NYSE:CSV - Carriage Services Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $19.26 +2.26 (+13.29 %) (As of 01/18/2019 06:32 AM ET)Previous Close$17.00Today's Range$17.76 - $19.3852-Week Range$14.50 - $28.96Volume846,850 shsAverage Volume129,060 shsMarket Capitalization$325.96 millionP/E Ratio13.86Dividend Yield1.76%Beta0.61 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive CSV News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CSV and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Personal services Sub-IndustrySpecialized Consumer Services SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNYSE:CSV Previous Symbol CUSIP14390510 Webwww.carriageservices.com Phone713-332-8400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.48 Current Ratio1.24 Quick Ratio1.01Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.86 Forward P/E Ratio16.46 P/E Growth0.91 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$258.14 million Price / Sales1.43 Cash Flow$3.2261 per share Price / Cash Flow5.97 Book Value$12.28 per share Price / Book1.57Profitability 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 Shares19,170,000Market Cap$325.96 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 25th. Investors 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 9th. View Carriage Services' Dividend History. How will Carriage Services' stock buyback program work? Carriage Services announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $15,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter? Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $64.24 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $64.79 million. Carriage Services had a net margin of 13.91% and a return on equity of 10.80%. 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 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Carriage Services' stock. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate Carriage Services' share price to reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.6% 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 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) 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. " (1/1/2019) Has Carriage Services been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about CSV stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog 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 daily sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Carriage Services' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Carriage Services include Regis (RGS), Care.com (CRCM), StoneMor Partners (STON), Dolphin Entertainment (DLPN), Yogaworks (YOGA), usell.com (USEL), Mobetize (MPAY), AA (AA), Boyd Group Income Fund (BFGIF), Cannabis Sativa (CBDS), CEWE Stiftung & Co KGaA (CWC), China Internet Cafe Holdings Group (CICC), Countplus (CUP), CVS Group (CVSG) and Dignity (DTY). 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (2.32%). 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 Fenimore Asset Management Inc.. 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. 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 $19.26. How big of a company is Carriage Services? Carriage Services has a market capitalization of $325.96 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 178 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 143 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 321MarketBeat'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 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How accurate is the Rule of 72?