HOUSTON (AP) _ Service Corp. International (SCI) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $79.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had net income of 43 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 47 cents per share.
The funeral home and cemetery operator posted revenue of $798.2 million in the period.
Service Corp. shares have increased slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $41.59, a climb of almost 9 percent in the last 12 months.
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