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First Financial Bankshares (FFIN) Competitors

$30.01
+0.40 (+1.35%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

FFIN vs. GBCI, UBSI, OZK, SSB, PB, KEY, EWBC, FHN, WBS, and CBSH

Should you be buying First Financial Bankshares stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of First Financial Bankshares include Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), United Bankshares (UBSI), Bank OZK (OZK), SouthState (SSB), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), KeyCorp (KEY), East West Bancorp (EWBC), First Horizon (FHN), Webster Financial (WBS), and Commerce Bancshares (CBSH). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

First Financial Bankshares vs.

Glacier Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBCI) and First Financial Bankshares (NASDAQ:FFIN) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, media sentiment, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and community ranking.

First Financial Bankshares has a net margin of 30.03% compared to First Financial Bankshares' net margin of 16.40%. Glacier Bancorp's return on equity of 14.28% beat First Financial Bankshares' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Glacier Bancorp16.40% 6.51% 0.70%
First Financial Bankshares 30.03%14.28%1.54%

First Financial Bankshares received 52 more outperform votes than Glacier Bancorp when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 50.10% of users gave Glacier Bancorp an outperform vote while only 49.52% of users gave First Financial Bankshares an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Glacier BancorpOutperform Votes
260
50.10%
Underperform Votes
259
49.90%
First Financial BanksharesOutperform Votes
312
49.52%
Underperform Votes
318
50.48%

In the previous week, Glacier Bancorp and Glacier Bancorp both had 4 articles in the media. Glacier Bancorp's average media sentiment score of 1.05 beat First Financial Bankshares' score of 0.82 indicating that First Financial Bankshares is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Glacier Bancorp
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
First Financial Bankshares
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

80.2% of Glacier Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.8% of First Financial Bankshares shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Glacier Bancorp shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.2% of First Financial Bankshares shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Glacier Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. First Financial Bankshares pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Glacier Bancorp pays out 75.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. First Financial Bankshares pays out 51.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. First Financial Bankshares has raised its dividend for 13 consecutive years.

Glacier Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than First Financial Bankshares. First Financial Bankshares is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Glacier Bancorp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Glacier Bancorp$1.14B3.77$222.93M$1.7521.55
First Financial Bankshares$636.07M6.74$198.98M$1.4021.44

Glacier Bancorp currently has a consensus price target of $40.40, indicating a potential upside of 7.10%. First Financial Bankshares has a consensus price target of $31.33, indicating a potential upside of 4.41%. Given First Financial Bankshares' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Glacier Bancorp is more favorable than First Financial Bankshares.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Glacier Bancorp
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
First Financial Bankshares
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Glacier Bancorp has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Financial Bankshares has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Glacier Bancorp and First Financial Bankshares tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding FFIN and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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FFIN vs. The Competition

MetricFirst Financial BanksharesState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$4.29B$2.29B$9.57B$8.05B
Dividend Yield2.43%4.27%6.24%3.96%
P/E Ratio21.4411.9544.0614.77
Price / Sales6.741.98198.6271.53
Price / Cash16.018.4428.0131.15
Price / Book2.871.023.224.56
Net Income$198.98M$404.43M$1.00B$214.00M
7 Day Performance-5.57%-2.06%-1.27%-1.04%
1 Month Performance-1.32%2.25%2.25%3.85%
1 Year Performance12.48%32.46%18.83%8.64%

First Financial Bankshares Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
GBCI
Glacier Bancorp
2.1087 of 5 stars
$37.72
-0.1%
$40.40
+7.1%
+27.6%$4.28B$1.14B21.553,358Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
UBSI
United Bankshares
3.8748 of 5 stars
$32.71
+0.2%
$37.00
+13.1%
+9.5%$4.42B$1.54B12.482,635Positive News
OZK
Bank OZK
3.1101 of 5 stars
$46.50
+0.2%
$49.14
+5.7%
+30.5%$5.26B$2.25B7.792,744Positive News
SSB
SouthState
3.4014 of 5 stars
$77.19
+1.3%
$89.83
+16.4%
+19.5%$5.88B$2.23B12.595,070Analyst Upgrade
PB
Prosperity Bancshares
4.9099 of 5 stars
$62.09
+0.3%
$68.86
+10.9%
+6.2%$5.96B$1.60B14.313,850Positive News
KEY
KeyCorp
4.9959 of 5 stars
$14.48
+1.5%
$16.00
+10.5%
+42.0%$13.65B$6.03B18.3317,333Options Volume
News Coverage
EWBC
East West Bancorp
4.4257 of 5 stars
$73.79
+0.1%
$84.08
+13.9%
+47.8%$10.27B$3.99B9.293,206Positive News
FHN
First Horizon
4.6834 of 5 stars
$15.81
+0.7%
$16.36
+3.5%
+42.6%$8.65B$5.03B11.067,378Analyst Downgrade
WBS
Webster Financial
4.9992 of 5 stars
$44.33
+1.1%
$56.23
+26.8%
+22.8%$7.60B$3.94B9.084,261Positive News
CBSH
Commerce Bancshares
4.234 of 5 stars
$55.06
+0.1%
$55.29
+0.4%
+14.8%$7.13B$1.95B15.364,728Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:FFIN) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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