Institutional Investor Sentiment About First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) Increased

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Sentiment for First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN)

First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) institutional sentiment increased to 1.5 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.12, from 1.38 in 2018Q1. The ratio is more positive, as 69 funds increased and started new positions, while 46 sold and reduced holdings in First Financial Bankshares Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now have: 35.91 million shares, up from 34.51 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of funds holding First Financial Bankshares Inc in their top 10 positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 8 Reduced: 38 Increased: 54 New Position: 15.

First Financial Bankshares, Inc., a financial holding company, through its subsidiaries, provides commercial banking services primarily in Texas. The company has market cap of $4.09 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 27.74 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.

The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $60.78. About 379,087 shares traded or 54.92% up from the average. First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) has risen 51.62% since December 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.00% the S&P500.

Analysts await First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.58 EPS, up 34.88 % or $0.15 from last year’s $0.43 per share. FFIN’s profit will be $39.00 million for 26.20 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual EPS reported by First Financial Bankshares, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.69 % negative EPS growth.

Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Llc holds 0.5% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. for 1.54 million shares. Champlain Investment Partners Llc owns 660,235 shares or 0.33% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Eulav Asset Management has 0.24% invested in the company for 104,548 shares. The New York-based Neuberger Berman Group Llc has invested 0.19% in the stock. Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management Llc, a Texas-based fund reported 4,691 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 3 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $167,426 activity.

More notable recent First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “5 Bank Stocks That Made the Most Since Lehman’s Collapse – Zacks.com” on September 14, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “PNC Enters Dallas Market, Lures Customers With Higher Rates – Nasdaq” published on October 03, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Wells Fargo Struggles to Satisfy OCC With Reimbursement Plan – Nasdaq” on October 03, 2018. More interesting news about First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “First Financial Bankshares Names Wilson Chief Information Officer And Promotes Pilgrim – PR Newswire” published on October 24, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “First Financial Bankshares To Acquire Commercial Bancshares, Inc., Kingwood, Texas – PR Newswire” with publication date: October 12, 2017.

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