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

$55.41
+0.19 (+0.34%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$55.00
$55.72
50-Day Range
$49.22
$61.06
52-Week Range
$48.81
$81.54
Volume
352,462 shs
Average Volume
604,990 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.77 billion
P/E Ratio
6.74
Dividend Yield
3.68%
Price Target
$64.68

First American Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
16.7% Upside
$64.68 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.82% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.52
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.84mentions of First American Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.34 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.28%
From $6.41 to $6.62 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.79 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

199th out of 1,176 stocks

Title Insurance Industry

4th out of 7 stocks

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About First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) Stock

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, mortgage 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 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 headquartered in Santa Ana, California.

First American Financial Stock Up 0.3 %

Shares of FAF traded up $0.19 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $55.41. The company's stock had a trading volume of 352,462 shares, compared to its average volume of 604,990. The firm has a market cap of $5.77 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.74 and a beta of 1.21. The company has a 50 day moving average of $55.10 and a two-hundred day moving average of $61.68. First American Financial has a 1-year low of $48.81 and a 1-year high of $81.54.

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The insurance provider reported $2.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.62 by $0.61. First American Financial had a net margin of 10.11% and a return on equity of 15.41%. The firm had revenue of $2.06 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.12 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $2.13 EPS. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, analysts forecast that First American Financial will post 6.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

First American Financial Dividend Announcement

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 8th were issued a dividend of $0.51 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, June 7th. This represents a $2.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.68%. First American Financial's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 24.82%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

FAF has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. BTIG Research decreased their target price on First American Financial from $81.00 to $79.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, July 8th. Truist Financial dropped their target price on shares of First American Financial from $86.00 to $77.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 13th. Finally, Barclays reduced their price target on shares of First American Financial from $87.00 to $83.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research report on Monday, July 11th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, First American Financial presently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of $64.68.

Insider Activity at First American Financial

In other news, COO Christopher Michael Leavell sold 39,206 shares of First American Financial stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.61, for a total value of $2,337,069.66. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 166,465 shares in the company, valued at $9,922,978.65. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. 3.20% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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FAF Stock News Headlines

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) PT Lowered to $77.00
First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) PT Lowered to $83.00
FAF Dividend Yield Pushes Above 4%
First American Financial Becomes Oversold
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FAF Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/15 Dividend
6/07/2022
Dividend Payable
6/15/2022
Last Earnings
7/28/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/20/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Title insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
31847R10
Employees
22,233
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$64.68
High Stock Price Forecast
$83.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$10.40
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+16.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.80
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.24 billion
Pretax Margin
13.39%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$9.22 billion
Cash Flow
$10.17 per share
Book Value
$47.36 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
100,829,000
Market Cap
$5.77 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.21

Key Executives

  • Mr. Kenneth David DeGiorgio BA (Age 51)
    MBA, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.36M
  • Mr. Mark Edward Seaton (Age 44)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.97M
  • Mr. Christopher Michael Leavell (Age 59)
    Chief Operating Officer of First American Title Insurance Company
    Comp: $2.23M
  • Mr. Matthew Feivish Wajner (Age 46)
    VP & Treasurer
    Comp: $608.87k
  • Mr. Steven A. Adams (Age 52)
    VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Craig Barberio
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Lisa W. Cornehl (Age 43)
    Sr. VP & Chief Legal Officer
  • Mr. Mark E. Rutherford
    Sr. VP of HR
  • Mr. George Stone Livermore (Age 61)
    Exec. VP of Data and Mortgage Solutions
  • Mr. Mark Fleming
    Chief Economist













FAF Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First American Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" First American Financial stock.
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What is First American Financial's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for First American Financial's stock. Their FAF stock forecasts range from $10.40 to $83.00. On average, they predict First American Financial's share price to reach $64.68 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% from the stock's current price.
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How has First American Financial's stock price performed in 2022?

First American Financial's stock was trading at $78.23 at the start of the year. Since then, FAF stock has decreased by 29.2% and is now trading at $55.41.
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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 20th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for First American Financial
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How were First American Financial's earnings last quarter?

First American Financial Co. (NYSE:FAF) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 28th. The insurance provider reported $2.23 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.62 by $0.61. The insurance provider had revenue of $2.06 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.12 billion. First American Financial had a net margin of 10.11% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.41%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.13 EPS.

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 Thursday, May 12th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 8th will be given a dividend of $0.51 per share on Wednesday, June 15th. This represents a $2.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 7th.
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Is First American Financial a good dividend stock?

First American Financial(NYSE:FAF) pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.68%. First American Financial has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of First American Financial is 24.82%. 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 30.82% next year. This indicates that First American Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.27%), Anchor Capital Advisors LLC (1.31%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.57%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.40%), First American Trust FSB (0.32%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.29%). Company insiders that own First American Financial stock include Christopher Michael Leavell, Kenneth D Degiorgio, Mark C Oman and Mark Edward Seaton.
View institutional ownership trends for First American Financial
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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 $55.41.

How much money does First American Financial make?

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) has a market capitalization of $5.77 billion and generates $9.22 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $1.24 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.22 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First American Financial have?

First American Financial employs 22,233 workers across the globe.

How can I contact First American Financial?

First American Financial's mailing address is 1 FIRST AMERICAN WAY, SANTA ANA CA, 92707. The official website for First American Financial is www.firstam.com. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at (714) 250-3000, via email at investor.relations@firstam.com, or via fax at 714-541-6372.

This page (NYSE:FAF) was last updated on 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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