First Foundation Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.42 (-1.73 %)
(As of 06/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume161,758 shs
Average Volume153,933 shs
Market Capitalization$1.07 billion
P/E Ratio11.44
Dividend Yield1.48%
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About First Foundation

First Foundation Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides financial services to individuals, businesses, and other organizations in the United States. It operates through 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 certificate of deposits; and loan products consisting of multifamily and single family residential real estate loans, commercial real estate loans, and commercial term loans and line of credits, as well as consumer loans, such as personal installment loans and line of credits, and home equity line of credits. It also provides various specialized services comprising trust services, internet and mobile 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 3 loan production offices in California, Nevada, and Hawaii. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Dallas, Texas.


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Overall MarketRank

1.76 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

384th out of 1,976 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

67th out of 310 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 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 equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Foundation in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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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When is First Foundation's next earnings date?

First Foundation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 20th 2021.
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How were First Foundation's earnings last quarter?

First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 27th. The bank reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.04. The bank earned $66.14 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $64.21 million. First Foundation had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.72% and a net margin of 31.53%.
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How has First Foundation's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

First Foundation's stock was trading at $12.24 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FFWM shares have increased by 95.4% and is now trading at $23.92.
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How often does First Foundation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Foundation?

First Foundation announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Monday, May 17th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 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 1.48%. First Foundation does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. 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 15.52% 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for First Foundation's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate First Foundation's stock price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.3% 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:
  • Mr. Ulrich Emanuel Keller Jr., CFP, CFP, Exec. Chairman (Age 65, Pay $960k)
  • Mr. Scott Farris K. Kavanaugh, CEO & Vice Chairman (Age 60, Pay $1.84M)
  • Mr. David S. DePillo, Pres (Age 60, Pay $1.34M)
  • Mr. Kevin Lewis Thompson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48, Pay $525.17k)
  • Mr. Adriano S. Darmawan, CTO & Exec. VP
  • Mr. Robert E. Sjogren J.D., Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Mr. Tyler J. Resh, Director of Marketing & Strategy
  • Mr. Curt Freeman, Sr. VP and Construction Products Mang.
  • Mr. Tony Fire, Sr. VP
  • Mr. Manjit Dhillon, Sr. 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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.20%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.39%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (2.51%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (2.44%), Jennison Associates LLC (2.30%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.58%). 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, Scott F Kavanaugh 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 Jennison Associates LLC, Endicott Management Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Teton Advisors Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have sold First Foundation company stock in the last year include John Hakopian, Mitchell M Rosenberg, and Ulrich E Keller Jr.
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Which major investors are buying First Foundation stock?

FFWM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Wesbanco Bank Inc., Essex Investment Management Co. LLC, and Renaissance Technologies LLC. 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 $23.92.

How much money does First Foundation make?

First Foundation has a market capitalization of $1.07 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 6/15/2021 by Staff
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