Upward Trajectory: Service Corp. International (SCI) Posts a Gaine, Closing at 72.02

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The closing price of Service Corp. International (NYSE: SCI) was $72.02 for the day, up 0.43% from the previous closing price of $71.71. In other words, the price has increased by $0.43 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.46 million shares were traded. SCI stock price reached its highest trading level at $72.52 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $71.2.

Ratios:

Our analysis of SCI’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 50.31 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 20.83. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.57 and its Current Ratio is at 0.62. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.94 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.90.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, UBS on November 30, 2023, initiated with a Buy rating and assigned the stock a target price of $72.

On October 07, 2022, Truist started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $72.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jun 14 ’24 when COELHO TONY sold 2,900 shares for $72.38 per share. The transaction valued at 209,904 led to the insider holds 60,629 shares of the business.

LUND VICTOR L sold 7,606 shares of SCI for $532,420 on Apr 15 ’24. The Director now owns 0 shares after completing the transaction at $70.00 per share. On Apr 12 ’24, another insider, LUND VICTOR L, who serves as the Director of the company, sold 1,011 shares for $70.00 each. As a result, the insider received 70,770 and left with 7,606 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, SCI now has a Market Capitalization of 10486975488 and an Enterprise Value of 14958163968. As of this moment, Service’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 20.68, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 17.86. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.72. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.56 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 6.62. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3.634 whereas that against EBITDA is 12.09.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for SCI is 0.84, which has changed by 0.13292432 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, SCI has reached a high of $75.97, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $52.89. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 2.03%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 8.60%.

Shares Statistics:

SCI traded an average of 842.71K shares per day over the past three months and 935440 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 146.32M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 142.11M. Insiders hold about 2.87% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 88.02% stake in the company. Shares short for SCI as of 1715731200 were 4575709 with a Short Ratio of 6.29, compared to 1713139200 on 4593328. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 4575709 and a Short% of Float of 3.6199997999999995.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 1.15, SCI has a forward annual dividend rate of 1.18. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.016036814The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.56. The current Payout Ratio is 31.76% for SCI, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-06-14 with an ex-dividend date of 1718323200. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 1996-09-03 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.

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