NYSE:FAF - First American Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$44.90 -0.63 (-1.38 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 03:43 PM ET)
Previous Close$45.53
Today's Range$44.47 - $45.65
52-Week Range$41.96 - $62.71
Volume32,537 shs
Average Volume679,537 shs
Market Capitalization$5.09 billion
P/E Ratio16.32
Dividend Yield3.69%
First American Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides financial services. It operates through Title Insurance and Services, and Specialty Insurance segments. The Title Insurance and Services segment issues title insurance policies on residential and commercial property, as well as offers related products and services. This segment also provides closing and/or escrow services; products, services, and solutions involving the use of real property related data to mitigate risk or otherwise facilitate real estate transactions; and appraisals and other valuation-related products and services, lien release and document custodial services, default-related products and services, and title evidence services, as well as banking, trust, and wealth management services. In addition, it accommodates tax-deferred exchanges of real estate; and maintains, manages, and provides access to title plant records and images. This segment offers its products through a network of direct operations and agents in 49 states and in the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, South Korea, and internationally. The Specialty Insurance segment provides property and casualty insurance comprising coverage to residential homeowners and renters for liability losses and typical hazards, such as fire, theft, vandalism, and other types of property damage. It also offers residential service contracts that cover residential systems, such as heating and air conditioning systems, and appliances against failures that occur as the result of normal usage during the coverage period; and offers auto insurance products. This segment markets its property and casualty insurance products through direct distribution channels, including cross-selling through its existing closing-service activities, as well as through a network of independent brokers. First American Financial Corporation was founded in 1889 and is based in Santa Ana, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Title insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
Current SymbolNYSE:FAF
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.04
Quick Ratio1.04


Trailing P/E Ratio16.32
Forward P/E Ratio9.98
P/E Growth0.92

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.77 billion
Price / Sales0.87
Cash Flow$4.1651 per share
Price / Cash Flow10.78
Book Value$31.43 per share
Price / Book1.43


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.75
Net Income$423.04 million
Net Margins10.39%
Return on Equity13.68%
Return on Assets4.80%


Outstanding Shares111,790,000
Market Cap$5.09 billion

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is First American Financial's stock symbol?

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

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

First American Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 7th. View First American Financial's Dividend History.

How were First American Financial's earnings last quarter?

First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The insurance provider reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.02. The insurance provider earned $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.55 billion. First American Financial had a net margin of 10.39% and a return on equity of 13.68%. View First American Financial's Earnings History.

When is First American Financial's next earnings date?

First American Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for First American Financial.

How can I listen to First American Financial's earnings call?

First American Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 14th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for FAF?

3 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for First American Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect First American Financial's share price to reach $58.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First American Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First American Financial?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First American Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for First American Financial.

Has First American Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about FAF stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First American Financial earned a media sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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

Who are First American Financial's key executives?

First American Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Dennis Joseph Gilmore, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Mark Edward Seaton, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 40)
  • Mr. Matthew F. Wajner, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Kenneth David DeGiorgio BA, MBA, Exec. VP (Age 47)
  • Mr. Christopher Michael Leavell, Chief Operating Officer of First American Title Insurance Company (Age 55)

Who are First American Financial's major shareholders?

First American Financial's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.91%), BlackRock Inc. (9.73%), FMR LLC (6.85%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.78%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.78%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.68%). Company insiders that own First American Financial stock include Christopher Michael Leavell, Dennis J Gilmore, Kenneth D Degiorgio, Mark Edward Seaton and Matthew F Wajner. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First American Financial.

Which institutional investors are selling First American Financial stock?

FAF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Hamlin Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Alliancebernstein L.P. and First Quadrant L P CA. Company insiders that have sold First American Financial company stock in the last year include Christopher Michael Leavell, Kenneth D Degiorgio and Matthew F Wajner. View Insider Buying and Selling for First American Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying First American Financial stock?

FAF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Vanguard Group Inc., Man Group plc, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Copeland Capital Management LLC and Great Lakes Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for First American Financial.

How do I buy shares of First American Financial?

Shares of FAF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is First American Financial's stock price today?

One share of FAF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.90.

How big of a company is First American Financial?

First American Financial has a market capitalization of $5.09 billion and generates $5.77 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $423.04 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.75 on an earnings per share basis. First American Financial employs 18,705 workers across the globe.

What is First American Financial's official website?

The official website for First American Financial is http://www.firstam.com.

How can I contact First American Financial?

First American Financial's mailing address is 1 FIRST AMERICAN WAY, SANTA ANA CA, 92707. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 714-250-3000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for First American Financial (NYSE FAF)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  183 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  219 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  402
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First American Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FAF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FAF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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