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Carriage Services (CSV) Competitors

$30.43
+0.41 (+1.37%)
(As of 03:24 PM ET)

CSV vs. MATW, WW, RGS, HRB, HI, EWCZ, EM, PET, MRM, and DLPN

Should you be buying Carriage Services stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Carriage Services include Matthews International (MATW), WW International (WW), Regis (RGS), H&R Block (HRB), Hillenbrand (HI), European Wax Center (EWCZ), Smart Share Global (EM), Wag! Group (PET), MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies (MRM), and Dolphin Entertainment (DLPN).

Carriage Services vs.

Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV) and Matthews International (NASDAQ:MATW) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, community ranking, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, media sentiment, analyst recommendations and risk.

Carriage Services has a net margin of 8.08% compared to Matthews International's net margin of 1.77%. Carriage Services' return on equity of 22.04% beat Matthews International's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Carriage Services8.08% 22.04% 2.94%
Matthews International 1.77%16.75%4.57%

In the previous week, Carriage Services had 2 more articles in the media than Matthews International. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Carriage Services and 3 mentions for Matthews International. Matthews International's average media sentiment score of 1.18 beat Carriage Services' score of 0.39 indicating that Matthews International is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Carriage Services
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Matthews International
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Matthews International has higher revenue and earnings than Carriage Services. Carriage Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Matthews International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Carriage Services$382.52M1.19$33.41M$2.0314.79
Matthews International$1.88B0.44$39.29M$1.0625.68

66.5% of Carriage Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.1% of Matthews International shares are held by institutional investors. 12.1% of Carriage Services shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Matthews International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Carriage Services received 37 more outperform votes than Matthews International when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 68.74% of users gave Carriage Services an outperform vote while only 63.44% of users gave Matthews International an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Carriage ServicesOutperform Votes
299
68.74%
Underperform Votes
136
31.26%
Matthews InternationalOutperform Votes
262
63.44%
Underperform Votes
151
36.56%

Carriage Services has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Matthews International has a beta of 1.11, meaning that its stock price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Carriage Services currently has a consensus target price of $35.00, indicating a potential upside of 16.59%. Matthews International has a consensus target price of $59.00, indicating a potential upside of 116.75%. Given Matthews International's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Matthews International is more favorable than Carriage Services.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Carriage Services
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Matthews International
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Carriage Services pays an annual dividend of $0.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Matthews International pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Carriage Services pays out 22.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Matthews International pays out 90.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Summary

Carriage Services beats Matthews International on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CSV and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CSV vs. The Competition

MetricCarriage ServicesPersonal services IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$455.10M$1.28B$14.52B$18.14B
Dividend Yield1.50%1.99%2.72%3.50%
P/E Ratio14.79244.7618.0021.84
Price / Sales1.1935.25108.9214.94
Price / Cash7.7033.4031.5419.86
Price / Book2.5516.965.934.81
Net Income$33.41M$42.19M$558.48M$970.04M
7 Day Performance6.45%0.79%3.72%1.56%
1 Month Performance10.04%14.48%8.08%6.31%
1 Year Performance-10.57%-15.83%-3.61%9.24%

Carriage Services Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MATW
Matthews International
4.373 of 5 stars
4.37 / 5 stars
$27.35
+6.8%
$59.00
+115.7%
-42.5%$839.92M$1.88B25.8012,000News Coverage
Positive News
WW
WW International
2.949 of 5 stars
2.95 / 5 stars
$1.41
+11.9%
$8.09
+473.5%
-84.8%$111.79M$889.55M-0.334,850News Coverage
RGS
Regis
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$20.99
+0.7%
N/A+13.4%$47.86M$233.33M-10.65397News Coverage
HRB
H&R Block
4.1055 of 5 stars
4.11 / 5 stars
$55.77
+2.0%
$49.00
-12.1%
+65.8%$7.78B$3.47B12.764,000
HI
Hillenbrand
4.9661 of 5 stars
4.97 / 5 stars
$44.62
+3.7%
$55.50
+24.4%
-16.8%$3.13B$2.83B36.8810,400News Coverage
EWCZ
European Wax Center
2.8404 of 5 stars
2.84 / 5 stars
$9.90
+3.0%
$15.00
+51.5%
-53.1%$602.22M$221.02M39.60120
EM
Smart Share Global
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$0.84
-2.3%
$1.00
+19.0%
-12.9%$218.05M$416.72M28.013,198News Coverage
Positive News
Gap Down
PET
Wag! Group
2.7636 of 5 stars
2.76 / 5 stars
$1.55
+1.3%
$4.75
+206.5%
-43.4%$62.96M$83.92M-4.3190Insider Buying
News Coverage
Gap Up
MRM
MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$4.02
+4.1%
N/A-46.8%$19.64M$6.83B0.001,101Gap Up
DLPN
Dolphin Entertainment
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$0.91
flat
N/A-58.0%$17.27M$43.12M-0.64245News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:CSV) was last updated on 7/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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