First American Corp. (FAF): Price and Financial Metrics

First American Corp. (FAF): $60.27

0.84 (+1.41%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where FAF ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 78.33% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for FAF is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • FAF ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

FAF Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 5.98, First American Financial Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 10.05% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of First American Financial Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.8, First American Financial Corp has a higher such ratio than merely 19.13% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to First American Financial Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be JRVR, RGLD, PDCE, PTEN, and DRH.
  • FAF's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit First American Financial Corp's official web site, go to

FAF Valuation Summary

  • FAF's price/earnings ratio is 7.5; this is 31.82% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • FAF's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.4 over the prior 137 months.
  • Over the past 137 months, FAF's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FAF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FAF 2021-06-11 0.9 1.5 8.4 5.9
FAF 2017-07-17 0.9 1.6 14.4 9.1
FAF 2017-06-13 0.8 1.6 13.8 8.7
FAF 2015-12-03 0.8 1.5 14.4 8.2
FAF 2012-07-23 0.5 0.9 14.3 6.4
FAF 2011-11-03 0.3 0.6 14.5 5.8

FAF Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 60.85%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 67.63%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 19.85%.
Over the past 52 months, FAF's revenue has gone up $3,425,703,000.

The table below shows FAF's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 9,221 1,220 1,241
2021-09-30 8,999.322 1,279.596 1,261.456
2021-06-30 8,357.115 1,193.678 998.485
2021-03-31 7,699.469 1,284.414 866.841
2020-12-31 7,086.667 1,084.659 696.429
2020-09-30 6,664.057 982.453 640.136

FAF's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • FAF has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 62.12% of graded US stocks.
  • FAF's asset turnover comes in at 0.607 -- ranking 21st of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • NMIH, MET, and MTG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with FAF.

The table below shows FAF's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.607 0.365 0.130
2021-06-30 0.605 0.351 0.112
2021-03-31 0.591 0.347 0.103
2020-12-31 0.574 0.336 0.087
2020-09-30 0.554 0.333 0.081
2020-06-30 0.543 0.327 0.084

FAF Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FAF, see our FAF 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 $77.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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FAF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $60.27 52-week high $81.54
Prev. close $59.43 52-week low $57.30
Day low $59.45 Volume 39,955
Day high $60.32 Avg. volume 834,995
50-day MA $61.66 Dividend yield 3.43%
200-day MA $69.61 Market Cap 6.47B

First American Corp. (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.

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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.

Rising Rates May Bring Balance to Housing Market, According to First American Real House Price Index

SANTA ANA, Calif., February 23, 2022--First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today released the December 2021 First American Real House Price Index (RHPI). The RHPI measures the price changes of single-family properties throughout the U.S. adjusted for the impact of income and interest rate changes on consumer house-buying power over time at national, state and metropolit

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Here's Why I Think First American Financial (NYSE:FAF) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

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Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Housing Market Potential Hinges on Opposing Supply-Demand Forces, According to First American Potential Home Sales Model

SANTA ANA, Calif., February 22, 2022--First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today released First American’s proprietary Potential Home Sales Model for the month of January 2022. The Potential Home Sales Model measures what the healthy market level of home sales should be based on economic, demographic, and housing market fundamentals.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

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Yahoo | February 21, 2022

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FAF Price Returns

1-mo 0.28%
3-mo -9.73%
6-mo -19.41%
1-year -3.10%
3-year 19.61%
5-year 63.08%
YTD -22.36%
2021 56.18%
2020 -8.55%
2019 34.63%
2018 -17.89%
2017 57.91%

FAF Dividends

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