Service Corp. International (NYSE:SCI) Chairman R L. Waltrip unloaded 224,000 shares of Service Corp. International stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.10, for a total transaction of $4,726,400.00. Following the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 798,927 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $16,857,360. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Separately, analysts at Susquehanna raised their price target on shares of Service Corp. International from $25.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st.
Service Corp. International (NYSE:SCI) traded up 0.09% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $21.35. The stock had a trading volume of 431,818 shares. Service Corp. International has a 52-week low of $16.81 and a 52-week high of $21.39. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $20.58 and its 200-day moving average is $19.35. The company has a market cap of $4.511 billion and a P/E ratio of 38.57.
Service Corp. International (NYSE:SCI) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 30th. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.23. The company had revenue of $746.75 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $731.26 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.19 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 19.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Service Corp. International will post $1.10 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) is a provider of deathcare products and services, with a network of funeral service locations and cemeteries primarily operating in the United States and Canada.
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