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NYSE:FAF

First American Financial Competitors

$53.00
+0.54 (+1.03 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$51.88
Now: $53.00
$53.29
50-Day Range
$48.23
MA: $51.53
$54.64
52-Week Range
$29.36
Now: $53.00
$66.78
Volume824,104 shs
Average Volume595,993 shs
Market Capitalization$5.92 billion
P/E Ratio9.36
Dividend Yield3.51%
Beta1.13

Competitors

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) Vs. BRK.B, PGR, TRV, ALL, CINF, and ACGL

Should you be buying FAF stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "property & casualty insurance" are considered alternatives and competitors to First American Financial, including (BRK.B) (BRK.B), The Progressive (PGR), The Travelers Companies (TRV), The Allstate (ALL), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), and Arch Capital Group (ACGL).

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) and (BRK.B) (NYSE:BRK.B) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares First American Financial and (BRK.B)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
First American Financial9.61%13.06%4.91%
(BRK.B)14.54%5.25%2.66%

Volatility and Risk

First American Financial has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, (BRK.B) has a beta of 0.84, suggesting that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares First American Financial and (BRK.B)'s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
First American Financial$6.20 billion0.95$707.41 million$5.769.20
(BRK.B)$254.62 billion2.15$81.42 billion$9.7823.87

(BRK.B) has higher revenue and earnings than First American Financial. First American Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than (BRK.B), indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

83.3% of First American Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.9% of (BRK.B) shares are held by institutional investors. 3.0% of First American Financial shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of (BRK.B) shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for First American Financial and (BRK.B), as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
First American Financial01402.80
(BRK.B)0000N/A

First American Financial currently has a consensus price target of $59.80, suggesting a potential upside of 12.83%. Given First American Financial's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe First American Financial is more favorable than (BRK.B).

Summary

(BRK.B) beats First American Financial on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) and The Progressive (NYSE:PGR) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Dividends

First American Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. The Progressive pays an annual dividend of $4.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. First American Financial pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Progressive pays out 68.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Progressive has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The Progressive is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk and Volatility

First American Financial has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Progressive has a beta of 0.54, suggesting that its stock price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for First American Financial and The Progressive, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
First American Financial01402.80
The Progressive38502.13

First American Financial currently has a consensus price target of $59.80, suggesting a potential upside of 12.83%. The Progressive has a consensus price target of $95.0714, suggesting a potential upside of 0.29%. Given First American Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe First American Financial is more favorable than The Progressive.

Profitability

This table compares First American Financial and The Progressive's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
First American Financial9.61%13.06%4.91%
The Progressive12.13%28.66%7.53%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.3% of First American Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.9% of The Progressive shares are held by institutional investors. 3.0% of First American Financial shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of The Progressive shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares First American Financial and The Progressive's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
First American Financial$6.20 billion0.95$707.41 million$5.769.20
The Progressive$39.02 billion1.42$3.97 billion$6.7214.11

The Progressive has higher revenue and earnings than First American Financial. First American Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Progressive, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Progressive beats First American Financial on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) and First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares The Travelers Companies and First American Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Travelers Companies5.81%7.20%1.68%
First American Financial9.61%13.06%4.91%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Travelers Companies and First American Financial's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Travelers Companies$31.58 billion1.15$2.62 billion$9.6014.92
First American Financial$6.20 billion0.95$707.41 million$5.769.20

The Travelers Companies has higher revenue and earnings than First American Financial. First American Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Travelers Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

81.3% of The Travelers Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.3% of First American Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of The Travelers Companies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of First American Financial shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

The Travelers Companies has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First American Financial has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

The Travelers Companies pays an annual dividend of $3.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. First American Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. The Travelers Companies pays out 35.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. First American Financial pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Travelers Companies has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years. First American Financial is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for The Travelers Companies and First American Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Travelers Companies311402.06
First American Financial01402.80

The Travelers Companies presently has a consensus target price of $127.60, suggesting a potential downside of 10.92%. First American Financial has a consensus target price of $59.80, suggesting a potential upside of 12.83%. Given First American Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe First American Financial is more favorable than The Travelers Companies.

