November 20, 2023, First Advantage Corp. (NASDAQ: FA) trading session started at the price of $14.12, that was 4.90% jump from the session before. During the day, the shares moved up to $14.76 and dropped to $14.04 before settling in for the closing price of $14.07. A 52-week range for FA has been $10.72 – $14.69.
Over the past five-year period, the growth rate of yearbook sales for the company of the Industrials sector was 19.77%. When this article was written, the company’s average yearly earnings per share was at -2.26%. With a float of $50.21 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $148.73 million.
Considering the fact that the conglomerate employs 5800 people, you should pay attention to its efficiency factor. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +26.04, operating margin of +11.64, and the pretax margin is +10.50.
First Advantage Corp. (FA) Breakdown of a Key Holders of the stock
Also, it is sometimes useful to examine the sentiment of large-scale investors toward First Advantage Corp. stocks. The insider ownership of First Advantage Corp. is 65.40%, while institutional ownership is 34.92%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Sep 15, was worth 2,422,247. In this transaction Director of this company sold 169,510 shares at a rate of $14.29, taking the stock ownership to the 153,329 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Sep 14, when Company’s insider sold 10,000 for $14.39, making the entire transaction worth $143,909. This insider now owns 24,669 shares in total.
First Advantage Corp. (FA) Recent Fiscal highlights
This company achieved a net margin of +7.98 while generating a return on equity of 5.72. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 10.34 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -2.26% per share during the next fiscal year.
First Advantage Corp. (NASDAQ: FA) Trading Performance Indicators
You can see what First Advantage Corp. (FA) is doing with its current performance indicators. In the most recent quarter, the stock posted a quick ratio of 3.69. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 2.77. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 14.35.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 0.29, a number that is poised to hit 0.30 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 1.08 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of First Advantage Corp. (FA)
Compared to the last year’s volume of 0.31 million, its volume of 0.38 million showed improvement in the last five days. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 85.09%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.43.
During the past 100 days, First Advantage Corp.’s (FA) raw stochastic average was set at 67.06%, which indicates a significant decrease from 100.00% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 24.21% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 32.31% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $13.75, while its 200-day Moving Average is $13.86. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $15.00 in the near term. At $15.24, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $15.72. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $14.28, it is likely to go to the next support level at $13.80. Now, if the price goes above the second support level, the third support stands at $13.56.
First Advantage Corp. (NASDAQ: FA) Key Stats
There are 145,120K outstanding shares of the company, which has a market capitalization of 2.14 billion. As of now, sales total 810,020 K while income totals 64,600 K. Its latest quarter income was 200,360 K while its last quarter net income were 10,770 K.