How Analysts Rated First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) Last Week?

September 22, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

 How Analysts Rated First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) Last Week?
Investors sentiment increased to 1.64 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.58, from 1.06 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 12 investors sold First Financial Bankshares Inc shares while 33 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 33.10 million shares or 0.46% more from 32.95 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Eulav Asset has invested 0.23% in First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN). Proshare Advsrs Llc holds 0.01% or 16,951 shares in its portfolio. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky reported 24,600 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Cambridge Invest Research Advisors accumulated 16,179 shares. Raymond James Fincl Svcs Advsrs Incorporated reported 0.01% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN). California Public Employees Retirement Systems invested in 135,900 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund owns 48,283 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp holds 1.08 million shares. First Republic Inv reported 6,575 shares. Champlain Inv Ptnrs Limited Company has invested 0.41% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN). Arizona State Retirement has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN). Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust stated it has 20,280 shares. Massmutual Co Fsb Adv has 0% invested in First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 6,521 shares. Tower Research Ltd (Trc) invested 0% in First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN). Gemmer Asset Mngmt owns 406 shares.

Since May 12, 2017, it had 3 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $17 activity. 350 shares were bought by TROTTER JOHNNY, worth $13,829 on Friday, May 12. Edwards Murray Hamilton bought $14,630 worth of stock or 380 shares. 1,000 shares valued at $41,000 were sold by Giddiens Ronald N on Friday, June 9.

First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering First Financial Bankshares (NASDAQ:FFIN), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. First Financial Bankshares had 13 analyst reports since July 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Underperform” on Tuesday, November 29. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Thursday, July 20 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, July 20 with “Hold”. The stock of First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 1. On Friday, November 18 the stock rating was downgraded by Hovde Group to “Underperform”. The rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, January 29 to “Sell”. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Neutral” on Friday, October 23. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stephens on Wednesday, August 2. The stock of First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Below is a list of First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) latest ratings and price target changes.

01/09/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $41.0 Maintain
02/08/2017 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $39.0000 Maintain
20/07/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $41.0000 Maintain
20/07/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $39.0000 Maintain
20/07/2017 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $39.0000 Maintain

The stock increased 1.06% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $42.85. About shares traded. First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) has risen 20.42% since September 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.72% the S&P500.

First Financial Bankshares, Inc. is a financial holding company. The company has market cap of $2.84 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries, conducts commercial banking business. It has a 26.55 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s subsidiaries included First Financial Bank, National Association, Abilene, Texas; First Technology Services, Inc., Abilene, Texas; First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company, National Association, Abilene, Texas; First Financial Investments, Inc., Abilene, Texas, and First Financial Insurance Agency, Inc., Abilene, Texas.

More recent First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “First Financial Bankshares (FFIN) Passes Through 2% Yield Mark” on September 07, 2017. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (FFIN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for …” on September 13, 2017. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “First Financial Bank Announces Promotion Of Monica Houston To Executive Vice …” with publication date: December 06, 2016 was also an interesting one.

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