First Financial Bancorp /oh/ (FFBC): Richard S Barbercheck , EVP & CCO of First Financial Bancorp /oh/ sold 1,500 shares on May 16, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on May 16, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $18.97 per share for a total value of $28,455.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Apr 7, 2016, Maribeth S Rahe (director) purchased 439 shares at $17.95 per share price.On Apr 7, 2016, Richard E Olszewski (director) purchased 352 shares at $17.95 per share price.Also, On Apr 7, 2016, John T Neighbours (director) purchased 363 shares at $17.95 per share price.On Apr 7, 2016, Jeffrey D Meyer (director) purchased 376 shares at $17.95 per share price.
Shares of First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) ended Friday, May 13, 2016 session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.34 points or -1.77% at $18.91 with 1,08,868 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $19.39, the shares hit an intraday low of $18.82 and an intraday high of $19.39 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $1,170 M and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 6,18,58,864 shares. The 52-week high of First Financial Bancorp is $21 and the 52-week low is $13.76.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.First Financial Bancorp is Downgraded by Keefe Bruyette to Mkt Perform. Earlier the firm had a rating of Outperform on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Apr 25, 2016.First Financial Bancorp is Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts to Sector Perform and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 20 from a previous price target of $18 .The Rating was issued on Apr 4, 2016.First Financial Bancorp is Downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to Hold. Earlier the firm had a rating of Buy on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Mar 10, 2016.First Financial Bancorp is Downgraded by FIG Partners to Market Perform. Earlier the firm had a rating of Outperform on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Feb 29, 2016.
First Financial Bancorp. (First Financial) is a regional bank holding company. First Financial is engaged in the business of commercial banking and other banking and banking-related activities through its wholly owned subsidiary First Financial Bank National Association (the Bank). The range of banking services provided by First Financial to individuals and businesses includes commercial lending real estate lending and consumer financing. Real estate loans are loans secured by a mortgage lien on the real property of the borrower which may either be residential property (one to four family residential housing units) or commercial property. First Financial offers deposit products that include interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing accounts time deposits and cash management services for commercial customers. First Financials Wealth Management division provides a range of trust and asset management services.