Published: Sun, August 13, 2017
Markets | By Noel Gibbs

Fidelity National Financial (FNFV) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.18

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 3,417 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $153,000 after buying an additional 3,328 shares during the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue acquired a new position in shares of Fidelity National Financial during the first quarter valued at $672,000.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. PhiloSmith Capital Corp bought a new stake in Fidelity National Financial during the first quarter valued at approximately $4,303,000. TNB Financial purchased a new stake in Fidelity National Financial during the first quarter worth $216,000. Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has a 12-month low of $11.00 and a 12-month high of $17.90. The Company's segments include Title, Black Knight, FNF Core Corporate and Other, Restaurant Group, and FNFV Corporate and Other. Overall, volume was up 0.97% over the stocks normal daily volume. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.83 and a beta of 0.79. The stock's 50 day moving average is $46.31 and its 200-day moving average is $41.16. Goldman Sachs Group Inc claims 20,300 shares worth $383,000. The value of the investment in Ambac Financial Group, Inc. increased from $16,601,000 to $23,790,000 a change of $7,189,000 quarter over quarter. The financial services provider reported $1.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.32. Ambac Financial Group had a positive return on equity of 5.74% and a negative net margin of 16.39%. The company had revenue of $2.29 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.14 billion.

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PNC Financial Services Group Inc. decreased its stake in shares of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th.

Goldentree Asset Management Lp, which manages about $22.00 billion and $804.33 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tribune Media Co by 309,062 shares to 706,405 shares, valued at $24.72M in 2016Q4, according to the filing. If you are reading this news story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of global copyright & trademark legislation. If you are viewing this report on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright legislation. The original version of this article can be accessed at

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Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of Fidelity National Financial from a "d+" rating to a "c-" rating in a report on Monday, May 1st. Monness Crespi & Hardt upped their price target on shares of Fidelity National Financial from $42.00 to $45.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. BTIG Research reissued a "buy" rating and set a $26.00 price target on shares of Ambac Financial Group in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd.

Among 25 analysts covering Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Fidelity National Financial presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $46.60.

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In other news, EVP Peter T. Sadowski sold 133,215 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 27th. Volume was up 0.97% over the stocks average daily volume. Corporate insiders own 5.00% of the company's stock. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Brent B. Bickett sold 58,896 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 28th. The Lsv Asset Management holds 127,300 shares with $2.86 million value, up from 66,000 last quarter. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Tower Research Capital LLC (trc) now owns 107 shares with a value of $2,000. (Ambac), launched on April 29, 1991, is a financial services holding company.

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