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NYSE:FA

First Advantage - FA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$13.81
+0.51 (+3.83%)
(As of 12/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$13.05
$13.84
50-Day Range
$10.22
$14.68
52-Week Range
$10.07
$21.01
Volume
424,716 shs
Average Volume
751,312 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.10 billion
P/E Ratio
35.41
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$13.67

First Advantage MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.40 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.0% Downside
$13.67 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.07mentions of First Advantage in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
2.94%
From $1.02 to $1.05 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

1.27 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

320th out of 331 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

94th out of 96 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 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 2003 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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FA Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/08/2022
Today
12/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/22/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
5,500
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$13.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$14.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$13.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-1.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.40
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$16.05 million
Pretax Margin
10.34%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$712.29 million
Cash Flow
$1.93 per share
Book Value
$7.64 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
145,701,000
Market Cap
$2.10 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.32

Key Executives

  • Mr. Scott StaplesMr. Scott Staples (Age 57)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $1M
  • Mr. David L. GamseyMr. David L. Gamsey (Age 64)
    CFO & Exec. VP
    Comp: $754.35k
  • Mr. Ron Douglas
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Steven Marks (Age 35)
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Reddy Karri (Age 59)
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Stephanie D. Gorman
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Bret T. Jardine ESQ. (Age 55)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Mariah Mellor
    Director of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Michael E. Pilnick
    Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Jay Wang
    North Asia Managing Director













FA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell First Advantage stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Advantage in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings 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?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for First Advantage's shares. Their FA share price forecasts range from $13.00 to $14.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $13.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.0%.
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How have FA shares performed in 2022?

First Advantage's stock was trading at $19.04 at the start of the year. Since then, FA stock has decreased by 27.5% and is now trading at $13.81.
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When is First Advantage's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 22nd 2023.
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How were First Advantage's earnings last quarter?

First Advantage Co. (NYSE:FA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $205.99 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $210.95 million. First Advantage had a net margin of 7.39% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.14%.

What guidance has First Advantage issued on next quarter's earnings?

First Advantage issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $813.00 million-$820.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $832.44 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.47%), BlackRock Inc. (2.66%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.48%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.44%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (0.75%) and Emerald Advisers LLC (0.71%). Insiders that own company stock include David L Gamsey, 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 $13.81.

How much money does First Advantage make?

First Advantage (NYSE:FA) has a market capitalization of $2.10 billion and generates $712.29 million in revenue each year. The company earns $16.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.39 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Advantage have?

The company employs 5,500 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 12/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff