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

First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC): $24.14

0.58 (+2.46%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where FFBC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.37% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for FFBC is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • FFBC's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 26.86% of US stocks).

FFBC Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 7.08 for First Financial Bancorp; that's greater than it is for 84.08% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -45.43%, First Financial Bancorp's debt growth rate surpasses only 10.88% of about US stocks.
  • First Financial Bancorp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 35.35%, greater than the shareholder yield of 93.65% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FFBC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are RNST, BANR, CBTX, BCML, and LBAI.
  • 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 year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 1632.99%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 134.11%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 85.38%.
FFBC's revenue has moved up $288,380,000 over the prior 49 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
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
2020-06-30 558.778 60.363 165.554
2020-03-31 574.988 22.109 180.864

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 47.64% of graded US stocks.
  • FFBC's asset turnover comes in at 0.039 -- ranking 190th of 433 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 $24.14 52-week high $26.62
Prev. close $23.56 52-week low $13.47
Day low $23.47 Volume 170,700
Day high $24.16 Avg. volume 363,838
50-day MA $23.26 Dividend yield 3.9%
200-day MA $23.36 Market Cap 2.31B

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 (FFBC) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

First Financial (FFBC) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | October 14, 2021

First Financial Bancorp to Announce Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results on Thursday, October 21, 2021

First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release third quarter 2021 financial results after the market close on Thursday, October 21, 2021. A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.

Yahoo | October 7, 2021

First Financial leader adds C-suite role

First Financial Bank has added a C-suite role to one of its top executives’ responsibilities. Mandy Neeley has added the chief consumer banking officer role to her previous position of chief strategy officer. Neeley takes on the consumer banking role from Cathy Myers, who retired earlier this year.

Yahoo | October 1, 2021

Should You Buy First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) For Its Upcoming Dividend?

Readers hoping to buy First Financial Bancorp. ( NASDAQ:FFBC ) for its dividend will need to make their move shortly...

Yahoo | August 27, 2021

First Financial Bancorp (FFBC): Price Now Near $23.26; Daily Chart Shows Downtrend on 100 Day Basis

This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move down. The post First Financial Bancorp (FFBC): Price Now Near $23.26; Daily Chart Shows Downtrend on 100 Day Basis appeared first on ETF Daily News .

ETF Daily News | August 17, 2021

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FFBC Price Returns

1-mo 11.71%
3-mo 9.08%
6-mo -1.48%
1-year 81.86%
3-year 11.17%
5-year 33.97%
YTD 41.74%
2020 -27.04%
2019 11.31%
2018 -7.57%
2017 -4.96%
2016 62.34%

FFBC Dividends

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Continue Researching FFBC

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