First Financial Bankshares (FFIN) to Release Earnings on Wednesday
First Financial Bankshares (NASDAQ:FFIN) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, January 24th. Analysts expect First Financial Bankshares to post earnings of $0.44 per share for the quarter.
First Financial Bankshares (NASDAQ:FFIN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The bank reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.44. The firm had revenue of $83.95 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $89.87 million. First Financial Bankshares had a net margin of 33.51% and a return on equity of 12.70%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.39 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect First Financial Bankshares to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.
First Financial Bankshares (FFIN) opened at $47.10 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $3,170.00, a PE ratio of 28.20 and a beta of 1.40. First Financial Bankshares has a 1-year low of $36.85 and a 1-year high of $48.85.
FFIN has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of First Financial Bankshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $42.00 price objective on shares of First Financial Bankshares in a research note on Friday, October 20th. BidaskClub lowered shares of First Financial Bankshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $48.00 price objective on shares of First Financial Bankshares in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $44.33.
In related news, Director David L. Copeland sold 1,368 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.52, for a total value of $62,271.36. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 33,379 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,519,412.08. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 5.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
First Financial Bankshares Company Profile
First Financial Bankshares, Inc is a financial holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, conducts commercial banking business. 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.
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