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

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$43.02 +0.75 (+1.77 %)
(As of 05/22/2019 08:38 AM ET)
Previous Close$42.27
Today's Range$42.48 - $43.26
52-Week Range$35.19 - $47.09
Volume1.30 million shs
Average Volume1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.84 billion
P/E Ratio24.03
Dividend Yield1.70%
Beta1.05
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$3.2765 per share
Book Value$9.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$447.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees24,082
Market Cap$7.84 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 Wednesday, May 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 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 authorized a stock buyback 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 purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally 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 results on Wednesday, April, 24th. The company reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $798.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $791.85 million. Service Co. International had a net margin of 13.92% and a return on equity of 21.13%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.47 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 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 issued an update on 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 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 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Service Co. International's shares. 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 twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% 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. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Service Co. International earned a news sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news 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?

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), Vistagen Therapeutics (VTGN), Whirlpool (WHR), Highpower International (HPJ), Winnebago Industries (WGO), Micron Technology (MU), AK Steel (AKS), Walmart (WMT) and Zynga (ZNGA).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.84%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (6.50%), Select Equity Group L.P. (5.13%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.72%), First Manhattan Co. (2.50%) and FMR LLC (1.79%). Company insiders that own Service Co. International stock include 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, BlackRock Inc., Select Equity Group L.P., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. and Oxford Asset Management LLP. 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 Wellington Management Group LLP, Laurion Capital Management LP, Morgan Stanley, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, First Manhattan Co., BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, SEI Investments Co and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $43.02.

How big of a company is Service Co. International?

Service Co. International has a market capitalization of $7.84 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:  234 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  237 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  471
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 5/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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