First National Financial Corp (TSE:FN) had its price target hoisted by equities research analysts at National Bank Financial from C$23.50 to C$25.00 in a report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has an “underperform” rating on the stock. National Bank Financial’s price target would indicate a potential downside of 7.30% from the company’s current price.

A number of other research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded shares of First National Financial Corp from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and dropped their target price for the company from C$27.00 to C$25.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Laurentian Bank of Canada dropped their target price on shares of First National Financial Corp from C$28.00 to C$27.00 in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Scotiabank dropped their target price on shares of First National Financial Corp from C$26.00 to C$24.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Laurentian dropped their target price on shares of First National Financial Corp from C$28.00 to C$27.00 in a research report on Thursday, July 27th.

First National Financial Corp (TSE:FN) traded up 0.48% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $26.97. 17,878 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company has a market cap of $1.62 billion and a PE ratio of 7.24. First National Financial Corp has a 12-month low of $22.18 and a 12-month high of $30.02. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $26.77 and a 200-day moving average price of $25.96.

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In other First National Financial Corp news, Director Robert William Pearce acquired 3,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, July 28th. The shares were bought at an average cost of C$24.75 per share, with a total value of C$86,625.00. Also, Director Stephen Smith acquired 4,600 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, October 13th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of C$26.87 per share, for a total transaction of C$123,602.00. Insiders purchased a total of 23,825 shares of company stock worth $612,787 over the last ninety days.

First National Financial Corp Company Profile

First National Financial Corporation is a Canada-based parent company of First National Financial LP (FNFLP), which is an originator, underwriter and servicer of prime residential (single-family and multi-unit) and commercial mortgages. The Company operates through two segments: Residential (which includes single-family residential mortgages) and Commercial (which includes multi-unit residential and commercial mortgages).

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