Breaking: KBW Reaffirms $48.0 Target On Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) Shares, Reaffirms Their Original “Hold” Rating

September 17, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

 Breaking: KBW Reaffirms $48.0 Target On Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) Shares, Reaffirms Their Original

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.13, from 1.01 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 37 investors sold FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. shares while 109 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 111 raised stakes. 224.96 million shares or 1.24% less from 227.79 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Ltd Liability Com owns 5.49M shares or 0.28% of their US portfolio. Grt Partners Ltd has invested 0.07% in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF). Signaturefd Ltd Liability reported 9,266 shares. M&T Comml Bank Corp reported 11,163 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Jfs Wealth Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.09% invested in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) for 9,670 shares. Everpoint Asset Mngmt Ltd has 200,000 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, a Colorado-based fund reported 51,365 shares. Alyeska Invest L P owns 567,661 shares. Nomura Asset Ltd has 0.02% invested in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) for 30,797 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Llc accumulated 9,576 shares. Archford Capital Strategies Ltd Liability has invested 0% in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF). Magnetar Fincl Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 73,076 shares. Stephens Incorporated Ar accumulated 17,898 shares. Tudor Et Al reported 30,408 shares. Toronto Dominion Comml Bank invested in 0% or 2,126 shares.

Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) Rating Reaffirmed

Research professionals at KBW now has a $48.0 target on Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF). KBW and their recent target indicates a potential upside of 0.02 % from the company’s stock close price. The rating has been released in an analyst report on Friday morning.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.13, from 1.01 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 37 investors sold FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. shares while 109 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 111 raised stakes. 224.96 million shares or 1.24% less from 227.79 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Ltd Liability Com owns 5.49M shares or 0.28% of their US portfolio. Grt Partners Ltd has invested 0.07% in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF). Signaturefd Ltd Liability reported 9,266 shares. M&T Comml Bank Corp reported 11,163 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Jfs Wealth Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.09% invested in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) for 9,670 shares. Everpoint Asset Mngmt Ltd has 200,000 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, a Colorado-based fund reported 51,365 shares. Alyeska Invest L P owns 567,661 shares. Nomura Asset Ltd has 0.02% invested in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) for 30,797 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Llc accumulated 9,576 shares. Archford Capital Strategies Ltd Liability has invested 0% in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF). Magnetar Fincl Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 73,076 shares. Stephens Incorporated Ar accumulated 17,898 shares. Tudor Et Al reported 30,408 shares. Toronto Dominion Comml Bank invested in 0% or 2,126 shares.

FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Fidelity National Financial has $5200 highest and $38.22 lowest target. $43.65’s average target is -9.04% below currents $47.99 stock price. Fidelity National Financial had 14 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of FNF in report on Friday, September 8 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 4 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wood on Monday, July 18. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4400 target in Thursday, July 20 report. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Friday, February 12 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, September 25 by Piper Jaffray. Monness Crespi maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, May 5 report. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of FNF in report on Tuesday, September 12 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Monday, January 25.

The stock increased 1.50% or $0.71 on September 15, reaching $47.99. About 1.30 million shares traded or 61.63% up from the average. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) has risen 25.97% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.27% the S&P500.

Analysts await FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) to report earnings on November, 1. They expect $0.73 earnings per share, up 5.80 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.69 per share. FNF’s profit will be $199.12M for 16.43 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.75 actual earnings per share reported by FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.67 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Fidelity National Financial (FNF) Q1 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 04, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “The GRAVY At Fidelity National Financial Is Real” published on May 13, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Fidelity National Financial (FNF) Q4 2016 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on February 02, 2017. More interesting news about FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Fidelity National Financial’s (FNF) CEO Raymond Quirk on Q2 2017 Results …” published on July 20, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Closing of Acquisition of Majority …” with publication date: August 31, 2017.

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