First American Corporation (The) Company Profile (NYSE:FAF)

About First American Corporation (The)

First American Corporation (The) logoFirst American Financial Corporation is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the Company is engaged in the business of providing financial services. The Company's segments include Title Insurance and Services, Specialty Insurance and corporate function. The Company's title insurance and services segment issues title insurance policies on residential and commercial property in the United States and offers similar or related products and services internationally. The Company's specialty insurance segment issues property and casualty insurance policies and sells home warranty products. Its corporate function consists primarily of certain financing facilities, as well as the corporate services that support the Company's business operations. The Company's subsidiary is First American Title Insurance Company (FATICO) and the Company's federal savings bank subsidiary is First American Trust, FSB.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: FAF
  • CUSIP: 31847R10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $39.79
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $38.05
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $39.16
  • 52-Week Range: $34.63 - $43.55
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.88
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.63
  • P/E Growth: 1.81
  • Market Cap: $4.38B
  • Outstanding Shares: 109,820,000
  • Beta: 0.8
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 6.15%
  • Return on Equity: 12.08%
  • Return on Assets: 4.06%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.57%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.69%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $45.00 (13.09% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/25/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$42.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
2/12/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$43.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
1/13/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> SellView Rating Details
10/26/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$40.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
7/16/2015Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017        
2/9/2017Q416$0.81$0.73$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$0.87$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$0.34$1.07 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.57$0.74$1.20 billion$1.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.59$0.74$1.18 billion$1.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.52$0.47$1.13 billion$1.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.07$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 Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.97 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.15 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.34$0.37$0.35
Q2 20163$0.78$0.83$0.80
Q3 20163$0.82$0.89$0.85
Q4 20163$0.69$0.82$0.77
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$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q2 20181$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q3 20181$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q4 20181$0.80$0.80$0.80
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF)
Annual Dividend:$1.36
Dividend Yield:3.42%
Dividend Growth:35.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:44.16% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
45.79% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
43.17% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 History for First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.99%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoFIRST AMERICAN FINANCIAL CORP Financials (NYSE:FAF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 5:06 PM
realistinvestor.com logoMean Rating Of First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF) At $2 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:FAF)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 22 at 5:24 PM
News IconMarket Potential Continues Slide in January as Higher Rates Reduce Supply, According to First American Chief Economists Potential Home Sales Model (NYSE:FAF)
www.cbs58.com - February 22 at 9:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarket Potential Continues Slide in January as Higher Rates Reduce Supply, According to First American Chief Economist’s Potential Home Sales Model (NYSE:FAF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 9:10 AM
realistinvestor.com logoThe Growth Forecast For First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF) - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:FAF)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 17 at 3:42 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST AMERICAN FINANCIAL CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:FAF)
biz.yahoo.com - February 17 at 3:42 PM
businesswire.com logoFirst American Mortgage Solutions Debuts CleanFile Solutions™ to ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:FAF)
www.businesswire.com - February 14 at 6:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Mortgage Solutions Debuts CleanFile Solutions™ to Help Lenders Perfect and Complete Collateral Files (NYSE:FAF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 6:09 PM
News IconShares of First American Corporation (The) (FAF) Sees Large Inflow of Net Money Flow - Highland Mirror (NYSE:FAF)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 14 at 3:56 AM
capitalcube.com logoFirst American Financial Corp. :FAF-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 13, 2017 (NYSE:FAF)
www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 5:54 PM
realistinvestor.com logoResearch Analysts Set First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF) Price Target at $45 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:FAF)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 10 at 10:40 PM
News IconForward Earnings Estimate of First American Corporation (The)(FAF) - Highland Mirror (NYSE:FAF)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 10 at 10:40 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst American Financial Corp. :FAF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 10, 2017 (NYSE:FAF)
www.capitalcube.com - February 10 at 5:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FAF earnings conference call or presentation 9-Feb-17 4:00pm GMT (NYSE:FAF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 3:48 AM
nasdaq.com logoFirst American Financial Corp. Earnings Retreat 1% In Q4 - Nasdaq - Nasdaq (NYSE:FAF)
www.nasdaq.com - February 9 at 10:45 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of 2016 (NYSE:FAF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:43 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFIRST AMERICAN FINANCIAL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements (NYSE:FAF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:43 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 First American Financial Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:FAF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:43 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial posts 4Q profit (NYSE:FAF)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:43 PM
fool.com logoFirst American Financial Profits From Refi Strength (NYSE:FAF)
www.fool.com - February 9 at 5:43 PM
News IconDividend Darling With Upside: First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:FAF)
aikenadvocate.com - February 6 at 5:10 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst American Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FAF-US : February 1, 2017 (NYSE:FAF)
www.capitalcube.com - February 1 at 5:43 PM
News IconWhat's Ahead For This Dividend Darling: First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:FAF)
aikenadvocate.com - January 30 at 5:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst American Financial Corp. : FAF-US: Dividend Analysis : December 08th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 30, 2017 (NYSE:FAF)
www.capitalcube.com - January 30 at 5:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRising Rates and Strong Nominal Price Growth Halt Six-Month Run of Increasing Affordability, According to First American Real House Price Index (NYSE:FAF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 12:11 PM
News IconAs First American Financial (FAF) Stock Declined, Shareholder ... - The Randolph Guide (NYSE:FAF)
randolphguide.com - January 27 at 6:48 PM
realistinvestor.com logoAnalysts Rating Of First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF) At 1.67 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:FAF)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 26 at 6:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDefect, Fraud and Misrepresentation Risk Rises Modestly on Shift toward Purchase-Dominated Market, According to First American Loan Application Defect Index (NYSE:FAF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 6:35 PM
News IconFirst Commonwealth Financial Corp. (FCF) Shares Bought by BlackRock Fund Advisors (NYSE:FAF)
vouxmagazine.com - January 24 at 5:47 PM
News IconStock Perspective: First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) Earnings in View - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:FAF)
aikenadvocate.com - January 24 at 3:34 AM
News IconRising Mortgage Rates Dampen Market Potential in December, According to First American Chief Economists Potential Home Sales Model (NYSE:FAF)
www.cbs58.com - January 23 at 10:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRising Mortgage Rates Dampen Market Potential in December, According to First American Chief Economist’s Potential Home Sales Model (NYSE:FAF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 5:30 PM
News IconInvestor Guide: Check on Technical Levels for First American Financial Corporation (FAF) - Rives Journal (NYSE:FAF)
rivesjournal.com - January 22 at 4:58 PM
News IconStock Under Review: Checking in on Levels for First American Financial Corporation (FAF) - Sherwood Daily (NYSE:FAF)
sherwooddaily.com - January 21 at 5:03 PM
News IconFirst American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) shows monthly volitility of 1.61% - The Newburgh Press (NYSE:FAF)
newburghpress.com - January 21 at 5:03 PM
News IconSynovus Financial Corporation (NYSE:SNV) shows monthly volitility of 1.76% (NYSE:FAF)
diariocatolico.net - January 19 at 6:49 PM
capitalcube.com logoFirst American Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FAF-US : January 19, 2017 (NYSE:FAF)
www.capitalcube.com - January 19 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of 34 Cents Per Share (NYSE:FAF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 6:48 PM
realistinvestor.com logoFirst American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF) Mean Rating At $1.67 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:FAF)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 15 at 3:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPathSoftware Announces Integration with First American Mortgage Solutions' FraudGuard (NYSE:FAF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 5:42 PM
businesswire.com logoFirst American Financial Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full Year ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:FAF)
www.businesswire.com - January 10 at 11:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Financial Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NYSE:FAF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 6:05 PM
News IconFirst American Mortgage Solutions Integrates FraudGuard with LoanLogics LoanHD Platform (NYSE:FAF)
www.cbs58.com - January 4 at 11:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst American Mortgage Solutions Integrates FraudGuard with LoanLogics’ LoanHD Platform (NYSE:FAF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 6:14 PM
publicnow.com logoFirst American Mortgage Solutions Integrates with FraudGuard with LoanLogics’ LoanHD Platform (NYSE:FAF)
www.publicnow.com - January 4 at 6:14 PM
News IconFirst American Bank presents Community Involvement Award (NYSE:FAF)
onlineathens.com - January 1 at 10:42 AM
seekingalpha.com logoInvestors Title: Good Company, But This Rally Is Absurd (NYSE:FAF)
seekingalpha.com - December 31 at 10:07 PM
realistinvestor.com logoFirst American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF) Bearish Stock Price ... - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:FAF)
www.realistinvestor.com - December 30 at 5:30 PM
4-traders.com logoFirst American Financial : National wage growth not enough to make Columbus more affordable for homeowners (NYSE:FAF)
www.4-traders.com - December 29 at 10:18 PM
publicnow.com logoAutomation of Verification Tools to Drive Risk Improvements in 2017, According to First American Loan Application Defect Index (NYSE:FAF)
www.publicnow.com - December 28 at 11:36 AM

