FIRST ADVANTAGE CORP (FA): Price and Financial Metrics


-0.14 (-1.02%)

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FA POWR Grades

  • FA scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 73.14% of US stocks.
  • FA's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • FA's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 13.74% of US stocks).

FA Stock Summary

  • FA's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 0.47 -- higher than just 4.24% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • FA's went public 1.6 years ago, making it older than just 4.58% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of FIRST ADVANTAGE CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 18.55% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GAN, FLNT, SCOR, SEAC, and EHTH.
  • Visit FA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

FA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, FA's price/earnings ratio is 66.58% higher, now standing at 33.9.
  • Over the past 19 months, FA's price/sales ratio has gone down 3.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FA 2023-01-24 2.5 1.7 33.9 24.3
FA 2023-01-23 2.4 1.7 33.0 23.7
FA 2023-01-20 2.4 1.7 33.0 23.7
FA 2023-01-19 2.3 1.6 31.5 22.7
FA 2023-01-18 2.4 1.7 32.9 23.7
FA 2023-01-17 2.4 1.7 32.8 23.6

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 $13.56 52-week high $21.01
Prev. close $13.70 52-week low $10.07
Day low $13.48 Volume 97,390
Day high $13.85 Avg. volume 301,020
50-day MA $13.10 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $13.95 Market Cap 2.06B


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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Below are the latest news stories about FIRST ADVANTAGE CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FA as an investment opportunity.

First Advantage Announces Branding of SmartHub™

Focused on Improving Speed, Quality, and Cost-Effectiveness in Employment VerificationsATLANTA, Jan. 17, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FA), a leading global provider of HR technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety, and compliance, is excited to announce the formal branding of the Company’s intelligent router verifications technology as SmartHub™. As the demand for verifications increases, companies of all sizes are looking for faster ways to verify

Yahoo | January 17, 2023

Climb Global (CLMB) Soars 6.7%: Is Further Upside Left in the Stock?

Climb Global (CLMB) witnessed a jump in share price last session on above-average trading volume. The latest trend in earnings estimate revisions for the stock doesn't suggest further strength down the road.

Yahoo | January 13, 2023

First Advantage to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Financial Results and Hold Investor Conference Call on February 28, 2023

ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FA), a leading global provider of HR technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety, and compliance, will issue its fourth quarter and full year 2022 financial results on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 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)

Yahoo | January 10, 2023

First Advantage's (NASDAQ:FA) Returns On Capital Are Heading Higher

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Yahoo | January 2, 2023

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Today, we take an in-depth look at a small-cap name in an interesting niche of the market for the first time. The stock has started to rally lately but is still down some 30% YTD in 2022. The company has a strong backlog and has seen some recent insider buying from a beneficial owner as well. An analysis follows below.

The Insiders Forum on Seeking Alpha | December 28, 2022

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FA Price Returns

1-mo 4.31%
3-mo -2.52%
6-mo -4.84%
1-year -17.17%
3-year N/A
5-year N/A
YTD 4.31%
2022 -31.72%
2021 N/A
2020 N/A
2019 N/A
2018 N/A

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