First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC): Price and Financial Metrics

First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC): $22.44

0.88 (+4.08%)

POWR Rating

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  • FFBC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 92.69% of US stocks.
  • FFBC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • FFBC's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 39.45% of US stocks).

FFBC Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 176.96, FIRST FINANCIAL BANCORP is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 87.12% of US stocks.
  • FFBC's went public 32.53 years ago, making it older than 85.55% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 7.42 for FIRST FINANCIAL BANCORP; that's greater than it is for 85.95% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to FIRST FINANCIAL BANCORP, a group of peers worth examining would be HOPE, CZNC, WSBC, UVSP, and BCML.
  • FFBC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit FIRST FINANCIAL BANCORP's official web site, go to

FFBC Valuation Summary

  • FFBC's price/sales ratio is 3.2; this is 14.29% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, FFBC's price/earnings ratio has gone down 7.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FFBC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FFBC 2022-09-23 3.2 1 10.4 12.0
FFBC 2022-09-22 3.2 1 10.4 12.0
FFBC 2022-09-21 3.2 1 10.6 12.2
FFBC 2022-09-20 3.3 1 10.6 12.2
FFBC 2022-09-19 3.3 1 10.7 12.2
FFBC 2022-09-16 3.2 1 10.4 12.0

FFBC Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 112.65%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 108.72%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 5.97%.
Over the past 33 months, FFBC's revenue has gone up $67,363,000.

The table below shows FFBC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 651.504 450.251 199.778
2022-03-31 644.989 387.243 199.146
2021-12-31 641.745 390.462 205.16
2021-09-30 646.033 437.801 206.527
2021-06-30 628.247 382.069 187.992
2021-03-31 601.067 383.146 174.497

FFBC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • FFBC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 50.71% of graded US stocks.
  • FFBC's asset turnover comes in at 0.039 -- ranking 190th of 430 Banking stocks.
  • WTFC, CTBI, and ZION are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with FFBC.

The table below shows FFBC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.039 1 0.014
2021-03-31 0.038 1 0.013
2020-12-31 0.037 1 0.012
2020-09-30 0.036 1 0.012
2020-06-30 0.037 1 0.013
2020-03-31 0.039 1 0.015

FFBC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FFBC, see our FFBC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $24.40 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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FFBC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.44 52-week high $26.83
Prev. close $21.56 52-week low $18.75
Day low $21.76 Volume 309,819
Day high $22.45 Avg. volume 321,468
50-day MA $22.18 Dividend yield 4.27%
200-day MA $22.53 Market Cap 2.13B

First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC) Company Bio

First Financial Bancorp operates as the holding company for First Financial Bank, National Association that provides commercial banking and other banking, and banking-related services to individuals and businesses in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. The company was founded in 1863 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Latest FFBC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about FIRST FINANCIAL BANCORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FFBC as an investment opportunity.

Those who invested in First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) five years ago are up 2.0%

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Yahoo | September 23, 2022

First Financial (FFBC) Upgraded to Strong Buy: What Does It Mean for the Stock?

First Financial (FFBC) might move higher on growing optimism about its earnings prospects, which is reflected by its upgrade to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

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FSK, TRTN and FFBC made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) income stocks list on September 22, 2022.

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

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OROVY, ESEA and FFBC made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) income stocks list on September 15, 2022.

Yahoo | September 15, 2022

Best Income Stocks to Buy for September 7th

ARR, PFLT and FFBC made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) income stocks list on September 7, 2022.

Yahoo | September 7, 2022

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FFBC Price Returns

1-mo 4.71%
3-mo 14.42%
6-mo 4.82%
1-year -2.32%
3-year 5.52%
5-year 4.18%
YTD -5.10%
2021 44.56%
2020 -27.04%
2019 11.31%
2018 -7.57%
2017 -4.96%

FFBC Dividends

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