NYSE:SCI - Service Co. International Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $39.93 +0.21 (+0.53 %) (As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$39.72Today's Range$39.80 - $40.2552-Week Range$35.19 - $47.09Volume1.29 million shsAverage Volume983,823 shsMarket Capitalization$7.24 billionP/E Ratio22.31Dividend Yield1.81%Beta1.07 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive SCI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SCI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Personal services Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNYSE:SCI Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK89089 Webwww.sci-corp.com Phone713-522-5141Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.15 Current Ratio0.60 Quick Ratio0.55Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.31 Forward P/E Ratio20.69 P/E Growth1.82 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.19 billion Price / Sales2.27 Cash Flow$3.3303 per share Price / Cash Flow11.99 Book Value$9.07 per share Price / Book4.40Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.79 Net Income$447.20 million Net Margins14.02% Return on Equity21.92% Return on Assets2.63%Miscellaneous Employees24,082 Outstanding Shares181,303,000Market Cap$7.24 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 declared 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.80%. 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 authorized a stock buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $298,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Service Co. International's earnings last quarter? Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 18th. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $820.81 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $843.45 million. Service Co. International had a return on equity of 21.92% and a net margin of 14.02%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business 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 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Service Co. International's stock. Their predictions range from $47.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Service Co. International's stock price to reach $48.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Service Co. International. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Service Co. International? 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? News articles about SCI stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Service Co. International earned a coverage optimism score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Service Co. International's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Service Co. International include H & R Block (HRB), Yelp (YELP), UniFirst (UNF), Boyd Group Income Fund (BYD.UN), InvoCare (IVC), Weight Watchers International (WTW), Regis (RGS), Care.com (CRCM), AA (AA), CEWE Stiftung & Co KGaA (CWC), Park Lawn (PLC), EVI Industries (EVI), Carriage Services (CSV), CVS Group (CVSG) and Dignity (DTY). 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), StoneMor Partners (STON), Whirlpool (WHR), Highpower International (HPJ), Winnebago Industries (WGO), Carriage Services (CSV), Micron Technology (MU), Walmart (WMT), AK Steel (AKS) and General Electric (GE). 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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.54%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (6.60%), FMR LLC (2.94%), First Manhattan Co. (2.26%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.91%) and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.58%). 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 institutional investors are selling Service Co. International stock? SCI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, 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 and Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC. 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 institutional 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, Norges Bank, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $39.93. How big of a company is Service Co. International? Service Co. International has a market capitalization of $7.24 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 226 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 227 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 453MarketBeat'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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do Mutual Funds Work?