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Carriage Services (CSV) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.16 (+0.61%)
(As of 10:31 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
13,756 shs
Average Volume
98,435 shs
Market Capitalization
$402.65 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Carriage Services MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
31.8% Upside
$35.00 Price Target
Short Interest
1.90% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$439,018 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.26 to $2.56 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.90 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

3rd out of 135 stocks

Personal Services Industry

1st out of 9 stocks

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About Carriage Services Stock (NYSE:CSV)

Carriage Services, Inc. provides funeral and cemetery services, and merchandise in the United States. It operates in two segments, Funeral Home Operations and Cemetery Operations. The Funeral Home Operations segment provides consultation services; funeral home facilities for visitation and memorial services; transportation services; removal and preparation of remains; sale of caskets and urns; cremation services; and related funeral merchandise. The Cemetery Operations segment sells interment rights for grave sites, lawn crypts, mausoleum spaces, and niches; related cemetery merchandise, including memorial markers, outer burial containers, and monuments; and interments, inurnments, and installation of cemetery merchandise services. Carriage Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is based in Houston, Texas.

CSV Stock Price History

CSV Stock News Headlines

Carriage Q1 2024 Earnings Preview
Carriage Services Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Carriage Services, Inc.
CSV Apr 2024 15.000 call
Major Crime Unit takes over search for missing Norfolk man
Q4 2023 Carriage Services Inc Earnings Call
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/3 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Personal services
Specialized Consumer Services
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
2 Analysts


Net Income
$33.41 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$382.52 million
Cash Flow
$3.87 per share
Book Value
$11.84 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$400.07 million
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CSV Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Carriage Services stock right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Carriage Services in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" CSV shares.
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What is Carriage Services' stock price target for 2024?

2 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Carriage Services' shares. Their CSV share price targets range from $32.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $35.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have CSV shares performed in 2024?

Carriage Services' stock was trading at $25.01 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, CSV stock has increased by 6.2% and is now trading at $26.56.
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When is Carriage Services' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2024.
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How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter?

Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.16. The company earned $103.49 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $98.17 million. Carriage Services had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.04% and a net margin of 8.08%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.56 earnings per share.

How often does Carriage Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Carriage Services?

Carriage Services declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.1125 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $0.45 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 3rd.
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Is Carriage Services a good dividend stock?

Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV) pays an annual dividend of $0.45 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.69%. The dividend payout ratio is 22.17%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CSV will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.58% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Carriage Services issued on next quarter's earnings?

Carriage Services updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 2.200-2.300 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 2.260. The company issued revenue guidance of $380.0 million-$390.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $385.6 million.

What is Mel Payne's approval rating as Carriage Services' CEO?

24 employees have rated Carriage Services Chief Executive Officer Mel Payne on Mel Payne has an approval rating of 59% among the company's employees. This puts Mel Payne in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Carriage Services own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Carriage Services investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Mastercard (MA), Service Co. International (SCI), Verizon Communications (VZ), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AT&T (T), Boeing (BA), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Walt Disney (DIS) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are Carriage Services' major shareholders?

Carriage Services' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.79%), LSV Asset Management (3.08%), Heartland Advisors Inc. (2.26%), Kennedy Capital Management LLC (0.74%), BNP Paribas Financial Markets (0.58%) and Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. (0.52%). Insiders that own company stock include Adeola Olaniyan, Carl Benjamin Brink, Carlos R Quezada, Charles Fargason, Christopher Manceaux, Melvin C Payne, Paul Donald Elliott, Robbie Pape, Shane Pudenz, Shawn R Phillips and Steven D Metzger.
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How do I buy shares of Carriage Services?

Shares of CSV stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:CSV) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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