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Employee Rating

3.5More
TypePublic
HQSanta Ana, US
Founded1889
Size (employees)18,705 (est)-4%
Websitefirstam.com
First American was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, US
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First American Office Locations

First American has offices in Santa Ana, Albany, Albuquerque, Allen and in 174 other locations
Santa Ana, (HQ)
1 First American Way
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First American Financials and Metrics

First American Revenue

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First American's revenue was reported to be $1.85 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

451.8m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

221.3m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

49%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

22.5m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

59.8m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

5.2b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

46.8

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

97.9m

EV

5.2b
First American's current market capitalization is $5.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

5.0b4.7b5.2b5.6b1.9b

Revenue growth, %

(6%)11%8%

Cost of goods sold

670.2m740.3m776.5m1.0t974.9m

Gross profit

4.3b3.9b4.4b(1.0t)876.3m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

405.5m310.4m349.4m367.5m364.8m386.0m386.4m453.5m500.2m523.9m439.9m474.0m483.1m444.9m488.4m451.8m

Cost of goods sold

213.8m177.4m182.2m185.2m185.5m189.7m192.8m245.4m264.7m275.5m252.0m249.2m244.2m239.4m239.3m230.4m

Gross profit

191.8m133.0m167.2m182.3m179.2m196.3m193.6m208.2m235.5m248.4m187.9m224.8m238.9m205.5m249.1m221.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

47%43%48%50%49%51%50%46%47%47%43%47%49%46%51%49%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

834.8m1.2b1.0b1.0b118.8m

Accounts Receivable

196.3m214.3m241.0m269.2m256.6m

Inventories

50.7m51.4m45.9m43.1m

Current Assets

641.6m500.6m542.3m391.9m430.3m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

135.6m122.9m140.9m127.6m89.7m113.1m160.3m133.1m72.4m79.0m102.9m89.4m149.4m123.7m85.0m97.9m

Accounts Receivable

270.0m194.0m197.7m223.7m226.5m267.1m239.9m245.1m267.1m283.1m258.1m270.6m278.5m244.0m256.2m254.3m

Current Assets

580.8m632.5m633.0m531.0m501.6m559.5m565.6m476.6m441.6m445.6m413.8m433.7m481.5m421.0m410.0m414.6m

PP&E

194.0m375.2m372.8m365.8m359.3m351.0m341.0m370.0m455.4m443.6m440.4m433.4m453.9m443.9m453.8m453.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

187.1m234.2m288.9m343.5m152.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

127.0m138.4m146.6m173.0b177.8m

Inventories

Accounts Payable

5.3m(15.0m)36.7m(29.3m)(44.6m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(2.5m)13.7m59.4m29.4m62.4m91.0m27.5m67.9m103.0m15.4m56.7m87.5m28.3m86.8m109.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

29.7m29.4m64.8m100.6m35.9m73.2m109.6m39.6m82.9m127.4m43.5m46.1m93.5m142.0m

Accounts Payable

(31.0m)(27.9m)(50.4m)178.9m(16.6m)(8.4m)(16.0m)(21.6m)(3.4m)(11.3m)5.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(13.4m)(26.3m)(37.1m)(21.5m)(30.0m)(9.8m)(27.9m)(35.2m)(8.7m)(9.9m)(21.4m)(41.0m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

86.3 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

789 867 971
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First American Revenue Breakdown

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

Human Capital Metrics

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First American Online and Social Media Presence

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First American News and Updates

Capella Space Is First American Company to Send Advanced Commercial Radar Satellite to Space

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Capella Space, an aerospace and information services company providing Earth observation data on demand, today announced the launch of its first small synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite. The satellite, named "Denali" after the tallest...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Becomes First American Red Cross Mission Leader

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today recognized long-time supporter The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for becoming its first-ever Mission Leader. Mission Leaders are an elite group of Red Cross partners who donate $3 million or more annually ...
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First American Company Life and Culture

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First American Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was First American founded?

    First American was founded in 1889.

  • How many employees does First American have?

    First American has 18,705 employees.

  • What is First American revenue?

    Latest First American annual revenue is $1.9 b.

  • What is First American revenue per employee?

    Latest First American revenue per employee is $99 k.

  • Who are First American competitors?

    Competitors of First American include Stewart Information Services, Fidelity National Financial 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, Albany, Albuquerque, Allen and in 174 other locations.

  • How many offices does First American have?

    First American has 178 offices.