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

First Foundation Inc. (FFWM): $14.32

-0.19 (-1.31%)

POWR Rating

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  • FFWM scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 92.62% of US stocks.
  • FFWM's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • FFWM ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

FFWM Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 10.12 for FIRST FOUNDATION INC; that's greater than it is for 90.86% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 11,871.65%, FIRST FOUNDATION INC's debt growth rate surpasses 99.69% 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 -166.9%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 3.67% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FFWM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SI, CVCY, SASR, ESSA, and WAFD.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 12.1; this is 6.14% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • FFWM's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.3 over the prior 98 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FFWM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FFWM 2022-11-23 2.2 0.7 6.6 12.1
FFWM 2022-11-22 2.2 0.7 6.6 12.1
FFWM 2022-11-21 2.2 0.7 6.8 12.2
FFWM 2022-11-18 2.3 0.7 7.0 12.4
FFWM 2022-11-17 2.3 0.7 6.9 12.3
FFWM 2022-11-16 2.3 0.7 7.0 12.4

FFWM Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 149.71%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -15.25%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 153.56%.
Over the past 70 months, FFWM's revenue has gone up $238,204,000.

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)

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FFWM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $14.32 52-week high $28.01
Prev. close $14.51 52-week low $13.17
Day low $14.17 Volume 524,000
Day high $14.47 Avg. volume 277,113
50-day MA $16.38 Dividend yield 3.03%
200-day MA $20.57 Market Cap 807.48M

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 Senior Management Appointments

DALLAS, November 21, 2022--First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM), a financial services company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors and First Foundation Bank, today announced that Chief Executive Officer, Scott F. Kavanaugh, has been named President of First Foundation Inc. and First Foundation Bank, effective immediately.

Yahoo | November 21, 2022

First Foundation Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: Revenues Beat Expectations, EPS In Line

First Foundation ( NASDAQ:FFWM ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$99.9m (up 11% from 3Q...

Yahoo | November 11, 2022

First Foundation Inc. Announces Senior Management Transition

DALLAS, November 08, 2022--First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM), a financial services company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors and First Foundation Bank, today announced that David DePillo, who has served as President of First Foundation Inc. and First Foundation Bank since 2015, will step down effective immediately.

Yahoo | November 8, 2022

Why You Might Be Interested In First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) For Its Upcoming Dividend

First Foundation Inc. ( NASDAQ:FFWM ) stock is about to trade ex-dividend in 4 days. The ex-dividend date is usually...

Yahoo | October 30, 2022

First Foundation (FFWM) Receives a Rating Update from a Top Analyst

E ratio of 7.64.

Howard Kim on TipRanks | October 26, 2022

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FFWM Price Returns

1-mo -0.21%
3-mo -23.49%
6-mo -34.79%
1-year -41.76%
3-year -6.31%
5-year -19.85%
YTD -41.11%
2021 26.19%
2020 17.09%
2019 37.16%
2018 -30.64%
2017 30.11%

FFWM Dividends

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