Carriage Services Company Profile (NYSE:CSV)

About Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)

Carriage Services logoCarriage Services, Inc. is a provider of death care services and merchandise in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: Funeral Home Operations and Cemetery Operations. The Funeral Homes segment provides funeral services (traditional burial and cremation) and sells related merchandise, such as caskets and urns. Its cemetery products and services include interment services, the rights to interment in cemetery sites and related cemetery merchandise, such as memorials and vaults. It serves suburban and rural markets. It provides funeral and cemetery services and products on both at-need (time of death) and preneed (planned prior to death) basis. It also maintains trusts in connection with funeral home and cemetery operations, including preneed funeral trusts, preneed cemetery merchandise and service trusts and cemetery perpetual care trusts. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 170 funeral homes in 28 states and 32 cemeteries in 11 states.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Funeral Services
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:CSV
  • CUSIP: 14390510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $403.12 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 16,720,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $25.55
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $26.44
  • 52 Week Range: $22.53 - $29.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.41
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.47
  • P/E Growth: 0.98
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $255.01 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.58
  • Book Value: $11.24 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.15
  • Annual Dividend: $0.20
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
  • EBIDTA: $72.65 million
  • Net Margins: 8.35%
  • Return on Equity: 15.25%
  • Return on Assets: 3.16%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.68%
  • Current Ratio: 0.69%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.52%
  • Average Volume: 95,661 shs.
  • Beta: 0.92
  • Short Ratio: 18.42

Frequently Asked Questions for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)

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 Friday, July 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Friday, September 1st. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. View Carriage Services' Dividend History.

How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter?

Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $63.87 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $64.35 million. Carriage Services had a net margin of 8.35% and a return on equity of 15.25%. Carriage Services's revenue for the quarter was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.37 EPS. View Carriage Services' Earnings History.

When will Carriage Services make its next earnings announcement?

Carriage Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 23rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Carriage Services.

Where is Carriage Services' stock going? Where will Carriage Services' stock price be in 2017?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Carriage Services' shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Carriage Services' stock price to reach $57.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Carriage Services.

Who are some of Carriage Services' key competitors?

Who are Carriage Services' key executives?

Carriage Services' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Melvin C. Payne, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Carl Benjamin Brink, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
  • Viki K. Blinderman, Principal Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Secretary
  • Mark R. Bruce, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Adeola Olaniyan, Principal Accounting Officer, Controller
  • Paul D. Elliott, Regional Partner - West
  • Shawn R. Phillips, Regional Partner - Central
  • Bryan Leibman, Director
  • James R. Schenck, Director
  • Barry K. Fingerhut, Independent Director

Who owns Carriage Services stock?

Carriage Services' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.37%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.24%), Royal Bank of Canada (4.96%), LSV Asset Management (4.47%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.02%) and Bank of Montreal Can (2.33%). Company insiders that own Carriage Services stock include Adeola Olaniyan, Barry K Fingerhut, Bryan Leibman, Carl Benjamin Brink, David J Decarlo, James Raymond Schenck, Melvin C Payne and Shawn R Phillips. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Carriage Services.

Who sold Carriage Services stock? Who is selling Carriage Services stock?

Carriage Services' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Citigroup Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, LSV Asset Management, Tiverton Asset Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Wells Fargo & Company MN and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Carriage Services stock in the last year include Adeola Olaniyan, Melvin C Payne and Shawn R Phillips. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carriage Services.

Who bought Carriage Services stock? Who is buying Carriage Services stock?

Carriage Services' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Vanguard Group Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Bank of Nova Scotia and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. Company insiders that have bought Carriage Services stock in the last two years include Bryan Leibman, Carl Benjamin Brink, David J Decarlo and James Raymond Schenck. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carriage Services.

How do I buy Carriage Services stock?

Shares of Carriage Services can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Carriage Services' stock price today?

