StockScouter

The StockScouter® System is a proprietary stock scoring model which covers U.S. companies listed on the major exchanges. The 10 (best) to 1 (worst) score is derived from Fundamental, Technical, Ownership, and Valuation sub-models in combination with a Risk model which assesses the expected risk and return.

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FDEF FIRST DEFIANCE FINANCIAL CORPORATION StockScouter® Report

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StockScouter® Score

FIRST DEFIANCE FINANCIAL CORPORATION, a small cap growth company in the finance sector, is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with slightly less than average risk

10 is the best possible rating. Learn more.

Summary

Positives

  • One or more less experienced analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for FDEF. Positive/Neutral
  • Short-term relative price momentum exhibits moderate strength. Postive/Neutral
  • Earnings growth in the past year is holding steady compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Neutral

 

Concerns

  • The enterprise value-to-sales ratio is higher than the average for comparably-sized companies in the StockScouter universe. Negative

 

Short-term Outlook

Over the next 1-2 months, StockScouter forecasts that small cap stocks will be in favor, growth stocks will be in favor, and finance stocks will be in favor.

Expected Risk/Return

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Core Model Grades

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Previous Ratings

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