Brokerages expect First Financial Corporation Indiana (NASDAQ:THFF) to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.71 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for First Financial Corporation Indiana’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.68 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.74. First Financial Corporation Indiana reported earnings of $0.67 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 6%. The company is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, October 24th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that First Financial Corporation Indiana will report full year earnings of $2.87 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.83 to $2.91. For the next year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of $2.87 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.85 to $2.88. Zacks’ EPS averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow First Financial Corporation Indiana.

First Financial Corporation Indiana (NASDAQ:THFF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The bank reported $0.68 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.69 by ($0.01). First Financial Corporation Indiana had a net margin of 23.36% and a return on equity of 8.06%. The firm had revenue of $34.67 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.15 million.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on THFF shares. Zacks Investment Research raised First Financial Corporation Indiana from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. BidaskClub cut First Financial Corporation Indiana from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, ValuEngine cut First Financial Corporation Indiana from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 26th.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in First Financial Corporation Indiana during the 2nd quarter valued at $102,000. Bank of America Corp DE boosted its position in First Financial Corporation Indiana by 7.3% during the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 3,194 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $152,000 after acquiring an additional 216 shares in the last quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. bought a new stake in First Financial Corporation Indiana during the 2nd quarter valued at $199,000. Schroder Investment Management Group boosted its position in First Financial Corporation Indiana by 89.4% during the 1st quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 4,541 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $220,000 after acquiring an additional 2,144 shares in the last quarter. Finally, OxFORD Asset Management LLP bought a new stake in First Financial Corporation Indiana during the 2nd quarter valued at $224,000. 54.07% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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First Financial Corporation Indiana (NASDAQ THFF) traded up 0.53% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $47.70. The company had a trading volume of 25,402 shares. First Financial Corporation Indiana has a 52 week low of $39.20 and a 52 week high of $53.49. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $44.49 and a 200 day moving average price of $46.40. The company has a market capitalization of $583.04 million, a P/E ratio of 17.01 and a beta of 0.86.

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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