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Shares of First Fin Banksh Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward P/E Ratio in the Regional Banks Industry (FFIN, BHBK, WABC, CBU, FFKT)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Regional Banks industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

First Fin Banksh ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 26.91. Following is Blue Hills Banco with a a forward P/E ratio of 21.82. Westamerica Banc ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 20.65.

Community Bank S follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 19.48, and Farmers Cap Bk rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 18.72.

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Ticker(s): FFIN BHBK WABC CBU FFKT