First Foundation Inc. (FFWM): Price and Financial Metrics

First Foundation Inc. (FFWM): $6.70

0.23 (-3.32%)

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Industry: Midwest Regional Banks




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FFWM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.70 52-week high $19.46
Prev. close $6.93 52-week low $3.69
Day low $6.61 Volume 1,103,600
Day high $6.97 Avg. volume 945,912
50-day MA $7.02 Dividend yield 1.04%
200-day MA $8.93 Market Cap 378.17M

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  • FFWM scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 57.08% of US stocks.
  • FFWM's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • FFWM's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 13.01% of US stocks).

FFWM Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 12.03 for FIRST FOUNDATION INC; that's greater than it is for 92.94% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, FFWM is more volatile than 93.44% of stocks we're observing.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for FFWM comes in at -105.86% -- higher than that of only 5.34% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to FIRST FOUNDATION INC, a group of peers worth examining would be TEO, X, CPA, CRC, and QRTEA.
  • FFWM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit FIRST FOUNDATION INC's official web site, go to

FFWM Valuation Summary

  • FFWM's EV/EBIT ratio is -3.5; this is 130.97% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • FFWM's price/earnings ratio has moved down 21.7 over the prior 108 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FFWM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FFWM 2023-09-15 1.4 0.5 -2.9 -3.5
FFWM 2023-09-14 1.4 0.5 -2.8 -3.5
FFWM 2023-09-13 1.4 0.5 -2.7 -3.4
FFWM 2023-09-12 1.4 0.5 -2.8 -3.5
FFWM 2023-09-11 1.4 0.5 -2.8 -3.5
FFWM 2023-09-08 1.4 0.5 -2.7 -3.4

FFWM Growth Metrics

    The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 53.51%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 132.91%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -20.54%.
Over the past 15 months, FFWM's revenue has gone up $82,837,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 357.532 127.036 117.034
2022-06-30 347.938 126.641 125.254
2022-03-31 324.807 104.655 117.992
2021-12-31 299.871 96.935 109.511
2021-09-30 291.269 87.19 108.001
2021-06-30 274.695 80.018 101.713

FFWM'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.
  • FFWM has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 19.06% of graded US stocks.
  • FFWM's asset turnover comes in at 0.039 -- ranking 189th of 430 Banking stocks.
  • PDLB, ALLY, and SC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with FFWM.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.039 1 0.022
2021-03-31 0.037 1 0.020
2020-12-31 0.036 1 0.017
2020-09-30 0.035 1 0.016
2020-06-30 0.033 1 0.013
2020-03-31 0.033 1 0.012

FFWM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FFWM, see our FFWM 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 $30.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.4 (Strong Buy)

First Foundation Inc. (FFWM) Company Bio

First Foundation Inc. provides various financial services to high net-worth individuals and their families, family businesses, and other affiliated organizations in the United States. It operates in two segments, Banking and Wealth Management. The company is based in Irvine, California.

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Latest FFWM News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about FIRST FOUNDATION INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FFWM as an investment opportunity.

First Foundation Advisors Named as One of the Top Financial Advisory Firms on the CNBC FA100 List

DALLAS, September 13, 2023--First Foundation Inc. (NYSE: FFWM) ("First Foundation" or the "Company"), a financial services company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors and First Foundation Bank, announced today that First Foundation Advisors has been recognized as one of 2023’s top financial advisory firms for the second consecutive year. The CNBC FA100 is an annual list, issued on September 12, 2023, which recognizes firms that provide wealth management servic

Yahoo | September 13, 2023

With 71% ownership of the shares, First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) is heavily dominated by institutional owners

Key Insights Institutions' substantial holdings in First Foundation implies that they have significant influence over...

Yahoo | August 21, 2023

First Foundation Inc. Announces Transfer of Common Stock Listing to the New York Stock Exchange

DALLAS, August 10, 2023--First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM) ("First Foundation" or the "Company"), a financial services company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors and First Foundation Bank, announced today that it is transferring the listing of its common stock to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq) and will continue to be traded under the ticker symbol ‘FFWM’. First Foundation’s common stock is expected to begin tra

Yahoo | August 10, 2023

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Yahoo | August 7, 2023

First Foundation Inc. Appoints James Britton as Chief Financial Officer

DALLAS, August 03, 2023--First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM) ("First Foundation"), a financial services company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors and First Foundation Bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of James ("Jamie") Britton as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective August 14, 2023. Reporting to Scott F. Kavanaugh, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Britton will lead the financial operations teams for First Founda

Yahoo | August 3, 2023

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FFWM Price Returns

1-mo -6.56%
3-mo 53.75%
6-mo -7.78%
1-year -64.83%
3-year -44.77%
5-year -56.41%
YTD -52.57%
2022 -41.07%
2021 26.19%
2020 17.09%
2019 37.16%
2018 -30.64%

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