Carriage Services Company Profile (NYSE:CSV)

About Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)

Carriage Services logoCarriage Services, Inc. is a provider of death care services and merchandise in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: Funeral Home Operations and Cemetery Operations. The Funeral Homes segment provides funeral services (traditional burial and cremation) and sells related merchandise, such as caskets and urns. Its cemetery products and services include interment services, the rights to interment in cemetery sites and related cemetery merchandise, such as memorials and vaults. It serves suburban and rural markets. It provides funeral and cemetery services and products on both at-need (time of death) and preneed (planned prior to death) basis. It also maintains trusts in connection with funeral home and cemetery operations, including preneed funeral trusts, preneed cemetery merchandise and service trusts and cemetery perpetual care trusts. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 170 funeral homes in 28 states and 32 cemeteries in 11 states.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Funeral Services
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:CSV
  • CUSIP: 14390510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $447.47 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 16,703,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $26.62
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $27.09
  • 52 Week Range: $21.97 - $29.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.59
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.03
  • P/E Growth: 1.01
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $253.03 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.77
  • Book Value: $11.11 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.41
  • Annual Dividend: $0.20
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
  • EBIDTA: $73.45 million
  • Net Margins: 8.73%
  • Return on Equity: 16.14%
  • Return on Assets: 3.29%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.73%
  • Current Ratio: 0.75%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.58%
  • Average Volume: 89,738 shs.
  • Beta: 1
  • Short Ratio: 19.73

Frequently Asked Questions for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)

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 Friday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Thursday, June 1st. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 11th. View Carriage Services' Dividend History.

How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter?

Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $68.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $67.45 million. Carriage Services had a return on equity of 16.14% and a net margin of 8.73%. The company's revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.47 EPS. View Carriage Services' Earnings History.

What guidance has Carriage Services issued on next quarter's earnings?

Carriage Services updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.73-1.77 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.75. The company issued revenue guidance of $263-267 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $263.54 million.

Where is Carriage Services' stock going? Where will Carriage Services' stock price be in 2017?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Carriage Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Carriage Services' stock price to reach $57.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Carriage Services.

Who are some of Carriage Services' key competitors?

Who are Carriage Services' key executives?

Carriage Services' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Melvin C. Payne, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Carl Benjamin Brink, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
  • Viki K. Blinderman, Principal Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Secretary
  • Mark R. Bruce, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Adeola Olaniyan, Principal Accounting Officer, Controller
  • Paul D. Elliott, Regional Partner - West
  • Shawn R. Phillips, Regional Partner - Central
  • Bryan Leibman, Director
  • James R. Schenck, Director
  • Barry K. Fingerhut, Independent Director

Who owns Carriage Services stock?

Carriage Services' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.37%), LSV Asset Management (5.34%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.13%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.62%), Bank of Montreal Can (2.34%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.15%). Company insiders that own Carriage Services stock include Adeola Olaniyan, Barry K Fingerhut, Bryan Leibman, Carl Benjamin Brink, David J Decarlo, James Raymond Schenck, Shawn R Phillips and Viki K Blinderman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Carriage Services.

Who sold Carriage Services stock? Who is selling Carriage Services stock?

Carriage Services' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Axiom International Investors LLC DE, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Falcon Point Capital LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Nicholas Company Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley and Bard Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Carriage Services stock in the last year include Adeola Olaniyan and Shawn R Phillips. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carriage Services.

Who bought Carriage Services stock? Who is buying Carriage Services stock?

Carriage Services' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., PEAK6 Investments L.P., Cadence Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., LSV Asset Management, Capital Impact Advisors LLC and Karp Capital Management Corp. Company insiders that have bought Carriage Services stock in the last two years include Bryan Leibman, Carl Benjamin Brink, David J Decarlo, James Raymond Schenck and Viki K Blinderman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carriage Services.

How do I buy Carriage Services stock?

Shares of Carriage Services can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Carriage Services' stock price today?

