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NASDAQ:FFWM - First Foundation Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.04 (-0.38 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.47
50-Day Range
MA: $13.93
52-Week Range
Now: $10.47
Volume229,620 shs
Average Volume268,512 shs
Market Capitalization$468.64 million
P/E Ratio8.31
Dividend Yield2.66%
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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FFWM



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$290.54 million
Cash Flow$1.29 per share
Book Value$13.75 per share


Net Income$56.24 million


Market Cap$468.64 million
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableNot Optionable

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First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has First Foundation's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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 decreased by 14.5% and is now trading at $10.47. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of First Foundation?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Foundation in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for First Foundation.

When is First Foundation's next earnings date?

First Foundation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for First Foundation.

How can I listen to First Foundation's earnings call?

First Foundation will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were First Foundation's earnings last quarter?

First Foundation Inc (NASDAQ:FFWM) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 29th. The bank reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.03. The bank earned $54.09 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $52.80 million. First Foundation had a return on equity of 9.48% and a net margin of 19.36%. View First Foundation's earnings history.

How often does First Foundation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Foundation?

First Foundation declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 5th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 4th. This is a positive change from First Foundation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. View First Foundation's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for FFWM?

2 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for First Foundation's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate First Foundation's share price to reach $17.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 62.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for First Foundation.

Has First Foundation been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about FFWM stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Foundation earned a news impact score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutFirst Foundation.

Are investors shorting First Foundation?

First Foundation saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 437,700 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the February 27th total of 414,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 168,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.6 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. View First Foundation's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of First Foundation's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of First Foundation own?

Who are First Foundation's key executives?

First Foundation's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ulrich Emanuel Keller Jr., CFP, 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)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (8.99%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (2.51%), State Street Corp (1.93%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.87%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.30%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.21%). Company insiders that own First Foundation stock include David G Lake, Diane M Rubin, Elizabeth A Pagliarini, Gerald L Larsen, Jacob Sonenshine, James G Brakke, John Hakopian, John Michel, Max Briggs, Scott F Kavanaugh and Ulrich E Keller Jr. View institutional ownership trends for First Foundation.

Which institutional investors are selling First Foundation stock?

FFWM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Mackay Shields LLC, Royce & Associates LP, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, RMB Capital Management LLC, Mesirow Financial Investment Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold First Foundation company stock in the last year include John Michel, and Ulrich E Keller Jr. View insider buying and selling activity for First Foundation.

Which institutional investors are buying First Foundation stock?

FFWM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Panagora Asset Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Nicholas Investment Partners LP, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought First Foundation stock in the last two years include David G Lake, Diane M Rubin, Elizabeth A Pagliarini, James G Brakke, Max Briggs, and Scott F Kavanaugh. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is First Foundation's stock price today?

One share of FFWM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.47.

How big of a company is First Foundation?

First Foundation has a market capitalization of $468.64 million and generates $290.54 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $56.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.25 on an earnings per share basis. First Foundation employs 483 workers across the globe. View additional information about First Foundation.

What is First Foundation's official website?

The official website for First Foundation is http://www.firstfoundationinc.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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  238 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  271 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  509
MarketBeat'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 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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