Fidelity National Financial Inc

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FNF : NYSE : Financial
$38.7 up 0.02 | 0.052%
Today's Range: 38.61 - 38.66
Avg. Daily Volume: 1108900.0
03/23/17 - 9:46 AM ET

Financial Analysis


FIDELITY NATL FINL FNF GROUP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 4.20% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2509.02292.0
EBITDA ($mil)514.0370.0
EBIT ($mil)398.0266.0
Net Income ($mil)223.0139.0


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.02218.0
Total Assets ($mil)14463.013931.0
Total Debt ($mil)2746.02793.0
Equity ($mil)5996.05754.0


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin20.4916.14
EBITDA Margin20.4816.14
Operating Margin15.8611.61
Sales Turnover0.660.66
Return on Assets4.493.78
Return on Equity10.849.15
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.310.33
Interest Expense34.034.0
Interest Coverage11.717.82


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)271.9275.78
Div / share0.250.21
EPS0.830.51
Book value / share22.0520.86
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1133094.01801072.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 24.29 for the Insurance industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.73. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.73 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.98 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.82. 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 16.32 Peers 24.29   FNF 8.94 Peers 11.33

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

FNF is trading at a significant discount to 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 13.99 Peers 15.74   FNF 0.56 Peers 1.24

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 1.73 Peers 1.82   FNF 23.15 Peers -9.45

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.

 

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

FNF is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FNF 1.09 Peers 1.45   FNF 4.36 Peers 14.99

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.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

FNF significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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