First American Financial (FAF) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-4.50 (-7.79%)
(As of 10:16 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
187,946 shs
Average Volume
685,878 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.52 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

First American Financial MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
17.7% Upside
$68.00 Price Target
Short Interest
1.18% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.13mentions of First American Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $4.28 to $5.41 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.88 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

39th out of 859 stocks

Title Insurance Industry

1st out of 4 stocks

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About First American Financial Stock (NYSE:FAF)

First American Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides financial services. It operates through Title Insurance and Services, and Home Warranty segments. The Title Insurance and Services segment issues title insurance policies on residential and commercial property, as well as offers related products and services internationally. 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, document generation services, mortgage loans subservicing, 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 various states and in the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, and internationally. The Home Warranty segment provides home warranty products, including residential service contracts that cover residential systems, such as heating and air conditioning systems, and various appliances against failures that occur as the result of normal usage during the coverage period. This segment operates in various states and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.

FAF Stock Price History

FAF Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Title insurance
Property & Casualty Insurance
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$216.80 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.00 billion
Cash Flow
$5.83 per share
Book Value
$47.13 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$5.98 billion
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Kenneth David DeGiorgio BA (Age 53)
    MBA, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.62M
  • Mr. Mark Edward Seaton (Age 46)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.24M
  • Mr. Steven A. AdamsMr. Steven A. Adams (Age 54)
    VP & Chief Accounting Officer
    Comp: $485.72k
  • Ms. Lisa Walgenbach Cornehl (Age 45)
    Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
    Comp: $548.34k
  • Mr. Matthew Feivish Wajner (Age 48)
    VP & Treasurer
    Comp: $482.59k
  • Mr. Jody Mulkey
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Craig Barberio
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. George Stone Livermore (Age 63)
    Executive Vice President of Data and Mortgage Solutions
  • Mr. Mark Fleming
    Chief Economist
  • Ms. Dianna Serio
    Senior Vice President of Enterprise Data Strategy

FAF Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell First American Financial stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First American Financial in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" FAF shares.
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What is First American Financial's stock price target for 2024?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for First American Financial's stock. Their FAF share price targets range from $53.00 to $77.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $68.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have FAF shares performed in 2024?

First American Financial's stock was trading at $64.44 at the start of the year. Since then, FAF shares have decreased by 10.3% and is now trading at $57.78.
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Are investors shorting First American Financial?

First American Financial saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,160,000 shares, a decrease of 34.5% from the March 15th total of 1,770,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 717,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Currently, 1.2% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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How can I listen to First American Financial's earnings call?

First American Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 25th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 201-612-7415 with passcode "13745815".

How were First American Financial's earnings last quarter?

First American Financial Co. (NYSE:FAF) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 8th. The insurance provider reported $0.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.06. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.43 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.47 billion. First American Financial had a net margin of 3.61% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.27%. The company's revenue was down 15.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.35 EPS.

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 Tuesday, January 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.53 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $2.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 7th.
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Is First American Financial a good dividend stock?

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) pays an annual dividend of $2.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.64%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 14 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 101.92%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, FAF will have a dividend payout ratio of 39.19% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for FAF.

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 Xtrackers California Municipal Bond ETF (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Starbucks (SBUX), Athabasca Oil (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Micron Technology (MU), Zoetis (ZTS) and Accenture (ACN).

Who are First American Financial's major shareholders?

First American Financial's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.29%), Reinhart Partners LLC. (0.55%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.28%), Leeward Investments LLC MA (0.21%), ST Germain D J Co. Inc. (0.21%) and Raymond James & Associates (0.13%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher Michael Leavell, Kenneth D Degiorgio and Steven A Adams.
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How do I buy shares of First American Financial?

Shares of FAF stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:FAF) was last updated on 4/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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