Shares of First Financial Northwest Inc. (NASDAQ:FFNW) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $14.06 and last traded at $13.99, with a volume of 14,878 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $13.92.

A number of analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of First Financial Northwest from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 12th. DA Davidson reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of First Financial Northwest in a report on Monday, August 15th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill assumed coverage on shares of First Financial Northwest in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

The stock has a market cap of $173.71 million, a P/E ratio of 23.29 and a beta of 0.06. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $13.64 and a 200 day moving average price of $13.48.

First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 22nd. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.04. First Financial Northwest had a return on equity of 4.58% and a net margin of 19.42%. Equities analysts anticipate that First Financial Northwest Inc. will post $0.61 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, September 9th will be paid a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 7th. First Financial Northwest’s payout ratio is 40.68%.

First Financial Northwest Company Profile

First Financial Northwest, Inc (First Financial Northwest) is a holding company for First Financial Northwest Bank (the Bank). The Bank primarily serves the greater Puget Sound region of King and to a lesser extent, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap Counties, Washington through its full-service banking office located in Renton, Washington and branch office in Mill Creek, Washington.

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