First American Corporation (New) (FAF): Price and Financial Metrics

First American Corporation (New) (FAF)

Today's Latest Price: $53.00 USD

0.54 (1.03%)

Updated Jan 15 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 254 in Financial Services (Enterprise)

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FAF Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 9.15, First American Financial Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 10.09% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 43.59%, First American Financial Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 80.41% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of First American Financial Corp's share price is greater than that of just 5.37% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to First American Financial Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be USNA, CPA, AXS, DMLP, and NOV.
  • Visit FAF's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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FAF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $53.00 52-week high $66.78
Prev. close $52.46 52-week low $29.36
Day low $51.88 Volume 832,100
Day high $53.29 Avg. volume 595,990
50-day MA $50.72 Dividend yield 3.47%
200-day MA $49.96 Market Cap 5.92B

First American Corporation (New) (FAF) Company Bio

First American Financial is a provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions. The company provides title plant management services; title and other real property records and images; valuation products and services; home warranty products; property and casualty insurance; and banking, trust and investment advisory services. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Santa Ana, California.

FAF Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$53.00$165.76 213%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for First American Financial Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that First American Financial Corp ranked in the 74th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 214.5% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for FAF, they are:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 16.51 -- which is good for besting 77.37% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Financial Services sector with positive cash flow).
  • First American Financial Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than just 11.88% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • FAF's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than just 11.88% of tickers in our DCF set.

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For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as FAF, try ATAX, ESNT, CACC, AMP, and MCY.

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Latest FAF News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about First American Financial Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FAF as an investment opportunity.

5 Value Stocks To Watch In The Financial Services Sector

What are Value Stocks? A value stock traditionally has a lower price when compared to stock prices of companies in the same industry. This indicates that the company may be undervalued, as investors are not expressing as much interest in such companies. The most commonly used way to check for value is with the price-to-earnings multiple, or P/E. A low P/E multiple is a good indication that the stock is undervalued.Benzinga Insights has compiled a list of value stocks in the financial services sector that may be worth watching: 1. Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) - P/E: 5.94 2. First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) - P/E: 9.69 3. Chemung Financial (NASDAQ:CHMG) - P/E: 9.32 4. Yiren Digital (NYSE:YRD) - P/E: 7.53 5. Customers Bancorp (NYSE:CUBI) - P/E: 7.78This quarter, Virtu Financial e...

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

First American Named One of the Best Workplaces in the San Francisco Bay Area by Great Place to Work® and Fortune for Second Year in a Row

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, announced today that Fortune® and Great Place to Work® named First American as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in the San Francisco Bay Area, marking the second consecutive year the company has been recognized as a premier Bay Area employer.

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

What Kind Of Shareholders Own First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF)?

Every investor in First American Financial Corporation ( NYSE:FAF ) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder...

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

Here's Why Hold is an Apt Strategy for First American (FAF)

First American (FAF) is poised to grow on the strength of its solid commercial business, expanding valuation and data businesses.

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

Amica Mutual Insurance Joins HOVER and CoreLogic to Transform Underwriting Inspections

HOVER, the technology company that transforms smartphone photos of any property into a valuable data set for insurance professionals, today announced a strategic partnership with Amica Mutual Insurance, a leading national insurer recognized as a Best Homeowners Insurance Company of 2020 by U.S. News & World Report's 360 Reviews team. Providing a complete data package through HOVER's proprietary technology and integration through the CoreLogic Digital Hub Alliance™, Amica will transform the customer experience by dramatically lowering inspection costs and streamlining workflows.

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

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FAF Price Returns

1-mo -0.30%
3-mo 3.71%
6-mo -1.91%
1-year N/A
3-year -5.89%
5-year 86.31%
YTD 2.65%
2020 -8.55%
2019 34.63%
2018 -17.89%
2017 57.91%
2016 5.26%

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