One share of Carriage Services stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.79.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Carriage Services (NYSE CSV)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  53 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  42 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  95
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $57.00 (112.77% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$82.00LowView Rating Details
9/22/2016Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$30.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
4/26/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/22/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$34.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Earnings by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Earnings History by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE CSV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.49$0.45$67.45 million$68.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2017Q416$0.45$0.36$64.76 million$62.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q316$0.38$0.43$60.56 million$60.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.40$0.37$61.34 million$61.87 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q116$0.46$0.47$63.67 million$63.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2016Q415$0.42$0.39$62.71 million$61.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.35$0.33$57.87 million$58.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.38$0.34$61.08 million$59.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.40$0.42$61.55 million$63.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.35$0.38$58.20 million$59.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q114$0.30$0.32$56.58 million$56.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q413$0.30$0.30$58.60 million$55.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.21$0.16$53.58 million$49.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.25$0.25$54.34 million$54.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2013Q4 2012$0.23$0.23$52.67 million$53.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.15$0.16$49.14 million$49.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.77
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q2 20172$0.39$0.40$0.40
Q3 20172$0.40$0.41$0.41
Q4 20172$0.46$0.49$0.48
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Most Recent Dividend:6/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:0.75%
Dividend Growth:14.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:16.13% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
11.43% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
10.47% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)

