FFMH Stock Overview
First Farmers and Merchants Corporation operates as the bank holding company for First Farmers and Merchants Bank that provides various banking and financial services in Tennessee and Alabama.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$26.50|
|52 Week High||US$36.13|
|52 Week Low||US$26.50|
|1 Month Change||-5.36%|
|3 Month Change||-21.25%|
|1 Year Change||-22.06%|
|3 Year Change||-40.21%|
|5 Year Change||-23.19%|
|Change since IPO||-24.29%|
Recent News & Updates
|FFMH||US Banks||US Market|
Return vs Industry: FFMH underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -16.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FFMH underperformed the US Market which returned -20.6% over the past year.
|FFMH Average Weekly Movement||n/a|
|Banks Industry Average Movement||3.8%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine FFMH's volatility over the past 3 months.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine FFMH's volatility change over the past year.
About the Company
First Farmers and Merchants Corporation operates as the bank holding company for First Farmers and Merchants Bank that provides various banking and financial services in Tennessee and Alabama. The company’s deposit products include personal and business checking and savings, and individual retirement and investment accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. Its loan portfolio comprises personal mortgages; home equity lines of credit; debit and credit cards; personal, auto, and farmer loans; and business loans, such as commercial mortgages, equipment lending and leasing, construction lending, accounts receivable financing, lines of credit, and other products.
First Farmers and Merchants Fundamentals Summary
|FFMH fundamental statistics|
Is FFMH overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|FFMH income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.78|
|Net Profit Margin||25.99%|
How did FFMH perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is FFMH undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for FFMH?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is FFMH's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does FFMH's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|FFMH PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: FFMH is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7x) compared to the peer average (10.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does FFMH's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Banks Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: FFMH is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7x) compared to the US Banks industry average (9.6x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is FFMH's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FFMH's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of FFMH when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: FFMH ($26.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($85.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FFMH is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FFMH's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is First Farmers and Merchants forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Banks industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as First Farmers and Merchants has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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- Examine whether First Farmers and Merchants is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access First Farmers and Merchants's filings and announcements here.
How has First Farmers and Merchants performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FFMH has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FFMH's current net profit margins (26%) are higher than last year (24.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FFMH's earnings have grown by 8.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FFMH's earnings growth over the past year (16.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: FFMH earnings growth over the past year (16.4%) underperformed the Banks industry 20.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: FFMH's Return on Equity (13.1%) is considered low.
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How is First Farmers and Merchants's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Allowance for Bad Loans
Low Risk Liabilities
Low Risk Deposits
Level of Bad Loans
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: FFMH's Assets to Equity ratio (17.2x) is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: FFMH has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (791%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 99% of FFMH's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: FFMH has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (41%).
Low Risk Deposits: FFMH's Loans to Deposits ratio (44%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: FFMH has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.1%).
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What is First Farmers and Merchants's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FFMH's dividend (3.17%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.63%).
High Dividend: FFMH's dividend (3.17%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.33%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FFMH's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: FFMH's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.3%), FFMH's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years or that it will be covered by earnings.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Randy Stevens (69 yo)
Mr. Thomas Randall Stevens, also known as Randy, has been the Chief Executive Officer at First Farmers and Merchants Corporation since June 30, 2002. He served as Chairman & CEO at First Farmers and Mercha...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Randy's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the US market.
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Randy's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: FFMH's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: FFMH's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
First Farmers and Merchants Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: First Farmers and Merchants Corporation
- Ticker: FFMH
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1909
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Implied Market Cap: US$114.224m
- Shares outstanding: 4.31m
- Website: https://www.myfirstfarmers.com
Number of Employees
- First Farmers and Merchants Corporation
- 816 South Garden Street
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/22 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/17 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.