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

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$43.27 +1.63 (+3.91 %)
(As of 04/25/2019 11:44 AM ET)
Previous Close$41.64
Today's Range$42.54 - $43.96
52-Week Range$35.19 - $47.09
Volume24,446 shs
Average Volume1.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.89 billion
P/E Ratio24.17
Dividend Yield1.74%
Beta1.06
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, online and video tributes, stationery products, casket and cremation memorialization products, and other ancillary merchandise. Further, the company's cemeteries provide cemetery property interment rights, such as 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, 2018, it owned and operated 1,481 funeral service locations; and 481 cemeteries, including 286 funeral service/cemetery combination locations covering 44 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$3.4017 per share
Book Value$9.07 per share

Profitability

Net Income$447.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees24,082
Market Cap$7.89 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2019 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 21st. Investors 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 yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. This is a boost 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 of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $298,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 24th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.06. The company earned $798.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $791.85 million. Service Co. International had a return on equity of 21.92% and a net margin of 14.02%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.47 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 Monday, July 29th 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 Wednesday, April, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.84-2.02 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.92. Service Co. International also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.84-2.02 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SCI?

3 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Service Co. International's shares. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Service Co. International's stock price to reach $48.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.9% 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?

Headlines about SCI stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Service Co. International earned a daily sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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 Carriage Services (CSV), StoneMor Partners (STON), Micron Technology (MU), Vistagen Therapeutics (VTGN), Whirlpool (WHR), Highpower International (HPJ), Winnebago Industries (WGO), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T) and Walmart (WMT).

Who are Service Co. International's key executives?

Service Co. International's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Thomas Luke Ryan, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Eric D. Tanzberger, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Sumner J. Waring III, Sr. VP of Operations & Chief Operating Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Gregory T. Sangalis, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 63)
  • Ms. Debbie Young, Director of Investor Relations

Who are Service Co. International's major shareholders?

Service Co. International's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include First Manhattan Co. (2.50%), Dudley & Shanley Inc. (0.37%), Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning (0.28%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.23%), BTIM Corp. (0.14%) and Copeland Capital Management LLC (0.10%). 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, John W Mecom Jr, 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 Copeland Capital Management LLC, Dudley & Shanley Inc., BTIM Corp., Contravisory Investment Management Inc., Monument Capital Management, Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, BB&T Corp and Wedbush Securities Inc.. 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, John W Mecom Jr, Michael R Webb, Steven A Tidwell, Sumner J Waring III, Tammy R Moore, Thomas L Ryan, Tony Coelho 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 First Manhattan Co., Bell Asset Management Ltd, Sciencast Management LP, West Chester Capital Advisors Inc., Boston Advisors LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Virtu Financial LLC and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.. 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 $43.27.

How big of a company is Service Co. International?

Service Co. International has a market capitalization of $7.89 billion and generates $3.19 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $447.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.79 on an earnings per share basis. Service Co. International employs 24,082 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:  230 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  234 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  464
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 4/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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