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First American Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.04 (-0.08 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 03:40 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $52.96
50-Day Range
MA: $51.53
52-Week Range
Now: $52.96
Volume15,899 shs
Average Volume595,990 shs
Market Capitalization$5.91 billion
P/E Ratio9.36
Dividend Yield3.47%
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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Overall MarketRank

2.19 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Title insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.20 billion
Cash Flow$7.00 per share
Book Value$39.39 per share


Net Income$707.41 million


Market Cap$5.91 billion
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Confirmed)
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First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has First American Financial's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

First American Financial's stock was trading at $57.61 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FAF stock has decreased by 7.9% and is now trading at $53.05.
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Is First American Financial a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research 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 research analysts is that investors should "buy" First American Financial stock.
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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 past winning trading ideas 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 can I listen to First American Financial's earnings call?

First American Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 11th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were First American Financial's earnings last quarter?

First American Financial Co. (NYSE:FAF) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 22nd. The insurance provider reported $1.31 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.35 by $0.04. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.91 billion for 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 company's quarterly revenue was up 14.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.65 earnings per share.
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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 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 7th. This is an increase from First American Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.44.
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Is First American Financial a good dividend stock?

First American Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.47%. The dividend payout ratio of First American Financial is 31.94%. 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 36.29% next year. This indicates that First American Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for FAF?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for First American Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $74.00. On average, they anticipate First American Financial's stock price to reach $59.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.7% from the stock's current price.
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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. Kenneth David DeGiorgio BA, MBA, Exec. VP (Age 49, Pay $2.15M)
  • Mr. Matthew Feivish Wajner, VP & Treasurer (Age 44, Pay $560.49k)
  • Mr. Christopher Michael Leavell, Chief Operating Officer of First American Title Insurance Company (Age 57, Pay $2.02M)
  • Mr. Steven A. Adams, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)
  • 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

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include OLD National Bancorp IN (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Donald L. Hagan LLC (0.01%) and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. (0.01%). 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 major investors are selling First American Financial stock?

FAF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which major investors are buying First American Financial stock?

FAF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OLD National Bancorp IN, Donald L. Hagan LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Strategic Investment Advisors MI, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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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.

What is First American Financial's stock price today?

One share of FAF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.05.

How big of a company is First American Financial?

First American Financial has a market capitalization of $5.92 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 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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