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) pushed the Insurance industry higher today making it today's featured insurance winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.2%. By the end of trading, Fidelity National Financial rose $0.43 (1.5%) to $28.52 on average volume. Throughout the day, 3,780,977 shares of Fidelity National Financial exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,213,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $28.04-$28.55 after having opened the day at $28.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.09. Other companies within the Insurance industry that increased today were:
), up 10.2%,
First Acceptance Corporation
), up 4.6%,
), up 3.5% and
), up 3.1%.
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Fidelity National Financial, Inc. provides title insurance, mortgage services, and diversified services in the United States. Fidelity National Financial has a market cap of $6.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 18.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Fidelity National Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Fidelity National Financial
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.
- You can view the full Fidelity National Financial Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 5.2%,
), down 4.3%,
), down 3.8% and
), down 3.8% , were all laggards within the insurance industry with
) being today's insurance industry laggard.
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