First American Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.46 (+0.69 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume680,819 shs
Average Volume608,341 shs
Market Capitalization$7.40 billion
P/E Ratio7.54
Dividend Yield2.75%
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About First American Financial

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 to mitigate risk or otherwise facilitate real estate transactions; and appraisals and other valuation-related products and services, lien release and document custodial services, warehouse lending services, default-related products and services, title insurance, closing services, and related products and 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 data and records. 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. First American Financial Corporation was founded in 1889 and is based in Santa Ana, California.


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Overall MarketRank

2.24 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

481st out of 2,044 stocks

Title Insurance Industry

3rd out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First American Financial a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First American Financial in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" First American Financial stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than First American Financial?

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Are investors shorting First American Financial?

First American Financial saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,490,000 shares, a decline of 17.8% from the June 30th total of 3,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 662,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 2.4% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is First American Financial's next earnings date?

First American Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 28th 2021.
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How were First American Financial's earnings last quarter?

First American Financial Co. (NYSE:FAF) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 21st. The insurance provider reported $2.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.67 by $0.46. The insurance provider earned $2.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.87 billion. First American Financial had a net margin of 11.95% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.19%. The business's revenue was up 40.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.05 EPS.
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How has First American Financial's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

First American Financial's stock was trading at $57.61 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FAF shares have increased by 16.8% and is now trading at $67.31.
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How often does First American Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First American Financial?

First American Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 13th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.46 per share on Tuesday, June 15th. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 7th.
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Is First American Financial a good dividend stock?

First American Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.75%. First American Financial does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of First American Financial is 33.76%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First American Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.98% next year. This indicates that First American Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for FAF?

4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for First American Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $67.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate First American Financial's stock price to reach $73.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are First American Financial's key executives?

First American Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Dennis Joseph Gilmore, CEO & Director (Age 63, Pay $3.14M)
  • Mr. Kenneth David DeGiorgio BA, MBA, Pres (Age 50, Pay $1.79M)
  • Mr. Mark Edward Seaton, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 43, Pay $1.47M)
  • Mr. Matthew Feivish Wajner, VP & Treasurer (Age 45, Pay $515.42k)
  • Mr. Christopher Michael Leavell, Chief Operating Officer of First American Title Insurance Company (Age 58, Pay $1.68M)
  • Mr. Steven A. Adams, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Craig Barberio, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Mark E. Rutherford, Sr. VP of HR
  • Mr. George Stone Livermore, Exec. VP of Data and Mortgage Solutions (Age 60)
  • Mr. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist

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

What other stocks do shareholders of First American Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First American Financial investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Starbucks (SBUX), Athabasca Oil (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Micron Technology (MU), Zoetis (ZTS) and Accenture (ACN).

What is First American Financial's stock symbol?

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

Who are First American Financial's major shareholders?

First American Financial's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.54%), ST Germain D J Co. Inc. (0.17%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.17%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.03%), New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own First American Financial stock include Mark C Oman and Mark Edward Seaton.
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Which major investors are selling First American Financial stock?

FAF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which major investors are buying First American Financial stock?

FAF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Mayflower Financial Advisors LLC, ST Germain D J Co. Inc., Stratos Wealth Partners LTD., New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is First American Financial's stock price today?

One share of FAF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.31.

How much money does First American Financial make?

First American Financial has a market capitalization of $7.40 billion and generates $7.09 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $696.43 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.45 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First American Financial have?

First American Financial employs 19,597 workers across the globe.

What is First American Financial's official website?

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

Where are First American Financial's headquarters?

First American Financial is headquartered at 1 FIRST AMERICAN WAY, SANTA ANA CA, 92707.

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]

This page was last updated on 7/31/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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