FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial (FNF) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Media coverage about FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) has been trending positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial earned a news sentiment score of 0.38 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.3446372199239 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial (FNF) traded up $0.12 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $39.41. 402,412 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,586,159. The company has a market cap of $10,693.46, a P/E ratio of 16.91 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a quick ratio of 0.85, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial has a fifty-two week low of $24.18 and a fifty-two week high of $40.75.

FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.67 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $1.99 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.96 billion. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial had a net margin of 7.77% and a return on equity of 11.05%. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.69 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial will post 2.41 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a $0.27 dividend. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. This is an increase from FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 56.65%.

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Barclays raised their price target on shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial from $36.00 to $41.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $37.00 price target on shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price target on shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial in a report on Friday, October 20th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $44.33.

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FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial Company Profile

Fidelity National Financial, Inc (FNF) is a holding company. FNF, through its subsidiaries, provides title insurance, mortgage services and diversified services. FNF operates in four segments: Fidelity National Title Group, Remy, Restaurant Group and Corporate and Other. The Fidelity National Title Group segment consists of the operations of FNF’s title insurance underwriters and related businesses.

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