Media stories about FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) have been trending positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial earned a daily sentiment score of 0.37 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.4735953641416 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
FNF has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $42.00 price target on shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Finally, Barclays upped their price target on FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial from $36.00 to $41.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $44.14.
Shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial (FNF) traded down $0.55 during trading on Friday, hitting $39.08. The stock had a trading volume of 1,140,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,610,000. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial has a one year low of $29.13 and a one year high of $41.99. The company has a market cap of $10,700.00, a PE ratio of -558.29 and a beta of 0.61. The company has a current ratio of 3.01, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17.
FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 30th. The financial services provider reported $0.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.60. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial had a return on equity of 11.72% and a net margin of 8.13%. The company had revenue of $1.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.91 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.71 EPS. The business’s revenue was down 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial will post 2.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 15th. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial’s dividend payout ratio is currently -1,885.71%.
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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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