Analysts are on the Bearish side about First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) this week.

September 30, 2018 - By Carolyn Hewitt

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.07, from 1.13 in 2018Q1. It fall, as 36 investors sold First American Financial Corporation shares while 104 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 106 raised stakes. 91.86 million shares or 0.32% less from 92.16 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Brinker Capital Inc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 10,285 shares. Vaughan Nelson Limited Partnership reported 1.66M shares. Macquarie Gp Limited invested in 0% or 23,600 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 204,743 shares. Kepos Capital Limited Partnership reported 34,626 shares. Underhill Investment Mngmt Limited Company owns 260,775 shares. Tarbox Family Office Incorporated has 1,388 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Proshare Advsr Limited has invested 0.01% in First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF). Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc holds 137,937 shares. Panagora Asset Management reported 7,797 shares. Gsa Capital Ltd Liability Partnership, United Kingdom-based fund reported 28,401 shares. Wells Fargo Mn invested in 401,711 shares. Ing Groep Nv invested 0.02% in First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF). Los Angeles Capital & Equity Research Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) for 75,022 shares. The Minnesota-based Gradient Ltd Liability Com has invested 0% in First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF).

Since April 30, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $2.50 million activity. 13,871 shares valued at $794,059 were sold by DEGIORGIO KENNETH D on Tuesday, August 21. Another trade for 4,982 shares valued at $285,439 was made by Wajner Matthew F. on Tuesday, August 21.

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering First American Financial (NYSE:FAF), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. First American Financial had 2 analyst reports since July 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, July 17 by Wood. On Friday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by PiperJaffray with “Neutral”. Below is a list of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) latest ratings and price target changes.

27/07/2018 Broker: PiperJaffray Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $63 New Target: $65 Maintain
17/07/2018 Broker: Wood Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $39 Upgrade

The stock increased 0.60% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $51.59. About 531,804 shares traded. First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) has risen 9.92% since September 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.70% the S&P500.

First American Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides financial services. The company has market cap of $5.76 billion. It operates through Title Insurance and Services, and Specialty Insurance divisions. It has a 12.29 P/E ratio. The Title Insurance and Services segment issues title insurance policies on residential and commercial property, as well as offers related services and products.

More notable recent First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Hurricane Impacts Increase Defect Risk, According to First American’s Loan Application Defect Index” on September 26, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Outlook for Affordability in 2019 amid Rising Rates, According to First American Real House Price Index” published on September 24, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Ferrari Is A Strong Company – Cramer’s Lightning Round (9/27/18)” on September 28, 2018. More interesting news about First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Outlook for Existing-Home Sales Remains Strong Amid Rising Rates, According to First American Potential Home …” published on September 18, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “First American Title Voted ‘Best Title Insurance Underwriter’ for Sixth Year in a Row” with publication date: September 24, 2018.

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF) Institutional Positions Chart

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