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

First Foundation Inc. (FFWM): $26.71

-0.85 (-3.08%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades














  • FFWM scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 91.02% of US stocks.
  • FFWM's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 157 days.
  • FFWM's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 22.13% of US stocks).

FFWM Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 10.2 for First Foundation Inc; that's greater than it is for 91.77% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -95.35%, First Foundation Inc's debt growth rate surpasses just 2% 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 21.8%, greater than the shareholder yield of 91.07% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FFWM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CASH, FNCB, CBTX, HMNF, and OPBK.
  • 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

    The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 1059.66%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 226.28%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 129.21%.
FFWM's revenue has moved up $152,605,000 over the prior 49 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
2021-09-30 291.269 87.19 108.001
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

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)

FFWM Stock Price Chart Interactive Chart >

Price chart for FFWM

FFWM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $26.71 52-week high $29.41
Prev. close $27.56 52-week low $20.01
Day low $26.51 Volume 151,293
Day high $27.56 Avg. volume 164,391
50-day MA $26.59 Dividend yield 1.31%
200-day MA $24.97 Market Cap 1.20B

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.

FFWM Latest News Stream

Event/Time News Detail
Loading, please wait...

FFWM Latest Social Stream

Loading social stream, please wait...

View Full FFWM Social Stream

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 Fourth Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call Details

DALLAS, January 06, 2022--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 fourth quarter 2021 earnings results before the market opens on Monday, January 31.

Yahoo | January 6, 2022

Here are the banks that made moves to get more business in DFW this year

Several banks appointed market leaders, added banking teams and targeted new lines of business in North Texas during 2021.

Yahoo | December 31, 2021

First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) stock performs better than its underlying earnings growth over last three years

You can receive the average market return by buying a low-cost index fund. But you can make superior returns by picking...

Yahoo | December 29, 2021

Advisors' Inner Circle Fund III Buys Washington Federal Inc, Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc, ...

Investment company Advisors' Inner Circle Fund III (Current Portfolio) buys Washington Federal Inc, Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc, Portland General Electric Co, First Foundation Inc, Atlantic Union Bankshares Corp, sells Steven Madden, Signet Jewelers, Oxford Industries Inc, Redwood Trust Inc, Rogers Corp during the 3-months ended 2021Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Advisors' Inner Circle Fund III.

Yahoo | December 28, 2021

Dallas-based First Foundation completes acquisition of Florida bank

Dallas-based First Foundation Inc. completed its previously-announced, $295-million acquisition of a Florida bank to expand into its fifth state, effective Friday. The local company acquired TGR Financial Inc., the holding company of First Florida Integrity Bank, in an all-stock transaction that gave First Foundation an east coast entrance and trust powers in the Sunshine State. First Foundation moved its corporate headquarters to The Crescent in Uptown from California this spring with plans to acquire a Texas-based financial institution, but CEO Scott Kavanaugh said in June that the TGR deal was an opportunity to take advantage of a booming South Florida economy and span across the country.

Yahoo | December 21, 2021

Read More 'FFWM' Stories Here

FFWM Price Returns

1-mo 7.14%
3-mo 0.51%
6-mo 23.99%
1-year N/A
3-year 90.23%
5-year 102.47%
YTD 7.44%
2021 26.19%
2020 17.09%
2019 37.16%
2018 -30.64%
2017 30.11%

FFWM Dividends

Ex-Dividend Date Type Payout Amount Change
Loading, please wait...
View Full FFWM Dividend History

Get Free Updates

Join thousands of investors who get the latest news, insights and top rated picks from!

Page generated in 1.3488 seconds.