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First American is a provider of title insurance and settlement services. It operates through two segments: Title Insurance and Services and Specialty Insurance segment. The company offers title insurance and closing, title plant management, property and casualty insurance, banking, trust, investment advisory, and other services. First American serves homebuyers and sellers, real estate professionals, loan originators and servicers, commercial property professionals, homebuilders, and others involved in residential and commercial property transactions with products and services specific to their needs.


TypePublic
Founded1889
HQSanta Ana, CA, US
Websitefirstam.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureB-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)18,412
Job Openings836
Revenue (FY, 2020)$7.1 B(+15%)
Share Price (May 2021)$66.6(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at First American

Sally French Tyler

Sally French Tyler

EVP, Division President
Joseph Ghilardi

Joseph Ghilardi

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
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First American Office Locations

First American has offices in Santa Ana, Adelaide, Brisbane City, Chatswood and in 13 other locations
Santa Ana, CA, US (HQ)
1 First American Way
Adelaide, AU
Level 14/115 Grenfell St
Brisbane City, AU
Level 6/348 Edward St
Chatswood, AU
Level 1, Tower B/799 Pacific Hwy
Melbourne, AU
624 Collins St
Melbourne, AU
Level 28/360 Collins St
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First American Financials and Metrics

First American Revenue

First American's revenue was reported to be $7.09 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

2.0b

Net income (Q1, 2021)

234.5m

Market capitalization (14-May-2021)

7.3b

Closing stock price (14-May-2021)

66.6

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

2.0b

EV

6.3b
First American's current market capitalization is $7.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

5.6b5.8b5.7b6.2b7.1b

Revenue growth, %

8%4%0%

Cost of goods sold

1.0t

Gross profit

(1.0t)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

453.5m500.2m523.9m439.9m474.0m483.1m444.9m488.4m451.8m1.3b1.5b1.7b1.4b1.6b1.9b2.0b

Cost of goods sold

245.4m264.7m275.5m252.0m249.2m244.2m239.4m239.3m230.4m

Gross profit

208.2m235.5m248.4m187.9m224.8m238.9m205.5m249.1m221.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

46%47%47%43%47%49%46%51%49%
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

728.7m418.3m627.2m834.8m1.2b1.0b1.0b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.3b

Accounts Receivable

196.3m214.3m241.0m269.2m

Inventories

50.7m51.4m45.9m43.1m

Current Assets

641.6m500.6m542.3m391.9m
USDQ2, 2010

Financial Leverage

2.9 x
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First American Operating Metrics

First American's Reported Claims, units was reported to be 971 in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Reported Claims, units

789867971
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First American Revenue Breakdown

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First American revenue breakdown by business segment: 92.1% from Title Insurance and Services, 7.8% from Specialty Insurance and 0.1% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Source: fortune.com
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First American Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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First American Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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First American Online and Social Media Presence

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First American Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    82/100

  • Compensation

    B

    79/100

  • Diversity

    C

    68/100

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First American News and Updates

Deluxe to acquire First American Payment Systems

Deluxe (NYSE: DLX), a Trusted Business Technology™ company, today announced an agreement to acquire First American Payment Systems (“First American”) for $960 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments.

FIRST AMERICAN FINANCIAL SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against First American Financial Corp. - FAF

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until December 24, 2020 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against...

StarNews Mobile Partners with U.S. Entertainment Network Black & Sexy TV to Offer First American Entertainment Series to Africa

Over 400M smartphone users in Africa will be able to stream Black & Sexy TV’s exclusive series, Sexless, via StarNews Mobile at an affordable price

First American Earns Top Marks on Human Rights Campaign Foundations 2021 Corporate Equality Index for Fourth Year in a Row

Company earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual assessment of LGBTQ Workplace Equality.read more

First American Data & Analytics Division Launches AppIntelligence Score for Mortgage Fraud

New Predictive Analytics Solution Identifies Fraud and Early Payment Default Risk, While Significantly Reducing Review Volumes by as Much as 50%read more

First American Launches REconomy Podcast

REconomy delivers easy-to-understand expert insight and perspective on the forces shaping the housing market from First American’s economics team.read more
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First American Blogs

The Preparation Before the Innovation – Five Steps to Boost Success in eClosing Implementation

With mortgage rates expected to remain low by any historical standard and the ongoing millennial-driven wave of home-buying demand, housing market potential is poised for further growth in 2021. At the same time, the pandemic-driven acceleration of the adoption of a more digital home-buy…

From Clouded to Clarity – The Future of Digital Transformation in Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Momentum toward the digital transformation of residential real estate transactions has been building for several years and has only accelerated amid the coronavirus pandemic, and now the foundations for a more digital commercial real estate transaction are emerging. The benefits of a mor…

First American Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was First American founded?

    First American was founded in 1889.

  • Who are First American key executives?

    First American's key executives are Sally French Tyler and Joseph Ghilardi.

  • How many employees does First American have?

    First American has 18,412 employees.

  • What is First American revenue?

    Latest First American annual revenue is $7.1 b.

  • What is First American revenue per employee?

    Latest First American revenue per employee is $384.9 k.

  • Who are First American competitors?

    Competitors of First American include Radian Group, MGIC Investment Corporation and Mapfre.

  • Where is First American headquarters?

    First American headquarters is located at 1 First American Way, Santa Ana.

  • Where are First American offices?

    First American has offices in Santa Ana, Adelaide, Brisbane City, Chatswood and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does First American have?

    First American has 19 offices.