First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (FFIN) EPS Estimated At $0.44; Cambridge Display Technology (OLED) Sentiment Is 1.27

January 14, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Universal Display Corporation engages in the research, development, and commercialization of organic light emitting diode technologies and materials for use in flat panel displays and solid-state lighting applications. The company has market cap of $9.25 billion. It owns, exclusively licenses, or has the sole right to sublicense approximately 4,200 patents issued and pending worldwide. It has a 95.86 P/E ratio. The firm licenses and supplies its proprietary UniversalPHOLED materials to display manufacturers and others.

Analysts expect First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) to report $0.44 EPS on January, 25.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 10.00% from last quarter’s $0.4 EPS. FFIN’s profit would be $29.14 million giving it 27.19 P/E if the $0.44 EPS is correct. After having $0.44 EPS previously, First Financial Bankshares, Inc.’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $47.85. About 159,311 shares traded. First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) has risen 20.42% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.72% the S&P500.

Domini Impact Investments Llc holds 13.68% of its portfolio in Universal Display Corporation for 4,669 shares. Yost Capital Management L.L.C. owns 126,430 shares or 11.18% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Newbrook Capital Advisors Lp has 5.74% invested in the company for 615,912 shares. The New Jersey-based Princeton Capital Management Inc has invested 5.42% in the stock. Jericho Capital Asset Management L.P., a New York-based fund reported 605,007 shares.

The stock decreased 0.61% or $1.2 during the last trading session, reaching $196.6. About 919,472 shares traded or 2.09% up from the average. Universal Display Corporation (OLED) has risen 114.77% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 98.07% the S&P500.

Analysts await Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.82 EPS, up 49.09% or $0.27 from last year’s $0.55 per share. OLED’s profit will be $38.57 million for 59.94 P/E if the $0.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual EPS reported by Universal Display Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 192.86% EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Universal Display’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Universal Display, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $49.0 while the high is $100.0. The stock’s average target of $72.33 is -63.21% below today’s ($196.6) share price. OLED was included in 3 notes of analysts from November 4, 2016. Susquehanna initiated it with “Positive” rating and $100.0 target in Wednesday, February 15 report. The stock of Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 4 by Gabelli. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 4 by Canaccord Genuity.

Among 9 analysts covering First Financial Bankshares (NASDAQ:FFIN), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. First Financial Bankshares had 18 analyst reports since July 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, September 1. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Underperform” on Tuesday, November 29. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Thursday, October 12. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 3. Macquarie Research maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $31 target in Friday, October 23 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 20 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 20 by Stephens. On Friday, November 18 the stock rating was downgraded by Hovde Group to “Underperform”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.57 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.07, from 1.64 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 4 investors sold First Financial Bankshares, Inc. shares while 40 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 33.92 million shares or 2.46% more from 33.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Parkside Fin Bancshares Tru owns 0% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 13 shares. Ray Gerald L Associates Limited has 17,702 shares. Eulav Asset holds 104,548 shares. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 0.01% or 141,007 shares. Moreover, Dimensional Fund Ltd Partnership has 0.02% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). The Illinois-based Peak6 Limited Partnership has invested 0% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Blackrock has invested 0.02% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% or 105,094 shares in its portfolio. Profund Advisors reported 0.02% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Ahl Prns Ltd Liability Partnership reported 18,867 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement System has invested 0.01% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Jefferies Grp Inc Limited Co reported 7,029 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Alps has 13,951 shares. Advisory Services Network Limited Liability Com has 0% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 77 shares. Loomis Sayles And Limited Partnership has invested 0.03% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN).

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