Analyst Ratings for Fidelity National Financial Inc. (FNF)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Fidelity National Financial Inc. (NYSE:FNF) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, FNF was issued an average rating of Overweight.

7 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 4 gave FNF a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

FNF was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 54, which equates to a potential upside of 11.66 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 44, which equates to a potential downside of -9.02 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.41 percent. That number becomes 5.04 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.83 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 5.98 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of FNF's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 21 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. FNF has a PEG ratio of 1.06.

FNF has a 52-week high of 48.42 and a 52-week low of 31.64. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 52.84 percent, and 0.12 percent below the high. FNF has a price/earnings ratio of 22.24. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FNF value stock report compares FNF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FNF is $14.05 billion. FNF is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.