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

First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC): $19.59

0.18 (+0.93%)

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Industry: Midwest Regional Banks




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FFBC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $19.59 52-week high $26.72
Prev. close $19.41 52-week low $17.99
Day low $19.51 Volume 16,778
Day high $19.67 Avg. volume 328,711
50-day MA $21.29 Dividend yield 4.78%
200-day MA $22.05 Market Cap 1.86B

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  • FFBC scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 65.2% of US stocks.
  • FFBC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • FFBC's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 36.04% of US stocks).

FFBC Stock Summary

  • FIRST FINANCIAL BANCORP's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 85.48% of US equities in our set.
  • FFBC's current price/earnings ratio is 7.04, which is higher than just 16.81% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • FFBC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 85.84% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FFBC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are VLY, CFB, WBS, PNFP, 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 9.4; this is 16.81% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • FFBC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 8.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FFBC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FFBC 2023-09-15 2.5 0.9 7.4 9.4
FFBC 2023-09-14 2.5 0.9 7.5 9.5
FFBC 2023-09-13 2.5 0.9 7.4 9.4
FFBC 2023-09-12 2.5 0.9 7.4 9.4
FFBC 2023-09-11 2.5 0.9 7.4 9.4
FFBC 2023-09-08 2.5 0.9 7.4 9.5

FFBC Growth Metrics

    The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 37.43%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -48.01%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 94.21%.
FFBC's revenue has moved up $72,526,000 over the prior 33 months.

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
2022-09-30 657.555 280.624 195.471
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

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)

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.

First Financial Bancorp's (NASDAQ:FFBC) three-year total shareholder returns outpace the underlying earnings growth

By buying an index fund, investors can approximate the average market return. But if you buy good businesses at...

Yahoo | September 24, 2023

First Financial Bank Receives National Award for Community Action

First Financial Bank (Nasdaq: FFBC) has been selected by the National Community Action Partnership (NCAP) to receive the Corporate Partnership Award, recognizing the bank's long-term commitment in supporting community action and working directly to impact economic growth and increase opportunities for children and families. Nationwide, First Financial is one of only two organizations receiving this award in 2023.

Yahoo | September 1, 2023

First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.23

First Financial Bancorp.'s ( NASDAQ:FFBC ) investors are due to receive a payment of $0.23 per share on 15th of...

Yahoo | August 28, 2023

If EPS Growth Is Important To You, First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) Presents An Opportunity

The excitement of investing in a company that can reverse its fortunes is a big draw for some speculators, so even...

Yahoo | August 26, 2023

First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of $0.23

First Financial Bancorp.'s ( NASDAQ:FFBC ) investors are due to receive a payment of $0.23 per share on 15th of...

Yahoo | July 30, 2023

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FFBC Price Returns

1-mo -5.32%
3-mo -3.09%
6-mo -7.94%
1-year -4.41%
3-year 87.11%
5-year -18.48%
YTD -16.51%
2022 3.38%
2021 44.56%
2020 -27.04%
2019 11.31%
2018 -7.57%

FFBC Dividends

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