First Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:THFF) shares reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $40.00 and last traded at $40.00, with a volume of 13,748 shares. The stock had previously closed at $39.33.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on THFF. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of First Financial Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 4th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upped their price target on shares of First Financial Corp. from $35.00 to $37.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 28th.

The company’s 50-day moving average price is $37.53 and its 200 day moving average price is $35.15. The company has a market cap of $489.47 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.52.

First Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:THFF) last issued its earnings results on Monday, July 25th. The company reported $0.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.07. Equities research analysts forecast that First Financial Corp. will post $3.08 earnings per share for the current year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in First Financial Corp. stock. Advisors Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of First Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:THFF) by 267.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 41,925 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 30,520 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc. owned 0.33% of First Financial Corp. worth $1,424,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

First Financial Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, offers financial services, including commercial, mortgage and consumer lending, lease financing, trust account services, depositor services and insurance services. It operates in the banking segment. The Company is the holding company of First Financial Bank, N.A.

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