Back to FA overview

FA First Advantage PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for First Advantage stock as of Jun 14, 2024 is 71.48. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $0.23 and the stock price of $16.44 per share. The PE ratio has grown by 26% from its last 4 quarters average of 56.7.

FA PE ratio history

How has FA's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of First Advantage for the last three years is 59.33. The current P/E ratio of 71.48 is 20% higher than the historical average. Looking back at the last three years, FA's PE ratio peaked in the Dec 2021 quarter at 173.09, when the price was $19.04 and the EPS was $0.11. The lowest point was in the Dec 2022 quarter, when it reached 30.23 with a price of $13 and an EPS of $0.43.


First Advantage PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 110.82% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -82.54% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 63.73 110.82%
2022 30.23 -82.54%
2021 173.09 N/A
2020 N/A N/A

FA average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of FA for the past years
3-year avg
5-year avg
10-year avg
15-year avg

Frequently asked questions

What is First Advantage's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for FA stock as of Jun 14, 2024, stands at 71.48.

What is the highest PE ratio for FA?

Over the last three years, the Dec 2021 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 173.09.

How does the current PE ratio for FA compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of FA is 20% higher than the 3-year historical average.

Why is First Advantage's PE ratio so high?

FA's PE ratio is high because the stock price is relatively expensive compared to the earnings generated by the company.

How is FA's PE ratio calculated (First Advantage PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 14, 2024), First Advantage's share price is $16.44. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $0.23. Therefore, First Advantage's PE ratio for today is 71.48. PE RATIO(71.48) = STOCK PRICE($16.44) / TTM EPS($0.23)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.