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

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$19.56 -0.09 (-0.46 %)
(As of 05/19/2019 12:33 PM ET)
Previous Close$19.56
Today's Range$19.47 - $19.96
52-Week Range$14.50 - $25.76
Volume91,592 shs
Average Volume128,658 shs
Market Capitalization$355.99 million
P/E Ratio16.72
Dividend Yield1.53%
Beta0.93
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 December 31, 2018, the company operated 182 funeral homes in 29 states; and 29 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$2.3397 per share
Book Value$12.53 per share

Profitability

Net Income$11.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,617
Market Cap$355.99 million
Next Earnings Date7/30/2019 (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, April 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 13th will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 10th. View Carriage Services' Dividend History.

How will Carriage Services' stock buyback program work?

Carriage Services announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $15,000,000.00 in outstanding 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 a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter?

Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $69.08 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $73.19 million. Carriage Services had a net margin of 3.35% and a return on equity of 7.69%. 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, July 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Carriage Services.

What price target have analysts set for CSV?

1 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Carriage Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Carriage Services' stock price to reach $26.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.9% 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. " (4/17/2019)
  • 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?

Press coverage about CSV stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Carriage Services earned a news sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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), StoneMor Partners (STON), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Tesla (TSLA).

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 investors include FMR LLC (12.74%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.50%), BlackRock Inc. (6.96%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (6.76%), Global Alpha Capital Management Ltd. (4.66%) and Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (2.56%). 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, Shawn R Phillips and Steven D Metzger. 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 LSV Asset Management, Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD., Northern Trust Corp and Summit Global Investments. 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 Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Global Alpha Capital Management Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Martingale Asset Management L P and Oxford Asset Management LLP. 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, Melvin C Payne and Steven D Metzger. 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 $19.56.

How big of a company is Carriage Services?

Carriage Services has a market capitalization of $355.99 million and generates $267.99 million in revenue each year. The company earns $11.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.17 on an earnings per share basis. Carriage Services employs 2,617 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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  198 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  169 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  367
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 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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