Stocks Alert: First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF) & National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYE)

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First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF)

First American Financial Corporation provides financial services through its Title Insurance and Services segment and its Specialty Insurance segment. The Title Insurance and Services segment provides title insurance policies and provides escrow and real estate closing services on residential and commercial property. It also maintains, manages, and provides access to automated title plant records and images; accommodates tax-deferred exchanges of real estate; and provides investment advisory, trust, lending, and deposit services. The Specialty Insurance segment offers property and casualty insurance, including homeowners insurance, as well as provides home warranty policies. This segment markets its property and casualty insurance products through direct distribution channels, including employees and agents, as well as a network of brokers. First American Financial Corporation is based in Santa Ana, California.

First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF)’s Financial Overview

First American Corporation (The) (NYSE) surged 1.04% yesterday to close its trading session at $51.7. The company has 1 year Price Target of $58.67. First American Corporation (The) has 52-Week high of $61.5 and 52-Week Low of $41.96. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 61.50 and 52-Week Low on 41.96. The stock traded with the volume of 632081 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $5.74 Billion.

First American Corporation (The) (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.26/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.28/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.02 a share with a surprise factor of -1.6%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 5.36 Percent, SMA50 of 10.05 Percent and SMA200 of 2.1 percent. First American Corporation (The) has P/S value of 0.99 while its P/B value stands at 1.59. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 6 percent, Return on Equity of 17 percent and Return on Investment of 8.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 0 percent and 11.9 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 6 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for First American Financial Corp have a median target of 58.00, with a high estimate of 64.00 and a low estimate of 53.00. The median estimate represents a +12.19% increase from the last price of 51.70.

First American Corporation (The) is expected* to report earnings on 02/14/2019 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 2 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.13. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.95.

National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYE)

National Vision Holdings, Inc. is involved in optical retail primarily in the United States. The company offer product and services for eye care needs through retail stores and consumer websites. Its brand portfolio consists of America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses, Eyeglass World, Vision Centers inside select Walmart stores and Vista Optical locations inside Fred Meyer stores and on select military bases. National Vision Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.

National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYE)’s Financial Outlook

The 8 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for National Vision Holdings Inc have a median target of 47.00, with a high estimate of 50.00 and a low estimate of 29.00. The median estimate represents a +42.68% increase from the last price of 32.94.

National Vision Holdings, Inc. is expected* to report earnings on 02/27/2019 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 2 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $-0.06. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-0.04.

According to Zacks Investment Research, National Vision Holdings, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.64. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 3.65% and closed its last trading session at $32.94. The company has the market capitalization of $2.54 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $46.63 and 52-Week low of $25.6. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 46.63 and 52-Week low on 25.60. The company has volume of 347096 shares. The company has a total of 77.04 Million shares outstanding.

National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.12/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.12/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 16.93 percent. Beta for National Vision Holdings, Inc. stands at 0 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.12. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.17%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.65%%.

National Vision Holdings, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 3.44%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 5.56 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -12.98%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 4.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 10.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.1% with Gross margin of 53.9 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 4.1% and 4.8% respectively.

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