First Financial Bancorp (OQ:FFBC)

Apr 28, 2020 04:30 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, April 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, the board of directors of First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share.  The dividend is payable on June 15, 2020 to shareholders of record as of June 1, 2020....
Apr 24, 2020 04:46 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. Announces Pricing of Subordinated Notes Offering
CINCINNATI, April 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced today the pricing of its public offering of $150 million aggregate principal amount of 5.25% fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2030 (the "Subordinated Notes").  The Subordinated Notes will be issued to the public at 100% of par.  The Subordinated Notes will have an initial fixed interest rate of 5.25% to, but excluding May 15, 2025, payable semi-annually in arrears.  From, and including, May 15, 2025, the interest rate on the Subordinated Notes will re...
Apr 20, 2020 04:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2020 Financial Results
CINCINNATI, April 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the first quarter 2020.  In addition, the Company has highlighted client and associate outreach initiatives related to the COVID-19 pandemic....
Apr 06, 2020 09:30 am ET
First Financial Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2020 Financial Results on Monday, April 20, 2020
CINCINNATI, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release first quarter 2020 financial results after the market close on Monday, April 20, 2020. A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Oct 22, 2019 04:30 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, the board of directors of First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share.  The dividend is payable on December 16, 2019 to shareholders of record as of December 2, 2019....
Oct 17, 2019 04:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Announces Third Quarter Financial Results
CINCINNATI, Oct. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the third quarter 2019....
Oct 07, 2019 09:30 am ET
First Financial Bancorp to Announce Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results on Thursday, October 17, 2019
CINCINNATI, Oct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release third quarter 2019 financial results after the market close on Thursday, October 17, 2019. A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Sep 03, 2019 09:08 am ET
First Financial Bank Completes Acquisition of Bannockburn Global Forex, LLC
CINCINNATI, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Bannockburn Global Forex, LLC, a Cincinnati-based capital markets firm that provides transactional currency payments, foreign exchange hedging, and other advisory products to more than 1,500 closely held enterprises, financial sponsors, and downstream financial institutions across the United States....
Jul 18, 2019 04:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Announces Second Quarter Financial Results
CINCINNATI, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the second quarter 2019 and an increase in the quarterly dividend from $0.22 to $0.23 per share, payable on September 16, 2019 to shareholders of record as of September 2, 2019....
Jul 08, 2019 09:30 am ET
First Financial Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results on Thursday, July 18, 2019
CINCINNATI, July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release second quarter 2019 financial results after the market close on Thursday, July 18, 2019.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Apr 25, 2019 04:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2019 Results
CINCINNATI, April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the first quarter 2019 and a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share, payable on June 17, 2019 to shareholders of record as of June 3, 2019....
Apr 10, 2019 09:30 am ET
First Financial Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2019 Financial Results on Thursday, April 25, 2019
CINCINNATI, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release first quarter 2019 financial results after the market close on Thursday, April 25, 2019. A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Jan 23, 2019 03:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results and 10% Dividend Increase
CINCINNATI, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2018....
Jan 14, 2019 03:58 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Announces Stock Repurchase Plan
CINCINNATI, Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC) has announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan.  The plan authorizes the purchase of up to 5,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock, representing approximately 5 percent of the Company's issued and outstanding shares of common stock as of September 30, 2018. ...
Jan 08, 2019 08:30 am ET
First Financial Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results on Wednesday, January 23, 2019
CINCINNATI, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release fourth quarter and full year 2018 financial results after the market close on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. ...
Oct 23, 2018 04:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, the board of directors of First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ: FFBC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per common share.  The dividend is payable on December 17, 2018 to shareholders of record as of December 3, 2018....
Oct 18, 2018 04:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Announces Third Quarter 2018 Results
CINCINNATI, Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the third quarter of 2018....
