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First American Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.09 (-0.18 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $49.32
50-Day Range
MA: $49.50
52-Week Range
Now: $49.32
Volume260,213 shs
Average Volume976,277 shs
Market Capitalization$5.51 billion
P/E Ratio8.71
Dividend Yield3.56%
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 and services involving the use of real property related data to mitigate risk or facilitates 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, 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 auto insurance products. This segment markets its property and casualty insurance products through direct distribution channels, including marketing through its existing closing-service activities, as well as through a network of independent brokers in 36 states. First American Financial Corporation was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Title insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.20 billion
Cash Flow$7.30 per share
Book Value$42.41 per share


Net Income$707.41 million


Market Cap$5.51 billion
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Estimated)
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First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has First American Financial's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

First American Financial's stock was trading at $57.61 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FAF shares have decreased by 14.4% and is now trading at $49.32.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of First American Financial?

5 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 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than First American Financial?

Wall Street analysts have given First American Financial a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but First American Financial wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, February 11th 2021.
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How were First American Financial's earnings last quarter?

First American Financial Co. (NYSE:FAF) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 22nd. The insurance provider reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.35 by $0.04. The insurance provider earned $1.91 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.65 billion. First American Financial had a net margin of 9.61% and a return on equity of 13.06%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 14.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.65 EPS.
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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 3rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.46 per share on Tuesday, December 15th. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 7th. This is a positive change from First American Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.44.
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What price target have analysts set for FAF?

5 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for First American Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $74.00. On average, they expect First American Financial's share price to reach $59.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.2% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting First American Financial?

First American Financial saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,960,000 shares, an increase of 30.7% from the October 15th total of 1,500,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 833,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.8% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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 Co. (ATH.TO) (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Micron Technology (MU), Zoetis (ZTS) and Accenture (ACN).

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 62, Pay $3.92M)
  • Mr. Mark Edward Seaton, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 42, Pay $1.77M)
  • Mr. Matthew Feivish Wajner, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44, Pay $560.49k)
  • Mr. Kenneth David DeGiorgio BA, MBA, Exec. VP (Age 49, Pay $2.15M)
  • Mr. Christopher Michael Leavell, Chief Operating Officer of First American Title Insurance Company (Age 57, Pay $2.02M)
  • 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 59)
  • Mr. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist
  • Ms. Dianna Serio, Sr. VP of Enterprise Data Strategy

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.53%), State Street Corp (2.54%), Ninety One UK Ltd (1.77%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.68%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.52%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.89%). Company insiders that own First American Financial stock include Christopher Michael Leavell, Kenneth D Degiorgio, Mark C Oman and Mark Edward Seaton.
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Which institutional investors are selling First American Financial stock?

FAF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, LSV Asset Management, Employees Retirement System of Texas, Victory Capital Management Inc., and Advisory Research Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying First American Financial stock?

FAF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., BlackRock Inc., Snyder Capital Management L P, Clough Capital Partners L P, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Royce & Associates LP, Reinhart Partners Inc., and Voss Capital LLC.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is First American Financial's stock price today?

One share of FAF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.32.

How big of a company is First American Financial?

First American Financial has a market capitalization of $5.51 billion and generates $6.20 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $707.41 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.76 on an earnings per share basis. First American Financial employs 18,412 workers across the globe.

What is First American Financial's official website?

The official website for First American Financial is 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]

This page was last updated on 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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