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

First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC): $25.33

0.99 (+4.07%)

POWR Rating

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  • FFBC scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 81.63% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for FFBC is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • FFBC's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 22.86% of US stocks).

FFBC Stock Summary

  • FFBC's went public 32.88 years ago, making it older than 86.19% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 201.98%, FIRST FINANCIAL BANCORP's debt growth rate surpasses 92.93% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for FFBC comes in at -34.58% -- higher than that of just 13.15% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FFBC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BY, VLY, SBSI, OCFC, and CZNC.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 11.4; this is 0% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, FFBC's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FFBC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FFBC 2023-01-23 3.4 1.1 11.4 14.8
FFBC 2023-01-20 3.4 1.1 11.4 14.8
FFBC 2023-01-19 3.4 1.1 11.3 14.7
FFBC 2023-01-18 3.4 1.1 11.4 14.8
FFBC 2023-01-17 3.5 1.2 11.8 15.1
FFBC 2023-01-13 3.6 1.2 12.0 15.3

FFBC Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -16.65%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 10.85%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -48.01%.
FFBC's revenue has moved up $319,906,000 over the prior 67 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)

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FFBC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $25.33 52-week high $26.72
Prev. close $24.34 52-week low $18.75
Day low $24.37 Volume 395,800
Day high $25.37 Avg. volume 309,310
50-day MA $24.70 Dividend yield 3.63%
200-day MA $22.57 Market Cap 2.40B

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.

Lakeland Financial (LKFN) Q4 Earnings Miss Estimates

Lakeland Financial (LKFN) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -9.82% and 2.52%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | January 25, 2023

First Financial Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Financial Results on Thursday, January 26, 2023

First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release fourth quarter and full year 2022 financial results after the market close on Thursday, January 26, 2023. A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.

Yahoo | January 9, 2023

First Financial Bank acquires assets of Dayton's Brady Ware Capital

First Financial Bank acquired the assets of Brady Ware Capital, the business consulting affiliate of Dayton-based Brady Ware & Schoenfeld.

Yahoo | January 5, 2023

First Financial Bancorp: Outlook For The Top Line Remains Bright

First Financial Bancorp''s earnings will most probably continue to surge next year on the back of moderate loan growth. See why I still rate FFBC stock a buy.

Seeking Alpha | December 31, 2022

First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) is largely controlled by institutional shareholders who own 75% of the company

To get a sense of who is truly in control of First Financial Bancorp. ( NASDAQ:FFBC ), it is important to understand...

Yahoo | December 29, 2022

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FFBC Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 1.61%
6-mo 15.86%
1-year 3.82%
3-year 20.62%
5-year 8.24%
YTD 4.54%
2022 3.38%
2021 44.56%
2020 -27.04%
2019 11.31%
2018 -7.57%

FFBC Dividends

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Continue Researching FFBC

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First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) Stock Price | Nasdaq
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