Carriage Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.63 (+1.39 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 02:10 PM ET)
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Volume6,983 shs
Average Volume101,023 shs
Market Capitalization$818.21 million
P/E Ratio39.91
Dividend Yield0.89%
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About Carriage Services

Carriage Services, Inc. engages in the provision of funeral and cemetery services. It operates through the Funeral Home and Cemetery segments. The Funeral Home segment offers a complete suite of services to meet families' funeral needs, including consultation, the removal and preparation of remains, the sale of caskets and related funeral merchandise, the use of funeral homes for visitation and remembrance services and transportation services. The Cemetery segment includes interment rights and related merchandise, such as markers and outer burial containers. The company was founded by Melvin C. Payne in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.


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Overall MarketRank

2.91 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

22nd out of 179 stocks

Personal Services Industry

2nd out of 19 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 4.2Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Carriage Services a buy right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Carriage Services in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Carriage Services stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CSV, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Carriage Services?

Wall Street analysts have given Carriage Services a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Carriage Services wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Carriage Services?

Carriage Services saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 591,100 shares, an increase of 26.5% from the August 15th total of 467,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 110,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.4 days. Currently, 3.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Carriage Services' next earnings date?

Carriage Services is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 26th 2021.
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How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter?

Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.15. The business had revenue of $88.28 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $81.29 million. Carriage Services had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.26% and a net margin of 5.75%.
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How has Carriage Services' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Carriage Services' stock was trading at $17.33 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CSV shares have increased by 165.3% and is now trading at $45.97.
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How often does Carriage Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Carriage Services?

Carriage Services declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 23rd. Investors of record on Monday, August 9th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, September 1st. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 6th.
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Is Carriage Services a good dividend stock?

Carriage Services pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.89%. Carriage Services does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Carriage Services is 21.51%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Carriage Services will have a dividend payout ratio of 13.38% next year. This indicates that Carriage Services will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Carriage Services issued on next quarter's earnings?

Carriage Services issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.100-$3.100 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.670. The company issued revenue guidance of $355 million-$365 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $349.23 million.

What price target have analysts set for CSV?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Carriage Services' shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Carriage Services' share price to reach $51.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Carriage Services' key executives?

Carriage Services' management team includes the following people:
  • Mel Payne, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Carlos R. Quezada, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Carl Benjamin Brink, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Executive VP
  • Paul Donald Elliott, Senior Vice President & Regional Partner
  • Peggy Schappaugh, VP, Head-Operations & Acquisitions Analysis

What is Mel Payne's approval rating as Carriage Services' CEO?

24 employees have rated Carriage Services CEO Mel Payne on Glassdoor.com. Mel Payne has an approval rating of 59% among Carriage Services' employees. This puts Mel Payne in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Mastercard (MA), Service Co. International (SCI), Verizon Communications (VZ), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AT&T (T), The Boeing (BA), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), The Walt Disney (DIS) and The Home Depot (HD).

What is Carriage Services' stock symbol?

Carriage Services trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CSV."

Who are Carriage Services' major shareholders?

Carriage Services' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.14%), BlackRock Inc. (6.94%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.80%), Global Alpha Capital Management Ltd. (5.52%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.97%) and LSV Asset Management (2.78%). Company insiders that own Carriage Services stock include Adeola Olaniyan, Carl Benjamin Brink, Carlos R Quezada, Carlos R Quezada, Christopher Manceaux, Donald Douglas Patteson Jr, James Raymond Schenck, Kathryn Housh Shirley, Melvin C Payne, Michael Loeffel, Paul Donald Elliott, Peggy Schappaugh, Shawn R Phillips, Steven D Metzger, Viki K Blinderman and William Goetz.
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Which institutional investors are selling Carriage Services stock?

CSV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kennedy Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Nicholas Company Inc., and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Carriage Services company stock in the last year include Adeola Olaniyan, Carl Benjamin Brink, Kathryn Housh Shirley, Melvin C Payne, Paul Donald Elliott, and Shawn R Phillips.
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Which institutional investors are buying Carriage Services stock?

CSV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Marshall Wace LLP, Marshall Wace LLP, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, State Street Corp, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Carriage Services stock in the last two years include Adeola Olaniyan, Carl Benjamin Brink, Carlos R Quezada, Christopher Manceaux, Donald Douglas Patteson Jr, James Raymond Schenck, Melvin C Payne, Michael Loeffel, Peggy Schappaugh, Shawn R Phillips, Steven D Metzger, Viki K Blinderman, and William Goetz.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Carriage Services' stock price today?

One share of CSV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.97.

How much money does Carriage Services make?

Carriage Services has a market capitalization of $819.46 million and generates $329.45 million in revenue each year. The company earns $16.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.86 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Carriage Services have?

Carriage Services employs 2,718 workers across the globe.

What is Carriage Services' official website?

The official website for Carriage Services is www.carriageservices.com.

Where are Carriage Services' headquarters?

Carriage Services is headquartered at 3040 POST OAK BOULEVARD SUITE 300, HOUSTON TX, 77056.

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.

This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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