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

June 17, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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 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.
Cibc Asset Management Inc owns 5,174 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Adams Asset Advisors holds 4,380 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement has 0.06% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Moreover, Susquehanna International Llp has 0% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Rhumbline Advisers reported 167,424 shares. Massmutual Fsb Adv invested 0% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Smith Asset Management Grp Incorporated Lp has invested 0.02% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Comerica Commercial Bank invested in 0.02% or 71,131 shares. The New York-based Pinebridge Investments Lp has invested 0.05% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Everence Cap Management holds 0.05% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 4,410 shares. Retail Bank Of America Corp De has invested 0% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Moreover, California State Teachers Retirement Sys has 0.01% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Us State Bank De invested in 0% or 623 shares. Geode Cap Management Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). 90 were reported by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 4 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $594,337 activity. $373,106 worth of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) was sold by COPELAND DAVID L. $10,335 worth of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) was bought by Edwards Murray Hamilton on Friday, May 18. 1,465 First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) shares with value of $78,099 were sold by Giddiens Ronald N. BEAL STEVEN L had sold 15,973 shares worth $756,641.

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 $35.17M giving it 25.77 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 increased 0.37% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $53.6. About 316,269 shares traded or 34.56% up from the average. First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) has risen 34.99% since June 17, 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 company was maintained on Monday, April 23 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Tuesday, January 30 with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. On Monday, January 29 the stock rating was maintained by Hovde Group with “Hold”. The stock of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 23 by Stephens. The stock of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) earned “Hold” rating by Hovde Group on Friday, April 20. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) rating on Thursday, January 25. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $46.0 target. As per Monday, February 26, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Sandler O’Neill maintained First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) on Friday, January 26 with “Sell” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of FFIN in report on Monday, January 29 with “Hold” rating.

First Financial Bankshares, Inc., a financial holding company, through its subsidiaries, provides commercial banking services primarily in Texas. The company has market cap of $3.63 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 29.61 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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