First American Financial Corp Company Profile (NYSE:FAF)

About First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)

First American Financial Corp logoFirst American Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the business of providing financial services. The Company operates through the title insurance and services segment, and specialty insurance segment. The title insurance and services segment provides title insurance, closing and/or escrow services and similar or related services domestically and internationally in connection with residential and commercial real estate transactions. The title insurance and services segment also provides products, services and solutions involving the use of property related data, including data derived from its database, which are designed to manage risk or otherwise facilitate real estate transactions. The specialty insurance segment issues property and casualty insurance policies and sells home warranty products to residential homeowners and renters for liability losses and typical hazards, such as fire, theft, vandalism and other types of property damage.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:FAF
  • CUSIP: 31847R10
  • Web: www.firstam.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $4.78 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 110,530,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $41.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $38.82
  • 52 Week Range: $35.28 - $43.77
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.79
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.47
  • P/E Growth: 1.81
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $5.69 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.84
  • Book Value: $27.80 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.56
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.36
  • Dividend Yield: 3.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $634.07 million
  • Net Margins: 6.15%
  • Return on Equity: 12.08%
  • Return on Assets: 4.06%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.57%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.69%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 599,344 shs.
  • Beta: 0.8
  • Short Ratio: 6.15
 

Frequently Asked Questions for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)

What is First American Financial Corp's stock symbol?

First American Financial Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FAF."

How often does First American Financial Corp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First American Financial Corp?

First American Financial Corp declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 6th. View First American Financial Corp's Dividend History.

How were First American Financial Corp's earnings last quarter?

First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $1.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.21 billion. First American Financial Corp had a net margin of 6.15% and a return on equity of 12.08%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.47 EPS. View First American Financial Corp's Earnings History.

When will First American Financial Corp make its next earnings announcement?

First American Financial Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for First American Financial Corp.

Where is First American Financial Corp's stock going? Where will First American Financial Corp's stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for First American Financial Corp's shares. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate First American Financial Corp's share price to reach $42.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for First American Financial Corp.

Who are some of First American Financial Corp's key competitors?

Who owns First American Financial Corp stock?

First American Financial Corp's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.03%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.44%), FMR LLC (8.08%), Ariel Investments LLC (5.00%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (3.29%) and State Street Corp (3.20%). Company insiders that own First American Financial Corp stock include Christopher Michael Leavell, Dennis J Gilmore, James L Doti, Kenneth D Degiorgio, Mark C Oman, Mark Edward Seaton and Parker S Kennedy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First American Financial Corp.

Who sold First American Financial Corp stock? Who is selling First American Financial Corp stock?

First American Financial Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Boston Partners, Prudential Financial Inc., Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Channing Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Schroder Investment Management Group and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for First American Financial Corp.

Who bought First American Financial Corp stock? Who is buying First American Financial Corp stock?

First American Financial Corp's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., State Street Corp, Asset Management One Co. Ltd. and LSV Asset Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for First American Financial Corp.

How do I buy First American Financial Corp stock?

Shares of First American Financial Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of First American Financial Corp stock cost?

One share of First American Financial Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.27.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $42.00 (2.94% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/19/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$39.00LowView Rating Details
7/25/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$42.00 -> $45.00N/AView Rating Details
2/12/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$43.00 -> $41.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
7/16/2015Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
Earnings by Quarter for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
Earnings History by Quarter for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/27/2017        
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.42$0.50$1.21 billion$1.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.82$0.92$1.42 billion$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$0.88$0.96$1.44 billion$1.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$0.83$0.92$1.37 billion$1.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q116$0.37$0.47$1.14 billion$1.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.66$0.74$1.31 billion$1.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.73$0.71$1.35 billion$1.38 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.68$0.83$1.28 billion$1.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.31$0.32$1.07 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.57$0.82$1.20 billion$1.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.59$0.65$1.18 billion$1.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.49$0.43$1.13 billion$1.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.10$0.20$905.15 million$1.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.50$0.48$1.10 billion$1.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.57$0.59$1.21 billion$1.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.73$0.31$1.21 billion$1.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.42$0.38$1.06 billion$1.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.62$0.85$1.20 billion$1.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.68$0.95ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.43$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.28$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.34$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.38$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.23$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.16($0.15)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.30$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.00
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.30
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.42$0.45$0.44
Q2 20172$0.83$0.89$0.86
Q3 20172$0.82$0.99$0.91
Q4 20172$0.73$0.87$0.80
Q1 20181$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q2 20181$0.93$0.93$0.93
Q3 20181$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q4 20181$0.88$0.88$0.88
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
Next Dividend:6/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.36
Dividend Yield:3.14%
Dividend Growth:35.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:44.16% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
41.59% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
39.19% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)