One share of Carriage Services stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.11.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Carriage Services (NYSE CSV)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  75 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  59 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  134
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Carriage Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $57.00 (136.42% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$82.00LowView Rating Details
9/22/2016Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$30.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
4/26/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/22/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$34.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Earnings by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Earnings History by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE CSV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/23/2017$0.41N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.40$0.30$64.35 million$63.87 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.49$0.45$67.45 million$68.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2017Q416$0.45$0.36$64.76 million$62.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q316$0.38$0.43$60.56 million$60.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.40$0.37$61.34 million$61.87 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q116$0.46$0.47$63.67 million$63.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2016Q415$0.42$0.39$62.71 million$61.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.35$0.33$57.87 million$58.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.38$0.34$61.08 million$59.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.40$0.42$61.55 million$63.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.35$0.38$58.20 million$59.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q114$0.30$0.32$56.58 million$56.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q413$0.30$0.30$58.60 million$55.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.21$0.16$53.58 million$49.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.25$0.25$54.34 million$54.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2013Q4 2012$0.23$0.23$52.67 million$53.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.15$0.16$49.14 million$49.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.74
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q2 20172$0.39$0.40$0.40
Q3 20172$0.38$0.40$0.39
Q4 20172$0.46$0.46$0.46
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Next Dividend:9/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:0.83%
Dividend Growth:14.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:16.95% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
12.35% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
11.17% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)

