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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for FNF. The most optimistic price target was 54, implying a possible profit of 11.66 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 44, which equates to a potential downside of -9.02 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 5.98 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of FNF is 1.06.

FNF has traded between a high of 48.42 and a low of 31.64 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 52.84 percent, and 0.12 percent lower than its 52-week high. FNF has a P/E 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.