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

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$51.11 -0.55 (-1.06 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$51.66
Today's Range$50.94 - $52.49
52-Week Range$41.96 - $61.50
Volume870,532 shs
Average Volume595,473 shs
Market Capitalization$5.71 billion
P/E Ratio18.59
Dividend Yield3.25%
Beta0.85
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

Industry Title insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP31847R10
Phone714-250-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.77 billion
Cash Flow$4.1553 per share
Book Value$31.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income$423.04 million

Miscellaneous

Employees18,705
Market Cap$5.71 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Wednesday, January 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.29%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. View First American Financial's Dividend History.

How were First American Financial's earnings last quarter?

First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The insurance provider reported $1.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.13. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.46 billion. First American Financial had a net margin of 10.39% and a return on equity of 13.68%. The business's revenue was down 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.96 EPS. 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, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for First American Financial.

What price target have analysts set for FAF?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for First American Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect First American Financial's stock price to reach $55.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First American Financial.

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

4 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 3 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 headlines about FAF stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First American Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect 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 61)
  • Mr. Mark Edward Seaton, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 41)
  • Mr. Matthew F. Wajner, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Kenneth David DeGiorgio BA, MBA, Exec. VP (Age 48)
  • Mr. Christopher Michael Leavell, Chief Operating Officer of First American Title Insurance Company (Age 56)

Who are First American Financial's major shareholders?

First American Financial's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.49%), Lunia Capital LP (5.45%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.96%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.86%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.77%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.57%). 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 Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Prudential Financial Inc., First Quadrant L P CA, BlackRock Inc., Parnassus Investments CA, Comerica Bank, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Mackay Shields LLC. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lunia Capital LP, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, First Trust Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC, Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Polar Capital LLP. 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 $51.11.

How big of a company is First American Financial?

First American Financial has a market capitalization of $5.71 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:  188 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  229 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  417
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 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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