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First Financial Bancorp (FFBC.OQ)

FFBC.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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First Financial Bancorp Announces Q1 Earnings Per Share $0.49
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 04:15pm EDT 

April 19 (Reuters) - First Financial Bancorp ::ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER 2018 RESULTS.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.49.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.47 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.52.QTRLY NET INTEREST INCOME OF $75.8 MILLION, A $0.2 MILLION INCREASE COMPARED TO LINKED QUARTER.  Full Article

Mainsource Bank To Sell 5 Branches In Decatur And Bartholomew, Indiana Counties To German American Bancorp
Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 09:15am EST 

Feb 13 (Reuters) - First Financial Bancorp ::FIRST FINANCIAL BANCORP AND MAINSOURCE FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. ANNOUNCE BUYER IN PENDING DIVESTITURE OF 5 MAINSOURCE BRANCHES.MAINSOURCE FINANCIAL GROUP - MAINSOURCE BANK WILL SELL 5 BRANCHES IN DECATUR AND BARTHOLOMEW, INDIANA COUNTIES TO GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP.  Full Article

First Financial Announces 12% Increase To Quarterly Dividend
Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018 04:17pm EST 

Jan 23 (Reuters) - First Financial Bancorp ::FIRST FINANCIAL ANNOUNCES 12% INCREASE TO QUARTERLY DIVIDEND.FIRST FINANCIAL BANCORP - BOARD OF DIRECTORS DECLARED A 19-CENT PER SHARE QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND.  Full Article

First Financial Bancorp reports Q3 GAAP earnings per share $0.40
Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 04:15pm EDT 

Oct 19 (Reuters) - First Financial Bancorp :First Financial Bancorp announces third quarter results.Q3 GAAP earnings per share $0.40.Q3 earnings per share view $0.38 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.First Financial Bancorp qtrly ‍total interest income $84.9 million versus $77.3 million​.First Financial Bancorp qtrly net income of ‍$0.39 per diluted common share on an adjusted basis​.  Full Article

Mainsource Financial says $40 mln termination fee for First Financial deal - SEC filing
Thursday, 27 Jul 2017 04:59pm EDT 

July 27 (Reuters) - Mainsource Financial Group :Mainsource Financial Group says termination fee of $40 million payable by co, as applicable, upon termination of deal with first financial - SEC filing.  Full Article

First Financial Bancorp posts Q2 earnings per share $0.37
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 04:59pm EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - First Financial Bancorp :First Financial Bancorp announces second quarter results.Q2 earnings per share $0.37.Q2 earnings per share view $0.38 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Qtrly net interest income $68.5 million versus $67.1 million.  Full Article

‍First Financial Bancorp, Mainsource Financial Group to merge
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 04:59pm EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - First Financial Bancorp :Press release - top-performing Midwest community banking organizations announce agreement to merge.First Financial Bancorp - deal for approximately $1.0 billion.Says ‍First Financial Bancorp, Mainsource Financial Group Inc announced signing of a definitive merger agreement​.First Financial Bancorp - ‍first financial expects transaction to be accretive to 2018 diluted earnings per share by $0.09 or 5 pct​.First Financial Bancorp - once merger is complete, Claude Davis will transition into role of executive chairman for a three-year term.First Financial Bancorp - ‍shareholders of mainsource will receive 1.3875 common shares of co's common stock for each share of mainsource common stock​.First Financial Bancorp - co's shareholders will own approximately 63 pct of combined company and mainsource shareholders will own approximately 37 pct​.First Financial Bancorp - once merger is complete, Archie Brown will assume role of president and chief executive officer.First Financial Bancorp - ‍new combined company will operate as First Financial Bank and will be headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio​.First Financial Bancorp - Davis will transition to non-executive chairman in 2021.Says ‍mainsource Bank, a unit of Mainsource, will merge into First Financial Bank, a unit of First Financial​.First Financial - ‍first Financial expects deal to be accretive to total 2019 diluted EPS by $0.17 or 9 pct, excluding estimated restructuring charges​.  Full Article

First Financial Bancorp reports Q1 earnings per share $0.39
Thursday, 20 Apr 2017 04:47pm EDT 

April 20 (Reuters) - First Financial Bancorp -:First financial bancorp. Reports first quarter 2017 financial results.Q1 earnings per share $0.39.Q1 earnings per share view $0.35 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Qtrly net interest margin of 3.63% on a gaap basis.Qtrly net interest income $68.9 million versus $66.6 million.  Full Article

First Financial launches at-the-market equity offering program
Friday, 3 Mar 2017 04:10pm EST 

First Financial Bancorp : First Financial launches at-the-market equity offering program . First Financial Bancorp - initiation of an up to $100 million "at--market" equity offering program .First Financial Bancorp says intends to use potential net proceeds from sale of its common shares through this program for general corporate purposes.  Full Article

First Financial Bancorp reports Q4 earnings per share $0.38
Thursday, 19 Jan 2017 04:15pm EST 

First Financial Bancorp : First Financial Bancorp reports fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results and announces dividend increase . Q4 earnings per share $0.38 . Q4 earnings per share view $0.37 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . First Financial Bancorp says return on average assets for q4 of 2016 was 1.11 pct while return on average tangible common equity was 14.19 pct .First Financial Bancorp says board of directors also announced a 6.3 pct increase in quarterly dividend to $0.17 per share.  Full Article