First Financial Corporation Indiana (THFF) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows
News articles about First Financial Corporation Indiana (NASDAQ:THFF) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Financial Corporation Indiana earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the bank an impact score of 47.2707181102383 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
A number of brokerages have weighed in on THFF. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of First Financial Corporation Indiana from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of First Financial Corporation Indiana from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. ValuEngine raised shares of First Financial Corporation Indiana from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $49.00 price target on shares of First Financial Corporation Indiana in a report on Tuesday, October 24th.
Shares of First Financial Corporation Indiana (NASDAQ THFF) traded down $1.05 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $47.65. 10,201 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 17,774. First Financial Corporation Indiana has a 52 week low of $39.25 and a 52 week high of $53.49. The firm has a market cap of $582.47, a P/E ratio of 16.72 and a beta of 0.85.
First Financial Corporation Indiana (NASDAQ:THFF) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The bank reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.72. First Financial Corporation Indiana had a net margin of 23.48% and a return on equity of 8.20%. The company had revenue of $35.65 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.71 million. equities analysts anticipate that First Financial Corporation Indiana will post 2.87 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be issued a $1.50 dividend. This represents a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th. First Financial Corporation Indiana’s payout ratio is 35.09%.
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About First Financial Corporation Indiana
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.
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