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Fidelity National Financial Inc
FNF : NYSE : Financial
$26.72 0.13 | 0.49%
Today's Range: 26.30 - 27.24
Avg. Daily Volume: 3,423,200
07/31/14 - 12:11 PM ET

Financial Analysis


FIDELITY NATL FINL FNF GROUP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 36.29% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Net Sales ($mil)2089.02042.0
EBITDA ($mil)203.0222.0
EBIT ($mil)71.0171.0
Net Income ($mil)-22.090.0


Balance Sheet Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1216.01201.0
Total Assets ($mil)14687.09682.0
Total Debt ($mil)3344.01354.0
Equity ($mil)5854.04295.0


Profitability Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Gross Profit Margin9.7210.87
EBITDA Margin9.7110.87
Operating Margin3.48.37
Sales Turnover0.590.81
Return on Assets1.976.43
Return on Equity4.9814.31
Debt Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.360.24
Interest Expense36.023.0
Interest Coverage1.977.43


Share Data Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)276.78227.37
Div / share0.180.16
EPS-0.080.39
Book value / share21.1518.89
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3040434.02689119.0

Valuation


HOLD. FIDELITY NATL FINL FNF GROUP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 15.75 for the Insurance industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.71. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.30 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.47. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FNF 21.72 Peers 15.75   FNF 18.26 Peers 10.84

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

FNF is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. 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 significant premium 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 16.22 Peers 12.62   FNF NM Peers 0.55

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

FNF is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Neutral. 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's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
FNF 1.30 Peers 1.47   FNF -52.97 Peers 62.89

Discount. 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 discount to 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 0.89 Peers 1.20   FNF 9.75 Peers -0.25

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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