Earnings Forecast Research on Service Corporation International (SCI)

Service Corporation International has received $0.42 as the consensus Earnings Estimate for the Quarter ending on Dec 2016 ,According to the estimate provided by 4 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 4 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $0.41 while the top line estimate is $0.43 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at 12.84%.

Service Corporation International results fell short with a surprise EPS of -3.7% or $-0.01. The Actual EPS was $0.26 compared to the Estimated EPS of $0.27 during its most recent quarterly earnings. Houston based Service Corporation International Last reported the Quarter results on Dec 31, 2016 and the Next earnings date is scheduled to be released on Feb 08, 2017.

Service Corporation International has a Price to Earnings ratio of 24.56 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 5.19. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, Service Corporation International has a price to cash ratio of 11.79. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 6.12% and Return on Equity of the stock is 20.38%.

In the last quarter, Service Corporation International reported Annual Earnings of $0.26. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $1.18. In the last Quarter, SCI reported a surprise Earnings per Share of -3.7% . The consensus estimate for current quarter is $0.42 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $1.24. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $1.33 based on the consensus.

Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) stock ended Tuesday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.09 points or 0.31% at $29.13 with 1,403,078 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $29.12, the shares hit an intraday low of $28.82 and an intraday high of $29.28 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $5,549 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 190,489,050 shares. The 52-week high of Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) is $29.46 and the 52-week low is $20.2057.

Service Corp. is the largest provider of funeral and cemetery services in the world. The funeral and cemetery operations consist of the Companys funeral service locations, cemeteries and related businesses. The financial services operations represent a combination of the Companys insurance operations primarily related to the funding of prearranged funeral contracts and a lending subsidiary, which previously provided capital financing for independent funeral home and cemetery operations.

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