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NYSE:FA

First Advantage (FA) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$13.86
+0.17 (+1.24%)
(As of 09/27/2023 ET)
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Today's Range
$13.71
$13.92
50-Day Range
$13.22
$15.76
52-Week Range
$10.07
$15.89
Volume
168,914 shs
Average Volume
319,500 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.01 billion
P/E Ratio
43.31
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$15.17

First Advantage MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.17 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.4% Upside
$15.17 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.75 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.90%
From $1.01 to $1.11 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.40 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

289th out of 315 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

86th out of 92 stocks


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About First Advantage (NYSE:FA) Stock

First Advantage Corporation provides technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety, and compliance related to human capital worldwide. It offers pre-onboarding products and solutions, such as criminal background checks, drug/health screening, extended workforce screening, FBI channeling, identity checks and biometric fraud mitigation tools, education/work history verification, driver records and compliance, healthcare credentials, executive screening, and other screening products. The company also provides post-onboarding solutions, including criminal records monitoring, healthcare sanctions, motor vehicle records, social media screening, and global sanctions and licenses; and other products comprising fleet/vehicle compliance, hiring tax credits and incentives, resident/tenant screening, and investigative research. Its products and solutions are used by personnel in recruiting, human resources, risk, compliance, vendor management, safety, and/or security in global enterprises, mid-sized, and small companies. The company was formerly known as Fastball Intermediate, Inc. and changed its name to First Advantage Corporation in March 2021. First Advantage Corporation was founded in 2002 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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FA Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/09/2023
Ex-Dividend for 8/31 Dividend
8/18/2023
Dividend Payable
8/31/2023
Today
9/28/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/14/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
5,800
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$15.17
High Stock Price Forecast
$17.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$13.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+9.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.17
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$64.60 million
Pretax Margin
8.19%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$810.02 million
Cash Flow
$1.91 per share
Book Value
$7.42 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
138,365,000
Market Cap
$2.01 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.20
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Scott StaplesMr. Scott Staples (Age 58)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $757.62k
  • Mr. David L. GamseyMr. David L. Gamsey (Age 65)
    CFO & Exec. VP
    Comp: $600.23k
  • Mr. Bret T. Jardine ESQ. (Age 56)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $423.06k
  • Ms. Joelle M. Smith (Age 47)
    Pres of Data, Technology & Experience
    Comp: $519.3k
  • Mr. Ron Douglas
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Steven Marks (Age 36)
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Reddy Karri (Age 60)
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Stephanie D. Gorman
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mariah Mellor
    Director of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Michael E. Pilnick
    Chief HR Officer













FA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell First Advantage stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Advantage in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" FA shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is First Advantage's stock price forecast for 2023?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for First Advantage's stock. Their FA share price forecasts range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $15.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have FA shares performed in 2023?

First Advantage's stock was trading at $13.00 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, FA stock has increased by 6.6% and is now trading at $13.86.
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When is First Advantage's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 14th 2023.
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.

How were First Advantage's earnings last quarter?

First Advantage Co. (NYSE:FA) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $185.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $182.38 million. First Advantage had a net margin of 6.29% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.88%. First Advantage's revenue for the quarter was down 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.25 EPS.

How often does First Advantage pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Advantage?

First Advantage announced a dividend on Tuesday, August 8th. Investors of record on Monday, August 21st will be given a dividend of $1.50 per share on Thursday, August 31st. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 18th.
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What guidance has First Advantage issued on next quarter's earnings?

First Advantage updated its FY23 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.00-$1.07 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.02. The company issued revenue guidance of $770-$810 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $776.81 million.

When did First Advantage IPO?

(FA) raised $298 million in an IPO on Wednesday, June 23rd 2021. The company issued 21,300,000 shares at $13.00-$15.00 per share. Barclays, BofA Securities and J.P. Morgan served as the underwriters for the IPO and Citigroup, Evercore ISI, Jefferies, RBC Capital Markets, Stifel, HSBC, Citizens Capital Markets, KKR, MUFG, Loop Capital Markets, R. Seelaus & Co., LLC, Ramirez & Co., Inc. and Roberts & Ryan were co-managers.

What is First Advantage's stock symbol?

First Advantage trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FA."

Who are First Advantage's major shareholders?

First Advantage's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.66%), BlackRock Inc. (2.79%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (2.29%), Cat Rock Capital Management LP (2.06%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.44%) and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (1.06%). Insiders that own company stock include Bret T Jardine, David L Gamsey, Joelle M Smith, Joseph K Jaeger, Lake Group LLC Silver and Scott Staples.
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How do I buy shares of First Advantage?

Shares of FA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is First Advantage's stock price today?

One share of FA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.86.

How much money does First Advantage make?

First Advantage (NYSE:FA) has a market capitalization of $2.01 billion and generates $810.02 million in revenue each year. The company earns $64.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.32 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Advantage have?

The company employs 5,800 workers across the globe.

How can I contact First Advantage?

The official website for the company is fadv.com. The company can be reached via phone at 888-314-9761 or via email at investors@fadv.com.

This page (NYSE:FA) was last updated on 9/28/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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