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Last $35.71 USD
Change Today +0.05 / 0.14%
Volume 10.4K
FDEF On Other Exchanges
As of 1:32 PM 06/2/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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first defiance finl corp (FDEF) Details

First Defiance Financial Corp. operates as the holding company for First Federal Bank of the Midwest that provides financial services to communities based in northwest Ohio, northeast Indiana, and southeastern Michigan. It offers checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts, term certificate accounts, and certificates of deposit; residential real estate, non-residential real estate, commercial, home improvement and home equity and consumer loans; and depository, trust, and wealth management services, as well as online banking services. The company also operates as an insurance agency that sells a variety of property and casualty, group health and life, and individual health and life insurance products in the Defiance, Archbold, Maumee, Oregon, Bryan, and Bowling Green, Ohio areas. It operates through 33 full service banking centers. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Defiance, Ohio.

555 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1935

first defiance finl corp (FDEF) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $356.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $204.8K
Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $154.2K
Executive Vice President of Community Banking...
Total Annual Compensation: $171.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

first defiance finl corp (FDEF) Key Developments

First Defiance Financial Corp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable May 28, 2015

The Board of Directors of First Defiance Financial Corp. declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per common share payable May 28, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 21, 2015. The dividend represents an annual dividend of 2.46% based on the First Defiance common stock closing price on April 17, 2015.

First Defiance Financial Seeks Acquisitions

First Defiance Financial Corp. (NasdaqGS:FDEF) will consider acquisitions. Don Hileman. President and Chief Executive Officer said, "Growth in our insurance and wealth management revenues was also reflected in our quarterly results and will remain in our plan for revenue growth in the future. While organic growth is a primary focus, we are constantly looking for strategic acquisition opportunities in those areas."

First Defiance Financial Corp. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

First Defiance Financial Corp. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total interest income of $19,757,000 compared to $18,474,000 a year ago. Net interest income was $18,190,000 compared to $16,796,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $9,454,000 compared to $7,358,000 a year ago. Net income was $6,601,000 compared to $5,179,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $0.69 compared to $0.51 a year ago. Common book value per share was $29.53 against $28.38 a year ago. Tangible common book value per share was $22.64 against $21.68 a year ago. Return on average assets was 1.23% against 0.98% a year ago. Return on average equity was 9.56% against 7.67% a year ago. The first quarter 2014 results were negatively impacted by $786,000 ($511,000 after tax), or $0.05 per diluted common share, for costs to terminate a merger agreement.


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