Valeo Financial Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in First Financial Corp (NASDAQ:THFF) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 36,145 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $1,721,000. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC owned about 0.30% of First Financial as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of THFF. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in First Financial during the second quarter worth about $102,000. Bank of America Corp DE grew its position in First Financial by 7.3% during the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 3,194 shares of the bank’s stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 216 shares in the last quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP acquired a new stake in First Financial during the second quarter worth about $224,000. Context BH Capital Management LP grew its position in First Financial by 15.1% during the second quarter. Context BH Capital Management LP now owns 5,326 shares of the bank’s stock worth $252,000 after buying an additional 700 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Schroder Investment Management Group grew its position in First Financial by 19.7% during the second quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 5,437 shares of the bank’s stock worth $261,000 after buying an additional 896 shares in the last quarter. 53.74% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
First Financial Corp (NASDAQ THFF) traded down $0.40 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $44.95. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 18,547 shares, compared to its average volume of 18,800. The firm has a market capitalization of $554.35, a P/E ratio of 15.77 and a beta of 0.85. First Financial Corp has a 12 month low of $39.55 and a 12 month high of $53.30.
First Financial (NASDAQ:THFF) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 23rd. The bank reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.72. The company had revenue of $35.65 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.71 million. First Financial had a return on equity of 8.11% and a net margin of 23.48%. equities analysts predict that First Financial Corp will post 2.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 8th will be issued a dividend of $0.51 per share. This represents a yield of 2.14%. This is an increase from First Financial’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.50. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 5th. First Financial’s payout ratio is presently 35.09%.
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded First Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. BidaskClub downgraded First Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. ValuEngine raised First Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $50.00 target price on shares of First Financial in a research report on Friday, December 22nd.
COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece of content was published by TrueBlueTribune and is the sole property of of TrueBlueTribune. If you are accessing this piece of content on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of U.S. and international trademark & copyright laws. The original version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2018/01/03/36145-shares-in-first-financial-corp-thff-acquired-by-valeo-financial-advisors-llc.html.
First Financial Company Profile
First Financial Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, offers financial services, including commercial, mortgage and consumer lending, lease financing, trust account services, depositor services and insurance services. The Company’s subsidiaries include First Financial Bank, N.A.
Receive News & Ratings for First Financial Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for First Financial and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.