Summary

First American Financial beats The Travelers Companies on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Allstate (NYSE:ALL) and First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares The Allstate and First American Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Allstate10.68%16.70%3.35%
First American Financial9.61%13.06%4.91%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The Allstate and First American Financial's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Allstate$44.68 billion0.74$4.85 billion$10.4310.39
First American Financial$6.20 billion0.95$707.41 million$5.769.20

The Allstate has higher revenue and earnings than First American Financial. First American Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Allstate, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.0% of The Allstate shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.3% of First American Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of The Allstate shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of First American Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

The Allstate has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First American Financial has a beta of 1.13, indicating that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

The Allstate pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. First American Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. The Allstate pays out 20.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. First American Financial pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Allstate has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for The Allstate and First American Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Allstate04912.79
First American Financial01402.80

The Allstate presently has a consensus target price of $118.3571, suggesting a potential upside of 9.19%. First American Financial has a consensus target price of $59.80, suggesting a potential upside of 12.83%. Given First American Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe First American Financial is more favorable than The Allstate.

Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) and First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Cincinnati Financial and First American Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cincinnati FinancialN/A5.14%1.88%
First American Financial9.61%13.06%4.91%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cincinnati Financial and First American Financial's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cincinnati Financial$7.92 billion1.90$2.00 billion$4.2022.31
First American Financial$6.20 billion0.95$707.41 million$5.769.20

Cincinnati Financial has higher revenue and earnings than First American Financial. First American Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cincinnati Financial, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

65.3% of Cincinnati Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.3% of First American Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.4% of Cincinnati Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of First American Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Cincinnati Financial has a beta of 0.59, indicating that its stock price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First American Financial has a beta of 1.13, indicating that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Cincinnati Financial pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. First American Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Cincinnati Financial pays out 57.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. First American Financial pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Cincinnati Financial has increased its dividend for 39 consecutive years. First American Financial is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Cincinnati Financial and First American Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cincinnati Financial22101.80
First American Financial01402.80

Cincinnati Financial presently has a consensus target price of $72.8333, suggesting a potential downside of 22.27%. First American Financial has a consensus target price of $59.80, suggesting a potential upside of 12.83%. Given First American Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe First American Financial is more favorable than Cincinnati Financial.

Summary

First American Financial beats Cincinnati Financial on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Arch Capital Group (NASDAQ:ACGL) and First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

78.3% of Arch Capital Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.3% of First American Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.4% of Arch Capital Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of First American Financial shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Arch Capital Group and First American Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Arch Capital Group15.08%5.80%1.70%
First American Financial9.61%13.06%4.91%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Arch Capital Group and First American Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Arch Capital Group03602.67
First American Financial01402.80

Arch Capital Group presently has a consensus target price of $40.4444, suggesting a potential upside of 16.59%. First American Financial has a consensus target price of $59.80, suggesting a potential upside of 12.83%. Given Arch Capital Group's higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Arch Capital Group is more favorable than First American Financial.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Arch Capital Group and First American Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Arch Capital Group$6.93 billion2.03$1.64 billion$2.8212.30
First American Financial$6.20 billion0.95$707.41 million$5.769.20

Arch Capital Group has higher revenue and earnings than First American Financial. First American Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Arch Capital Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Arch Capital Group has a beta of 0.8, meaning that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First American Financial has a beta of 1.13, meaning that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Arch Capital Group beats First American Financial on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


