Preview: First Foundation's Earnings

First Foundation FFWM is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Thursday, 2023-01-26. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that First Foundation will report an earnings per share (EPS) of $0.31.

First Foundation bulls will hope to hear the company announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Historical Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company missed EPS by $0.00, which was followed by a 3.83% drop in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at First Foundation's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q3 2022 Q2 2022 Q1 2022 Q4 2021
EPS Estimate 0.51 0.53 0.50 0.40
EPS Actual 0.51 0.59 0.55 0.53
Price Change % -3.83% 3.26% -3.04% -0.38%

Quarter Q3 2022 Q2 2022 Q1 2022 Q4 2021
EPS Estimate 0.51 0.53 0.50 0.40
EPS Actual 0.51 0.59 0.55 0.53
Price Change % -3.83% 3.26% -3.04% -0.38%

Stock Performance

Shares of First Foundation were trading at $15.55 as of January 24. Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 37.52%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are likely a little upset going into this earnings release.

To track all earnings releases for First Foundation visit their earnings calendar on our site.

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