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

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$15.47 -0.30 (-1.90 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 03:18 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.47
Today's Range$15.46 - $15.71
52-Week Range$14.57 - $28.96
Volume147,299 shs
Average Volume150,746 shs
Market Capitalization$302.37 million
P/E Ratio11.13
Dividend Yield1.90%
Beta0.56
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
Current SymbolNYSE:CSV
Previous Symbol
CUSIP14390510
Phone713-332-8400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.48
Current Ratio1.24
Quick Ratio1.01

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.13
Forward P/E Ratio13.22
P/E Growth0.9

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$258.14 million
Price / Sales1.15
Cash Flow$2.7975 per share
Price / Cash Flow5.53
Book Value$12.28 per share
Price / Book1.26

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.39
Net Income$37.19 million
Net Margins13.91%
Return on Equity10.80%
Return on Assets2.58%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,659
Outstanding Shares19,170,000
Market Cap$302.37 million
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 Thursday, October 25th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 9th. View Carriage Services' Dividend History.

How will Carriage Services' stock buyback program work?

Carriage Services declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $15,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter?

Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $64.24 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $64.79 million. Carriage Services had a return on equity of 10.80% and a net margin of 13.91%. 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, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Carriage Services.

What price target have analysts set for CSV?

1 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Carriage Services' stock. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect Carriage Services' stock price to reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 55.1% 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. " (11/5/2018)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating and advise investors to take advantage of this weakness to establish or add to positions. Our 12-month price target goes to $24 (from $32) to reflect our lower earnings assumptions and a lower multiple on those earnings." (11/1/2018)

Has Carriage Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about CSV stock have trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Carriage Services earned a coverage optimism score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (12.58%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.32%), BlackRock Inc. (7.20%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (6.05%), Vanguard Group Inc (3.59%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (3.59%). 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 selling Carriage Services stock?

CSV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold Carriage Services company stock in the last year include Adeola Olaniyan, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Global Alpha Capital Management Ltd., Mendel Money Management, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Vanguard Group 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, James Raymond Schenck and Melvin C Payne. 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 $15.47.

How big of a company is Carriage Services?

Carriage Services has a market capitalization of $302.37 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:  176 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  140 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  316
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 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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