Equities research analysts expect that First Financial Corporation Indiana (NASDAQ:THFF) will post earnings per share (EPS) of $0.71 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for First Financial Corporation Indiana’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.70 to $0.71. First Financial Corporation Indiana reported earnings of $0.68 per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 4.4%. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that First Financial Corporation Indiana will report full year earnings of $2.87 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.83 to $2.91. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $2.87 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.85 to $2.88. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for First Financial Corporation Indiana.

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, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.72. The company had revenue of $35.65 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.71 million. First Financial Corporation Indiana had a net margin of 23.36% and a return on equity of 8.06%.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on THFF shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded First Financial Corporation Indiana from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price objective for the company in a report on Friday, July 28th. ValuEngine upgraded First Financial Corporation Indiana from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $49.00 price objective on shares of First Financial Corporation Indiana in a report on Tuesday. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded First Financial Corporation Indiana from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th.

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A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in THFF. Wellington Management Group LLP purchased a new position in First Financial Corporation Indiana in the first quarter worth about $5,862,000. Numeric Investors LLC boosted its position in First Financial Corporation Indiana by 48.0% in the second quarter. Numeric Investors LLC now owns 118,757 shares of the bank’s stock worth $5,617,000 after purchasing an additional 38,500 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its position in First Financial Corporation Indiana by 15.2% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 270,597 shares of the bank’s stock worth $12,800,000 after purchasing an additional 35,700 shares during the last quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC boosted its position in First Financial Corporation Indiana by 54.4% in the first quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 78,847 shares of the bank’s stock worth $3,745,000 after purchasing an additional 27,768 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Systematic Financial Management LP purchased a new position in First Financial Corporation Indiana in the second quarter worth about $1,268,000. 53.78% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of First Financial Corporation Indiana (NASDAQ THFF) traded down 0.52% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $48.20. 28,355 shares of the company were exchanged. The company has a 50 day moving average of $46.27 and a 200-day moving average of $46.54. First Financial Corporation Indiana has a 1-year low of $39.20 and a 1-year high of $53.49. The stock has a market capitalization of $589.15 million, a PE ratio of 17.19 and a beta of 0.86.

The firm also recently disclosed a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Investors of record on Friday, November 17th will be issued a $1.50 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th. This represents a yield of 2.06%. First Financial Corporation Indiana’s payout ratio is 35.71%.

First Financial Corporation Indiana Company Profile

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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