Who is the Top Investor In First American Financial Corp (FAF)?

First American Financial Corp (NYSE: FAF) is -8.46% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $49.55 and a high of $65.54 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The FAF stock was last observed hovering at around $59.49 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.5%.

Currently trading at $58.99, the stock is -2.66% and -4.34% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.08 million and changing -0.84% at the moment leaves the stock 1.13% off its SMA200. FAF registered -4.35% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -6.37%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $1.06.

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The stock witnessed a -4.21% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 8.98%, and is -3.26% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.58% over the week and 2.22% over the month.

First American Financial Corp (FAF) has around 21153 employees, a market worth around $6.09B and $6.00B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 28.40 and Fwd P/E is 10.66. Profit margin for the company is 3.61%. Distance from 52-week low is 19.05% and -10.00% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (3.51%).

First American Financial Corp quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.77 with sales reaching $1.43B over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 117.87% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -21.10% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -15.20% in year-over-year returns.

501 institutions hold shares in First American Financial Corp (FAF), with institutional investors hold 89.89% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 103.20M, and float is at 98.50M with Short Float at 1.27%. Institutions hold 86.74% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group Inc with over 10.05 million shares valued at $572.81 million. The investor’s holdings represent 9.75% of the FAF Shares outstanding. As of Jun 29, 2023, the second largest holder is HG Vora Capital Management, LLC with 10.0 million shares valued at $570.2 million to account for 9.70% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Blackrock Inc. which holds 9.6 million shares representing 9.32% and valued at over $547.6 million, while FMR, LLC holds 9.00% of the shares totaling 9.28 million with a market value of $529.08 million.

First American Financial Corp (FAF) Insider Activity

A total of 3 insider transactions have happened at First American Financial Corp (FAF) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 3 and purchases happening 0 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Adams Steven a, the company’s VP & Chief Accounting Officer. SEC filings show that Adams Steven a sold 1,800 shares of the company’s common stock on Nov 15 at a price of $56.20 per share for a total of $0.1 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 7487.0 shares.

First American Financial Corp (FAF): Who are the competitors?

One of the company’s main competitors (and peers) include Old Republic International Corp. (ORI) that is trading 4.63% up over the past 12 months.Stewart Information Services Corp. (STC) lies in the list of competitors of the First American Financial Corp and is 28.68% higher over the same period from FAFInvestors Title Co. (ITIC) is 3.36% up on the 1-year trading charts.