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FFBC
Stock ticker:
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AS OF
Aug 5 closing price
Price
$22.29
Change
+$0.18 (+0.81%)
Capitalization
2.11B

FFBC Price Prediction, First Financial Bancorp AI Recommendations

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Momentum Indicator for FFBC turns positive, indicating new upward trend

FFBC saw its Momentum Indicator move above the 0 level on July 15, 2022. This is an indication that the stock could be shifting in to a new upward move. Traders may want to consider buying the stock or buying call options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 93 similar instances where the indicator turned positive. In 57 of the 93 cases, the stock moved higher in the following days. The odds of a move higher are at 61%.

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Technical Analysis (Indicators)

Bullish Trend Analysis

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for FFBC just turned positive on July 15, 2022. Looking at past instances where FFBC's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 46 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

FFBC moved above its 50-day moving average on July 19, 2022 date and that indicates a change from a downward trend to an upward trend.

The 10-day moving average for FFBC crossed bullishly above the 50-day moving average on July 22, 2022. This indicates that the trend has shifted higher and could be considered a buy signal. In of 14 past instances when the 10-day crossed above the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where FFBC advanced for three days, in of 299 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

Bearish Trend Analysis

The RSI Indicator demonstrated that the stock has entered the overbought zone. This may point to a price pull-back soon.

The Stochastic Oscillator demonstrated that the ticker has stayed in the overbought zone for 13 days. The longer the ticker stays in the overbought zone, the sooner a price pull-back is expected.

Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where FFBC declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .

FFBC broke above its upper Bollinger Band on July 22, 2022. This could be a sign that the stock is set to drop as the stock moves back below the upper band and toward the middle band. You may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options.

The Aroon Indicator for FFBC entered a downward trend on July 18, 2022. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.

Fundamental Analysis (Ratings)

Fear & Greed

The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.

The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to consistent earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.

The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. FFBC’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.

The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (1.018) is normal, around the industry mean (2.416). P/E Ratio (10.560) is within average values for comparable stocks, (29.468). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is also within normal values, averaging (1.830). Dividend Yield (0.041) settles around the average of (0.037) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (3.356) is also within normal values, averaging (3.155).

The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. FFBC’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 75, placing this stock worse than average.

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FFBC is expected to report earnings to 55 cents per share on October 20

First Financial Bancorp FFBC Stock Earnings Reports
Q3'22
Est.
$0.55
Q2'22
Beat
by $0.05
Q1'22
Missed
by $0.01
Q4'21
Missed
by $0.05
Q3'21
Beat
by $0.11
The last earnings report on July 21 showed earnings per share of 55 cents, beating the estimate of 50 cents. With 188.34K shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 2.11B.
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FFBC is expected to pay dividends on September 15, 2022

First Financial Bancorp FFBC Stock Dividends
A dividend of $0.23 per share will be paid with a record date of September 15, 2022, and an ex-dividend date of August 31, 2022. The last dividend of $0.23 was paid on June 15. Read more...
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published Highlights

Notable companies

The most notable companies in this group are US Bancorp (NYSE:USB), PNC Financial Services Group (NYSE:PNC), Itau Unibanco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB), Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE:BBD), Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF), Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN), Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (NYSE:DB), KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY), Veritex Holdings (NASDAQ:VBTX).

Industry description

Regional banks have a smaller reach than major banks, and cater mostly to one region of a country, such as a state or within a group of states. They offer services often similar – albeit with some limitations/smaller scale – compared to major banks. Taking deposits, making loans, mortgages, leases, credit cards , fund management, insurance and investment banking. SunTrust Banks, State Street Corp., M&T Bank Corp. are some examples of U.S. regional banks.

Market Cap

The average market capitalization across the Regional Banks Industry is 4.87B. The market cap for tickers in the group ranges from 10.73K to 128.69B. CIHKY holds the highest valuation in this group at 128.69B. The lowest valued company is ACBCQ at 10.73K.

High and low price notable news

The average weekly price growth across all stocks in the Regional Banks Industry was 1%. For the same Industry, the average monthly price growth was 3%, and the average quarterly price growth was -6%. GPFOF experienced the highest price growth at 40%, while ABTO experienced the biggest fall at -20%.

Volume

The average weekly volume growth across all stocks in the Regional Banks Industry was -22%. For the same stocks of the Industry, the average monthly volume growth was -23% and the average quarterly volume growth was -8%

Fundamental Analysis Ratings

The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows

Valuation Rating: 50
P/E Growth Rating: 51
Price Growth Rating: 55
SMR Rating: 47
Profit Risk Rating: 75
Seasonality Score: -6 (-100 ... +100)
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General Information

a regional bank

Industry RegionalBanks

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Industry
Regional Banks
Address
255 East Fifth Street
Phone
+1 877 322-9530
Employees
2123
Web
https://www.bankatfirst.com

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Correlation & Price change

A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, FFBC has been closely correlated with STBA. These tickers have moved in lockstep 92% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if FFBC jumps, then STBA could also see price increases.

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Ticker /
NAME
Correlation
To FFBC
1D Price
Change %
FFBC100%
+0.81%
STBA - FFBC
92%
Closely correlated
+0.86%
PPBI - FFBC
89%
Closely correlated
+0.36%
SASR - FFBC
88%
Closely correlated
+0.22%
BANR - FFBC
87%
Closely correlated
+1.21%
UBSI - FFBC
86%
Closely correlated
+0.18%
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