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Fidelity National Financial, Inc is an insurance—specialty business based in the US. Fidelity National Financial shares (FNF) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fidelity National Financial employs 25,063 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$8.6 billion.

How to buy shares in Fidelity National Financial

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Fidelity National Financial. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FNF. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Fidelity National Financial reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$35.64, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Fidelity National Financial, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Fidelity National Financial. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Fidelity National Financial's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Fidelity National Financial's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was USD$35.64, which is 18.82% down on its pre-crash value of USD$43.9 and 87.58% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$19.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Fidelity National Financial shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$437.88 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$730.62.

Fidelity National Financial share price

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Fidelity National Financial shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$35.64
52-week range USD$19 - USD$49.28
50-day moving average USD$32.8482
200-day moving average USD$30.8786
Wall St. target price USD$44.8
PE ratio 11.0633
Dividend yield USD$1.32 (3.95%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.016

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Is it a good time to buy Fidelity National Financial stock?

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Fidelity National Financial price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $35.64 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-18) -0.17%
1 month (2020-10-26) 11.38%
3 months (2020-08-25) 7.67%
6 months (2020-05-22) 29.84%
1 year (2019-11-25) -25.33%
2 years (2018-11-23) 10.27%
3 years (2017-11-24) -12.09%
5 years (2015-11-25) 38.45%

Is Fidelity National Financial under- or over-valued?

Valuing Fidelity National Financial stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Fidelity National Financial's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Fidelity National Financial's P/E ratio

Fidelity National Financial's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Fidelity National Financial shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Fidelity National Financial's PEG ratio

Fidelity National Financial's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 10.83. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Fidelity National Financial's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Fidelity National Financial's EBITDA

Fidelity National Financial's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.4 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Fidelity National Financial's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Fidelity National Financial financials

Revenue TTM USD$8.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 13.66%
Gross profit TTM USD$6 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.54%
Return on equity TTM 14.28%
Profit margin 9.7%
Book value $21.794
Market capitalisation USD$9.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Fidelity National Financial shares

There are currently 4.0 million Fidelity National Financial shares held short by investors – that's known as Fidelity National Financial's "short interest". This figure is 26% up from 3.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Fidelity National Financial shares can be evaluated.

Fidelity National Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fidelity National Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fidelity National Financial shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fidelity National Financial shares traded daily (recently around 2.0 million). Fidelity National Financial's SIR currently stands at 1.97. In other words for every 100,000 Fidelity National Financial shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1970 shares are currently held short.

However Fidelity National Financial's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Fidelity National Financial shares, or, against the total number of tradable Fidelity National Financial shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Fidelity National Financial's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Fidelity National Financial shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0141% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Fidelity National Financial shares, roughly 14 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Fidelity National Financial.

Find out more about how you can short Fidelity National Financial stock.

Fidelity National Financial's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Fidelity National Financial.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Fidelity National Financial's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 23.87

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Fidelity National Financial's overall score of 23.87 (as at 10/01/2020) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 45th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Fidelity National Financial is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Fidelity National Financial's environmental score

Environmental score: 1.2/100

Fidelity National Financial's social score

Social score: 7.74/100

Fidelity National Financial's governance score

Governance score: 13.33/100

Fidelity National Financial's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Fidelity National Financial scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Fidelity National Financial has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Fidelity National Financial, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2020-10-01.

Total ESG score 23.87
Total ESG percentile 44.72
Environmental score 1.2
Social score 7.74
Governance score 13.33
Level of controversy 1

Fidelity National Financial share dividends

34%

Dividend payout ratio: 34.11% of net profits

Recently Fidelity National Financial has paid out, on average, around 34.11% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.95% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Fidelity National Financial shareholders could enjoy a 3.95% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fidelity National Financial's case, that would currently equate to about $1.32 per share.

While Fidelity National Financial's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Fidelity National Financial may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Fidelity National Financial's most recent dividend payout was on 30 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Fidelity National Financial's shares ever split?

Fidelity National Financial's shares were split on a 1385:1000 basis on 2 October 2017. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1385 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Fidelity National Financial shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 27.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Fidelity National Financial shares which in turn could have impacted Fidelity National Financial's share price.

Fidelity National Financial share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fidelity National Financial's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19 up to $49.28. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FNF.US volatility(beta: 1.22)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Fidelity National Financial's is 1.2206. This would suggest that Fidelity National Financial's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Fidelity National Financial overview

Fidelity National Financial, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various insurance products in the United States. The company operates through Title, and Corporate and Other segments. It offers title insurance, escrow, and other title related services, including trust activities, trustee sales guarantees, recordings and conveyances, and home warranty insurance. The company also provides technology, and transaction services to the real estate and mortgage industries; and mortgage transaction services, including title-related services and facilitation of production and management of mortgage loans. In addition, it engages in the real estate brokerage business. The company was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

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