First Advantage Corporation (FA)
NASDAQ: FA · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.05 (-0.30%)
May 24, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

First Advantage Statistics

Total Valuation

FA has a market cap or net worth of $2.39 billion. The enterprise value is $2.71 billion.

Market Cap 2.39B
Enterprise Value 2.71B

Important Dates

The last earnings date was Thursday, May 9, 2024, before market open.

Earnings Date May 9, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date n/a

Share Statistics

FA has 145.20 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has decreased by -2.34% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 145.20M
Shares Change (YoY) -2.34%
Shares Change (QoQ) -1.46%
Owned by Insiders (%) 3.71%
Owned by Institutions (%) 100.99%
Float 50.32M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 71.65 and the forward PE ratio is 16.47.

PE Ratio 71.65
Forward PE 16.47
PS Ratio 3.16
Forward PS 2.94
PB Ratio 2.64
P/FCF Ratio 17.79
PEG Ratio n/a
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 13.78, with an EV/FCF ratio of 20.18.

EV / Earnings 83.63
EV / Sales 3.58
EV / EBITDA 13.78
EV / EBIT 39.06
EV / FCF 20.18

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 4.29, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.63.

Current Ratio 4.29
Quick Ratio 4.03
Debt / Equity 0.63
Debt / EBITDA 2.88
Debt / FCF 4.22
Interest Coverage 2.49

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 3.40% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 3.68%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 3.40%
Return on Assets (ROA) 1.90%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 3.68%
Revenue Per Employee $151,531
Profits Per Employee $6,492
Employee Count 5,000
Asset Turnover 0.45
Inventory Turnover n/a


In the past 12 months, FA has paid $9.11 million in taxes.

Income Tax 9.11M
Effective Tax Rate 21.92%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +23.17% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 1.21, so FA's price volatility has been higher than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 1.21
52-Week Price Change +23.17%
50-Day Moving Average 15.99
200-Day Moving Average 15.31
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 55.93
Average Volume (30 Days) 544,895

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 4.95 million, so 3.41% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 4.95M
Short Previous Month 4.93M
Short % of Shares Out 3.41%
Short % of Float 9.83%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 11.68

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, FA had revenue of $757.66 million and earned $32.46 million in profits. Earnings per share was $0.23.

Revenue 757.66M
Gross Profit 374.75M
Operating Income 69.50M
Pretax Income 41.57M
Net Income 32.46M
EBITDA 196.93M
EBIT 69.50M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $0.23
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $246.17 million in cash and $567.91 million in debt, giving a net cash position of -$321.74 million or -$2.22 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 246.17M
Total Debt 567.91M
Net Cash -321.74M
Net Cash Per Share -$2.22
Equity / Book Value 907.74M
Book Value Per Share 6.25
Working Capital 306.35M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $162.55 million and capital expenditures -$28.06 million, giving a free cash flow of $134.49 million.

Operating Cash Flow 162.55M
Capital Expenditures -28.06M
Free Cash Flow 134.49M
FCF Per Share $0.94
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 49.46%, with operating and profit margins of 9.17% and 4.28%.

Gross Margin 49.46%
Operating Margin 9.17%
Pretax Margin 5.49%
Profit Margin 4.28%
EBITDA Margin 25.99%
EBIT Margin 9.17%
FCF Margin 17.75%

Dividends & Yields

FA does not appear to pay any dividends at this time.

Dividend Per Share n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Dividend Growth (YoY) n/a
Years of Dividend Growth n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Buyback Yield 2.34%
Shareholder Yield 2.34%
Earnings Yield 1.36%
FCF Yield 5.62%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for FA is $18.00, which is 9.22% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $18.00
Price Target Difference 9.22%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 6
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

This stock does not have any record of stock splits.

Last Split Date n/a
Split Type n/a
Split Ratio n/a


FA has an Altman Z-Score of 2.77 and a Piotroski F-Score of 7. A Z-score under 3 suggests an increased risk of bankruptcy.

Altman Z-Score 2.77
Piotroski F-Score 7