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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 10750.12. 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 36.66 (with a change from open of 0.66%), this in conjunction with a target price of 43.43. Volume today has so far reached 217283, with an average volume of about 1263.29. The GAP for this stock, is -0.41%.

The P/E ratio is 21.26, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 13.93. 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 7.43%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Fidelity National Financial, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 7.14% 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 0.90% and institutional ownership is 85.10%. Shares outstanding is 293.96, while shares float is at a value of 261.55. Float short for Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is 2.54% and the short ratio is 5.27.

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 1.93. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.17, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.71 and Price/cash is 9.48, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 57.8.

The simple moving averages are -0.80% and 7.04% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -4.24% and the 52 week low is 32.21%.

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.30%, with a current price of 36.66. 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 -0.71%, with performance for the month coming to -2.14%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -1.51%, and for the half year the performance is 3.42%. Volatility for this week is 1.61% and for the month this is 1.64%.

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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