The First American Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

February 27, 2004

SANTA ANA, Calif., The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 15 cents per common share.

The cash dividend is payable on Apr. 15, 2004, to shareholders of record as of Mar. 31, 2004. First American has paid a cash dividend for each of the last 95 years.

Source: The First American Corporation