First Financial Northwest trades as part of the financial services sector and is part of the banking industry. First Financial Northwest Inc is a bank holding company for First Savings Bank Northwest. The bank’s business consists of attracting deposits from the public and utilizing these funds commercial real estate, construction, business and consumer loans.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The FFNW shares had a previous change of 2.19% which opened at 15.06 and closed at 15.40. It moved to an intraday high of 15.78 and a low of 15.14.

SeekingAlpha:  First Financial Northwest misses by $0.06, misses on revenue

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, FFNW shares returned -1.91% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -4.22%. Over three months, it changed 2.17%. In one year it has changed -5.07% and within that year its 52-week high was 21.81 and its 52-week low was 13.75. FFNW stock is 12.00% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 16.63 and a 50 day moving average of 15.74. Right now, FFNW stock is trading -7.41% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  First Financial Northwest misses by $0.06, misses on revenue

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $161.8m with 10.5m shares outstanding and a float of 9.4m shares. Trading volume was 27,712 shares and has experienced an average volume of 15,047 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for First Financial Northwest was 1.44 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 10.69. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.27. The trailing twelve month EPS is 1.44, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 10.69. Historically, the PE high was 30.70 and the PE low was 6.80. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 9.80, which is a decrease of -36.39%.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.21
09-30-2018:  0.27
06-30-2018:  0.30
03-31-2018:  0.66

The dividend per share is currently 0.32, which is a dividend yield of 2.08%. Also, the payout ratio is 22.22%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 8.22, which means it might overvalued by -87.44%



The next earnings report will be: 03-27-2019

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of First Financial Northwest; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which is 7.00%.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 10.00% of insider ownership and 76.60% of institutional ownership.

I calculated the beta to be 0.20

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.04%, return on assets is 1.21%, profit margin is 25.34%, price-to-sales is 2.69 and price-to-book is 1.03.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 0  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 3  : Past Performance Result
 3  : Valuation Result
 4  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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