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

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$23.97 +0.42 (+1.78 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.55
Today's Range$23.67 - $24.07
52-Week Range$22.16 - $28.96
Volume78,000 shs
Average Volume108,930 shs
Market Capitalization$448.18 million
P/E Ratio17.21
Dividend Yield1.28%
Carriage Services logoCarriage 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, 2017, the company operated 178 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


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


Trailing P/E Ratio17.21
Forward P/E Ratio17.89
P/E Growth1.16

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$258.14 million
Price / Sales1.78
Cash Flow$2.9196 per share
Price / Cash8.21
Book Value$12.28 per share
Price / Book1.95


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


Outstanding Shares19,150,000
Market Cap$448.18 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.25%. 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 stock buyback plan on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $15,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter?

Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) released its 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 company earned $63 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $69.16 million. Carriage Services had a net margin of 14.40% and a return on equity of 12.49%. 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 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Carriage Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate Carriage Services' share price to reach $32.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.5% 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)

Has Carriage Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about CSV stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Carriage Services earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.23 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Carriage Services.

Who are Carriage Services' major shareholders?

Carriage Services' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (14.76%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.54%), BlackRock Inc. (8.38%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (6.01%), LSV Asset Management (4.21%) and Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (2.22%). 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 FMR LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, LSV Asset Management, California Public Employees Retirement System, DF Dent & Co. Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Carriage Services company stock in the last year include Adeola Olaniyan and Mark R Bruce. 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P, Bank of America Corp DE, Global Alpha Capital Management Ltd., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC and Redmond 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 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 $23.97.

How big of a company is Carriage Services?

Carriage Services has a market capitalization of $448.18 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.

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:  159 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  128 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  287
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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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