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What is First American Corporation (The)'s stock symbol?

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

How often does First American Corporation (The) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First American Corporation (The)?

First American Corporation (The) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 19th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 6th.

Where is First American Corporation (The)'s stock going? Where will First American Corporation (The)'s stock price be in 2017?

1 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for First American Corporation (The)'s stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate First American Corporation (The)'s stock price to reach $45.00 in the next twelve months.

When will First American Corporation (The) announce their earnings?

First American Corporation (The) is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April, 27th 2017.

Who owns First American Corporation (The) stock?

First American Corporation (The)'s stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.15%), State Street Corp (3.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.10%), Allianz Asset Management AG (1.27%), Basswood Capital Management L.L.C. (0.79%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.56%). Company insiders that own First American Corporation (The) stock include Christopher Michael Leavell, Dennis J Gilmore, Herbert Barber Tasker, James L Doti, Kenneth D Degiorgio, Mark C Oman, Mark Edward Seaton and Parker S Kennedy.

Who sold First American Corporation (The) stock? Who is selling First American Corporation (The) stock?

First American Corporation (The)'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP and Credit Agricole S A.

Who bought First American Corporation (The) stock? Who is buying First American Corporation (The) stock?

First American Corporation (The)'s stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Basswood Capital Management L.L.C., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Allianz Asset Management AG, AQR Capital Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, State Street Corp and Russell Investments Group Ltd..

How do I buy First American Corporation (The) stock?

Shares of First American Corporation (The) 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 Corporation (The) stock cost?

One share of First American Corporation (The) stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.79.

First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF)

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff