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First American Financial Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of 8 Cents Per Share

Thursday, February 23, 2012

First American Financial Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of 8 Cents Per Share06:55 EST Thursday, February 23, 2012?DIVIDEND INCREASES BY 33 PERCENT?SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance and settlement services for real estate transactions, today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 8 cents per common share, representing a 33 percent increase from the prior level of 6 cents per common share.The cash dividend is payable on April 16, 2012 to shareholders of record as of March 30, 2012.  About First AmericanFirst American Financial Corporation is a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries that traces its heritage back to 1889. First American and its affiliated companies also provide title plant management services; 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. With revenues of $3.8 billion in 2011, the company offers its products and services directly and through its agents and partners in all 50 states and abroad. More information about the company can be found at www.firstam.com. Media Contact: Investor Contact:Carrie Navarifar Craig BarberioMedia Relations Manager Director of Investor RelationsFirst American Financial Corporation  First American Financial Corporation(714) 250-3298 (714) 250-5214SOURCE First American Financial Corporation