NYSE:CSV - Carriage Services Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$20.23 -0.42 (-2.03 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 06:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$20.65
Today's Range$20.07 - $20.58
52-Week Range$20.03 - $28.96
Volume81,100 shs
Average Volume104,846 shs
Market Capitalization$395.51 million
P/E Ratio14.55
Dividend Yield1.45%
Beta0.43
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 August 21, 2018, the company operated 181 funeral homes in 29 states; and 32 cemeteries in 11 states. Carriage Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Personal services
Sub-IndustrySpecialized Consumer Services
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNYSE:CSV
CUSIP14390510
Phone713-332-8400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.49
Current Ratio2.62
Quick Ratio2.36

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.55
Forward P/E Ratio15.10
P/E Growth1.03

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$258.14 million
Price / Sales1.50
Cash Flow$2.7903 per share
Price / Cash7.25
Book Value$12.28 per share
Price / Book1.65

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.39
Net Income$37.19 million
Net Margins14.40%
Return on Equity12.49%
Return on Assets2.81%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,659
Outstanding Shares19,150,000
Market Cap$395.51 million

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 25th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 13th. View Carriage Services' Dividend History.

How will Carriage Services' stock buyback program work?

Carriage Services declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $15,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter?

Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.15. The firm earned $63 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $69.16 million. Carriage Services had a return on equity of 12.49% and a net margin of 14.40%. View Carriage Services' Earnings History.

When is Carriage Services' next earnings date?

Carriage Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Carriage Services.

What price target have analysts set for CSV?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Carriage Services' shares. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect Carriage Services' stock price to reach $32.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 58.2% 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. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We view Carriage Services as a superior consolidation, operating and value creation investment platform and, given its growth potential and margin profile, Carriage Services clearly warrants a higher multiple than the market currently affords it. With a stronger balance sheet (enhanced by the recent recapitalization) and a goal to reduce debt to 4-4.5x while simultaneously increasing the pace of acquisition, we are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating and our 12-month $32 price target." (6/8/2018)
  • 2. 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. " (4/27/2018)

Who are some of Carriage Services' key competitors?

Who are Carriage Services' key executives?

Carriage Services' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Melvin C. Payne, Founder, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 75)
  • Ms. Viki King Blinderman, Principal Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Carl Benjamin Brink, CFO, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 37)
  • Mr. Mark R. Bruce, COO & Sr. VP (Age 51)
  • Mr. Shawn R. Phillips, Sr. VP and Head of Strategic & Corp. Devel. (Age 55)

Who are Carriage Services' major shareholders?

Carriage Services' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (2.42%). 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 and Shawn R Phillips. View Institutional Ownership Trends 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 Fenimore Asset Management Inc.. 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 and James Raymond Schenck. 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 $20.23.

How big of a company is Carriage Services?

Carriage Services has a market capitalization of $395.51 million and generates $258.14 million in revenue each year. The company earns $37.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.39 on an earnings per share basis. Carriage Services employs 2,659 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  169 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  135 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  304
MarketBeat'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 10/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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