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

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$20.19 +0.27 (+1.36 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$19.92
Today's Range$19.53 - $20.79
52-Week Range$14.50 - $28.96
Volume167,021 shs
Average Volume92,392 shs
Market Capitalization$387.04 million
P/E Ratio16.88
Dividend Yield1.51%
Beta0.94
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

Industry Personal services
Sub-IndustrySpecialized Consumer Services
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP14390510
Phone713-332-8400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$267.99 million
Cash Flow$2.8884 per share
Book Value$12.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$37.19 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,659
Market Cap$387.04 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. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.49%. 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter?

Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $66.52 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $67.92 million. Carriage Services had a return on equity of 9.34% 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 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Carriage Services' shares. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate Carriage Services' stock price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.9% 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. " (1/31/2019)
  • 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 headlines about CSV stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Carriage Services earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Carriage Services' key competitors?

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), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Micron Technology (MU), 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 shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.70%), BlackRock Inc. (6.80%), Global Alpha Capital Management Ltd. (3.85%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (2.32%), LSV Asset Management (1.86%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.12%). 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 major 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, LSV Asset Management, Bank of America Corp DE, BlackRock Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, Barclays PLC and Fenimore Asset Management Inc.. 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 major 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., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC, Summit Global Investments, Teton Advisors Inc., Robotti Robert, Martingale Asset Management L P and Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC. 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 $20.19.

How big of a company is Carriage Services?

Carriage Services has a market capitalization of $387.04 million and generates $267.99 million in revenue each year. The company earns $37.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.17 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:  186 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  148 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  334
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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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