Service Corporation International provides deathcare products and services in the United States and Canada.
Average dividend payer with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Service Corporation International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SCI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Services
1 Year Return
US Consumer Services
Return vs Industry: SCI underperformed the US Consumer Services industry which returned 30.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SCI exceeded the US Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Service Corporation International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StDoes Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) Have A Good P/E Ratio?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Should Look Hard At Service Corporation International’s (NYSE:SCI) 4.9%Return On Capital
1 month ago | Simply Wall StCan Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) Maintain Its Strong Returns?
Is Service Corporation International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SCI ($52.53) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($46.21)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SCI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SCI is good value based on its PE Ratio (25.9x) compared to the Consumer Services industry average (26.4x).
PE vs Market: SCI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.9x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SCI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SCI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.2x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (2.2x).
How is Service Corporation International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SCI's forecast earnings growth (6.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: SCI's earnings (6.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SCI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SCI's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SCI's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SCI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (23.9%)
How has Service Corporation International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SCI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SCI's current net profit margins (11.4%) are lower than last year (14%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SCI's earnings have grown by 19.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SCI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SCI had negative earnings growth (-17.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Services industry average (20.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst SCI's Return on Equity (20.28%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Service Corporation International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SCI's short term assets ($373.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($556.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: SCI's short term assets ($373.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($11.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SCI's debt to equity ratio (187.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SCI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 223.8% to 187.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SCI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.4%).
Interest Coverage: SCI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: SCI has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SCI's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.1x debt).
What is Service Corporation International's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SCI's dividend (1.45%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.45%).
High Dividend: SCI's dividend (1.45%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.73%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SCI's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SCI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.5%), SCI's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SCI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tom Ryan (54yo)
Mr. Thomas Luke Ryan, also known as Tom, has been a Trust Manager of Weingarten Realty Investors since August 7, 2012. Mr. Ryan is the President of Service Corporation International since April 1, 2019. He ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD13.31M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.39M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tom's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||13.7yrs||US$3.67m||0.049% $4.6m|
|Senior Vice President of Operations & Chief Operating Officer||0.8yrs||US$3.33m||0.18% $17.4m|
|Senior VP||12.6yrs||US$2.74m||0.054% $5.1m|
|Director of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Corporate Communications||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing||7.5yrs||no data||0.028% $2.7m|
|VP & Chief Marketing Officer||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Human Resources||4.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Operations Services||16.1yrs||no data||0.081% $7.7m|
Experienced Management: SCI's management team is seasoned and experienced (10 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||30.1yrs||US$270.01k||0.12% $11.4m|
|Independent Director||20.1yrs||US$295.01k||0.013% $1.2m|
|Founder & Chairman Emeritus||4.1yrs||US$3.69m||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||4.1yrs||US$300.01k||0.037% $3.5m|
|Non-Independent Director||34.1yrs||US$273.76k||0.59% $55.7m|
|Independent Director||7.8yrs||US$285.01k||0.042% $4.0m|
|Independent Director||4.8yrs||US$270.01k||0.017% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||16.8yrs||US$290.01k||0.050% $4.7m|
|Independent Director||1.8yrs||US$247.51k||0.0050% $479.6k|
Experienced Board: SCI's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Service Corporation International's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Service Corporation International
- Ticker: SCI
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1962
- Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$9.496b
- Shares outstanding: 180.78m
- Website: https://www.sci-corp.com
Number of Employees
- Service Corporation International
- 1929 Allen Parkway
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SCI||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1971|
|SVC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1971|
|SCI *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1971|
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, 2019, it owned and operated 1,471 funeral service locations; and 482 cemeteries, including 290 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.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 00:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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