Stewart Title® Recognized as Leading Company in Houston
The Houston Chronicle honors Stewart as Third Place in the Chronicle 100 based on financial results
HOUSTON (June 24, 2013) – Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC) has been recognized by the Houston Chronicle as one of the leading companies in Houston in the publication’s annual Chronicle 100 list. Stewart secured the third spot on the public company list, which ranked companies based on financial results from the 2012 fiscal year.
“It’s an honor to be recognized for our continued financial gains in the Chronicle 100 list,” said Matt Morris, CEO of Stewart. “Over the past 120 years, we have continually provided our customers peace of mind and reassurance with their real estate transactions. We look forward to future growth in Houston and around the globe as we provide our customers with best-in-class real estate services.”
To create the list, independent financial research company S&P Capital IQ collected and analyzed financial results from Houston-based publically traded companies. The companies were then ranked based on total revenue, earnings-per-share growth, annual revenue growth and one-year total return to shareholders on a dividend-reinvested basis.
To qualify, companies must have shown a profit for 2012 and maintained a stock price over a dollar. Companies also must have headquarters in the Houston area and be publically traded on one of the major stock exchanges.
Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC) is a customer-focused, global title insurance and real estate services company offering products and services through our direct operations, network of approved agencies and other companies within the Stewart family. Stewart provides these services to homebuyers and sellers; residential and commercial real estate professionals; mortgage lenders and servicers; title agencies and real estate attorneys; home builders; and United States and foreign governments. Stewart also provides loan origination and servicing support; loan review services; loss mitigation; REO asset management; home and personal insurance services; tax-deferred exchanges; and technology to streamline the real estate process. Stewart offers personalized service, industry expertise and customized solutions for virtually any type of real estate transaction, and is the preferred real estate services provider. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com/news.