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

First American Corp. (FAF): $44.97

-0.13 (-0.29%)

POWR Rating

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  • FAF scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 82.23% of US stocks.
  • FAF's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • FAF ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

FAF Stock Summary

  • FAF's current price/earnings ratio is 5.15, which is higher than just 13.43% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of FIRST AMERICAN FINANCIAL CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.45% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • FAF's price/sales ratio is 0.52; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 18.07% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FAF, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are JRVR, MDU, CNNE, NOMD, and FRFHF.
  • Visit FAF's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

FAF Valuation Summary

  • FAF's EV/EBIT ratio is 4.3; this is 55.67% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 150 months, FAF's price/earnings ratio has gone down 11.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FAF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FAF 2022-09-23 0.5 1.0 5.4 4.3
FAF 2022-09-22 0.6 1.0 5.5 4.4
FAF 2022-09-21 0.6 1.0 5.6 4.5
FAF 2022-09-20 0.6 1.0 5.7 4.5
FAF 2022-09-19 0.6 1.1 5.8 4.6
FAF 2022-09-16 0.6 1.1 5.8 4.6

FAF Growth Metrics

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 1.32%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 22.45%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -27.25%.
Over the past 33 months, FAF's revenue has gone up $3,134,370,000.

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
2022-06-30 9,024.88 972.031 912.085
2022-03-31 9,229.255 1,036.091 1,105.384
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

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 $44.97 52-week high $81.54
Prev. close $45.10 52-week low $44.34
Day low $44.55 Volume 522,600
Day high $46.00 Avg. volume 758,949
50-day MA $54.54 Dividend yield 4.63%
200-day MA $62.45 Market Cap 4.68B

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

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Housing Market Potential Increases for First Time in Nearly a Year, According to First American Potential Home Sales Model

SANTA ANA, Calif., September 21, 2022--First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a premier provider of title, settlement and risk solutions for real estate transactions and the leader in the digital transformation of its industry, today released First American’s proprietary Potential Home Sales Model for the month of August 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 | September 21, 2022 Integrates with First American Title's PRISM® Platform for Secure Transaction Funding, a secure, digital, white-label SaaS platform that allows parties to collect earnest money as well as transfer and disburse funds for real estate transactions, has integrated with First American Title Insurance Company's PRISM® digital platform for title agents. The PRISM platform, which combines automation and marketing tools, allows First American policy-issuing title agents to offer valuable products and services directly to their customers via any computer or mobile device at any

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FAF Price Returns

1-mo -18.12%
3-mo -14.16%
6-mo -27.08%
1-year -31.37%
3-year -16.10%
5-year 5.23%
YTD -40.99%
2021 56.18%
2020 -8.55%
2019 34.63%
2018 -17.89%
2017 57.91%

FAF Dividends

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