Oct 04, 2018 03:00 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp to Announce Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results on Thursday, October 18, 2018
CINCINNATI, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release third quarter 2018 financial results after the market close on Thursday, October 18, 2018.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Jul 24, 2018 04:30 pm ET
First Financial Announces 5% Increase to Quarterly Dividend
CINCINNATI, July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced that the board of directors declared a 20-cent per share quarterly cash dividend at their meeting on July 24, 2018.  This represents an increase of approximately 5% over the previous quarterly cash dividend.  Payable on September 17, 2018, the dividend will be distributed to shareholders of record as of September 3, 2018....
Jul 19, 2018 04:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Announces Second Quarter 2018 Results
CINCINNATI, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the second quarter of 2018....
Jul 05, 2018 03:00 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results on Thursday, July 19, 2018
CINCINNATI, July 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release second quarter 2018 financial results after the market close on Thursday, July 19, 2018.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Jun 18, 2018 08:25 am ET
New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Columbia Banking System, Helmerich & Payne, Spirit Airlines, Keane Group, Sprouts Farmers Market, and First Financial — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB), Helmerich Payne, Inc....
May 29, 2018 08:30 am ET
First Financial Bancorp Completes Final Step in Strategic Merger
CINCINNATI, May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ: FFBC) ("First Financial") announces that it has completed the conversion of MainSource Financial Group into First Financial as the final step of the merger of the two companies. The systems, locations and branding were combined over Memorial Day weekend, resulting in more than 150 banking center locations across First Financial's footprint of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky....
Apr 24, 2018 04:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, the board of directors of First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ: FFBC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per common share.  The dividend is payable on June 15, 2018 to shareholders of record as of June 1, 2018....
Apr 24, 2018 03:53 am ET
Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within AMN Healthcare Services, Cass Information, William Lyon Homes, AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Intersect ENT, and First Financial — Discovering Underlying Factors
NEW YORK, April 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE:AMN), Cass...
Apr 19, 2018 04:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2018 Results
CINCINNATI, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the first quarter 2018.  For the three months ended March 31, 2018, the Company reported net income of $30.5 million, or $0.49 per diluted common share.  These results compare to net income of $24.8 million, or $0.40 per diluted common share, for the fourth quarter of 2017 and $24.4 million, or $0.39 per diluted common share, for the first quarter of 2017. ...
Apr 05, 2018 03:00 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. to Announce First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on Thursday, April 19, 2018
CINCINNATI, April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release first quarter 2018 financial results after the market close on Thursday, April 19, 2018.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Apr 02, 2018 08:00 am ET
First Financial Bancorp. and MainSource Financial Group, Inc. Complete Merger
CINCINNATI, April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ: FFBC) ("First Financial") announced that it has completed its previously-announced merger with MainSource Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSFG) ("MainSource"). The newly combined company, operating as First Financial Bancorp. with its banking subsidiary, First Financial Bank, has a total asset size of approximately $14 billion....
Feb 22, 2018 03:38 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp and MainSource Financial Group, Inc. Announce Regulatory Approval of Proposed Merger
CINCINNATI and GREENSBURG, Ind., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC) and MainSource Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSFG) today announced the receipt of regulatory approval from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to move forward with the proposed merger of MainSource Financial Group, Inc. (MainSource) into First Financial Bancorp (First Financial). The Ohio Division of Financial Institutions approved the proposed merger in January 2018....
Feb 22, 2018 03:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp and MainSource Financial Group, Inc. Announce Regulatory Approval of Proposed Merger
CINCINNATI and GREENSBURG, Ind., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC) and MainSource Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSFG) today announced the receipt of regulatory approval from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to move forward with the proposed merger of MainSource Financial Group, Inc. (MainSource) into First Financial Bancorp (First Financial). The Ohio Division of Financial Institutions approved the proposed merger in January 2018. ...
Feb 20, 2018 08:30 am ET
New Research Coverage Highlights SunCoke Energy Partners, Carrols Restaurant Group, First Financial, Emerson Electric, Puma Biotechnology, and Amgen — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expect
NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SXCP), Carrols...
