First American Financial

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Ticker: FAF

Initial purchase: 3/25/2015

Cost basis: $35.28

Current Portfolio Status: Hold

Dividend Reinvestment: N

Dividends paid quarterly in Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec

Shares held on account at Motif

First American Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides financial services. It operates through Title Insurance and Services, and Specialty Insurance segments. The Title Insurance and Services segment issues title insurance policies on residential and commercial property, as well as offers related products and services. This segment also provides closing and/or escrow services; accommodates tax-deferred exchanges of real estate; maintains, manages, and provides access to title plant records and images; and offers banking, trust, and investment advisory services, as well as provides products, services, and solutions for the use of real property related data designed to mitigate risk or otherwise facilitate real estate transactions. It offers its products through a network of direct operations and agents in 49 states and in the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and other countries. The Specialty Insurance segment provides property and casualty insurance, including coverage to residential homeowners and renters for liability losses and typical hazards, such as fire, theft, vandalism, and other types of property damage in 46 states. It also sells home warranty products comprising residential service contracts that cover residential systems, such as heating and air conditioning systems, and appliances against failures that occur as the result of normal usage during the coverage period in 39 states and the District of Columbia; and offers auto insurance products. This segment markets its property and casualty insurance products through direct distribution channels, including cross-selling through its existing closing-service activities, as well as through a network of independent brokers. The company also provides loan quality analytics, decision support tools, and loan review services for the mortgage industry. First American Financial Corporation was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Santa Ana, California.

Relationship with Wells Fargo (et. al.)

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