First American Financial Scores Relative Strength Rating Upgrade; Hits Key Threshold


On Friday, First American Financial cleared a noteworthy technical benchmark, seeing its Relative Strength (RS) Rating jump into the 80-plus percentile with an improvement to 83, up from 80 the day before.

When looking for the best stocks to buy and watch, one factor to watch closely is relative price strength.

This unique rating tracks market leadership by showing how a stock's price movement over the last 52 weeks compares to that of the other stocks in our database.

Over 100 years of market history shows that the best stocks often have an RS Rating north of 80 as they launch their biggest climbs.

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First American Financial is building a flat base with a 71.98 entry. See if the stock can break out in heavy trading.

Earnings growth moved up last quarter from 55% to 103%, but sales fell from 43% to 41%. The company is expected to report its latest numbers on or around Oct. 22.

First American Financial earns the No. 2 rank among its peers in the Insurance-Property/Casualty/Title industry group. First American Financial and Selective Insurance are also among the group's highest-rated stocks.

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