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Is Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) Stock a Sell after Joseph Chlapaty’s Insider Trading?; 0 Analysts Are Bullish First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (FFIN) Last Week

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Among 9 analysts covering First Financial Bankshares (NASDAQ:FFIN), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. First Financial Bankshares had 28 analyst reports since July 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, April 23 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of FFIN in report on Thursday, January 25 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Monday, January 8 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Tuesday, November 29 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, February 26 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) on Thursday, October 19 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 12 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Friday, October 23 by Macquarie Research. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, July 20. The stock of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) earned “Sell” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, January 29. See First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) latest ratings:

23/04/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0000 Maintain
23/04/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $51.0000 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: Hovde Group Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0000 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Sell New Target: $41.0000 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $47.0 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0 Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: Hovde Group Rating: Hold New Target: $46.0 Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $47.0 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Sell New Target: $40.0 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $46.0 Maintain

Among 6 analysts covering Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Advanced Drainage Systems has $32 highest and $22.0 lowest target. $27.20’s average target is -6.37% below currents $29.05 stock price. Advanced Drainage Systems had 28 analyst reports since November 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, May 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, May 26 report. As per Tuesday, November 24, the company rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, February 8. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 8 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, May 30, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, October 4 with “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) on Monday, February 12 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of WMS in report on Wednesday, December 13 with “Buy” rating.

The stock decreased 0.85% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $29.05. About 460,502 shares traded or 64.14% up from the average. Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) has risen 20.95% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.38% the S&P500. Some Historical WMS News: ; 29/05/2018 – ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS BOOSTS DIV TO 8C/SHR, WAS 7C, EST. 8C; 09/05/2018 – Advanced Drainage Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average; 29/05/2018 – Advanced Drainage Systems Sees FY19 Sales $1.375B-$1.425B; 29/05/2018 – Advanced Drainage Systems 4Q Loss/Shr 11c; 30/05/2018 – Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. Appoints New Directors; 06/03/2018 – Advanced Drainage Systems Launches “ADS Installation Guides” Mobile App; 07/03/2018 – Norges Bank Exits Position in Advanced Drainage; 21/03/2018 – ADVANCED DRAINAGE EVP, CO-COO FUSSNER TO RETIRE; 29/05/2018 – Advanced Drainage Systems 4Q Adjusted EBITDA $220M-$240M; 23/03/2018 – Advanced Drainage Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average

Investors sentiment increased to 1.74 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.69, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 8 investors sold Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 42.54 million shares or 0.00% less from 42.54 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag owns 335,912 shares. Citigroup holds 185 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership accumulated 824,943 shares. Swiss Financial Bank, a Switzerland-based fund reported 67,200 shares. Millennium Lc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS). Art Advsr Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% or 16,999 shares. Guggenheim Capital Ltd holds 0.01% or 145,098 shares. Signaturefd Limited Com holds 0% or 1,332 shares. Moreover, Mackay Shields Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) for 14,000 shares. The Florida-based Raymond James has invested 0% in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS). Alliancebernstein L P invested 0% in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS). Legal General Gp Plc invested 0% of its portfolio in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS). Arrowmark Colorado Holdg Limited Co reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS). Ack Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 1.58 million shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc has 26,749 shares.

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. designs, makes, and markets thermoplastic corrugated pipes and related water management products for non-residential, residential, agriculture, and infrastructure applications in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.65 billion. The firm provides single, double, and triple wall corrugated polypropylene and polyethylene pipes; and allied products comprising storm retention/detention and septic chambers, polyvinyl chloride drainage structures, fittings, and water quality filters and separators. It has a 29.34 P/E ratio. It also purchases and distributes construction fabrics, as well as other geosynthetic products for soil stabilization, reinforcement, filtration, separation, erosion control, and sub-surface drainage.

Analysts await Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.36 earnings per share, up 38.46% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.26 per share. WMS’s profit will be $20.44M for 20.17 P/E if the $0.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.11 actual earnings per share reported by Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -427.27% EPS growth.

Since February 12, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $7.79 million activity. LEEUWENBURG EWOUT had sold 20,000 shares worth $576,000. 11,000 shares were sold by VITARELLI RONALD R, worth $319,249 on Tuesday, June 5. Shares for $2.85 million were sold by CHLAPATY JOSEPH A on Monday, June 4. The insider FUSSNER THOMAS M sold 100 shares worth $2,670. KLEIN ROBERT M also sold $2.05 million worth of Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) shares.

Major shareholder, Joseph Chlapaty is the Advanced Drainage Systems Inc’s insider who unloaded shares of Advanced Drainage Systems Inc, 900,000 to be precise. Joseph Chlapaty’s shares were estimated based on $28.8, with the insider sale transaction worth near $25,938,000 USD. In the last 30 days, he also unloaded 100,000 shares valued at $2,853,350 USD. And, It’s sure Joseph’s sell isn’t going to remain unnoticed as he currently is having in hand 9.13 million shares – ( 16.08% of Advanced Drainage Systems Inc’s Market Cap ).

The stock increased 0.37% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $53.95. About 273,498 shares traded or 20.50% up from the average. First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) has risen 34.99% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.42% the S&P500. Some Historical FFIN News: ; 16/05/2018 – CincinnatiBusCou: EXCLUSIVE: First Financial names lead independent director; 24/04/2018 – First Financial Announces Board Election And Increased Dividend At Annual Meeting; 16/05/2018 – Cincinnati Business Courier: EXCLUSIVE: First Financial names lead independent director; 12/04/2018 SYNCOM FORMULATIONS (INDIA) LTD SYFI.BO SAYS CO GOT SEBI ORDER ON APRIL 11 IN MATTER OF FIRST FINANCIAL SERVICES

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.27, from 1.11 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 9 investors sold First Financial Bankshares, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 34.51 million shares or 0.14% more from 34.46 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Regions holds 820 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mason Street Limited Liability invested in 0.02% or 18,746 shares. Wells Fargo & Com Mn has invested 0% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 179,667 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN). South Texas Money has 11,975 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag accumulated 77,104 shares or 0% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The has 47,061 shares. Ls Inv Llc accumulated 2,044 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Jefferies Gru Limited Liability Corporation reported 5,003 shares. Bbva Compass Natl Bank holds 25,987 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. 404 were accumulated by Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation. Natl Bank Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) for 4,499 shares. Adell Harriman And Carpenter owns 15,500 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN).

Since January 30, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 3 insider sales for $647,767 activity. Another trade for 15,973 shares valued at $756,641 was made by BEAL STEVEN L on Tuesday, January 30. Shares for $373,106 were sold by COPELAND DAVID L on Wednesday, May 2. TROTTER JOHNNY had bought 774 shares worth $35,596. Giddiens Ronald N sold 1,465 shares worth $78,099. 195 shares were bought by Edwards Murray Hamilton, worth $10,335.

First Financial Bankshares, Inc., a financial holding company, through its subsidiaries, provides commercial banking services primarily in Texas. The company has market cap of $3.65 billion. The Company’s services include accepting and holding checking, savings, and time deposits; automated teller machine services; drive-in and night deposit services; safe deposit facilities; remote deposit capture, payroll cards, funds transmitting, Internet banking, and mobile banking services; and other customary commercial banking services. It has a 29.81 P/E ratio. It also provides various loans, such as real estate, commercial, agricultural, and consumer loans to businesses, professionals, individuals, and farm and ranch operations.

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