First Foundation (FFWM) to pay $0.05 on Mar 15, 2019; Shorts at Advisorshares New Tech and Media Etf (NYSEARCA:FNG) Raised By 182.99%

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Advisorshares New Tech and Media Etf (NYSEARCA:FNG) had an increase of 182.99% in short interest. FNG’s SI was 54,900 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 182.99% from 19,400 shares previously. With 13,000 avg volume, 4 days are for Advisorshares New Tech and Media Etf (NYSEARCA:FNG)’s short sellers to cover FNG’s short positions. The ETF decreased 0.55% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $15.96. About 16,409 shares traded or 2.59% up from the average. AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF (NYSEARCA:FNG) has declined 22.31% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.31% the S&P500.

First Foundation Inc (NASDAQ:FFWM) is expected to pay $0.05 on Mar 15, 2019. (NASDAQ:FFWM) shareholders before Feb 28, 2019 will receive the $0.05 dividend. First Foundation Inc’s current price of $14.68 translates into 0.34% yield. First Foundation Inc’s dividend has Mar 1, 2019 as record date. Jan 30, 2019 is the announcement. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $14.68. About 159,123 shares traded. First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) has declined 24.08% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.08% the S&P500. Some Historical FFWM News: 24/04/2018 – First Foundation 1Q EPS 23c; 08/05/2018 – Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Buys 1.5% of First Foundation; 08/05/2018 – First Foundation Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 24/04/2018 – FIRST FOUNDATION INC – QTRLY NET INTEREST INCOME WAS $34.3 MLN, AN INCREASE OF 32%; 20/04/2018 – DJ First Foundation Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (FFWM); 20/03/2018 – First Foundation Launches Corporate Banking Offering; 09/04/2018 – First Foundation Announces Increase in Availability Under Loan Agreement; 13/03/2018 First Foundation Company Marketing Scheduled By FBR for Mar. 20; 01/05/2018 – First Foundation to Participate in D.A. Davidson’s 20th Annual FIG Summit and Financial Institutions Conference; 21/03/2018 – FIRST FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE OF BOARD MEMBER GERALD LARSEN

More notable recent First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “First Foundation (FFWM) Beats Q4 Earnings Estimates – Nasdaq” on January 30, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “First Foundation (FFWM) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week’s Release – Nasdaq” published on January 23, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Validea John Neff Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 1/31/2019 – Nasdaq” on January 31, 2019. More interesting news about First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “First Foundation (FFWM) Commences 2.2M Share Stock Repurchase Program – StreetInsider.com” published on October 30, 2018 as well as Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “First Foundation (FFWM) Tops Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates – Zacks.com” with publication date: October 23, 2018.

First Foundation Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides financial services to individuals, businesses, and other organizations in the United States. The company has market cap of $653.20 million. It operates in two divisions, Banking; and Investment Management and Wealth Planning. It has a 14.53 P/E ratio. The firm offers a range of bank deposit products, including personal and business checking accounts, savings accounts, interest-bearing negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, money market accounts, and time certificates of deposit; and loan products consisting of multifamily and single family residential real estate loans, commercial real estate loans, and commercial term loans and lines of credit, as well as consumer loans, such as personal installment loans and lines of credit, and home equity lines of credit.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.44 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.98, from 2.42 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 11 investors sold First Foundation Inc. shares while 21 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes. 25.23 million shares or 8.97% more from 23.15 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Voya Investment Management Ltd Liability Co holds 17,980 shares. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust owns 252,303 shares. Banc Funds Company Limited Liability Corp has 1.18% invested in First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) for 1.27 million shares. Millennium Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.01% or 427,219 shares in its portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth invested 0% of its portfolio in First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM). Mendon Capital owns 2.11% invested in First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) for 1.53 million shares. Moreover, Citadel Ltd Company has 0% invested in First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM). Moreover, D E Shaw & has 0% invested in First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) for 18,158 shares. Wells Fargo Mn holds 270,944 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Boston Prtn holds 0.01% of its portfolio in First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) for 457,850 shares. Moreover, Great West Life Assurance Company Can has 0% invested in First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) for 3,000 shares. Swiss Bancorp holds 60,600 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 37,300 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And Com invested in 0% or 8,824 shares. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Liability Company has 132,154 shares.

Since August 23, 2018, it had 5 insider buys, and 5 sales for $1.24 million activity. KELLER ULRICH E. JR sold 30,000 shares worth $491,616. On Thursday, August 23 DEPILLO DAVID S bought $16,360 worth of First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) or 1,000 shares. KAVANAUGH SCOTT F also sold $327,720 worth of First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) on Wednesday, November 7. Shares for $121,212 were bought by BRIGGS MAX on Friday, September 14. $87,560 worth of First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) was bought by BRAKKE JAMES G on Wednesday, August 29. On Thursday, November 15 HAKOPIAN JOHN sold $325,000 worth of First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) or 20,000 shares. Shares for $228,620 were sold by MICHEL JOHN.

More notable recent AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF (NYSEARCA:FNG) news were published by: Etftrends.com which released: “New ETF Will Focus on Cloud, Digital Ledger and Blockchain Technologies – ETF Trends” on February 07, 2019, also Etftrends.com with their article: “AdvisorShares, Sabretooth Launch a New ETF to Capture the Future of Cloud Computing – ETF Trends” published on February 06, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Tech lunch break: Light green on M&A, awaiting midterms – Seeking Alpha” on November 06, 2018. More interesting news about AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF (NYSEARCA:FNG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “January’s tech winners and losers – Seeking Alpha” published on February 01, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Nasdaq futures down 1% as Netflix plunges post-earnings – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: July 16, 2018.

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