NYSE:CSV - Carriage Services Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $19.14 +0.23 (+1.22 %) (As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$18.91Today's Range$18.94 - $19.1952-Week Range$14.50 - $28.96Volume39,718 shsAverage Volume117,708 shsMarket Capitalization$347.97 millionP/E Ratio16.36Dividend Yield1.59%Beta1.01 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Carriage Services, Inc. provides funeral and cemetery services, and merchandise in the United States. It operates through two segments, Funeral Home Operations and Cemetery Operations. The Funeral Home Operations segment offers burial, cremation, and consultation services; removes and prepares remains; sells caskets, urns, and related funeral merchandise; and enables the use of funeral home facilities for visitation, remembrance, and transportation services. The Cemetery Operations segment provides products and services, such as interment services; the rights to interment in cemetery sites comprising grave sites, mausoleum crypts, and niches; and related cemetery merchandise, including memorials and vaults. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated 182 funeral homes in 29 states; and 29 cemeteries in 11 states. Carriage Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Receive CSV News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CSV and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Personal services Sub-IndustrySpecialized Consumer Services SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNYSE:CSV Previous Symbol CUSIP14390510 CIK1016281 Webwww.carriageservices.com Phone713-332-8400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.64 Current Ratio0.84 Quick Ratio0.65Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.36 Forward P/E Ratio13.87 P/E Growth0.91 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$267.99 million Price / Sales1.30 Cash Flow$2.3806 per share Price / Cash Flow8.04 Book Value$12.25 per share Price / Book1.56Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.17 Net Income$11.65 million Net Margins4.36% Return on Equity9.44% Return on Assets2.32%Miscellaneous Employees2,617 Outstanding Shares18,180,000Market Cap$347.97 million Next Earnings Date4/23/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV) Frequently Asked Questions What is Carriage Services' stock symbol? Carriage Services trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CSV." How often does Carriage Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Carriage Services? Carriage Services declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 11th will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 8th. View Carriage Services' Dividend History. How will Carriage Services' stock buyback program work? Carriage Services announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $15,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter? Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 21st. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.04. The company earned $66.52 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $67.92 million. Carriage Services had a return on equity of 9.44% and a net margin of 4.36%. View Carriage Services' Earnings History. When is Carriage Services' next earnings date? Carriage Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Carriage Services. What price target have analysts set for CSV? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Carriage Services' shares. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Carriage Services' share price to reach $26.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Carriage Services. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Carriage Services? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Carriage Services in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Carriage Services. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Carriage Services stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Carriage Services stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Carriage Services, Inc. is a leading provider of death care services and products in the United States. Carriage provides a complete range of services relating to funerals, burials and cremations, including the use of funeral homes and motor vehicles, the performance of cemetery interment services and the management and maintenance of cemetery grounds. They also sell related products and merchandise including caskets, burial vaults, garments, cemetery interment rights, stone and bronze memorials, as well as other items. " (3/20/2019) 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating and our 12‐ month price target of $24, suggesting more than 40% upside from current levels." (1/15/2019) Has Carriage Services been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about CSV stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Carriage Services earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Carriage Services' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Carriage Services include Weight Watchers International (WTW), Regis (RGS), Care.com (CRCM), AA (AA), Park Lawn (PLC), CEWE Stiftung & Co KGaA (CWC), EVI Industries (EVI), CVS Group (CVSG), Dignity (DTY), Propel Funeral Partners (PFP), Slater & Gordon (SGH), StoneMor Partners (STON), Keystone Law Group (KEYS), National Veterinary Care (NVL) and Shine Corporate (SHJ). 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 Service Co. International (SCI), Micron Technology (MU), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), AT&T (T), StoneMor Partners (STON), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Tesla (TSLA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Chesapeake Energy (CHK). Who are Carriage Services' key executives? Carriage Services' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Melvin C. Payne, Founder, Exec. Chairman, CEO & COO (Age 76)Ms. Viki King Blinderman, Principal Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Sec. (Age 50)Mr. Carl Benjamin Brink, CFO, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 38)Mr. Shawn R. Phillips, Sr. VP and Head of Strategic & Corp. Devel. (Age 56)Mr. Paul Donald Elliott, Sr. VP & Regional Partner of West (Age 58) Who are Carriage Services' major shareholders? Carriage Services' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (12.31%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.70%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.70%), BlackRock Inc. (6.80%), Global Alpha Capital Management Ltd. (3.85%) and Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (2.32%). Company insiders that own Carriage Services stock include Adeola Olaniyan, Barry K Fingerhut, Bryan Leibman, Carl Benjamin Brink, Donald Douglas Patteson Jr, James Raymond Schenck, Mark R Bruce, Melvin C Payne, Shawn R Phillips and Steven D Metzger. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Carriage Services. Which institutional investors are selling Carriage Services stock? CSV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Bank of America Corp DE, BlackRock Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., FMR LLC and Keeley Teton Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Carriage Services company stock in the last year include Adeola Olaniyan, Carl Benjamin Brink, Mark R Bruce and Shawn R Phillips. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carriage Services. Which institutional investors are buying Carriage Services stock? CSV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Global Alpha Capital Management Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC, Summit Global Investments, Teton Advisors Inc., Robotti Robert and Martingale Asset Management L P. Company insiders that have bought Carriage Services stock in the last two years include Barry K Fingerhut, Bryan Leibman, Carl Benjamin Brink, Donald Douglas Patteson Jr, James Raymond Schenck, Melvin C Payne and Steven D Metzger. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carriage Services. How do I buy shares of Carriage Services? Shares of CSV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Carriage Services' stock price today? One share of CSV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.14. How big of a company is Carriage Services? Carriage Services has a market capitalization of $347.97 million and generates $267.99 million in revenue each year. The company earns $11.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.17 on an earnings per share basis. Carriage Services employs 2,617 workers across the globe. What is Carriage Services' official website? The official website for Carriage Services is http://www.carriageservices.com. How can I contact Carriage Services? Carriage Services' mailing address is 3040 POST OAK BOULEVARD SUITE 300, HOUSTON TX, 77056. The company can be reached via phone at 713-332-8400. MarketBeat Community Rating for Carriage Services (NYSE CSV)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 191 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 157 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 348MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Carriage Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CSV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CSV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is a buy-side analyst different from a sell-side analyst?