The price-to-earnings ratio for Service Corp. International (NYSE: SCI) is above average at 19.00x, while the 36-month beta value is 0.81.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 3 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 0 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price point forecasted by analysts for Service Corp. International (SCI) is $71.25, which is $10.71 above the current market price. The public float for SCI is 144.85M, and currently, short sellers hold a 4.55% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of SCI on November 16, 2023 was 994.57K shares.
SCI) stock’s latest price update
Service Corp. International (NYSE: SCI)’s stock price has decreased by -0.18 compared to its previous closing price of 60.65. However, the company has seen a 4.13% increase in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-11-09 that Service Corp’s (SCI) holistic approach, balancing share repurchases and dividends, reflects its commitment to shareholders while maintaining financial sustainability.
SCI’s Market Performance
Service Corp. International (SCI) has experienced a 4.13% rise in stock performance for the past week, with a 7.51% rise in the past month, and a -2.51% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.18%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 2.37% for SCI. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 7.55% for SCI stock, with a simple moving average of -5.79% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of SCI
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for SCI stocks, with Truist repeating the rating for SCI by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for SCI in the upcoming period, according to Truist is $72 based on the research report published on October 07, 2022 of the previous year 2022.
SCI Trading at 5.77% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought SCI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -18.91% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.37%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.18%, as shares surge +8.48% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -2.32% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, SCI rose by +4.13%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -18.35% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $56.53. In addition, Service Corp. International saw -12.44% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at SCI starting from RYAN THOMAS L, who sale 1,000 shares at the price of $65.31 back on Aug 07. After this action, RYAN THOMAS L now owns 962,409 shares of Service Corp. International, valued at $65,309 using the latest closing price.
RYAN THOMAS L, the President, CEO & Chairman of Service Corp. International, sale 47,310 shares at $65.37 during a trade that took place back on Aug 04, which means that RYAN THOMAS L is holding 962,409 shares at $3,092,623 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for SCI
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +22.33 for the present operating margin
- +28.10 for the gross margin
The net margin for Service Corp. International stands at +13.76. The total capital return value is set at 15.19, while invested capital returns managed to touch 9.56. Equity return is now at value 29.70, with 3.26 for asset returns.
Based on Service Corp. International (SCI), the company’s capital structure generated 264.99 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 72.60. Total debt to assets is 29.43, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 256.78. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 70.35.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.27, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.29. The receivables turnover for the company is 36.79 and the total asset turnover is 0.27. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.45.
In a nutshell, Service Corp. International (SCI) has experienced a mixed performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.