NASDAQ:FFWM - First Foundation Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $14.43 +0.14 (+0.98 %) (As of 03/18/2019 10:18 AM ET)Previous Close$14.29Today's Range$14.32 - $14.4352-Week Range$11.79 - $20.43Volume1,788 shsAverage Volume148,692 shsMarket Capitalization$642.16 millionP/E Ratio12.30Dividend Yield1.39%Beta0.85 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email First Foundation Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides financial services to individuals, businesses, and other organizations in the United States. It operates in two segments, Banking; and Investment Management and Wealth Planning. The company offers a range of bank deposit products, including personal and business checking accounts, savings accounts, interest-bearing negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, money market accounts, and time certificates of deposit; and loan products consisting of multifamily and single family residential real estate loans, commercial real estate loans, and commercial term loans and lines of credit, as well as consumer loans, such as personal installment loans and lines of credit, and home equity lines of credit. It also provides various specialized services comprising trust services, online banking, remote deposit capture services, merchant credit card services, ATM cards, Visa debit cards, and business sweep accounts, as well as insurance brokerage services and equipment financing solutions. In addition, the company offers investment management and financial planning services; treasury management services; advisory and coordination services in the areas of estate planning, retirement planning, and charitable and business ownership issues; and financial, investment, and economic advisory and related services. Further, it provides support services, including the processing and transmission of financial and economic data for charitable organizations. The company operates through a network of 20 branch offices and 2 loan production offices in California, Nevada, and Hawaii. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Irvine, California. Receive FFWM News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for FFWM and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Banks - Regional - US Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:FFWM Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1413837 Webwww.ff-inc.com Phone949-202-4160Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.27 Current Ratio1.06 Quick Ratio0.95Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.30 Forward P/E Ratio11.54 P/E Growth1.65 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$243.08 million Price / Sales2.64 Cash Flow$1.0998 per share Price / Cash Flow13.12 Book Value$12.58 per share Price / Book1.15Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.17 Net Income$42.96 million Net Margins17.67% Return on Equity9.82% Return on Assets0.90%Miscellaneous Employees482 Outstanding Shares44,502,000Market Cap$642.16 million Next Earnings Date4/23/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) Frequently Asked Questions What is First Foundation's stock symbol? First Foundation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FFWM." How often does First Foundation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Foundation? First Foundation announced a special dividend on Thursday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Friday, March 15th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 28th. View First Foundation's Dividend History. How were First Foundation's earnings last quarter? First Foundation Inc (NASDAQ:FFWM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 30th. The bank reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $50.07 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $51.61 million. First Foundation had a net margin of 17.67% and a return on equity of 9.82%. View First Foundation's Earnings History. When is First Foundation's next earnings date? First Foundation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for First Foundation. What price target have analysts set for FFWM? 5 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for First Foundation's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate First Foundation's share price to reach $19.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Foundation. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Foundation? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Foundation in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for First Foundation. Has First Foundation been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about FFWM stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Foundation earned a news sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of First Foundation's key competitors? Some companies that are related to First Foundation include Centerstate Bank (CSFL), Pacific Premier Bancorp (PPBI), Cadence Bancorp (CADE), Park National (PRK), Veritex (VBTX), First Commonwealth Financial (FCF), WSFS Financial (WSFS), First Bancorp (FBNC), Farmers And Merchants Bank of Long Beach (FMBL), First National Bank Alaska (FBAK), Lakeland Bancorp (LBAI), Luther Burbank (LBC), First Bancshares (FBMS), Bank First National (BFC) and BSB Bancorp (BLMT). 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 MONDI/PAR VTG FPD 0.2 (MNDI), Ford Motor (F), VICI Properties (VICI), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Gain Capital (GCAP), Two Harbors Investment (TWO), General Electric (GE), GGP (GGP), Two Rivers Bancorp (TRCB) and Ensco (ESV). Who are First Foundation's key executives? First Foundation's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ulrich Emanuel Keller Jr., CFP, Exec. Chairman (Age 63)Mr. Scott Farris Kavanaugh, Vice Chairman & CEO (Age 58)Mr. John Matthias Michel, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)Mr. David S. DePillo, Pres of First Foundation Bank (Age 58)Mr. Robert Noble, EVP & Chief Lending Officer (Age 58) Who are First Foundation's major shareholders? First Foundation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.45%), BlackRock Inc. (5.93%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.61%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.61%), Mendon Capital Advisors Corp (3.35%) and Basswood Capital Management L.L.C. (2.79%). Company insiders that own First Foundation stock include David G Lake, Gerald L Larsen, Jacob Sonenshine, James G Brakke, John Hakopian, John Michel, Max Briggs, Scott F Kavanaugh, Ulrich E Keller Jr and Warren D Fix. 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 FMR LLC, RMB Capital Management LLC, Emerald Advisers LLC, EJF Capital LLC, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Millennium Management LLC, Mendon Capital Advisors Corp and Banc Funds Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold First Foundation company stock in the last year include Gerald L Larsen, Jacob Sonenshine, John Hakopian, John Michel, Scott F Kavanaugh and Ulrich E Keller Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Foundation. Which major investors are buying First Foundation stock? FFWM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., FLC Capital Advisors, Basswood Capital Management L.L.C., Geode Capital Management LLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought First Foundation stock in the last two years include David G Lake, James G Brakke and Max Briggs. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Foundation. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is First Foundation's stock price today? One share of FFWM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.43. How big of a company is First Foundation? First Foundation has a market capitalization of $642.16 million and generates $243.08 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $42.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.17 on an earnings per share basis. First Foundation employs 482 workers across the globe. What is First Foundation's official website? The official website for First Foundation is http://www.ff-inc.com. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for First Foundation (NASDAQ FFWM)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 176 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 203 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 379MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Foundation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FFWM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FFWM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Stochastic Momentum Index (SMI)?