NASDAQ:FFWM - First Foundation Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$18.75 -0.07 (-0.37 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.82
Today's Range$18.73 - $18.98
52-Week Range$16.08 - $20.43
Volume60,400 shs
Average Volume172,645 shs
Market Capitalization$730.37 million
P/E Ratio19.51
Dividend YieldN/A
First Foundation logoFirst 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, merchant credit card services, ATM cards, Visa debit cards, and business sweep accounts, as well as insurance brokerage services. In addition, the company offers investment management and financial planning services; advisory and coordination services in the areas of estate planning, retirement planning, charitable and business ownership issues, and issues faced by executives of publicly-traded companies; 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 was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry State commercial banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.87
Current Ratio1.15
Quick Ratio1.11


Trailing P/E Ratio19.51
Forward P/E Ratio15.76
P/E Growth2.25

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$175.52 million
Price / Sales4.17
Cash Flow$0.9786 per share
Price / Cash19.16
Book Value$10.34 per share
Price / Book1.81


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.97
Net Income$27.58 million
Net Margins16.05%
Return on Equity10.22%
Return on Assets0.86%


Outstanding Shares39,080,000
Market Cap$730.37

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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 were First Foundation's earnings last quarter?

First Foundation Inc (NASDAQ:FFWM) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The bank reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $43.25 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $43.15 million. First Foundation had a net margin of 16.05% and a return on equity of 10.22%. 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 Monday, July, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for First Foundation.

What price target have analysts set for FFWM?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for First Foundation's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect First Foundation's share price to reach $21.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Are investors shorting First Foundation?

First Foundation saw a decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 802,076 shares, a decrease of 26.5% from the May 31st total of 1,091,126 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 241,098 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 2.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View First Foundation's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of First Foundation's key competitors?

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 62)
  • Mr. Scott Farris Kavanaugh, Vice Chairman & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. John Matthias Michel, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. David S. DePillo, Pres of First Foundation Bank (Age 57)
  • Mr. Robert Nobel, EVP & Chief Lending Officer (Age 57)

Has First Foundation been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about FFWM stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Foundation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 47.20 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are First Foundation's major shareholders?

First Foundation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Chesley Taft & Associates LLC (0.16%) and Mesirow Financial Investment Management Inc. (0.06%). Company insiders that own First Foundation stock include Gerald L Larsen, Jacob Sonenshine, John Hakopian, John Michel, Max Briggs, Scott F Kavanaugh, Ulrich E Keller Jr, Victoria Collins 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 Mesirow Financial Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold First Foundation company stock in the last year include Gerald L Larsen, Jacob Sonenshine, John Hakopian, John Michel, Max Briggs, Scott F Kavanaugh, Ulrich E Keller Jr and Warren D Fix. 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 Chesley Taft & Associates LLC. 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 $18.75.

How big of a company is First Foundation?

First Foundation has a market capitalization of $730.37 million and generates $175.52 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $27.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.97 on an earnings per share basis. First Foundation employs 394 workers across the globe.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  143 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  146 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  289
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 7/17/2018 by Staff

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