Stock analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. started coverage on shares of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) in a report issued on Thursday, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the stock.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on FNF. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Fidelity National Financial from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, November 6th. They now have a $30.20 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott initiated coverage on shares of Fidelity National Financial in a research note to investors on Thursday, October 17th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Fidelity National Financial currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $29.73.
Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) opened at 28.78 on Thursday. Fidelity National Financial has a 52 week low of $21.99 and a 52 week high of $29.42. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $27.68 and a 200-day moving average of $25.56. The company has a market cap of $6.504 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.81.
Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 29th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $2.17 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.06 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.04 earnings per share. Fidelity National Financial’s revenue was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Fidelity National Financial will post $1.96 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, December 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 12th. This is a boost from Fidelity National Financial’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.16.
Fidelity National Financial, Inc (NYSE:FNF) is a holding company.
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