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Were Analysts Bearish First Financial Bancorp

Conrad Doyle | 11 February, 2018, 07:21

First Bancorp (FBP) average trading volume of 2,584,350 during the past month is 42.13% above its average volume over the past year, indicating that investors have been more active than usual in the stock in recent times. The stock increased 1.39% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $5.85.

First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $588.4 Million, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 2.16.

Shares of First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) opened at $27.10 on Friday. It has underperformed by 46.06% the S&P500.

Mar Vista Investment Partners Llc increased its stake in Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ) by 6.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 31,673 shares of the bank's stock, valued at approximately $1,369,000. (NASDAQ:FFBC). Vaughan Nelson Investment Mgmt LP has 3.18M shares for 0.99% of their portfolio. Account Management Llc who had been investing in Novagold Resources Inc New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.18B market cap company. The stock increased 1.90% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $68.74. Ami Asset Management Corporation holds 1.08% or 303,194 shares. Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. It has outperformed by 30.99% the S&P500.

However out of 3 analysts 2 suggest First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) a Strong Buy, 3 suggested Buy, 1 Hold and 0 Sell, while 0 analysts recommend the stock a Strong Sell. Therefore 33% are positive. First Bancorp had 25 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, September 26, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Citigroup maintained the shares of FBP in report on Monday, November 20 with "Neutral" rating. The stock of First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, November 8 by Bank of America.

Analysts are expecting average earnings estimates of $0.08 for the current quarter based on the opinion of 6 analysts, relating to high earnings per share estimates of $0.09 and low estimates of $0.07, however First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) reported $0.11 earnings per share for the same quarter previous year. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) rating on Wednesday, October 4. On Tuesday, January 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Sandler O'Neill to "Buy". The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Outperform" on Wednesday, October 14. (NASDAQ:MNRO) earned "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, June 20.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. It dropped, as 17 investors sold BroadSoft, Inc. shares while 57 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. Moreover, Rbf Ltd Liability has 0.12% invested in First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ:INBK) for 30,000 shares. Johnson Investment Counsel invested 0.17% in First Financial Bancorp. Legal & General Grp Inc Public Ltd holds 0% or 123,978 shares. Ajo Limited Partnership reported 27,247 shares. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 6th will be issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. Trexquant Inv Ltd Partnership holds 12,271 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:UBNT). Stevens Capital Management Lp has 18,470 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio.

Wellington Management Group Llp is an investor bullish on Glen Burnie Bancorp, owning 257506 shares as of Q3 2015 for less than 0.01% of its portfolio. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.38 earnings per share. equities research analysts expect that First Financial Bancorp will post 2.08 EPS for the current year. Morgan Stanley stated it has 23,680 shares. Parkside Bank reported 92 shares. (NASDAQ:UBNT). Burney Co accumulated 45,536 shares or 0.15% of the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in shares of First Connecticut Bancorp by 154.7% in the 3rd quarter. It also reduced its holding in Macquarie Infrastructure Cor (NYSE:MIC) by 309,453 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 288,695 shares, and cut its stake in Eqt Corp (NYSE:EQT). First Finl Bancorp Oh now has $1.70 billion valuation. Shares for $144,000 were sold by Markley John D. Jr.

Taking a broader look at the analyst consensus, brokerage firms have a price target of $7.08 on First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP). Therefore 50% are positive. On Friday, October 21 the stock rating was upgraded by JMP Securities to "Mkt Perform". On Monday, July 17 the stock rating was downgraded by Raymond James to "Hold". As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The Hamilton Lane Advisors Llc holds 326,948 shares with $2.87M value, down from 764,497 last quarter. Rahe Maribeth S bought $9,617 worth of stock. (NYSE:RHP) earned "Underperform" rating by Bank of America on Friday, March 3. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, January 29 by Piper Jaffray.

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