Feb 13, 2018 08:15 am ET
First Financial Bancorp And MainSource Financial Group, Inc. Announce Buyer In Pending Divestiture Of 5 MainSource Branches
CINCINNATI and GREENSBURG, Ind., Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC) and MainSource Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSFG) today announced that, in connection with their proposed merger, MainSource Bank will sell 5 branches in the Decatur and Bartholomew, Indiana Counties, with approximately $160 million in total deposits and $134 million in total loans as of December 31, 2017, to German American Bancorp, the banking subsidiary of German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: GABC). The sale is in connection with a previously-announced agreement between First Financia...
Feb 13, 2018 08:15 am ET
First Financial Bancorp And MainSource Financial Group, Inc. Announce Buyer In Pending Divestiture Of 5 MainSource Branches
CINCINNATI and GREENSBURG, Ind., Feb. 13. 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC) and MainSource Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSFG) today announced that, in connection with their proposed merger, MainSource Bank will sell 5 branches in the Decatur and Bartholomew, Indiana Counties, with approximately $160 million in total deposits and $134 million in total loans as of December 31, 2017, to German American Bancorp, the banking subsidiary of German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: GABC). The sale is in connection with a previously-announced agreement between First Financia...
Jan 23, 2018 03:17 pm ET
First Financial Announces 12% Increase to Quarterly Dividend
CINCINNATI, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced that the board of directors declared a 19-cent per share quarterly cash dividend at their meeting on January 23, 2018.  This represents an increase of approximately 12% over the previous quarterly cash dividend.  Payable on March 15, 2018, the dividend will be distributed to shareholders of record as of March 1, 2018....
Jan 18, 2018 03:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results
CINCINNATI, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2017.  For the three months ended December 31, 2017, the Company reported net income of $24.8 million, or $0.40 per diluted common share.  These results compare to net income of $24.8 million, or $0.40 per diluted common share, for the third quarter of 2017 and $23.3 million, or $0.38 per diluted common share, for the fourth quarter of 2016.  For the twelve months ended December 31, 2017, First Financial had ea...
Jan 05, 2018 02:00 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results on Thursday, January 18, 2018
CINCINNATI, Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release fourth quarter and full year 2017 financial results after the market close on Thursday, January 18, 2018. A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Jan 03, 2018 03:15 pm ET
First Financial Announces Pay Increase for Hourly Associates and Major Contribution to Foundation
CINCINNATI, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) will raise the starting wage for all new and existing hourly associates to $15 an hour effective immediately. Additionally, the bank has made a $3 million contribution to its newly established charitable foundation. This announcement comes as a result of the recently passed tax legislation, which includes a reduction in corporate tax rates. ...
Dec 04, 2017 08:20 am ET
Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Emerson Electric, Puma Biotechnology, Amgen, SunCoke Energy Partners, Carrols Restaurant Group, and First Financial — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and C
NEW YORK, Dec. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR), Puma...
Nov 29, 2017 03:10 pm ET
Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firms ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend First Financial Bancorp Shareholders Vote "FOR" the Proposed Merger with MainSource Financial Group
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced today that Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (Glass Lewis) have both recommended that First Financial shareholders vote "FOR" the proposed merger with MainSource Financial Group as described in the Company's proxy statement/prospectus for the special meeting of its shareholders to be held at 10:00 a.m. local time, on December 4, 2017....
Oct 24, 2017 05:30 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the board of directors of First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ: FFBC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.17 per common share.  The dividend is payable on January 2, 2018 to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2017....
Oct 19, 2017 05:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. Announces Third Quarter Results
CINCINNATI, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the third quarter 2017.  For the three months ended September 30, 2017, the Company reported net income of $24.8 million, or $0.40 per diluted common share.  These results compare to net income of $22.7 million, or $0.37 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2017 and $22.9 million, or $0.37 per diluted common share, for the third quarter of 2016.  For the nine months ended September 30, 2017, First Financial had earnings per dilu...
