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

June 15, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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 is positive, 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.
Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada holds 0% or 15,610 shares. Raymond James Fincl Services Incorporated holds 0.01% or 26,332 shares. Public Sector Pension Inv Board invested 0.01% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). United Service Automobile Association reported 10,240 shares. Voya Investment Management Limited Liability Corp reported 0% stake. Ameriprise Incorporated has 357,977 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Amalgamated Savings Bank has 0.01% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Tci Wealth Advsr Inc stated it has 0.01% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Terril Brothers holds 8,000 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Bokf Na holds 0.01% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 9,374 shares. 3.47M were reported by Neuberger Berman Gru Limited Liability Corporation. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 0% or 1,033 shares in its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase And accumulated 225,019 shares. 546,906 are owned by Principal Financial Group Inc Inc. Gemmer Asset Management Lc has 0.01% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 416 shares.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 3 insider sales for $647,767 activity. Giddiens Ronald N had sold 1,465 shares worth $78,099 on Monday, June 4. COPELAND DAVID L sold $373,106 worth of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) on Wednesday, May 2. TROTTER JOHNNY bought $514,148 worth of stock. 195 shares valued at $10,335 were bought by Edwards Murray Hamilton on Friday, May 18.

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 has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Monday, January 8. The stock of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) earned “Sell” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, January 26. Sandler O’Neill maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, April 20 report. The stock of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 29 by Piper Jaffray. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5100 target in Monday, April 23 report. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Tuesday, January 30 with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, January 25. The stock of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, February 26. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Stephens maintained the shares of FFIN in report on Monday, April 23 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 $3.61 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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