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

First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC): $20.37

0.30 (+1.49%)

POWR Rating

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  • FFBC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 89.62% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for FFBC is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • FFBC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 25.7% of US stocks).

FFBC Stock Summary

  • FFBC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 85.33% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, FFBC is more volatile than only 8.84% of stocks we're observing.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for FFBC comes in at 23.19% -- higher than that of 92.46% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to First Financial Bancorp are BANR, SRCE, UVSP, CAC, and RNST.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 12.4; this is 44.19% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • FFBC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 2.7 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, FFBC's price/earnings ratio has gone down 2.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FFBC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FFBC 2021-08-12 3.6 1.0 12.0 12.5
FFBC 2020-09-21 2.1 0.5 7.2 11.5
FFBC 2016-09-29 4.1 1.6 16.5 20.3
FFBC 2011-05-05 2.9 1.3 16.3 9.4
FFBC 2004-10-19 3.9 2.1 20.2 23.0
FFBC 2004-07-08 4.0 2.0 20.0 21.8

FFBC Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -74.58%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 162.63%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 181.56%.
Over the past 52 months, FFBC's revenue has gone up $295,490,000.

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
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
2020-12-31 575.075 109.888 155.81
2020-09-30 557.636 34.358 156.175

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 $20.37 52-week high $26.83
Prev. close $20.07 52-week low $19.80
Day low $19.84 Volume 325,000
Day high $20.48 Avg. volume 325,042
50-day MA $22.09 Dividend yield 4.52%
200-day MA $23.69 Market Cap 1.92B

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.

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FFBC Price Returns

1-mo -5.65%
3-mo N/A
6-mo -18.58%
1-year -18.69%
3-year 0.37%
5-year -5.41%
YTD -15.67%
2021 44.56%
2020 -27.04%
2019 11.31%
2018 -7.57%
2017 -4.96%

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