Carriage Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.03 (+0.08 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 04:15 PM ET)
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Volume87,705 shs
Average Volume92,917 shs
Market Capitalization$671.02 million
P/E Ratio20.21
Dividend Yield1.08%
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About Carriage Services

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 engages in the provision of consultation, funeral home facilities for visitation and memorial services, and transportation services; removal and preparation of remains; and sale of caskets and related funeral merchandise. The Cemetery Operations segment provides interment rights for grave sites, lawn crypts, mausoleum spaces, and niche; related cemetery merchandise, including outer burial containers, memorial markers, and floral placements; and interments, inurnments, and installation of cemetery merchandise services. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 178 funeral homes in 26 states, and 32 cemeteries in 12 states. Carriage Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is based in Houston, Texas.


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Overall MarketRank

2.79 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

4th out of 330 stocks

Personal Services Industry

1st out of 35 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 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?

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Are investors shorting Carriage Services?

Carriage Services saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 585,900 shares, an increase of 20.9% from the June 30th total of 484,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 80,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.3 days. Currently, 3.7% of the shares of the stock 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.15. Carriage Services had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.73% and a net margin of 9.53%.
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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. Since then, CSV shares have increased by 114.5% and is now trading at $37.18.
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How often does Carriage Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Carriage Services?

Carriage Services announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 23rd. Shareholders 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 1.08%. The ex-dividend date 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 1.08%. 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 14.98% 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 updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.100-$3.100 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Carriage Services' shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate Carriage Services' share price to reach $49.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Carriage Services' key executives?

Carriage Services' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Melvin C. Payne, Founder, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 78, Pay $1.81M)
  • Mr. Carl Benjamin Brink, CFO, Principal Financial Officer, Exec. VP & Treasurer (Age 40, Pay $530.23k)
  • Mr. Steve Metzger, Exec. VP, Sec., Chief Admin. Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 43, Pay $520k)
  • Mr. Shawn R. Phillips, Sr. VP, Regional Partner and Head of Strategic & Corp. Devel. (Age 58, Pay $553.51k)
  • Mr. Carlos R. Quezada, Exec. VP & COO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael S. Loeffel, Sr. VP of HR (Age 47)
  • Mr. Paul Donald Elliott, Sr. VP & Regional Partner of West (Age 60)
  • Ms. Peggy Schappaugh, VP and Head of the Operations, Acquisitions Analysis & Planning Group (Age 46)
  • Mr. Christopher Manceaux, Sr. VP & Regional Partner (Age 50)
  • Ms. Adeola Olaniyan, Corp. Controller (Age 42)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. (0.12%). Company insiders that own Carriage Services stock include Adeola Olaniyan, Carl Benjamin Brink, 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 buying Carriage Services stock?

CSV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd.. 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 $37.18.

How much money does Carriage Services make?

Carriage Services has a market capitalization of $671.02 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 7/30/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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