First Financial (NASDAQ:THFF) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday. The bank reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.26, MarketWatch Earnings reports. The company had revenue of $44.67 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $45.95 million. First Financial had a net margin of 25.97% and a return on equity of 9.45%.
Shares of First Financial stock opened at $33.43 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a current ratio of 0.84. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $34.72 and its 200-day simple moving average is $36.52. First Financial has a twelve month low of $27.62 and a twelve month high of $46.93. The firm has a market cap of $458.49 million, a P/E ratio of 8.94 and a beta of 0.90.
Several research firms have issued reports on THFF. BidaskClub upgraded shares of First Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 18th. ValuEngine lowered shares of First Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of First Financial from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $40.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 9th.
About First Financial
First Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial services. It offers non-interest-bearing demand, interest-bearing demand, savings, time, and other time deposits. The company also provides commercial loans primarily to expand a business or finance asset purchases; residential real estate and residential real estate construction loans; and home equity loans and lines, secured loans, and cash/CD secured and unsecured loans.
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