Fidelity National Financial Gets a Hold from KBW

By Carrie Williams

KBW analyst Bose George reiterated a Hold rating on Fidelity National Financial (NYSE: FNF) yesterday and set a price target of $38. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $39.29.

According to, George is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 15.7% and a 74.4% success rate. George covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Fidelity National Financial Ventures, and Stewart Information Services Corp.

Fidelity National Financial has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $38.

Based on Fidelity National Financial’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending December 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $2.51 billion and quarterly net profit of $223 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $2.05 billion and had a net profit of $74 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 73 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Earlier this month, Daniel Lane, a Director at FNF sold 27,097 shares for a total of $1,043,267.

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Fidelity National Financial, Inc. FNFV Group engages in the provision of insurance services to real estate and mortgage businesses. It operates through the following segments: Title; Black Knight Financial Services (BKFS); FNF Core Corporate and Other; Restaurant; and FNFV Corporate and Other. The Title segment includes title insurance underwriting, home warranty insurance, and transaction services on mortgage loans. The BKFS segment offers automation, data and analytics services using software systems. The FNF Core Corporate and Other segment pertains to the administrative operations of the company. The Restaurant Group segment manages and operates fast food chains and restaurants. The FNFV Corporate and Other segment deals with the company’s share in equity investments. The company was founded in November 2006 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, FL.