Market Overview

First Hawaiian Earnings Preview


Don't be caught off-guard: First Hawaiian, Inc. - Common Stock (NASDAQ: FHB) releases its next round of earnings today. Want to skip the homework and get all the facts in one place? We thought so.

Here is your everything-that-matters guide for Thursday's Q4 earnings announcement after the bell.

Earnings and Revenue

Analysts predict First Hawaiian will report earnings of 41 cents per share on revenue of $182 million.

In the same quarter last year, First Hawaiian announced EPS of 41 cents per share on revenue of $180 million. The current analyst consensus estimate would represent a 2.50 percent increase in the company's earnings. Sales would be up 1.22 percent from the same quarter last year.

Here's how the company's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:


Quarter Q3 2017 Q2 2017 Q1 2017
EPS Estimate 0.42 0.41 0.4
EPS Actual 0.41 0.41 0.41


Q4 EPS Estimate: 41 cents per share
Q4 Revenues Estimate: $182 million

Stock Performance

Shares of First Hawaiian were trading at $31.77 as of Jan. 25. Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 2.77 percent. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are probably unhappy going into this earnings release.

Over the past 90 days, analysts' have generally adjusted their estimates higher for EPS and revenues. Analysts seem to have settled on a Sell rating with First Hawaiian. The strength of this rating has maintained conviction over the past three months.

Conference Call

First Hawaiian's Q4 is scheduled to hold a conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET and it can be accessed here:


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