Sewart Information Services Corp. Listed on FORTUNE 'America's Most Admired Companies 2006'

February 24, 2006

HOUSTON -- Stewart Information Services Corp. (Stewart) (NYSE:STC) has been named to FORTUNE magazine's annual list of "America's Most Admired Companies," landing as number four on the "mortgage services" industry list.

Stewart was the highest-ranking title insurance company on the list, receiving high marks for its use of corporate assets and financial soundness.

"We are pleased to be recognized for our hard work to make Stewart one of the title industry's strongest companies, with 31 years of consecutive growth in reserves and surplus - unmatched by any other title company," said Malcolm S. Morris, chairman, Stewart Information Services Corp.

"It is even more evidence of the great service being rendered in the financial services sector that title insurers claimed four of the top ten spots," added Morris. "Consumers highly rate the services being provided by the title insurance industry in the home buying process."

Source: Stewart Information Services Corp.

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