Dividend History by Quarter for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/9/2017quarterly$0.343.23%6/6/20176/8/20176/15/2017
1/19/2017quarterly$0.343.63%3/6/20173/8/20173/15/2017
11/8/2016quarterly$0.343.48%12/6/201612/8/201612/15/2016
8/17/2016quarterly$0.343.19%9/6/20169/8/20169/15/2016
5/10/2016quarterly$0.262.83%6/6/20166/8/20166/15/2016
1/20/2016quarterly$0.263.01%3/4/20163/8/20163/15/2016
11/4/2015quarterly$0.252.62%12/4/201512/8/201512/15/2015
8/18/2015quarterly$0.252.4%9/3/20159/8/20159/15/2015
5/14/2015quarterly$0.252.81%6/4/20156/8/20156/15/2015
1/22/2015quarterly$0.252.9%3/5/20153/9/20153/16/2015
11/5/2014quarterly$0.243.19%12/4/201412/8/201412/15/2014
8/19/2014quarterly$0.243.42%9/4/20149/8/20149/15/2014
3/11/2014quarterly$0.243.45%6/5/20146/9/20146/16/2014
1/15/2014quarterly$0.121.81%3/6/20143/10/20143/17/2014
11/6/2013quarterly$0.121.92%12/5/201312/9/201312/16/2013
8/20/2013quarterly$0.122.23%9/5/20139/9/20139/16/2013
5/15/2013quarterly$0.121.88%6/6/20136/10/20136/17/2013
1/17/2013quarterly$0.121.93%3/6/20133/8/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.99%
Insider Trades by Quarter for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/23/2017Dennis J GilmoreCEOSell100,000$39.79$3,979,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Mark C OmanDirectorBuy2,700$42.08$113,616.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Dennis J GilmoreCEOSell65,000$36.84$2,394,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Kenneth D DegiorgioEVPSell40,000$37.00$1,480,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Dennis J GilmoreCEOSell139,744$37.12$5,187,297.28View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Parker S KennedyDirectorSell93,163$37.13$3,459,142.19View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015James L DotiDirectorSell11,645$37.99$442,393.55View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Mark Edward SeatonCFOSell7,845$42.95$336,942.75View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Christopher Michael LeavellCOOSell9,272$35.39$328,136.08View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Herbert Barber TaskerDirectorSell11,645$37.04$431,330.80View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Virginia Mae UeberrothDirectorSell6,627$35.92$238,041.84View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Dennis J GilmoreCEOSell139,744$34.39$4,805,796.16View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Parker S KennedyDirectorSell93,162$34.88$3,249,490.56View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Christopher Michael LeavellCOOSell23,290$29.95$697,535.50View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014Mark C OmanDirectorBuy7,300$27.54$201,042.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Christopher Michael LeavellCOOSell7,911$27.75$219,530.25View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Dennis GilmoreCEOSell116,453$25.12$2,925,299.36View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Max O ValdesEVPSell1,225$25.39$31,102.75View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Thomas V Mckernan JrDirectorBuy5,000$22.85$114,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2013Dennis J GilmoreCEOSell68,716$24.49$1,682,854.84View SEC Filing  
11/27/2012Kenneth D DegiorgioEVPSell168,852$23.50$3,968,022.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2012Christopher Michael LeavellCOOSell34,935$22.64$790,928.40View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
Latest Headlines for First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoSupply Squeeze Sends Real House Prices Higher, According to First American Real House Price Index
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 7:12 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFirst American Financial Corporation (FAF) Presents At Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - May 23 at 4:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarket Potential Caught in the Crosswinds of Surging Demand and Tightening Inventory, According to First American Chief Economist’s Potential Home Sales Model
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 12:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIncreased Earnings Estimates Seen for First American Financial (FAF): Can It Move Higher?
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 10:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoProgressive Corp Rewards Investors with New Buyback Plan
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 11:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial to Attend KBW Mortgage Finance and Asset Management Conference, June 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 5:16 PM
streetinsider.com logoFirst American Financial (FAF) Names Reginald Gilyard to Board of Directors
www.streetinsider.com - May 10 at 8:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst American Financial Corp (FAF) Plans $0.34 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 6:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial Corporation Appoints Reginald H. Gilyard to Board of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 5:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRedVision Names Tim Padgett to Key Operations Position
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 12:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial to Present at Barclays Americas Select Conference in ...
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 4:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial to Present at Barclays Americas Select Conference in London, May 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 4:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Unlikely to Impact First American Financial Corp (FAF) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to First American Financial Corp. : May 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 6:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 2nd
