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TypePublic
Founded1889
HQSanta Ana, US
Websitefirstam.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)18,412
Job Openings507
Revenue (FY, 2019)$6.2 B(+8%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$54.4 (+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at First American

Dennis J. Gilmore

Dennis J. Gilmore

CEO
Kenneth D. DeGiorgio

Kenneth D. DeGiorgio

EVP
Mark E. Seaton

Mark E. Seaton

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial 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, 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
Level 28/360 Collins St
Calgary, CA
639 5 Ave SW #1120
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First American Financials and Metrics

First American Revenue

First American's revenue was reported to be $6.20 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

1.6b

Net income (Q2, 2020)

171.7m

Market capitalization (16-Oct-2020)

6.1b

Closing stock price (16-Oct-2020)

54.4

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

1.5b

EV

5.9b
First American's current market capitalization is $6.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

5.6b5.8b5.7b6.2b

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, 2020

Revenue

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

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, 2019

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

196.3m214.3m241.0m269.2m

Inventories

50.7m51.4m45.9m43.1m

Current Assets

641.6m500.6m542.3m391.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

127.8m78.3m301.0m187.1m234.2m288.9m343.5m421.9m475.9m709.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

78.9m76.9m75.0m127.0m138.4m146.6m173.0b128.1m125.9m129.0m

Inventories

Accounts Payable

5.9m(32.1m)72.0m5.3m(15.0m)36.7m(29.3m)127.7m15.3m45.5m
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

789 867 971
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First American Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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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 Online and Social Media Presence

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First American News and Updates

Cherre Collaborates with First American DataTree to Provide Comprehensive Property Information in Real Estate Data Platform

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cherre, the award-winning real estate data management platform, today announced a new agreement with First American DataTree, the leading national provider of property data and document images. Under this agreement, mutual customers of both companies...

Housing Market Potential Reaches Highest Level Since 2007, According to First American Potential Home Sales Model

Demographic demand and Fed policy keeping rates low has helped housing recover rapidly from the initial stages of the pandemic and remain immune to the ongoing economic impacts of the coronavirus for now, says Chief Economist Mark Fleming.read more

First American Ranked Among the Best Workplaces for Women by Fortune and Great Place to Work for Fifth Consecutive Year

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF ), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, announced today that Fortune ® and Great Place to Work ® have recognized First American as one of the 2020 Best Workplaces for Women ,…

Trump Will Seek to Make Top Aide First American to Lead OECD

Trump Will Seek to Make Top Aide First American to Lead OECD

Where Housing Affordability is Declining the Most, According to First American Real House Price Index

Faster nominal house price appreciation and lower household income can erode, or even completely eliminate, the affordability boost from today’s record low mortgage rates, says Chief Economist Mark Fleming.read more

First American Trust FSB selects Volante’s US Fedwire as a Service

Volante Technologies Inc., a global provider of payments solutions to accelerate digital transformat...
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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 Dennis J. Gilmore, Kenneth D. DeGiorgio and Mark E. Seaton.

  • How many employees does First American have?

    First American has 18,412 employees.

  • What is First American revenue?

    Latest First American annual revenue is $6.2 b.

  • What is First American revenue per employee?

    Latest First American revenue per employee is $336.8 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 18 offices.