Stock Returns: First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) is Beating First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC)

Stock Prices as of Publication:
FBP: $6.22
FFBC: $27.45

This is a snapshot to compare the stock returns for First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) versus First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) .
The stock return points we compare look at the last three-months, six-months and twelve-months. At the end of this snapshot dossier we also look at a side-by-side comparison of revenue through time.

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Both First Bancorp and First Financial Bancorp. fall in the Banks sector and the closest match we could find as a proxy is Financials ETF (XLF).

FBP     Current Price     $6.22
FFBC     Current Price     $27.45

FBP     3-Month Return     0.65%
FFBC     3-Month Return     -5.34%

FBP     6-Month Return     27.72%
FFBC     6-Month Return     23.59%

FBP     12-Month Return     117.48%
FFBC     12-Month Return     52.33%

FBP     52 Week Range     [$2.515, $7.05]
FFBC     52 Week Range     [$16.93, $29.8]

We can see that First Bancorp has superior returns to First Financial Bancorp. across all three of the time periods we have examined.
* First Bancorp has a positive three-month return while First Financial Bancorp. is in fact negative.
* Both First Bancorp and First Financial Bancorp. have positive returns over the last half a year but FBP has outperformed FFBC.
* Both First Bancorp and First Financial Bancorp. have positive returns over the last 12-months but FBP has outperformed FFBC.

First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) has generated $483 million in revenue in the last year while First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) has generated $332 million in revenue in the last year.

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