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 1:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst American Financial Corp (FAF) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 9:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial Corp. :FAF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSunTrust Banks Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for First American Financial Corp (FAF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 12:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Unlikely to Affect First American Financial Corp (FAF) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:57 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFirst American Financial's (FAF) CEO Dennis Gilmore on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - April 29 at 9:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStrong Sellers’ Market Sends Defect, Fraud and Misrepresentation Risk Higher for Fourth Straight Month, According to First American Loan Application Defect Index
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 6:11 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFirst American Financial beats by $0.09, beats on revenue
seekingalpha.com - April 28 at 7:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FAF earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 7:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst American Financial Corp (FAF) Announces Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 1:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:41 PM
fool.com logoFirst American Financial Rides the Stronger Economy Higher
www.fool.com - April 27 at 2:16 PM
marketbeat.com logoFirst American Financial posts 1Q profit
marketbeat.com - April 27 at 8:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst American Financial Corp (FAF) Getting Positive Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoReal House Prices Surge in Under-Supplied Markets, According to First American Real House Price Index
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 4:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst American Financial Corp (FAF) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.18
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 2:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst American Financial Corp (FAF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarket Potential Remains Flat, but Tight Inventory Relief May Be on the Way, According to First American Chief Economist’s Potential Home Sales Model
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 12:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FAF-US : April 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 11:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Effect First American Financial Corp (FAF) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 1:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst American Financial Corp (FAF) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 7:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Title Insurance Company -- Moody's Affirms First American's Ratings (Baa3 senior); outlook changed to positive
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 5:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirst American Financial Corp (FAF) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 7:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FAF-US : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Concerning Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Certain Officers and Directors of First American Financial Corporation - FAF
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 5:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Ranked Among the Best Workplaces in Financial Services by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 4:47 PM
businesswire.com logoHousing Affordability Improves Slightly in January as Mortgage ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - March 28 at 11:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHousing Affordability Improves Slightly in January as Mortgage Rates Hold Steady, According to First American Real House Price Index
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDefect, Fraud and Misrepresentation Risk Surges Higher as Mortgage Rates Rise, According to First American Loan Application Defect Index
finance.yahoo.com - March 24 at 5:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRising Rates Outweigh Influence of Economic Momentum on Market Potential, According to First American Chief Economist’s Potential Home Sales Model
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 5:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American’s Alan Hummel Named 2017 Valuation Visionary
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 7:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInHouseUSA Chooses Cloud-Based ACI Sky™ to Streamline Appraisal Delivery and Review
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 7:30 PM
foxnews.com logoMake no mistake, disclosing Trump's tax returns (and anyone else's) is a felony
www.foxnews.com - March 17 at 10:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Mortgage Solutions Brings Expansive Valuation Offering to Real Estate Appraisal Industry’s Largest Conference
finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 5:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoImproved Real Estate Outlook Suggests Strong Spring Market, According to First American Real Estate Sentiment Index
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 12:43 PM

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