KBC Group NV grew its position in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) by 857.0% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 308,710 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 276,451 shares during the quarter. KBC Group NV’s holdings in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial were worth $12,114,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of FNF. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial by 30.9% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 6,151,941 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $241,402,000 after acquiring an additional 1,453,410 shares in the last quarter. PGGM Investments boosted its holdings in shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial by 115.5% in the fourth quarter. PGGM Investments now owns 1,120,700 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $43,976,000 after acquiring an additional 600,728 shares in the last quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC boosted its holdings in shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial by 18.2% in the fourth quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 3,339,337 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $131,036,000 after acquiring an additional 513,629 shares in the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its holdings in shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial by 242.9% in the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 387,002 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $18,366,000 after acquiring an additional 274,143 shares in the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its holdings in shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial by 113.7% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 482,363 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $22,690,000 after acquiring an additional 256,632 shares in the last quarter. 82.37% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of analysts recently commented on FNF shares. Stephens reissued a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price objective on shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, December 29th. ValuEngine raised shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Barclays boosted their price objective on shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial from $36.00 to $41.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $37.00 price objective on shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $44.14.

Shares of FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF) opened at $38.47 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $10,347.07, a PE ratio of 16.16 and a beta of 0.89. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $26.74 and a fifty-two week high of $41.99. The company has a current ratio of 3.01, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17.

FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 30th. The financial services provider reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.60. The firm had revenue of $1.98 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.91 billion. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial had a net margin of 8.13% and a return on equity of 11.72%. The firm’s revenue was down 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.71 earnings per share. analysts forecast that FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. will post 2.69 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 16th will be issued a $0.27 dividend. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 15th. FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 55.46%.

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About FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial

Fidelity National Financial, Inc (FNF) is a holding company. FNF, through its subsidiaries, provides title insurance, mortgage services and diversified services. FNF operates in four segments: Fidelity National Title Group, Remy, Restaurant Group and Corporate and Other. The Fidelity National Title Group segment consists of the operations of FNF’s title insurance underwriters and related businesses.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF)

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