Security National Financial Named Among Utah’s Top 20 Public Companies

  Security National Financial Named Among Utah’s Top 20 Public Companies

Business Wire

SALT LAKE CITY -- September 30, 2013

Security National Financial Corporation (NASDAQ symbol-SNFCA) was named No. 20
in Utah’s top public companies by Utah Business Magazine. The Company began
its operations in 1965 as Security National Life Insurance Company and, since
then, has grown to include SecurityNational Mortgage Company, Memorial Estates
and C&J Financial. With revenues of over $234,000,000 in 2012, the Company was
honored to be placed on this impressive list.

Over the past years, Security National has seen strong growth in returns from
its strategic ventures in mortgage lending, life insurance operations and
corporate real estate investments. As the economy in Utah has remained
relatively strong, the Company views its placement among other notable Utah
public companies as a testament to the Company’s consistent and proactive view
of future growth possibilities.

Garrett S. Sill, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, stated: “We are
pleased with our placement of one of the top public companies in Utah. In the
recent past, Security National Financial Corporation has been fortunate to
realize significant growth in the face of global economic hardship and
uncertainty. We anticipate this growth to continue and will work to accomplish
Security National’s ambitious goals and objectives.”

Security National Financial Corporation operates in three main business
segments: life insurance, cemetery and mortuary, and mortgage loans. The life
insurance segment is engaged in the business of selling and servicing selected
lines of life insurance, annuity products and accident and health insurance.
These products are marketed in 38 states through a commissioned sales force of
independent licensed insurance agents who may also sell insurance products of
other companies.

The cemetery and mortuary segment of the Company consists of five cemeteries
in the state of Utah and one cemetery in the state of California, and seven
mortuaries in the state of Utah and one mortuary in the state of Arizona. The
Company also engages in pre-need selling of funeral, cemetery, mortuary and
cremation services through its Utah, Arizona and California operations. Many
of the insurance agents also sell pre-need funeral, cemetery and cremation

The mortgage loan segment is an approved government and conventional lender
that originates and underwrites or otherwise purchases residential and
commercial loans for new construction, existing homes and real estate
projects. The mortgage loan segment operates through 91 wholesale and retail
offices in 19 states, and is an approved mortgage lender in several other

This press release contains statements that, if not verifiable historical
fact, may be viewed as forward-looking statements that could predict future
events or outcomes with respect to Security National Financial Corporation and
its business. The predictions in these statements will involve risk and
uncertainties and, accordingly, actual results may differ significantly from
the results discussed or implied in such forward-looking statements.


Security National Financial Corporation
Brian Nelsen or Garrett S. Sill, 801-264-1060
fax: 801-265-9882
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