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NYSE:SCI

Service Co. International - SCI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$67.33
+0.88 (+1.32%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$66.07
$67.47
50-Day Range
$63.54
$75.01
52-Week Range
$57.27
$75.11
Volume
665,975 shs
Average Volume
1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization
$10.62 billion
P/E Ratio
14.54
Dividend Yield
1.50%
Price Target
$76.67

Service Co. International MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.9% Upside
$76.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.85% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.11mentions of Service Co. International in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$13.09 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
0.58%
From $3.43 to $3.45 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.39 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

44th out of 148 stocks

Personal Services Industry

2nd out of 14 stocks

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About Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) Stock

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 related 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, 2021, it owned and operated 1,471 funeral service locations; and 488 cemeteries, including 299 funeral service/cemetery combination locations covering 44 states, eight Canadian provinces, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The company was incorporated in 1962 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Service Co. International Stock Performance

Shares of Service Co. International stock traded up $0.88 on Friday, reaching $67.33. 665,975 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,185,022. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.15, a quick ratio of 0.46 and a current ratio of 0.51. The company's 50-day moving average is $68.98 and its two-hundred day moving average is $66.60. The firm has a market cap of $10.62 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.54, a P/E/G ratio of 2.24 and a beta of 0.70. Service Co. International has a 1-year low of $57.27 and a 1-year high of $75.11.

Service Co. International Cuts Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 15th will be given a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 14th. Service Co. International's dividend payout ratio is currently 21.60%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, Oppenheimer upped their price objective on Service Co. International from $64.00 to $74.00 in a research note on Monday, May 9th.

Insider Activity at Service Co. International

In related news, Director Ellen Ochoa sold 2,613 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $68.90, for a total value of $180,035.70. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. In other Service Co. International news, CEO Thomas L. Ryan sold 12,153 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $69.22, for a total transaction of $841,230.66. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 968,909 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $67,067,880.98. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Ellen Ochoa sold 2,613 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, June 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $68.90, for a total value of $180,035.70. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 186,216 shares of company stock worth $13,088,279 in the last three months. 5.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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SCI Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/27/2021
Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
6/14/2022
Dividend Payable
6/30/2022
Today
8/13/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/30 Dividend
9/14/2022
Dividend Payable
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Personal services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
24,658
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$76.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$81.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$74.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+13.9%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$802.94 million
Pretax Margin
24.16%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.14 billion
Cash Flow
$6.42 per share
Book Value
$11.67 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
149,634,000
Market Cap
$10.62 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.70














SCI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Service Co. International stock right now?

3 Wall Street research 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. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" SCI shares.
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What is Service Co. International's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Service Co. International's stock. Their SCI share price forecasts range from $74.00 to $81.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $76.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have SCI shares performed in 2022?

Service Co. International's stock was trading at $70.99 at the start of the year. Since then, SCI stock has decreased by 5.2% and is now trading at $67.33.
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When is Service Co. International's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
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How were Service Co. International's earnings last quarter?

Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 27th. The company reported $1.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.56. The business had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $876.47 million. Service Co. International had a net margin of 18.38% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 39.67%. Service Co. International's revenue was up 12.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.79 EPS.

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 Wednesday, August 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, September 30th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 14th.
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Is Service Co. International a good dividend stock?

Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.50%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 21.60%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SCI will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.99% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Service Co. International's stock buyback program work?

Service Co. International declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, May 4th 2022, which permits the company to buyback $394,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 3.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Service Co. International updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.30-$3.70 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.52. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Thomas L. Ryan's approval rating as Service Co. International's CEO?

550 employees have rated Service Co. International Chief Executive Officer Thomas L. Ryan on Glassdoor.com. Thomas L. Ryan has an approval rating of 90% among the company's employees.

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 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Micron Technology (MU), Pfizer (PFE), Carriage Services (CSV), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), Walmart (WMT) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

What is Service Co. International's stock symbol?

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

Who are Service Co. International's major shareholders?

Service Co. International's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baillie Gifford & Co. (11.27%), Sarasin & Partners LLP (1.63%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.41%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (1.34%), Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc. (1.02%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan R Buckwalter III, Elisabeth G Nash, Ellen Ochoa, Eric D Tanzberger, Eric D Tanzberger, Gregory T Sangalis, John H Faulk, Marcus A Watts, Steven A Tidwell, Sumner J Waring III, Sumner J Waring III, Tammy R Moore, Thomas L Ryan, Tony Coelho and W Blair Waltrip.
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How do I buy shares of Service Co. International?

Shares of SCI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Service Co. International's stock price today?

One share of SCI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.33.

How much money does Service Co. International make?

Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) has a market capitalization of $10.62 billion and generates $4.14 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $802.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.63 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Service Co. International have?

The company employs 24,658 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Service Co. International?

Service Co. International's mailing address is 1929 ALLEN PARKWAY, HOUSTON TX, 77019. The official website for the company is www.sci-corp.com. The company can be reached via phone at (713) 522-5141, via email at investorrelations@sci-us.com, or via fax at 713-525-5586.

This page (NYSE:SCI) was last updated on 8/14/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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