Analysts See $0.26 EPS for First Foundation Inc. (FFWM)

January 19, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

 Analysts See $0.26 EPS for First Foundation Inc. (FFWM)
Investors sentiment increased to 3.13 in Q3 2017. Its up 1.61, from 1.52 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 0 investors sold First Foundation Inc. shares while 16 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 37.09 million shares or 113.88% more from 17.34 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Boston invested in 0.02% or 942,860 shares. Geode Capital Mgmt Limited Company holds 235,665 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Vanguard Grp Inc Incorporated holds 1.24M shares or 0% of its portfolio. Stifel Financial Corp reported 0.01% stake. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Lc reported 105,293 shares. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers accumulated 578,105 shares or 0.43% of the stock. Amer International Group Incorporated, New York-based fund reported 18,906 shares. Hollencrest Llc reported 12,725 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. 43,665 were accumulated by Cornercap Invest Counsel Inc. Pdt Partners Limited Liability, New York-based fund reported 19,852 shares. Citigroup reported 0% in First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM). Endicott Mgmt accumulated 1.14 million shares or 12.07% of the stock. Great West Life Assurance Company Can has 3,000 shares. Ameritas Prns Inc invested in 0% or 2,056 shares. Essex Inv Co Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 93,389 shares or 0.23% of the stock.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $2.18 million activity. 10,400 shares were sold by MICHEL JOHN, worth $174,720. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $164,800 was made by HAKOPIAN JOHN on Monday, September 11. LARSEN GERALD L. sold $302,760 worth of stock.

Analysts expect First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) to report $0.26 EPS on February, 5.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 36.84 % from last quarter’s $0.19 EPS. FFWM’s profit would be $9.93M giving it 18.50 P/E if the $0.26 EPS is correct. After having $0.27 EPS previously, First Foundation Inc.’s analysts see -3.70 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.40% or $0.265 during the last trading session, reaching $19.245. About 36,277 shares traded. First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) has risen 43.47% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.77% the S&P500.

First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. First Foundation had 10 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 17 by FBR Capital. The stock of First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, June 22 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, October 28. The company was maintained on Tuesday, December 19 by FBR Capital. As per Friday, July 29, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The stock of First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) earned “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, July 1. The stock of First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Tuesday, December 20.

First Foundation Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides personalized financial services to individuals, businesses, and other organizations in the United States. The company has market cap of $735.31 million. It operates in two divisions, Banking; and Investment Management and Wealth Planning. It has a 20.69 P/E ratio. The firm offers a range of bank deposit products, including personal and business checking accounts, savings accounts, interest-bearing negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, money market accounts, and time certificates of deposit; and loan products consisting of multifamily and single family residential real estate loans, commercial real estate loans, and commercial term loans and lines of credit, as well as consumer loans, such as personal installment loans and lines of credit, and home equity lines of credit.

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