Are Things Looking Up For First American Financial Corp (NYSE: FAF)?

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Stocks Info

The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Insurance – Specialty industry segment. The current market capitalization of First American Financial Corp is $6.16B. A total of 0.67 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 703.65K shares.

In the most recent transaction, Adams Steven a sold 1,800 shares of FAF for 56.20 per share on Nov 15 ’23. After the transaction, the VP & Chief Accounting Officer now owns 7,487 company shares.

Dividend

The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. First American Financial Corp pays an annual dividend of $2.11, resulting in a dividend yield of 3.53%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 28.81. FAF’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/7/2024 when it declared a $0.53 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/15/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 12/15/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 12/7/2023. The FAF stock dividend was $0.53 per share in cash.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, FAF has a high of $65.54 and a low of $49.55.

As of this writing, FAF has an earnings estimate of $0.72 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 7 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.09 per share and a lower estimate of $0.49. The company reported an EPS of $1.22 in the last quarter, which was 4.30% higher than expectations of $1.17.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. FAF’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.29B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. Its Book Value Per Share was $47.02, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $5.78B.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for FAF is Buy with a score of 4.17.

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