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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 1277.56, and so far today it has a volume of 246489. Performance year to date since the 10/14/2005 is 9.13%.

To help you determine whether Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 21.72 and forward P/E is 14.19. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.97. P/S ratio is 1.19 and the P/B ratio is 1.75. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 9.63 and 58.7 respectively.

At the current price Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is trading at, 36.82 (-1.45% today), Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.25%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 47.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.72, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 7.60% after growing -17.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 51.30%, and 3.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 292.25, and the number of shares float is 262.79. The senior management bring insider ownership to 2.30%, and institutional ownership is at 88.40%. The float short is 2.27%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.67. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.80%, 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 11.30%, and Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has a profit margin of 5.90%.

The 52 week high is -4.40%, with 32.05% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.88% and the 200 day simple moving average is 8.72%.

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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