NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- First American Financial (NYSE: FAF) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $11.17, below its previous 52-week low of $11.19 with 46,941 shares traded as of 10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 888,200 shares over the past 30 days.

First American Financial has a market cap of $1.21 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 23.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

First American Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Title Insurance and Services, and Specialty Insurance. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.8, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 14.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates First American Financial as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full First American Financial Ratings Report.

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