Dividend History by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE CSV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 18.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.79%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/16/2017Adeola OlaniyanInsiderSell628$26.94$16,918.32View SEC Filing  
5/4/2017Carl Benjamin BrinkCFOBuy1,000$26.99$26,990.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017James Raymond SchenckDirectorBuy1,000$27.25$27,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2017Bryan LeibmanDirectorBuy3,000$27.40$82,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2017Shawn R PhillipsInsiderSell5,630$26.67$150,152.10View SEC Filing  
3/8/2017James Raymond SchenckDirectorBuy1,000$26.00$26,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Bryan LeibmanDirectorBuy5,000$23.52$117,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2016David J DecarloPresidentBuy10,000$22.51$225,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Carl Benjamin BrinkInsiderBuy1,200$23.54$28,248.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Barry K. FingerhutDirectorSell2,500$20.39$50,975.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Bryan LeibmanDirectorBuy6,000$22.00$132,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015Viki K BlindermanCAOBuy2,000$23.90$47,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2015Anne Bhanu ChopraDirectorSell33,000$0.01$165.00
6/23/2015Anne Bhanu ChopraDirectorSell10,000$0.01$50.00
6/22/2015Anne Bhanu ChopraDirectorSell10,000$0.01$50.00
6/19/2015Melvin C PayneCEOSell50,000$24.42$1,221,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Barry K FingerhutDirectorSell2,953$24.91$73,559.23View SEC Filing  
3/31/2015L William HeiligbrodtEVPSell8,251$23.84$196,703.84View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Melvin C PayneCEOSell50,000$24.70$1,235,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Shawn R PhillipsInsiderSell4,000$24.46$97,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015L William HeiligbrodtEVPSell20,665$24.79$512,285.35View SEC Filing  
12/26/2014Viki K BlindermanCAOSell2,204$20.93$46,129.72View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Alain VachonInsiderBuy29,000$0.01$145.00
11/27/2014Nicholas TintorDirectorBuy200,000$0.01$1,000.00
11/26/2014Pinetree Capital Ltd.InsiderSell2,267,000$0.01$11,335.00
6/19/2014Barry K FingerhutDirectorSell12,027$17.43$209,630.61View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Melvin C PayneCEOBuy10,000$16.05$160,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014Paul Donald ElliottInsiderBuy3,597$17.80$64,026.60View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Melvin C PayneCEOBuy20,000$17.10$342,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2013Cliff HaiglerInsiderSell8,102$17.30$140,164.60View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013David J DecarloDirectorBuy5,850$17.42$101,907.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Viki K BlindermanCAOSell3,705$18.97$70,283.85View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Melvin C PayneCEOBuy15,000$16.85$252,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Paul Donald ElliottInsiderBuy3,000$17.27$51,810.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Cliff HaiglerInsiderBuy1,000$11.38$11,380.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy2,500$11.09$27,725.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy5,000$10.88$54,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy2,500$10.76$26,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy2,500$10.94$27,350.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy2,500$10.94$27,350.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy2,500$10.91$27,275.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy8,000$10.95$87,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy1,000$8.50$8,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy2,000$8.55$17,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy2,000$8.75$17,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy2,724$8.83$24,052.92View SEC Filing  
8/15/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy2,500$8.81$22,025.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy8,363$8.81$73,678.03View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy15,000$8.72$130,800.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Latest Headlines for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
DateHeadline logoContrasting Carriage Services (CSV) and StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON) - June 26 at 2:26 PM logoAdeola Olaniyan Sells 628 Shares of Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Stock - June 19 at 8:22 PM logoETFs with exposure to Carriage Services, Inc. : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 6:29 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CSV) : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 6:29 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CSV-US : June 14, 2017 - June 14 at 5:26 PM logoJefferies Group LLC Reiterates Hold Rating for Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) - June 12 at 3:38 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $65.49 Million - June 11 at 7:56 AM logo$0.40 EPS Expected for Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) This Quarter - June 9 at 10:30 PM logoH & R Block (HRB) vs. Carriage Services (CSV) Head-To-Head Comparison - June 6 at 7:26 AM logoETFs with exposure to Carriage Services, Inc. : May 26, 2017 - May 26 at 5:04 PM logoETFs with exposure to Carriage Services, Inc. : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 4:33 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. :CSV-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 4:26 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.40 Per Share - May 15 at 12:30 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CSV-US : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 5:04 PM logoCarriage Services Announces Amendment To Mr. Payne's Employment Agreement - May 12 at 5:04 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. : CSV-US: Dividend Analysis : May 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 5:10 PM logoInsider Buying: Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) CFO Buys 1,000 Shares of Stock - May 5 at 9:40 AM logoMortality Provides Opportunity for Investors - May 4 at 12:47 AM logoCarriage Services (CSV) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows - May 3 at 1:05 AM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Director Acquires $27,250.00 in Stock - May 1 at 10:24 PM logoInsider Buying: Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Director Purchases 3,000 Shares of Stock - May 1 at 10:18 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.05 (CSV) - April 28 at 10:42 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - April 28 at 10:38 PM logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for Carriage Services, Inc.'s Q4 2017 Earnings (CSV) - April 28 at 8:40 PM logoCarriage Services (CSV) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.34 - April 28 at 6:25 PM logoEdited Transcript of CSV earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 2:30pm GMT - April 28 at 5:31 PM logoNotable Thursday Option Activity: EXAS, MAR, CSV - April 27 at 10:04 PM logoETFs with exposure to Carriage Services, Inc. : April 26, 2017 - April 27 at 5:03 PM logoCarriage Services Announces Record First Quarter 2017 Results And Reaffirms Rolling Four Quarter Outlook - April 27 at 5:03 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.04 EPS - April 27 at 1:11 AM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - April 26 at 11:16 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS - April 26 at 9:46 PM logoCarriage Services posts 1Q profit - April 26 at 6:50 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - April 26 at 6:06 PM logoCarriage Services (CSV) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of -0.04 - April 25 at 6:41 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.49 Per Share - April 24 at 9:24 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday - April 21 at 10:45 PM logoCarriage Services (CSV) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.26 - April 21 at 6:24 PM logoCarriage Services (CSV) Given Media Impact Score of 0.06 - April 13 at 6:15 PM logoCarriage Services Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule - April 13 at 4:33 PM logoRecent Business Development Contract Growth and Director Change - April 7 at 9:31 PM logoETFs with exposure to Carriage Services, Inc. : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 4:31 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CSV-US : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 9:15 AM logoZacks: Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Given Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages - April 4 at 12:46 AM logoCARRIAGE SERVICES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibit - March 23 at 10:01 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Insider Sells $150,152.10 in Stock - March 23 at 7:55 PM logoInsider Buying: Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Director Purchases 1,000 Shares of Stock - March 10 at 1:00 AM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for February 28th - February 28 at 11:06 AM logoQ4 2016 Carriage Services Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - February 16 at 1:08 PM logoCarriage Services Announces Record 2016 Annual Results, Increases Rolling Four Quarter Outlook - February 16 at 1:08 PM



Carriage Services (CSV) Chart for Tuesday, June, 27, 2017

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