Analysts Offer Insights on Financial Companies: First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ: FFNW), First Hawaiian Inc (NASDAQ: FHB) and Hometrust Bancshares (NASDAQ: HTBI)

By Jason Carr

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Financial sector with new ratings on First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW), First Hawaiian Inc (NASDAQ:FHB) and Hometrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI).

First Financial Northwest (FFNW)

In a report released yesterday, Jacquelynne Bohlen from KBW reiterated a Hold rating on First Financial Northwest, with a price target of $19. The company’s shares opened today at $19.47.

According to TipRanks.com, Bohlen is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 10.7% and a 68.6% success rate. Bohlen covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Central Valley Community Bancorp, Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc, and Pacific Mercantile Bancorp.

First Financial Northwest has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $19.50, a 0.2% upside from current levels. In a report released today, FIG Partners also downgraded the stock to Hold.

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First Hawaiian Inc (FHB)

KBW analyst Melissa Roberts reiterated a Buy rating on First Hawaiian Inc today and set a price target of $35. The company’s shares opened today at $28.90.

According to TipRanks.com, Roberts is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 16.6% and a 75.4% success rate. Roberts covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as First Midwest Bancorp, The Navigators Group, and Arbor Realty Trust.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for First Hawaiian Inc with a $34 average price target.

Hometrust Bancshares (HTBI)

In a report released yesterday, Brady Gailey from KBW reiterated a Hold rating on Hometrust Bancshares, with a price target of $30. The company’s shares opened today at $28.90, close to its 52-week high of $29.60.

According to TipRanks.com, Gailey is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.0% and a 76.2% success rate. Gailey covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Atlantic Capital Bancshares, First Financial Bankshares, and Allegiance Bancshares Inc.

Hometrust Bancshares has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $30.

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