First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) can pay dividend of $0.16 per share. As per last PR, record date is 2016-09-02, the payment date is 2016-10-03, and the ex-dividend date is 2016-08-31. This dividend update was disclosed on 2016-07-28.
Volatility is a key factor to be considered in portfolio management. Essentially, it has to be overcome with, and disbursements helps shareholders to lessen overall unpredictability. Equity prices are fluctuating down and up continuously, day-to-day and on intra-day basis, contingent on every small news or variation in analysts or shareholder sentiment. Disbursements, however, vary once a year, displaying the actual achievement of a firm, which doesn’t adjust constantly. Payments don’t see anything close to share prices volatility, and dividend-paying firms are usually less volatile too.
One of the most commonly used volatility elements is beta, which offers an indication of how meticulously an investment traces a specified index. Securities with a ‘1’ beta follows an index, like the NYSE Index, effortlessly. If the value is more than 1, it implies that the investment observes more volatility paralleled to the index. A value coming below ‘1’ indicates that the investment displays less unpredictability over the index.
In last year First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) paid dividend of $0.16 per share against payment of $0.16 a share in corresponding quarter, proposing a difference of 4.918%.
The experts are forecasting EPS of $0.36. First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) has a price target of $20.857 in short-range. This is mean estimate issued by 7 forecasters. The range shifts from $17 to $23. The standard deviation is $1.951 seeing the price assessments. With the practice of quarterly earnings season, the battle of securities analysts’ calculations for revenues, incomes and firm performance bloats as time passes by.
For the period closed on 2015-12-31, First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) reported EPS of $0.36. While for the quarter closing on 2016-09-30 EPS can be posted around 2016-10-20.
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