Oct 06, 2017 04:00 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on Thursday, October 19, 2017
CINCINNATI, Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release third quarter 2017 financial results after the market close on Thursday, October 19, 2017.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Aug 03, 2017 05:14 pm ET
MAINSOURCE FINANCIAL INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of MainSource Financial Group, Inc.
NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of MainSource Financial Group, Inc. ("MainSource" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MSFG) to First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of MainSource will receive only 1.3875 shares of First Financial for each share of MainSource that they own. KSF is seeking to determine whether this consideration and the process that led to it are adequate, or wheth...
Jul 28, 2017 01:56 pm ET
WeissLaw LLP: MainSource Financial Group Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of MSFG Shareholders
NEW YORK, July 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of MainSource Financial Group Inc. ("MSFG" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MSFG) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by First Financial Bancorp ("FFBC") (NASDAQ: FFBC).  Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, the Company's shareholders will receive 1.3875 shares of FFBC for each MSFG share they own, representing consideration of $35.66 based on FFBC's July 26 closing price.   ...
Jul 25, 2017 05:59 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. Announces Second Quarter Results
CINCINNATI, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the second quarter 2017.  For the three months ended June 30, 2017, the Company reported net income of $22.7 million, or $0.37 per diluted common share.  These results compare to net income of $24.4 million, or $0.39 per diluted common share, for the first quarter of 2017 and $22.6 million, or $0.36 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2016.  For the six months ended June 30, 2017, First Financial had earnings per diluted common...
Jul 25, 2017 05:58 pm ET
Jul 11, 2017 05:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on Tuesday, July 25, 2017
CINCINNATI, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release second quarter 2017 financial results after the market close on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
May 19, 2017 02:24 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Releases Community Development Report
CINCINNATI, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC) announces its 2016 Community Development Report.  It can be accessed at www.bankatfirst.com/community. The report focuses on the five key areas for community development: 1. Access to banking services, 2. Lending in the community, 3. Investing in the community, 4. Volunteerism, 5. Financial education....
Apr 25, 2017 05:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, the board of directors of First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ: FFBC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.17 per common share. The dividend is payable on July 3, 2017 to shareholders of record as of June 2, 2017....
Apr 20, 2017 05:47 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
CINCINNATI, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the first quarter 2017.  For the three months ended March 31, 2017, the Company reported net income of $24.4 million, or $0.39 per diluted common share.  These results compare to net income of $23.3 million, or $0.38 per diluted common share, for the fourth quarter of 2016 and $19.8 million, or $0.32 per diluted common share, for the first quarter of 2016. ...
Apr 07, 2017 05:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. to Announce First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on Thursday, April 20, 2017
CINCINNATI, April 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release first quarter 2017 financial results after the market close on Thursday, April 20, 2017.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Mar 03, 2017 04:10 pm ET
First Financial Launches At-The-Market Equity Offering Program
CINCINNATI, March 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced the initiation of an up to $100 million "at-the-market" equity offering program through the filing of a prospectus supplement to its existing shelf registration statement on Form S-3, which was filed on July 31, 2014.  A distribution agreement was executed today for the $100 million "at-the-market" equity offering program....
Jan 19, 2017 04:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results and Announces Dividend Increase
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2016.  For the three months ended December 31, 2016, the Company reported net income of $23.3 million, or $0.38 per diluted common share.  These results compare to net income of $22.9 million, or $0.37 per diluted common share, for the third quarter of 2016 and $19.8 million, or $0.32 per diluted common share, for the fourth quarter of 2015.   For the twelve months ended December 31, 2016, First Financial...
Jan 06, 2017 08:15 am ET
First Financial Bancorp. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results on Thursday, January 19, 2017
CINCINNATI, Jan. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results after the market close on Thursday, January 19, 2017.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Jan 03, 2017 04:30 pm ET
First Financial converts to an Ohio state chartered bank
CINCINNATI, Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) today announced that effective as of the close of business on December 30, 2016, its subsidiary, First Financial Bank, National Association, converted from a national association to an Ohio state chartered bank and changed its name to First Financial Bank. ...
