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

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$42.94 -3.03 (-6.59 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 12:21 PM ET)
Previous Close$45.97
Today's Range$41.44 - $43.2350
52-Week Range$35.19 - $47.09
Volume1.34 million shs
Average Volume795,695 shs
Market Capitalization$7.77 billion
P/E Ratio27.70
Dividend Yield1.50%
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$3.10 billion
Cash Flow$2.8139 per share
Book Value$7.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$546.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees23,428
Market Cap$7.77 billion
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 Wednesday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Monday, December 31st. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.59%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. View Service Co. International's Dividend History.

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

Service Co. International declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $298,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February, 18th. The company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.02. The business earned $820.81 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $843.45 million. Service Co. International had a net margin of 15.76% and a return on equity of 22.47%. The company's revenue was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.50 EPS. View Service Co. International's Earnings History.

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 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?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Service Co. International's stock. Their predictions range from $47.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Service Co. International's stock price to reach $48.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Service Co. International.

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

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Service Co. International in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating 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?

News headlines about SCI stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive 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 negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Service Co. International earned a coverage optimism score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Service Co. International stock?

SCI stock was acquired 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 $42.77.

How big of a company is Service Co. International?

Service Co. International has a market capitalization of $7.74 billion and generates $3.10 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $546.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.55 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:  222 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  216 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  438
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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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