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NASDAQ:FFWMFirst Foundation Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.01 (+0.07 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.88
50-Day Range
MA: $12.15
52-Week Range
Now: $13.88
Volume76,200 shs
Average Volume161,999 shs
Market Capitalization$619.26 million
P/E Ratio10.68
Dividend Yield2.02%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.10 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FFWM



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$290.54 million
Cash Flow$1.30 per share
Book Value$13.75 per share


Net Income$56.24 million


Market Cap$619.26 million
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)
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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FFWM stock has increased by 13.4% and is now trading at $13.88. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Foundation in the last year. There are currently 3 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 Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for First Foundation.

How were First Foundation's earnings last quarter?

First Foundation Inc (NASDAQ:FFWM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 22nd. The bank reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.29. The bank earned $55.54 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $53.81 million. First Foundation had a return on equity of 9.59% and a net margin of 19.76%. View First Foundation's earnings history.

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

First Foundation announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 28th. Investors of record on Monday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Monday, June 15th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 29th. View First Foundation's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for FFWM?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for First Foundation's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect First Foundation's stock price to reach $15.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for First Foundation.

Has First Foundation been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about FFWM stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Foundation earned a news sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the bank a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutFirst Foundation.

Are investors shorting First Foundation?

First Foundation saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 529,100 shares, an increase of 33.7% from the April 30th total of 395,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 188,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's stock 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?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Foundation investors own include Square (SQ), Enbridge (ENB), Ford Motor (F), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), KeyCorp (KEY), People's United Financial (PBCT), Ring Energy (REI), Ring Energy (REI) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC).

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 BlackRock Inc. (6.43%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (3.50%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (2.44%), State Street Corp (1.90%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.76%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.31%). Company insiders that own First Foundation stock include David G Lake, Diane M Rubin, Elizabeth A Pagliarini, 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 Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., UBS Group AG, and BHZ Capital Management LP. 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, M3F Inc., Banc Funds Co. LLC, Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, AQR Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, and BlackRock Inc.. 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 $13.88.

How big of a company is First Foundation?

First Foundation has a market capitalization of $619.26 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.

What is First Foundation's official website?

The official website for First Foundation is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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