First American Financial Corp (FAF) Jumps 6.55% on February 11

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First American Financial Corp (FAF) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday February 11 as the stock popped 6.55% to $34.97, representing a gain of $2.15 per share. Some 854,230 shares traded hands on 6,429 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 782,639 shares out of a total float of 108.74 million. The stock opened at $32.01 and traded with an intraday range of $35.18 to $31.97.

After today's gains, First American Financial Corp reached a market cap of $3.8 billion. First American Financial Corp has had a trading range between $43.16 and $31.74 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $35.19 and a 200-day SMA of $37.12.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 12.5.

First American Financial Corp is engaged in the business of providing financial services through its title insurance and services segment and its specialty insurance segment.

First American Financial Corp is based out of Santa Ana, CA and has some 17,103 employees. Its CEO is Dennis J. Gilmore.

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The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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