Service Corporation Internation (NYSE:SCI):
Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call.
The company is trading up by 0.23 percent from yesterday’s close.
Service Corporation Internation also declared a dividend that was paid on Friday September 30th, 2016. The dividend was $0.130 per share for the quarter or $0.52 on an annualized basis. The dividend yield was $2.00. The ex-dividend date was set for Tuesday the 13th of September 2016.
Shares of the company are trading at $25.61 a tad below $26.34, the stock’s 50 day moving average and slightly below the 200 day moving average of $26.77. The 50 day moving average went down $-0.73 or -2.77% and the 200 day average was down $-1.16.
The most current P/E ratio is 27.54 and the market cap is 4.88B. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $0.93 and is projected to be $1.24 for the current year with 190,489,000 shares outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is expected be $0.32 with next year’s EPS projected to be $1.36.
Brokerage analysts have released opinions on the stock recently. Equity analyst Credit Suisse upgraded the stock and raised the price target on April 28 boosting the price target from $25.00 to $32.00 and moving the rating from “Neutral” to “Outperform”. On April 28 the stock rating was upgraded from “Neutral” to “Outperform” with a current price target of $32.00 in a report from Credit Suisse.
On March 15, 2016 Credit Suisse started covering the stock giving it an initial rating of “Neutral” and a price target of $25.00. February 12 investment analysts at Oppenheimer maintained a stock rating of “Outperform” and lowered the price expectation to $27.00 from $29.00.
On February 11 UBS made no change to the stock rating of “Buy” but lowered the price target from $35.00 to $33.00. Equity analyst Oppenheimer began coverage of SCI with a rating of “Outperform” and establishing a price target of $31.00.