FIRST ADVANTAGE CORP (FA): Price and Financial Metrics


-0.50 (-3.81%)

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FA POWR Grades

  • Growth is the dimension where FA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 81.57% of US stocks.
  • FA's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • FA's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 45.76% of US stocks).

FA Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 0.74, FIRST ADVANTAGE CORP is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than only 5.48% of US stocks.
  • FIRST ADVANTAGE CORP's stock had its IPO on June 23, 2021, making it an older stock than just 2.3% of US equities in our set.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 34.17, FIRST ADVANTAGE CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about 83.95% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to FIRST ADVANTAGE CORP are FLNT, RFL, GAN, OBLG, and AYTU.
  • Visit FA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

FA Valuation Summary

  • FA's price/sales ratio is 2.6; this is 136.36% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 15 months, FA's price/sales ratio has gone down 3.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FA 2022-09-23 2.6 1.8 34.8 25.3
FA 2022-09-22 2.5 1.8 34.4 25.1
FA 2022-09-21 2.6 1.8 34.9 25.4
FA 2022-09-20 2.6 1.8 35.0 25.5
FA 2022-09-19 2.7 1.8 36.1 26.2
FA 2022-09-16 2.6 1.8 35.6 25.9

FA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FA, see our FA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $26.44 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

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FA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $12.64 52-week high $24.60
Prev. close $13.14 52-week low $11.68
Day low $12.57 Volume 249,935
Day high $13.33 Avg. volume 424,882
50-day MA $14.24 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $15.82 Market Cap 1.94B


First Advantage Corporation provides technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety, and compliance related to human capital worldwide. The company offers pre-onboarding products and solutions, such as criminal background checks, drug/health screening, extended workforce screening, FBI channeling, identity checks and biometric fraud mitigation tools, education/work history verification, driver records and compliance, healthcare credentials, executive screening, and screening products. It also post-onboarding solutions, including criminal records monitoring, healthcare sanctions, motor vehicle records, social media screening, and global sanctions and licenses; and fleet/vehicle compliance, hiring tax credits and incentives, resident/tenant screening, and investigative research. Its products and solutions are used by personnel in recruiting, human resources, risk, compliance, vendor management, safety, and/or security in global enterprises, mid-sized, and small companies. The company was formerly known as Fastball Intermediate, Inc. and changed its name to First Advantage Corporation in March 2021. First Advantage Corporation was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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First Advantage Releases 2022 LATAM Annual Trends Report

Research Examines Regional Workforce Background Screening and Risk ManagementMEXICO CITY, Sept. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Advantage – MultiLatin, a regional division of First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FA), a leading global provider of HR technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety and compliance, today announced the availability of its Latin America (LATAM) 2022 Annual Trends Report. The report reveals illuminating regional perspectives on background screening trends

Yahoo | September 21, 2022

Needham Initiates a Hold Rating on First Advantage (FA)

First Advantage (FA - Research Report) received a Hold rating and price target from Needham analyst Kyle Peterson today. The company's shares closed today at $13.46.Peterson covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Fair Isaac, Cardlytics, and MarketWise. According to TipRanks, Peterson has an average return of -16.7% and a 27.78% success rate on recommended stocks. First Advantage has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $18.75.See today’s best-performing stocks on TipRanks >>Based on First Advantage's latest earnings release for the quarter ending June 30, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $201.56 million and a net profit of $14.24 million.

Jason Carr on TipRanks | September 20, 2022

First Advantage to Release Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results and Hold Investor Conference Call on November 8, 2022

ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FA), a leading global provider of HR technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety, and compliance, will issue its third quarter 2022 financial results on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 prior to the Company’s earnings conference call, which will be held at 8:30 a.m. EST on the same day. Conference Call Details To participate in the conference call, please dial (800) 225-9448 (domestic) or (203) 518-9783 (inte

Yahoo | September 13, 2022

First Advantage Expands Global Footprint, Opens New Office in Kraków, Poland

Company Selects Emerging Tech Hub to Support Growing Global Presence First Advantage Opens New Office in Kraków Company continues to expand its global footprint. KRAKÓW, Poland and ATLANTA, Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FA), a leading global provider of HR technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety, and compliance, today announced the opening of a new office in Kraków, Poland. With a reputation as an emerging tech hub in Europe, the expans

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

First Advantage to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FA), a leading global provider of HR technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety, and compliance, today announced management participation in the following investor events: Evercore ISI 2nd Annual Technology Conference in New York – Scott Staples, Chief Executive Officer, and David Gamsey, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, will present on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at approximately 8:45 a.m. ET. A live

Yahoo | August 31, 2022

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FA Price Returns

1-mo -13.72%
3-mo 2.18%
6-mo -37.39%
1-year -38.55%
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YTD -33.61%
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