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NYSE:FAFFirst American Financial Stock Price, Forecast & News

$52.48
+0.09 (+0.17 %)
(As of 06/3/2020 09:22 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$52.28
Now: $52.48
$53.14
50-Day Range
$40.12
MA: $46.33
$52.90
52-Week Range
$29.36
Now: $52.48
$66.78
Volume846,319 shs
Average Volume874,784 shs
Market Capitalization$5.85 billion
P/E Ratio9.03
Dividend Yield3.36%
Beta1.05
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. 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. 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: 2.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.35 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Title insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP31847R10
Phone714-250-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.20 billion
Cash Flow$7.23 per share
Book Value$39.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income$707.41 million

Miscellaneous

Employees18,412
Market Cap$5.85 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) Frequently Asked Questions

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

First American Financial's stock was trading at $57.61 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FAF shares have decreased by 8.9% and is now trading at $52.48. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of First American Financial?

7 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 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for First American Financial.

When is First American Financial's next earnings date?

First American Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for First American Financial.

How were First American Financial's earnings last quarter?

First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 23rd. The insurance provider reported $1.06 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.06. The insurance provider earned $1.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.48 billion. First American Financial had a return on equity of 16.08% and a net margin of 10.47%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.74 EPS. View First American Financial's earnings history.

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, May 5th. Investors of record on Monday, June 8th will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Monday, June 15th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.35%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 5th. View First American Financial's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for FAF?

7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for First American Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $74.00. On average, they expect First American Financial's stock price to reach $63.29 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for First American Financial.

Has First American Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about FAF stock have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First American Financial earned a daily sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutFirst American Financial.

Are investors shorting First American Financial?

First American Financial saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,960,000 shares, an increase of 24.8% from the April 15th total of 1,570,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,280,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.5 days. Currently, 1.8% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Honeywell International (HON) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 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)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.01%), State Street Corp (2.82%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.74%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.65%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.61%) and Anchor Capital Advisors LLC (1.53%). 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 major investors are selling First American Financial stock?

FAF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold First American Financial company stock in the last year include Christopher Michael Leavell, and Mark Edward Seaton. View insider buying and selling activity for First American Financial.

Which major investors are buying First American Financial stock?

FAF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisory Research Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Employees Retirement System of Texas, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, and Reinhart Partners Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $52.48.

How big of a company is First American Financial?

First American Financial has a market capitalization of $5.85 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 6/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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