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

June 15, 2018 - By Christine Ryals

First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.27, from 1.11 in 2017Q4. It improved, 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.
Principal Fincl Inc holds 546,906 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Piedmont Investment Advisors Ltd Liability Com holds 0.02% or 14,443 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 171,009 shares. Moreover, Deutsche Bank Ag has 0% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 77,104 shares. Moreover, Massmutual Communications Fsb Adv has 0% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 3,850 shares. Voya Investment Mngmt Ltd Llc owns 27,999 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Plante Moran Advsrs Limited Co reported 13 shares. 4,499 were reported by National Bank Of Montreal Can. Panagora Asset Mgmt reported 32,823 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested in 0% or 22,213 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 21,806 shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems reported 106,609 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas holds 0% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) or 11,726 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System accumulated 53,732 shares. Glenmede Trust Na owns 4,008 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $647,767 activity. BEAL STEVEN L sold $756,641 worth of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) on Tuesday, January 30. On Friday, May 18 the insider Edwards Murray Hamilton bought $10,335. TROTTER JOHNNY also bought $35,596 worth of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) shares. $78,099 worth of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) was sold by Giddiens Ronald N on Monday, June 4.

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 stock of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) earned “Hold” rating by Stephens on Tuesday, January 30. The company was maintained on Monday, January 29 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 23 by SunTrust. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, February 26 report. The company was maintained on Friday, April 20 by Hovde Group. As per Friday, January 26, the company rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 8 by SunTrust. The stock of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, January 25. The stock of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 29 by Hovde Group. The company was maintained on Monday, April 23 by Stephens.

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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