First Financial Bancorp (FFBC)

21.06
NASDAQ : Financial
Prev Close 20.25
Day Low/High 19.90 / 21.09
52 Wk Low/High 13.76 / 21.09
Avg Volume 184.20K
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 61.86M
Market Cap 1.25B
EPS 1.20
P/E Ratio 16.33
Div & Yield 0.64 (3.20%)

Latest News

Short Interest Drops 42% For FFBC

Short Interest Drops 42% For FFBC

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 12/31/2015 settlement date, which shows a 550,441 share decrease in total short interest for First Financial Bancorp , to 763,728, a decrease of 41.89% since 12/15/2015. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

First Financial Bancorp Stock Sees Short Interest Decrease By 18.6%

First Financial Bancorp Stock Sees Short Interest Decrease By 18.6%

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 10/30/2015 settlement date, which shows a 344,884 share decrease in total short interest for First Financial Bancorp , to 1,507,498, a decrease of 18.62% since 10/15/2015. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

First Week of February 2016 Options Trading For First Financial Bancorp (FFBC)

First Week of February 2016 Options Trading For First Financial Bancorp (FFBC)

Investors in First Financial Bancorp saw new options become available this week, for the February 2016 expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 141 days until expiration the newly available contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.

Ex-Dividend Reminder: First Financial Bancorp, Piedmont Office Realty Trust And Tessera Technologies

Ex-Dividend Reminder: First Financial Bancorp, Piedmont Office Realty Trust And Tessera Technologies

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/26/15, First Financial Bancorp , Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc , and Tessera Technologies Inc will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. First Financial Bancorp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.16 on 10/1/15, Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.21 on 9/18/15, and Tessera Technologies Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.20 on 9/18/15.

First Financial Bancorp Appoints New Director

First Financial Bancorp Appoints New Director

Indianapolis leader joins the company's board of directors

FFBC Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level

FFBC Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level

In trading on Thursday, shares of First Financial Bancorp crossed below their 200 day moving average of $17.00, changing hands as low as $16.84 per share. First Financial Bancorp shares are currently trading down about 0.5% on the day.

Short Interest In First Financial Bancorp Increases 16.3%

Short Interest In First Financial Bancorp Increases 16.3%

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 01/30/2015 settlement date, which shows a 262,715 share increase in total short interest for First Financial Bancorp , to 1,870,147, an increase of 16.34% since 01/15/2015. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

First Week Of May 2015 Options Trading For First Financial Bancorp (FFBC)

First Week Of May 2015 Options Trading For First Financial Bancorp (FFBC)

Investors in First Financial Bancorp saw new options begin trading this week, for the May 2015 expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 144 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.

First Financial Bancorp Growing In Central Ohio

First Financial Bancorp Growing In Central Ohio

The Bank opens three more banks in Columbus market under the First Financial brand

First Financial Announces Executive Promotions

First Financial Announces Executive Promotions

The bank appoints new chief operating officer and chief financial officer

First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) Upgraded From Hold to Buy

First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) Upgraded From Hold to Buy

First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from Hold to Buy with a ratings score of B.

First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

In trading on Wednesday, shares of First Financial Bancorp crossed above their 200 day moving average of $16.68, changing hands as high as $16.72 per share. First Financial Bancorp shares are currently trading up about 1% on the day.

First Financial Bancorph (FFBC) Downgraded From Buy to Hold

First Financial Bancorph (FFBC) Downgraded From Buy to Hold

First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from Buy to Hold with a ratings score of C+.

First Financial Bancorp Appoints Two New Directors

First Financial Bancorp Appoints Two New Directors

Columbus, Ohio leaders join the company's board of directors

FFBC Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

FFBC Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

In trading on Tuesday, shares of First Financial Bancorp crossed above their 200 day moving average of $16.81, changing hands as high as $16.89 per share. First Financial Bancorp shares are currently trading up about 0.9% on the day.

First Financial Bancorp Completes Acquisition Of The Guernsey Bank

First Financial Bancorp Completes Acquisition Of The Guernsey Bank

The bank announces transition weekend will take place in December

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - FFBC

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - FFBC

In trading on Friday, shares of First Financial Bancorp crossed below their 200 day moving average of $16.60, changing hands as low as $16.59 per share. First Financial Bancorp shares are currently trading down about 0.6% on the day.

First Financial Bancorp Stock Upgraded (FFBC)

First Financial Bancorp Stock Upgraded (FFBC)

First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq:FFBC) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from a hold to buy.

Http://www.bankatfirst.com

Http://www.bankatfirst.com

First Financial Bank, a subsidiary of First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC), and Q2 Holdings, Inc.

First Financial Bancorp Becomes Oversold

First Financial Bancorp Becomes Oversold

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. First Financial Bancorp presently has an above average rank, in the top 50% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

Relative Strength Alert For First Financial Bancorp

Relative Strength Alert For First Financial Bancorp

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100.