12/8/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
79,996 shs
Average Volume
158,565 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.19 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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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.


Analyzing First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) & South State (NASDAQ:SSB)
November 17, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
First Foundation Bank sees revenue jump sharply in Q3
October 29, 2021 |  bizjournals.com
Preview: First Foundation's Earnings
October 25, 2021 |  benzinga.com
Here's what Wall Street expects from First Foundation's earnings
October 25, 2021 |  markets.businessinsider.com
First Foundation Inc.(FFWM)
October 15, 2021 |  fool.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

State commercial banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$298.54 million
Cash Flow
$2.29 per share
Book Value
$17.01 per share


Net Income
$84.37 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$1.19 billion
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.89 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

82nd out of 1,342 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

12th out of 233 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Foundation a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Foundation in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" First Foundation stock.
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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 (WHO). Since then, FFWM shares have increased by 116.3% and is now trading at $26.47.
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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, January 25th 2022.
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How were First Foundation's earnings last quarter?

First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 26th. The bank reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.19. The bank earned $89.87 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.52 million. First Foundation had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.84% and a net margin of 35.01%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.69 earnings per share.
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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, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Monday, November 15th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 4th.
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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 1.36%. First Foundation has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of First Foundation is 14.94%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Foundation will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.38% 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?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for First Foundation's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate First Foundation's share price to reach $32.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.9% 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 (LinkedIn Profile)
  • 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

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.59%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.23%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (3.57%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.43%), Jennison Associates LLC (2.36%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.99%). 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.
View institutional ownership trends for First Foundation

Which major investors are selling First Foundation stock?

FFWM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Voya Investment Management LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, BlackRock Inc., Boston Partners, Citigroup Inc., and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. Company insiders that have sold First Foundation company stock in the last year include John Hakopian, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Davidson Investment Advisors, Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., MESIROW FINANCIAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Equity & Fixed Income, LSV Asset Management, Millennium Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, GMT Capital Corp, and Advisor Group Holdings Inc.. 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 $26.47.

How much money does First Foundation make?

First Foundation has a market capitalization of $1.19 billion and generates $298.54 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $84.37 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.41 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 www.firstfoundationinc.com.

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 12/9/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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