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Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 11072.99. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is 37.41 (with a change from open of 0.27%), this in conjunction with a target price of 43.43. Volume today has so far reached 1078400, with an average volume of about 1294.75. The GAP for this stock, is 0.27%.

The P/E ratio is 21.75, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 14.21. The current EPS for Fidelity National Financial, Inc., is 1.72, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -17.70%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 9.89%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Fidelity National Financial, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 7.60% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 11.00%. Quarter over quarter is 51.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 3.60%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -1.40%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 11.00%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 2.40% and institutional ownership is 87.30%. Shares outstanding is 295.99, while shares float is at a value of 261.38. Float short for Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is 2.14% and the short ratio is 4.33.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.48, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.48. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is *TBA and their operating margin is 11.30%. The profit margin is 5.90%.

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 3.80%, and on investment, 8.30%. Return on equity is 9.40%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.98. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.2, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.75 and Price/cash is 9.76, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 59.53.

The simple moving averages are 0.82% and 9.90% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -2.29% and the 52 week low is 34.92%.

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.25%, with a current price of 37.41. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 47.50%. This is in an industry, Surety & Title Insurance, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Surety & Title Insurance industry means that Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 0.05%, with performance for the month coming to -0.19%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 2.65%, and for the half year the performance is 10.34%. Volatility for this week is 1.25% and for the month this is 1.58%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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