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How to buy First Advantage Corporation Common Stock (FA) stocks in Canada

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First Advantage Corporation Common Stock is a specialty business services business based in the US. First Advantage Corporation Common Stock stocks (FA.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $19.39 – a decrease of 3.42% over the previous week. First Advantage Corporation Common Stock employs 4,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $656.3 million.

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First Advantage Corporation Common Stock stock price (NASDAQ:FA)

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First Advantage Corporation Common Stock shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-25.
Latest market close$15.82
52-week range$15.85 - $24.73
50-day moving average $18.05
200-day moving average $19.92
Wall St. target price$27.94
PE ratio 83.122
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.21

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First Advantage Corporation Common Stock price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $15.82 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-21) -3.42%
1 month (2021-12-29) -16.82%
3 months (2021-10-29) -15.40%
6 months (2021-07-29) -17.69%
1 year (2021-01-25) N/A
2 years (2020-01-25) N/A
3 years (2019-01-25) N/A
5 years (2017-01-25) N/A

Is First Advantage Corporation Common Stock under- or over-valued?

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

First Advantage Corporation Common Stock's P/E ratio

First Advantage Corporation Common Stock's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 83x. In other words, First Advantage Corporation Common Stock shares trade at around 83x recent earnings.

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

First Advantage Corporation Common Stock's EBITDA

First Advantage Corporation Common Stock's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $185.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a First Advantage Corporation Common Stock's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

First Advantage Corporation Common Stock financials

Revenue TTM $656.3 million
Operating margin TTM 6.38%
Gross profit TTM $248.6 million
Return on assets TTM 0%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -0.79%
Book value $7.29
Market capitalisation $2.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

First Advantage Corporation Common Stock share dividends

We're not expecting First Advantage Corporation Common Stock to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

First Advantage Corporation Common Stock overview

First Advantage Corporation provides technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety, and compliance related to human capital worldwide. It offers pre-onboarding products and solutions, such as criminal background checks, drug/health screening, extended workforce screening, FBI channeling, identity checks and biometric fraud mitigation tools, education/work history verification, driver records and compliance, healthcare credentials, executive screening, and other screening products. The company also provides post-onboarding solutions, including criminal records monitoring, healthcare sanctions, motor vehicle records, social media screening, and global sanctions and licenses; and fleet/vehicle compliance, hiring tax credits and incentives, resident/tenant screening, and investigative research. Its products and solutions are used by personnel in recruiting, human resources, risk, compliance, vendor management, safety, and/or security in global enterprises, mid-sized, and small companies. The company was formerly known as Fastball Intermediate, Inc. and changed its name to First Advantage Corporation in March 2021. First Advantage Corporation was founded in 2003 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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