Fidelity National Financial Inc. (NYSE:FNF) saw a downside of -0.09% to close Monday at $46.75 after subtracting -$0.04 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,254,940 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $47.61 in the past week. An average of 1,555,975 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,395,144.
FNF’s 1-month performance is 0.60% or $0.28 on its low of $44.21 reached on 09/20/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $29.82 and high of $49.55, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 08/31/21. YTD, FNF has achieved 19.60% or $7.66. However, the current price is down -5.65%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Sep 29, 13 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Fidelity National Financial Inc. (FNF). SADOWSKI PETER T (EVP, Chief Legal Officer) most recently sold 15,000 shares at $45.86 per share on Sep 29. This transaction cost the insider $687,867. EVP, Chief Legal Officer, SADOWSKI PETER T, sold 15,000 shares at a price of $44.86 on Sep 21. Then, on Aug 30, Chief Operating Officer Jewkes Roger S sold 36,982 shares at a price of $49.13 per share. This transaction amounted to $1,816,959.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 18.82 and a low of 5.263. FNF stock has a beta of 1.41. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.98 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.51, with the price to cash flow ratio at 6.64.
Fidelity National Financial Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share. Its dividend yield is 3.42% and the payout ratio is 17.50%. FNF’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was made on Sep. 30, when it paid $0.40 a share compared with prior rate of $0.36, up 10.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 1 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.04 reported on Tuesday August 3 2021. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by 32.35% yearly.
It is projected that Fidelity National Financial Inc.’s next ex-dividend date will be on 16-Dec. FNF is expected to distribute $0.40 as its next dividend.
As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.30, while the total debt to equity was 0.30 while for the period ending June 29; Fidelity National Financial Inc.’s operating margin was 22.30%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $1.8 billion against revenue of $10.78 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected FNF to announce $1.42 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $2.06, representing a 45.10% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $846.0 million. FNF stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that, with total debt at $3.06 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $285.31 million
Let’s look briefly at Fidelity National Financial Inc. (FNF) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 11 October was 58.74% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 12.98%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $46.51, reflecting a +2.10% or $0.96 change from its current price. FNF is currently trading -0.26% above its 20-day SMA, +1.06% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +4.80% and +21.62% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 80.50% and 78.11% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.91. The RSI (14) points at 53.87%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 72.26% with the period’s ATR at 0.90. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.71 and 0.78 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Fidelity National Financial Inc. (NYSE: FNF), Credit Suisse launched coverage with an Outperform rating. Analysts offering their rating for FNF stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate FNF as a “sell,”, while 2 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 4 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is FNF’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $56.00 and a high of $63.00, with their median price target at $58.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Fidelity National Financial Inc. (FNF) stock is $59.40.