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TMCNet:  First Financial Holdings Shares Up 20.8% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (FFCH)

[November 21, 2012]

First Financial Holdings Shares Up 20.8% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (FFCH)

Nov 21, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) Spotlight via COMTEX) -- SmarTrend identified an Uptrend for First Financial Holdings (NASDAQ:FFCH) on June 29th, 2012 at $10.46. In approximately 5 months, First Financial Holdings has returned 20.84% as of today's recent price of $12.64.

First Financial Holdings share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $14.49 and a 52-week low of $6.64 and are now trading 90% above that low price at $12.64 per share. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.3% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.6%.

First Financial Holdings, Inc. is a savings and loan and financial holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of financial services, including banking, cash management, retail investment services, mortgage banking, insurance, trust, and investment management services.

SmarTrend will continue to scan these moving averages and a number of other proprietary indicators for any shifts in the trajectory of First Financial Holdings shares.Log in and add First Financial Holdings (FFCH) to your watchlist today so you can receive a real-time alert when the shares are about to change trend.

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