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

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$19.63 +0.37 (+1.92 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$19.63
Today's Range$19.10 - $19.79
52-Week Range$14.50 - $28.96
Volume321,436 shs
Average Volume164,361 shs
Market Capitalization$369.29 million
P/E Ratio14.12
Dividend Yield1.56%
Beta0.61
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.

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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$258.14 million
Cash Flow$2.9038 per share
Book Value$12.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$37.19 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,659
Market Cap$369.29 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 25th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.53%. 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 stock repurchase program on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $15,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Carriage Services' earnings last quarter?

Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $64.24 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Carriage Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate Carriage Services' stock price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.3% 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?

Headlines about CSV stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Carriage Services earned a news sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Carriage Services' key competitors?

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 shareholders 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 major 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 $19.63.

How big of a company is Carriage Services?

Carriage Services has a market capitalization of $369.29 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  178 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  143 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  321
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 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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