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

August 11, 2017 - By Louis Casey

 How Analysts Rated First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) Last Week?
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.34 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.09, from 1.43 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 7 investors sold First Financial Bankshares Inc shares while 46 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 31.86 million shares or 3.25% more from 30.85 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Tiaa Cref Investment Management Ltd Liability Com holds 209,008 shares. Glenmede Na has invested 0% in First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN). Fca Tx owns 4,828 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue invested in 7,190 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Great West Life Assurance Company Can has invested 0.01% in First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN). Strs Ohio reported 6,600 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Swiss Bancshares has 0.01% invested in First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 86,900 shares. Pub Sector Pension Board accumulated 46,440 shares. Natixis invested in 7,127 shares. Sei Invests reported 10,540 shares. Riverhead Management Limited Com stated it has 2,500 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 320,969 were accumulated by Jpmorgan Chase & Company. Virginia Retirement System Et Al holds 0% or 5,700 shares in its portfolio. Amer Century Companies has invested 0.01% in First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN). Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company reported 0.02% stake.

Since March 2, 2017, it had 5 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $2.24 million activity. 2,000 First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) shares with value of $87,680 were bought by TROTTER JOHNNY. COPELAND DAVID L also sold $25,992 worth of First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) on Wednesday, May 31. On Thursday, March 2 the insider MATTHEWS KADE sold $1.93 million. Giddiens Ronald N sold $41,000 worth of stock or 1,000 shares. Edwards Murray Hamilton also bought $14,630 worth of First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) shares.

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 12 analyst reports since July 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Thursday, July 20 with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, November 29 to “Underperform”. Macquarie Research maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, October 23 report. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold” on Wednesday, August 2. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, July 20. Hovde Group downgraded First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) on Friday, November 18 to “Underperform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Sell” on Friday, January 29. Below is a list of First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) latest ratings and price target changes.

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

About 164,599 shares traded. First Financial Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:FFIN) has risen 20.42% since August 11, 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 $2.67 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries, conducts commercial banking business. It has a 25 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: Prnewswire.com which released: “J. Kyle Mcvey Promoted To Senior Vice President And Chief Accounting Officer” on June 13, 2017. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “First Financial Bankshares Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Results” on July 20, 2017. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “First Financial Bank, NA Honored With TBA Foundation Cornerstone Award” with publication date: May 12, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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