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Fidelity National Financial Inc
FNF : NYSE : Financial
$32.49 up0.59 | 1.80%
Today's Range: 31.58 - 32.63
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,155,800
05/02/16 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


FIDELITY NATL FINL FNF GROUP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, however the growth has outpaced the average competitor within the industry.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.10% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2051.02061.0
EBITDA ($mil)268.0282.0
EBIT ($mil)168.0182.0
Net Income ($mil)74.086.0


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.01135.0
Total Assets ($mil)13943.013721.0
Total Debt ($mil)2742.02906.0
Equity ($mil)5727.05850.0


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin13.0713.68
EBITDA Margin13.0613.68
Operating Margin8.198.83
Sales Turnover0.660.6
Return on Assets3.695.05
Return on Equity8.9911.81
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.320.33
Interest Expense34.031.0
Interest Coverage4.945.87


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)275.78279.42
Div / share0.210.19
EPS0.260.3
Book value / share20.7720.94
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1163768.01326660.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 17.22 for the Insurance industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 23.99. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.53 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.56. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, FIDELITY NATL FINL FNF GROUP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FNF 17.06 Peers 17.22   FNF 8.97 Peers 10.65

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

FNF is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

FNF is trading at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FNF 11.34 Peers 13.52   FNF 0.53 Peers 1.53

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

FNF is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

FNF trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
FNF 1.53 Peers 1.56   FNF 28.27 Peers 56.38

Average. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

FNF is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, FNF is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FNF 0.96 Peers 1.32   FNF 10.22 Peers -4.85

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

FNF is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

FNF has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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