What First American Investors Should Keep in Mind

More and more people are talking about First American over the last few weeks. Is it worth buying the Specialty Insurance stock at a price of $54.41? Only time will tell. The information below will give you a basic idea of what this investment may entail:

  • First American has moved -17.27% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -11.27%

  • FAF has an average analyst rating of buy and is -13.36% away from its mean target price of $62.8 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $2.49

  • First American has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 21.85 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $6.2 and its forward P/E ratio is 8.78

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.24 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • First American is part of the Finance sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 14.34 and an average P/B of 1.57

  • First American Financial Corporation, provides financial services. The company is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.

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