First American Financial Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
(BRK.B) logo
BRK.B
(BRK.B)
1.3$233.49+0.7%$547.47 billion$254.62 billion15.52
The Progressive logo
PGR
The Progressive
1.9$94.80+1.4%$55.51 billion$39.02 billion11.01Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
The Travelers Companies logo
TRV
The Travelers Companies
2.6$143.24+0.6%$36.28 billion$31.58 billion16.37Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
The Allstate logo
ALL
The Allstate
2.2$108.40+0.6%$32.96 billion$44.68 billion7.60Analyst Report
Cincinnati Financial logo
CINF
Cincinnati Financial
2.3$93.70+0.2%$15.08 billion$7.92 billion19.32
Arch Capital Group logo
ACGL
Arch Capital Group
1.8$34.69+1.5%$14.09 billion$6.93 billion12.43
Markel logo
MKL
Markel
1.6$1,005.44+1.0%$13.85 billion$9.53 billion30.99Decrease in Short Interest
W. R. Berkley logo
WRB
W. R. Berkley
2.0$66.14+0.2%$11.77 billion$7.90 billion36.95Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Fidelity National Financial logo
FNF
Fidelity National Financial
2.0$39.33+0.0%$11.55 billion$7.93 billion11.57
Erie Indemnity logo
ERIE
Erie Indemnity
1.4$247.90+0.7%$11.45 billion$2.48 billion44.67
CNA Financial logo
CNA
CNA Financial
2.2$40.38+0.6%$10.96 billion$10.77 billion19.05Increase in Short Interest
Old Republic International logo
ORI
Old Republic International
2.2$18.86+0.6%$5.73 billion$7.21 billion20.73Heavy News Reporting
RLI logo
RLI
RLI
2.0$101.88+0.7%$4.59 billion$1.00 billion39.64
The Hanover Insurance Group logo
THG
The Hanover Insurance Group
2.0$119.40+0.7%$4.45 billion$4.89 billion15.53Decrease in Short Interest
AXIS Capital logo
AXS
AXIS Capital
1.9$50.92+1.5%$4.29 billion$5.17 billion-27.38Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Selective Insurance Group logo
SIGI
Selective Insurance Group
2.2$67.91+0.6%$4.06 billion$2.85 billion21.84Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
White Mountains Insurance Group logo
WTM
White Mountains Insurance Group
0.8$1,022.02+0.6%$3.17 billion$893.40 million32.96Decrease in Short Interest
Assured Guaranty logo
AGO
Assured Guaranty
2.1$38.49+1.8%$3.11 billion$963 million9.74
Mercury General logo
MCY
Mercury General
1.6$52.73+1.3%$2.92 billion$3.97 billion12.18Analyst Upgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Hilltop logo
HTH
Hilltop
1.5$28.43+1.8%$2.57 billion$1.82 billion6.75
Stewart Information Services logo
STC
Stewart Information Services
1.7$49.89+0.3%$1.33 billion$1.94 billion11.24Increase in Short Interest
Safety Insurance Group logo
SAFT
Safety Insurance Group
1.7$79.76+0.8%$1.19 billion$877.75 million14.55
AMERISAFE logo
AMSF
AMERISAFE
2.2$58.00+2.5%$1.12 billion$370.37 million12.16Heavy News Reporting
ProAssurance logo
PRA
ProAssurance
1.4$20.15+1.3%$1.09 billion$999.83 million-13.17
Employers logo
EIG
Employers
2.7$33.00+0.4%$957.69 million$784.80 million11.50
State Auto Financial logo
STFC
State Auto Financial
2.2$18.61+1.1%$815.83 million$1.41 billion-20.45
United Fire Group logo
UFCS
United Fire Group
1.2$31.14+1.2%$779.47 million$1.20 billion-8.46Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Universal Insurance logo
UVE
Universal Insurance
2.2$15.41+1.0%$482.86 million$939.35 million57.07
HCI Group logo
HCI
HCI Group
1.9$54.10+0.9%$431.83 million$242.47 million14.74Decrease in Short Interest
Donegal Group logo
DGICA
Donegal Group
2.4$14.20+0.5%$413.38 million$812.45 million7.76Heavy News Reporting
Global Indemnity Group logo
GBLI
Global Indemnity Group
1.0$28.50+1.4%$409.72 million$604.47 million64.77Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
MBIA logo
MBI
MBIA
1.4$7.11+2.1%$383.43 million$280 million-0.67Unusual Options Activity
Investors Title logo
ITIC
Investors Title
0.8$148.36+1.8%$280.70 million$183.50 million8.24Heavy News Reporting
Hallmark Financial Services logo
HALL
Hallmark Financial Services
1.3$3.61+1.4%$65.49 million$486.37 million-0.55
This page was last updated on 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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