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Is Fidelity National Financial, Inc.(NYSE: FNF), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/14/2005. Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is in the Surety & Title Insurance industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Fidelity National Financial, Inc., is 1278.87, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 10/14/2005 is 8.37%.

To help you determine whether Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 25.03 and forward P/E is 14.09. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.28. P/S ratio is 1.19 and the P/B ratio is 1.78. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 10.06 and 21.7 respectively.

At the current price Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is trading at, 37.1 (0.00% today), Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.26%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 40.10%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.48, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.49% after growing -17.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 16.40%, and -0.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 293.62, and the number of shares float is 262.34. The senior management bring insider ownership to 2.40%, and institutional ownership is at 86.00%. The float short is 2.92%, with the short ratio at a value of 6. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.70%, and also a return on investment of 8.30%.

The ability for Fidelity National Financial, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.48 and total debt/equity is 0.48. In terms of margins, Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 10.80%, and Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has a profit margin of 5.60%.

The 52 week high is -5.51%, with 33.05% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.76% and the 200 day simple moving average is 10.49%.

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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