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

-0.02 (-0.03 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $65.01
50-Day Range
MA: $61.40
52-Week Range
Now: $65.01
Volume408,206 shs
Average Volume717,291 shs
Market Capitalization$7.31 billion
P/E Ratio10.44
Dividend Yield2.58%
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 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, and title evidence services, as well as banking, trust, and wealth management services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Title insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.20 billion
Cash Flow$7.22 per share
Book Value$39.33 per share


Net Income$707.41 million


Market Cap$7.31 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 6th. This is a positive change from First American Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. View First American Financial's Dividend History.

How were First American Financial's earnings last quarter?

First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 13th. The insurance provider reported $1.80 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.35 by $0.45. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.73 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.66 billion. First American Financial had a net margin of 11.41% and a return on equity of 15.68%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 22.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.27 earnings per share. 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 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for First American Financial.

What price target have analysts set for FAF?

6 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for First American Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate First American Financial's share price to reach $69.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First American Financial.

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

6 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 5 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?

Headlines about FAF stock have been trending extremely negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First American Financial earned a news sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for First American Financial.

Are investors shorting First American Financial?

First American Financial saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,340,000 shares, a drop of 6.4% from the January 15th total of 2,500,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 691,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Currently, 2.2% of the company's stock are short sold. View First American Financial's Current Options Chain.

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 (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Zoetis (ZTS), Micron Technology (MU) and Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW).

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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (4.64%), Ariel Investments LLC (3.19%), State Street Corp (2.78%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.68%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.60%) and Anchor Capital Advisors LLC (1.45%). Company insiders that own First American Financial stock include Christopher Michael Leavell, 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 FMR LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Ariel Investments LLC, Eaton Vance Management, Employees Retirement System of Texas and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold First American Financial company stock in the last year include Christopher Michael Leavell, Kenneth D Degiorgio and Mark Edward Seaton. 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 Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Parnassus Investments CA and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. 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, 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 $65.01.

How big of a company is First American Financial?

First American Financial has a market capitalization of $7.31 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 18,251 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About First American Financial.

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:  232 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  266 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  498
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 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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