NYSE:SCI - Service Co. International Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$42.87 +0.60 (+1.42 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$42.87
Today's Range$42.32 - $42.8750
52-Week Range$35.19 - $47.09
Volume831,600 shs
Average Volume900,623 shs
Market Capitalization$7.77 billion
P/E Ratio23.95
Dividend Yield1.61%
Beta1.1
Service Corporation International provides deathcare products and services in the United States and Canada. The company operates through Funeral and Cemetery segments. Its funeral service and cemetery operations comprise funeral service locations, cemeteries, funeral service/cemetery combination locations, crematoria, and other businesses. The company also provides professional services relating to funerals and cremations, including the use of funeral facilities and motor vehicles; arranging and directing services; and removal, preparation, embalming, cremation, memorialization, and travel protection, as well as catering services. In addition, it offers funeral merchandise, including burial caskets and related accessories, urns and other cremation receptacles, outer burial containers, flowers, on-line and video tributes, stationery products, casket and cremation memorialization products, and other ancillary merchandise. Further, the company's cemeteries provide cemetery property interment rights, including developed lots, lawn crypts, mausoleum spaces, niches, and other cremation memorialization and interment options; and sells cemetery merchandise and services, including memorial markers and bases, outer burial containers, flowers and floral placements, graveside services, merchandise installations, and interments, as well as offers preneed cemetery merchandise and services. Service Corporation International offers its products and services under the Dignity Memorial, Dignity Planning, National Cremation Society, Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services, Funeraria del Angel, Making Everlasting Memories, Neptune Society, and Trident Society brands. As of December 31, 2017, it owned and operated 1,488 funeral service locations; and 473 cemeteries, including 281 funeral service/cemetery combination locations covering 45 states, 8 Canadian provinces, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIPN/A
Phone713-522-5141

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.19 billion
Cash Flow$3.3053 per share
Book Value$9.06 per share

Profitability

Net Income$546.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees23,428
Market Cap$7.77 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Service Co. International's stock symbol?

Service Co. International trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SCI."

How often does Service Co. International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Service Co. International?

Service Co. International announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. This is a positive change from Service Co. International's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. View Service Co. International's Dividend History.

How will Service Co. International's stock buyback program work?

Service Co. International announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $298,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Service Co. International's earnings last quarter?

Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) announced its earnings results on Monday, February, 18th. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.02. The business earned $820.81 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $843.45 million. Service Co. International had a net margin of 14.02% and a return on equity of 21.92%. Service Co. International's revenue was up 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.50 earnings per share. View Service Co. International's Earnings History.

When is Service Co. International's next earnings date?

Service Co. International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Service Co. International.

What guidance has Service Co. International issued on next quarter's earnings?

Service Co. International updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.84-2.02 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.99.

What price target have analysts set for SCI?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Service Co. International's stock. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Service Co. International's share price to reach $48.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Service Co. International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Service Co. International?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Service Co. International in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Service Co. International.

Has Service Co. International been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SCI stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Service Co. International earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Service Co. International's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Service Co. International own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Service Co. International investors own include Vistagen Therapeutics (VTGN), Whirlpool (WHR), Carriage Services (CSV), Highpower International (HPJ), StoneMor Partners (STON), Winnebago Industries (WGO), Micron Technology (MU), Walmart (WMT), AK Steel (AKS) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Service Co. International's key executives?

Service Co. International's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Thomas Luke Ryan, Chairman & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael R. Webb, Pres & COO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Eric D. Tanzberger, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Gregory T. Sangalis, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 63)
  • Mr. Sumner J. Waring III, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 50)

Who are Service Co. International's major shareholders?

Service Co. International's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.54%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (6.60%), First Manhattan Co. (2.26%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.91%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.58%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.57%). Company insiders that own Service Co. International stock include Alan R Buckwalter III, Edward E Williams, Elisabeth G Nash, Eric D Tanzberger, Gregory T Sangalis, Michael R Webb, R L Waltrip, Steven A Tidwell, Sumner J Waring III, Tammy R Moore, Thomas L Ryan, Tony Coelho and W Blair Waltrip. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Service Co. International.

Which major investors are selling Service Co. International stock?

SCI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, London Co. of Virginia, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., RWC Asset Management LLP, RWC Asset Management LLP, Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Service Co. International company stock in the last year include Edward E Williams, Elisabeth G Nash, Eric D Tanzberger, Gregory T Sangalis, Michael R Webb, Steven A Tidwell, Tammy R Moore, Thomas L Ryan and W Blair Waltrip. View Insider Buying and Selling for Service Co. International.

Which major investors are buying Service Co. International stock?

SCI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd, First Trust Advisors LP and Bank of America Corp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for Service Co. International.

How do I buy shares of Service Co. International?

Shares of SCI 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 Service Co. International's stock price today?

One share of SCI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.87.

How big of a company is Service Co. International?

Service Co. International has a market capitalization of $7.77 billion and generates $3.19 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $546.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.79 on an earnings per share basis. Service Co. International employs 23,428 workers across the globe.

What is Service Co. International's official website?

The official website for Service Co. International is http://www.sci-corp.com.

How can I contact Service Co. International?

Service Co. International's mailing address is 1929 ALLEN PARKWAY, HOUSTON TX, 77019. The company can be reached via phone at 713-522-5141 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Service Co. International (NYSE SCI)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  224 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  219 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  443
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Service Co. International and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SCI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SCI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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