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First Defiance Financial Corp (FDEF) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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First Defiance Financial Corp (FDEF) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. First Defiance Financial Corp operates a unitary thrift holding company that provides communities based financial services in northwest Ohio, northeast Indiana, and southeastern Michigan. First Defiance Financial Corp has a market cap of $624.850 million; its shares were traded at around $30.94 with a P/E ratio of 13.68 and P/S ratio of 4.35. The dividend yield of First Defiance Financial Corp stocks is 2.20%.


For the last quarter First Defiance Financial Corp reported a revenue of $36.9 million, compared with the revenue of $34.93 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $147.5 million, an increase of 8.1% from last year. For the last five years First Defiance Financial Corp had an average revenue growth rate of 9% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $2.26 for the year, an increase of 40.4% from previous year. Over the last five years First Defiance Financial Corp had an EPS growth rate of 14% a year. The profitability rank of the company is 3 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, First Defiance Financial Corp has the cash and cash equivalents of $99.0 million, compared with $58.7 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $127.0 million, compared with $120.4 million in the previous year. First Defiance Financial Corp has a financial strength rank of 4 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $30.94, First Defiance Financial Corp is traded at 72.6% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $17.93. The P/S ratio of the stock is 4.35, while the historical median P/S ratio is 2.52. The stock gained 16.03% during the past 12 months.

CEO Recent Trades:

  • President and CEO Donald P. Hileman sold 1,000 shares of FDEF stock on 02/14/2019 at the average price of $29.35. The price of the stock has increased by 5.42% since.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Director Jean A. Hubbard sold 500 shares of FDEF stock on 02/11/2019 at the average price of $29.2. The price of the stock has increased by 5.96% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of FDEF, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.