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

First Foundation Inc. (FFWM): $26.46

-0.37 (-1.38%)

POWR Rating

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  • FFWM scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 84.51% of US stocks.
  • FFWM's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 51 weeks.
  • FFWM ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

FFWM Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 10.07 for First Foundation Inc; that's greater than it is for 91.47% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -97.38%, First Foundation Inc's debt growth rate surpasses just 1.77% of about US stocks.
  • First Foundation Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 63.12%, greater than the shareholder yield of 96.72% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to First Foundation Inc are OPBK, HMNF, CASH, IBCP, and CBTX.
  • Visit FFWM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

FFWM Valuation Summary

  • FFWM's price/earnings ratio is 10.7; this is 2.73% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • FFWM's price/earnings ratio has moved down 8.1 over the prior 83 months.
  • FFWM's price/earnings ratio has moved down 8.1 over the prior 83 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FFWM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FFWM 2021-06-03 4.3 1.6 12.0 5.1
FFWM 2020-04-21 2.3 0.8 8.6 14.6
FFWM 2018-03-26 4.8 1.8 26.3 25.4
FFWM 2017-07-25 4.4 1.9 22.0 26.7
FFWM 2017-04-24 4.4 1.9 22.6 30.7
FFWM 2016-06-30 3.7 1.3 23.8 37.4

FFWM Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -23.59%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -81.29%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 261.45%.
FFWM's revenue has moved up $95,826,000 over the prior 33 months.

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
2021-06-30 274.695 80.018 101.713
2021-03-31 258.843 99.177 93.513
2020-12-31 244.545 67.442 84.369
2020-09-30 234.615 63.683 77.217
2020-06-30 217.847 64.679 63.635
2020-03-31 211.585 50.129 58.191

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 20.17% of graded US stocks.
  • FFWM's asset turnover comes in at 0.039 -- ranking 190th of 433 Banking stocks.
  • PDLB, ALLY, and HTH 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)

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FFWM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $26.46 52-week high $27.25
Prev. close $26.83 52-week low $14.29
Day low $26.42 Volume 149,000
Day high $27.24 Avg. volume 163,280
50-day MA $25.12 Dividend yield 1.36%
200-day MA $23.59 Market Cap 1.19B

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 Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call Details

DALLAS, October 04, 2021--First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM) ("First Foundation"), a financial services company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors and First Foundation Bank, announced today that it will release its third quarter 2021 earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 26.

Yahoo | October 4, 2021

What Is The Ownership Structure Like For First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM)?

The big shareholder groups in First Foundation Inc. ( NASDAQ:FFWM ) have power over the company. Institutions often own...

Yahoo | October 1, 2021

INVESTIGATION: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates FFWM, FMBI, LDL, IKNX; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies:

Yahoo | August 30, 2021

Lifshitz Law Firm, P.C. Announces Investigation of FFWM, JAX, LMRK, and TRIL

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / August 26, 2021 /First Foundation Inc. (NasdaqGS:FFWM)Lifshitz Law Firm, P.

Yahoo | August 26, 2021

INVESTIGATION: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates QADA, FFWM, WBT, LDL, IKNX, SNR; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies:

Yahoo | August 23, 2021

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FFWM Price Returns

1-mo 6.35%
3-mo 21.71%
6-mo 15.00%
1-year 81.01%
3-year 87.08%
5-year 126.83%
YTD 33.87%
2020 17.09%
2019 37.16%
2018 -30.64%
2017 30.11%
2016 20.81%

FFWM Dividends

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