First American Financial Corp. (New York Stock Exchange:FAF)

About the company

First American Financial Corp. operates as an insurance company. It provides title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries. The company operates its business through the following segments: Title Insurance & Services and Specialty Insurance. The Title Insurance & Services segment provides title insurance, escrow, closing services and similar or related financial services domestically and internationally in connection with residential and commercial real estate transactions. It also maintains, manages and provides access to title plant records and images and provides banking, trust and investment advisory services. The Specialty Insurance segment issues property & casualty insurance policies and sells home warranty products. It also provides title plant management services, which include title and other real property records and images, valuation products and services, home warranty products, property and casualty insurance and banking, trust and investment advisory services. First American Financial was founded in January, 2008 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, CA.




Specialty Insurance




Dennis J. Gilmore


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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Markel Corp. MKL 12674.62 7509.00 1.28 -63.35 -2.57
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. FNF 8326.92 8359.00 1.76 10.51 9.51
Athene Holding Ltd. ATH 5677.32 9998.00 0.59 15.49 3.63
First American Financial Corp. FAF 5354.58 6309.00 1.20 8.10 10.48
Essent Group Ltd. ESNT 3382.96 896.00 1.10 5.87 64.46
Radian Group Inc. RDN 3096.18 1492.00 0.74 4.82 43.01
MGIC Investment Corp. MTG 2938.32 1229.00 0.63 4.28 54.64
Assured Guaranty Ltd. AGO 2323.15 848.00 0.33 8.29 34.43
Trupanion, Inc. TRUP 1501.15 408.00 11.00 -1072.25 -0.40
ProAssurance Corp. PRA 755.46 938.00 0.53 -14.28 -5.60
Stewart Information Services Corp. STC 750.24 1981.00 1.01 8.18 4.57
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. AMBC 636.18 326.00 0.63 -1.41 -138.96
MBIA, Inc. MBI 554.58 225.00 0.99 -0.81 -298.22
Investors Title Co. ITIC 234.54 173.00 1.21 12.49 10.27
Tiptree, Inc. TIPT 223.65 711.00 0.66 -4.73 -6.46

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FDx Advisors Inc. Makes New Investment in First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)

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FDx Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) during the first quarter, ...

Colony Group LLC Grows Holdings in First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)

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Colony Group LLC grew its stake in First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) by 25.8% during the first quarter, according to ...

Axa Sells 21,400 Shares of First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF)

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Axa trimmed its holdings in First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) by 19.2% in the first quarter, according to its most ...

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First American Financial Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of 44 Cents Per Share

21d ago, source: YAHOO!

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today announced that its board of ...

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