Analysts See $0.52 EPS for First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (FFIN)

June 15, 2018 - By Sophie Menendez

First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.38 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.27, from 1.11 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 9 investors sold First Financial Bankshares, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 34.51 million shares or 0.14% more from 34.46 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Texas Permanent School Fund holds 44,735 shares. Cambridge Rech Advisors owns 16,414 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Prudential Finance Incorporated has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Ameritas Inv Prns owns 5,513 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% or 22,213 shares in its portfolio. 92,200 are owned by Swiss State Bank. Fincl Pro Inc owns 2,784 shares. Milestone Group Inc Inc owns 4,449 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag reported 77,104 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.01% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 21,156 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys invested in 106,609 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Shelton Capital Mgmt owns 0.02% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 6,471 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 76,811 shares. Smith Asset Management Group Inc L P invested 0.02% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Ameriprise has invested 0.01% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN).

Since January 30, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 3 insider sales for $647,767 activity. The insider BEAL STEVEN L sold 15,973 shares worth $756,641. Shares for $10,335 were bought by Edwards Murray Hamilton. Giddiens Ronald N had sold 1,465 shares worth $78,099 on Monday, June 4. The insider COPELAND DAVID L sold $373,106.

Analysts expect First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) to report $0.52 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 20.93 % from last quarter’s $0.43 EPS. FFIN’s profit would be $35.16 million giving it 25.67 P/E if the $0.52 EPS is correct. After having $0.45 EPS previously, First Financial Bankshares, Inc.’s analysts see 15.56 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.63% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $53.4. About 243,152 shares traded or 7.13% up from the average. First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) has risen 34.99% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.42% the S&P500.

First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering First Financial Bankshares (NASDAQ:FFIN), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. First Financial Bankshares had 12 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, April 23. As per Thursday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 23 by Stephens. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, February 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Friday, April 20 the stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Sell”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 30 by Stephens. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of FFIN in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Sell” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, January 26. The firm has “Hold” rating by Hovde Group given on Friday, April 20. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Monday, January 29.

First Financial Bankshares, Inc., a financial holding company, through its subsidiaries, provides commercial banking services primarily in Texas. The company has market cap of $3.61 billion. The Company’s services include accepting and holding checking, savings, and time deposits; automated teller machine services; drive-in and night deposit services; safe deposit facilities; remote deposit capture, payroll cards, funds transmitting, Internet banking, and mobile banking services; and other customary commercial banking services. It has a 29.5 P/E ratio. It also provides various loans, such as real estate, commercial, agricultural, and consumer loans to businesses, professionals, individuals, and farm and ranch operations.

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