First Advantage - FA Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $18.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 12.08%
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$16.06
▼ -0.09 (-0.56%)

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Analyst Price Target for FA

Analyst Price Target is $18.00
▲ +12.08% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for First Advantage in the last 3 months. The average price target is $18.00, with a high forecast of $21.00 and a low forecast of $16.00. The average price target represents a 12.08% upside from the last price of $16.06.

This chart shows the closing price for FA for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 6 investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in First Advantage. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/1/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/1/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/30/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
9/28/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
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12/27/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
3/26/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
5/25/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/24/2024

Latest Recommendations

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  • 0 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/13/2024Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldLow
4/23/2024William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperformLow
3/26/2024Evercore ISIBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$17.00 ➝ $18.00Low
3/14/2024Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$16.00 ➝ $21.00N/A
9/13/2023Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$17.00Low
8/10/2023BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$14.00 ➝ $16.00Low
3/1/2023Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$14.00 ➝ $15.00Low
1/17/2023Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$14.50Low
1/11/2023CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$20.00 ➝ $15.50Low
11/11/2022BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$20.00 ➝ $14.00Low
11/9/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$15.00 ➝ $14.00Low
10/25/2022Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$19.00 ➝ $13.00Low
9/20/2022Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageHoldLow
5/16/2022BarclaysLower Target$22.00 ➝ $20.00Low
3/16/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $22.00Low
3/11/2022Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ BuyLow
11/23/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyHigh
8/16/2021CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$25.00 ➝ $28.50Low
8/13/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$22.00 ➝ $26.00High
7/19/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight$24.00Medium
7/19/2021Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$23.00Medium
7/19/2021Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$23.00Medium
7/19/2021Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperformMedium
7/19/2021Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$22.00Medium
7/19/2021Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$24.00Medium
7/19/2021BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$24.00Medium
(Data available from 6/24/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.08 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 11 very positive mentions
  • 22 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
11/27/2023
  • 9 very positive mentions
  • 15 positive mentions
  • 10 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
12/27/2023
  • 15 very positive mentions
  • 39 positive mentions
  • 10 negative mentions
  • 3 very negative mentions
1/26/2024
  • 13 very positive mentions
  • 28 positive mentions
  • 8 negative mentions
  • 3 very negative mentions
2/25/2024
  • 15 very positive mentions
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  • 6 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
3/26/2024
  • 18 very positive mentions
  • 40 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
4/25/2024
  • 19 very positive mentions
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  • 5 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
5/25/2024
  • 12 very positive mentions
  • 6 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/24/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 12 very positive mentions
  • 6 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
First Advantage logo
First Advantage Corporation provides employment background screening, identity, and verification solutions worldwide. It offers pre-onboarding products and solutions, such as criminal background checks, drug/health screening, extended workforce screening, FBI channeling, identity checks and biometric fraud mitigation tools, education/work history verification, driver records and compliance, healthcare credentials, executive screening, and other screening products. The company also provides post-onboarding solutions, including criminal records monitoring, healthcare sanctions, motor vehicle records, social media screening, and global sanctions and licenses; and other products comprising fleet/vehicle compliance, hiring tax credits and incentives, resident/tenant screening, and investigative research. Its products and solutions are used by personnel in recruiting, human resources, risk, compliance, vendor management, safety, and/or security in global enterprises, mid-sized, and small companies. The company was formerly known as Fastball Intermediate, Inc. and changed its name to First Advantage Corporation in March 2021. First Advantage Corporation was founded in 2002 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Today's Range

Now: $16.06
Low: $16.06
High: $16.18

50 Day Range

MA: $16.25
Low: $14.77
High: $16.85

52 Week Range

Now: $16.06
Low: $12.46
High: $17.49

Volume

39,114 shs

Average Volume

425,668 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.33 billion

P/E Ratio

73.00

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.15

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of First Advantage?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on First Advantage in the last year: Barclays PLC, Evercore ISI, Needham & Company LLC, Stifel Nicolaus, William Blair, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for First Advantage?

4 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for First Advantage in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $18.00, suggesting a possible upside of 12.1%. Stifel Nicolaus has the highest price target set, predicting FA will reach $21.00 in the next twelve months. Barclays PLC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $16.00 for First Advantage in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for First Advantage?

First Advantage currently has 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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What other companies compete with First Advantage?

Other companies that are similar to First Advantage include Maplebear, WEX, HealthEquity, Etsy and Shift4 Payments. Learn More about companies similar to First Advantage.

How do I contact First Advantage's investor relations team?

The company's listed phone number is 888-314-9761 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for First Advantage is fadv.com. Learn More about contacing First Advantage investor relations.