Oct 25, 2016 05:30 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, the board of directors of First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ: FFBC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per common share. The dividend is payable on January 3, 2017 to shareholders of record as of December 2, 2016....
Oct 20, 2016 05:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results
CINCINNATI, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the third quarter 2016.  For the three months ended September 30, 2016, the Company reported net income of $22.9 million, or $0.37 per diluted common share.  These results compare to net income of $22.6 million, or $0.36 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2016 and $18.7 million, or $0.30 per diluted common share, for the third quarter of 2015.   For the nine months ended September 30, 2016, First Financial had earnings per dil...
Oct 11, 2016 05:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. to Announce Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results on Thursday, October 20, 2016
CINCINNATI, Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release third quarter 2016 financial results after the market close on Thursday, October 20, 2016.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Sep 07, 2016 08:45 am ET
First Financial aligns senior leadership to accelerate execution
CINCINNATI, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC), parent company of First Financial Bank, N.A., is positioning itself for continued growth with the announcement of senior leadership changes in alignment with the company's strategic initiatives....
Jul 27, 2016 05:30 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 26, 2016, the board of directors of First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ: FFBC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per common share.  The dividend is payable on October 3, 2016 to shareholders of record as of September 2, 2016....
Jul 21, 2016 05:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
CINCINNATI, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the second quarter 2016.  For the three months ended June 30, 2016, the Company reported net income of $22.6 million, or $0.36 per diluted common share.  These results compare to net income of $19.8 million, or $0.32 per diluted common share, for the first quarter of 2016 and $18.9 million, or $0.31 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2015.  ...
Jul 18, 2016 08:18 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Releases 2015 Community Development Report
CINCINNATI, July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC) has published its 2015 Community Development Report.  It can be accessed at www.bankatfirst.com/home/community-development.html. The report focuses on the five key areas for community development: 1. Access to banking services, 2. Lending in the community, 3. Investing in the community, 4. Volunteerism, 5. Financial education....
Jul 13, 2016 09:30 am ET
First Financial Bancorp. to Announce Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on Thursday, July 21, 2016
CINCINNATI, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp. (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release second quarter 2016 financial results after the market close on Thursday, July 21, 2016.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, July 22, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Apr 27, 2016 05:37 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, the board of directors of First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per common share.  The dividend is payable on July 1, 2016 to shareholders of record as of June 1, 2016....
Apr 21, 2016 05:15 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
CINCINNATI, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the first quarter 2016.  For the three months ended March 31, 2016, the Company reported net income of $19.8 million, or $0.32 per diluted common share, compared to net income of $19.8 million, or $0.32 per diluted common share, in the fourth quarter of 2015 and $17.6 million, or $0.29 per diluted common share, in the first quarter of 2015.  ...
Apr 13, 2016 05:30 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2016 Financial Results on Thursday, April 21, 2016
CINCINNATI, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced today that it expects to release first quarter 2016 financial results after the market close on Thursday, April 21, 2016.  A teleconference and webcast to discuss these results will be held on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time....
Jan 26, 2016 04:31 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ: FFBC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per common share.  The dividend is payable on April 1, 2016 to shareholders of record as of March 2, 2016....
Jan 21, 2016 04:10 pm ET
First Financial Bancorp Reports Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results
CINCINNATI, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) ("First Financial" or the "Company") announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2015.  For the three months ended December 31, 2015, the Company reported net income of $19.8 million, or $0.32 per diluted common share, compared to net income of $18.7 million, or $0.30 per diluted common share, in the third quarter of 2015 and $18.6 million, or $0.30 per diluted common share, in the fourth quarter of 2014.  For the twelve months ended December 31, 2015, the Company reported net income of $75....