Dividend History by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE CSV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 13.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.93%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/18/2017James Raymond SchenckDirectorBuy1,000$24.25$24,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2017Melvin C PayneCEOSell100,000$23.85$2,385,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2017Adeola OlaniyanInsiderSell628$26.94$16,918.32View SEC Filing  
5/4/2017Carl Benjamin BrinkCFOBuy1,000$26.99$26,990.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017James Raymond SchenckDirectorBuy1,000$27.25$27,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2017Bryan LeibmanDirectorBuy3,000$27.40$82,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2017Shawn R PhillipsInsiderSell5,630$26.67$150,152.10View SEC Filing  
3/8/2017James Raymond SchenckDirectorBuy1,000$26.00$26,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Bryan LeibmanDirectorBuy5,000$23.52$117,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2016David J DecarloPresidentBuy10,000$22.51$225,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Carl Benjamin BrinkInsiderBuy1,200$23.54$28,248.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Barry K. FingerhutDirectorSell2,500$20.39$50,975.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Bryan LeibmanDirectorBuy6,000$22.00$132,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015Viki K BlindermanCAOBuy2,000$23.90$47,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2015Anne Bhanu ChopraDirectorSell33,000$0.01$165.00
6/23/2015Anne Bhanu ChopraDirectorSell10,000$0.01$50.00
6/22/2015Anne Bhanu ChopraDirectorSell10,000$0.01$50.00
6/19/2015Melvin C PayneCEOSell50,000$24.42$1,221,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Barry K FingerhutDirectorSell2,953$24.91$73,559.23View SEC Filing  
3/31/2015L William HeiligbrodtEVPSell8,251$23.84$196,703.84View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Melvin C PayneCEOSell50,000$24.70$1,235,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Shawn R PhillipsInsiderSell4,000$24.46$97,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015L William HeiligbrodtEVPSell20,665$24.79$512,285.35View SEC Filing  
12/26/2014Viki K BlindermanCAOSell2,204$20.93$46,129.72View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Alain VachonInsiderBuy29,000$0.01$145.00
11/27/2014Nicholas TintorDirectorBuy200,000$0.01$1,000.00
11/26/2014Pinetree Capital Ltd.InsiderSell2,267,000$0.01$11,335.00
6/19/2014Barry K FingerhutDirectorSell12,027$17.43$209,630.61View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Melvin C PayneCEOBuy10,000$16.05$160,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014Paul Donald ElliottInsiderBuy3,597$17.80$64,026.60View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Melvin C PayneCEOBuy20,000$17.10$342,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2013Cliff HaiglerInsiderSell8,102$17.30$140,164.60View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013David J DecarloDirectorBuy5,850$17.42$101,907.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Viki K BlindermanCAOSell3,705$18.97$70,283.85View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Melvin C PayneCEOBuy15,000$16.85$252,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Paul Donald ElliottInsiderBuy3,000$17.27$51,810.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Cliff HaiglerInsiderBuy1,000$11.38$11,380.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy2,500$11.09$27,725.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy5,000$10.88$54,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy2,500$10.76$26,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy2,500$10.94$27,350.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy2,500$10.94$27,350.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012David J DecarloDirectorBuy2,500$10.91$27,275.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy8,000$10.95$87,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy1,000$8.50$8,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy2,000$8.55$17,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy2,000$8.75$17,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy2,724$8.83$24,052.92View SEC Filing  
8/15/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy2,500$8.81$22,025.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy8,363$8.81$73,678.03View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012L William HeiligbrodtChairmanBuy15,000$8.72$130,800.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
Latest Headlines for Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV)
DateHeadline logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) CEO Melvin C. Payne Sells 100,000 Shares - August 21 at 7:26 PM logoETFs with exposure to Carriage Services, Inc. : August 14, 2017 - August 14 at 5:57 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Downgraded to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research - July 31 at 6:02 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. :CSV-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 5:27 PM logoBarrington Research Brokers Decrease Earnings Estimates for Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) - July 31 at 7:50 AM logoZacks: Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages - July 29 at 8:30 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Sell" - July 29 at 7:20 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.05 - July 28 at 3:56 PM logoEdited Transcript of CSV earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 2:30pm GMT - July 27 at 10:54 PM logoInvestor Network: Carriage Services Inc. to Host Earnings Call - July 27 at 5:53 PM logoCarriage Services posts 2Q profit - July 27 at 2:39 AM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.10 EPS - July 26 at 10:23 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CSV-US : July 26, 2017 - July 26 at 6:08 PM logoCarriage Services Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results And Revises Rolling Four Quarter Outlook - July 26 at 6:08 PM logoCarriage Services (CSV) versus StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON) Head-To-Head Survey - July 25 at 12:28 AM logoStoneMor Partners L.P. (STON) vs. Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV) Head to Head Comparison - July 23 at 7:25 AM logoCarriage Services (CSV) and StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON) Head to Head Review - July 22 at 10:14 PM logoCarriage Services (CSV) & StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON) Head-To-Head Contrast - July 18 at 10:30 AM logoCarriage Services Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule - July 13 at 6:48 PM logoETFs with exposure to Carriage Services, Inc. : July 11, 2017 - July 11 at 6:47 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CSV-US : July 10, 2017 - July 10 at 5:33 PM logoWhere the job cuts could come at HSN - July 9 at 11:14 AM logoCarriage Services, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CSV-US : June 29, 2017 - June 29 at 6:48 PM logoFinancial Contrast: StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON) and Carriage Services (CSV) - June 28 at 8:38 PM logoComparing Carriage Services (CSV) & StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON) - June 27 at 10:23 PM logoContrasting Carriage Services (CSV) and StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON) - June 26 at 2:26 PM logoAdeola Olaniyan Sells 628 Shares of Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Stock - June 19 at 8:22 PM logoETFs with exposure to Carriage Services, Inc. : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 6:29 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CSV) : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 6:29 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CSV-US : June 14, 2017 - June 14 at 5:26 PM logoJefferies Group LLC Reiterates Hold Rating for Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) - June 12 at 3:38 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $65.49 Million - June 11 at 7:56 AM logo$0.40 EPS Expected for Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) This Quarter - June 9 at 10:30 PM logoH & R Block (HRB) vs. Carriage Services (CSV) Head-To-Head Comparison - June 6 at 7:26 AM logoETFs with exposure to Carriage Services, Inc. : May 26, 2017 - May 26 at 5:04 PM logoETFs with exposure to Carriage Services, Inc. : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 4:33 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. :CSV-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 4:26 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.40 Per Share - May 15 at 12:30 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CSV-US : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 5:04 PM logoCarriage Services Announces Amendment To Mr. Payne's Employment Agreement - May 12 at 5:04 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. : CSV-US: Dividend Analysis : May 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 5:10 PM logoInsider Buying: Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) CFO Buys 1,000 Shares of Stock - May 5 at 9:40 AM logoMortality Provides Opportunity for Investors - May 4 at 12:47 AM logoCarriage Services (CSV) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows - May 3 at 1:05 AM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Director Acquires $27,250.00 in Stock - May 1 at 10:24 PM logoInsider Buying: Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Director Purchases 3,000 Shares of Stock - May 1 at 10:18 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.05 (CSV) - April 28 at 10:42 PM logoCarriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - April 28 at 10:38 PM logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for Carriage Services, Inc.'s Q4 2017 Earnings (CSV) - April 28 at 8:40 PM logoCarriage Services (CSV) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.34 - April 28 at 6:25 PM



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