NYSE:SCI - Service Co. International Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $44.64 -0.17 (-0.38 %) (As of 11/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$44.81Today's Range$44.51 - $45.2752-Week Range$33.45 - $45.42Volume923,369 shsAverage Volume1.14 million shsMarket Capitalization$8.11 billionP/E Ratio28.80Dividend Yield1.52%Beta1.03 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, 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. 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 Webwww.sci-corp.com Phone713-522-5141 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.38 Current Ratio0.54 Quick Ratio0.49 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio28.80 Forward P/E Ratio24.53 P/E Growth1.98 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.10 billion Price / Sales2.61 Cash Flow$2.9388 per share Price / Cash15.19 Book Value$8.23 per share Price / Book5.42 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.55 Net Income$546.66 million Net Margins15.76% Return on Equity22.47% Return on Assets2.58% Miscellaneous Employees23,428 Outstanding Shares180,950,000Market Cap$8.11 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Friday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 13th. 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 stock repurchase program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $298,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Service Co. International's earnings last quarter? Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) announced its earnings results on Monday, October, 29th. The company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $778.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $762.60 million. Service Co. International had a net margin of 15.76% and a return on equity of 22.47%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.33 EPS. 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 Tuesday, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Service Co. International. What guidance has Service Co. International issued on next quarter's earnings? Service Co. International issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.77-1.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.85. Service Co. International also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $1.77-1.85 EPS. What price target have analysts set for SCI? 6 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Service Co. International's shares. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Service Co. International's share price to reach $46.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Service Co. International. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Service Co. International? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Service Co. International in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 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 coverage about SCI stock has trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Service Co. International earned a daily sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is 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? Some companies that are related to Service Co. International include H & R Block (HRB), UniFirst (UNF), Yelp (YELP), Regis (RGS), Care.com (CRCM), Carriage Services (CSV), StoneMor Partners (STON), Dolphin Entertainment (DLPN), Mobetize (MPAY), Yogaworks (YOGA), usell.com (USEL), Boyd Group Income Fund (BFGIF), Cannabis Sativa (CBDS), CEWE Stiftung & Co KGaA (CWC) and China Internet Cafe Holdings Group (CICC). 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 53)Mr. Michael R. Webb, Pres & COO (Age 59)Mr. Eric D. Tanzberger, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49)Mr. Gregory T. Sangalis, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 62)Mr. Sumner J. Waring III, Sr. VP of North American Operations (Age 49) 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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.47%), FMR LLC (3.58%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.44%), First Manhattan Co. (2.27%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.57%) and Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.54%). 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 FMR LLC, Sarasin & Partners LLP, Prudential Financial Inc., BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P. and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. Company insiders that have sold Service Co. International company stock in the last year include Edward E Williams, Elisabeth G Nash, Eric D Tanzberger, Michael R Webb, R L Waltrip, Steven A Tidwell, 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 Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, RWC Asset Management LLP, First Manhattan Co., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Twin Tree Management LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Iberiabank Corp. 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 $44.64. How big of a company is Service Co. International? Service Co. International has a market capitalization of $8.11 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: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 204 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 190 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 394MarketBeat'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 11/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Liquidity?