As of July, 16 The EPS for First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF) Expected At $1.01

June 27, 2018 - By Alice Reed

Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q1 2018. It has change of 0.17, from 2017Q4’s 1.15. The ratio fall due to First Defiance Financial Corp. positioning: 6 sold and 34 reduced. 7 funds bought positions and 32 increased positions. Investors holded 6.42 million in 2017Q4 but now own 6.55 million shares or 2.06% more.
Budros Ruhlin Roe stated it has 0.44% of its capital in First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF). Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% in First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) or 6,400 shs. Pennsylvania-based Smithfield Trust Company has invested 0.03% in First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF). Fifth Third Bancorporation holds 69 shs or 0% of its capital. Swiss Bank owns 17,700 shs. Jpmorgan Chase And reported 0% in First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF). Banc Funds Co Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.25% of its capital in First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF). Wells Fargo And Co Mn holds 27,791 shs or 0% of its capital. Franklin Res reported 100,800 shs. Moreover, Vanguard Gp Inc has 0% invested in First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) for 430,948 shs. Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0% of its capital in First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) for 37,175 shs. 14,200 were accumulated by Bessemer Gp. Maltese Ltd Liability Company has 160,600 shs for 0.63% of their capital. Aperio Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Co has 7,296 shs for 0% of their capital. Victory Cap Mgmt Inc owns 0% invested in First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) for 21,175 shs.

First Defiance Financial Corp. had 8 selling transactions and 2 buys since February 1, 2018. This’s net activity of $557,785. On Thursday, February 1 a trade for 1,071 shs valued at $59,655 was made by Robison Mark Andrew. Another trade for 6,300 shs valued at $378,189 was sold by Beach Robert E. The insider ALLEN GREGORY R sold $124,036. Another trade for 350 shs valued at $19,782 was made by Hubbard Jean A. on Friday, March 9. 850 shs were sold by Reisner John R., worth $49,445 on Monday, March 12.

On July, 16. Investors wait First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) to reveal its quarterly earnings, Faxor reports. earnings per share of $1.01 is 23.17 % up from 2017’s $0.82 EPS. If earnings per share of $1.01 is announced the profit of FDEF could be $10.30M giving it 15.78 P/E. Wall Street predicts -12.17 % negative EPS growth as of July, 16. The stock increased 0.35% or $0.22 during the last trading session, hitting $63.76.First Defiance Financial Corp. has volume of 21,918 shares. Since June 27, 2017 FDEF has risen 20.42% and is uptrending. FDEF outperformed the S&P 500 by 7.85%.

First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 2 have positions in First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF) as follows: 1 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 1 with “Hold”. The positive are 50%. Since January 23, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc First Defiance Financial has 3 analyst reports. The stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 23. On Tuesday, April 17 the stock of First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) earned “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill. On Monday, February 26 Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) with “Hold” rating.

First Defiance Financial Corp. operates a unitary thrift holding firm that provides communities based financial services in northwest Ohio, northeast Indiana, and southeastern Michigan.The firm is valued at $650.16 million. It offers checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts, term certificate accounts, and certificates of deposit; and commercial real estate, commercial, consumer finance, 1-4 family residential real estate, construction, and home equity and improvement loans.The P/E ratio is 16.73. The firm also offers trust and wealth management services, as well as online banking services.

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