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Service Corp International (SCI) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Service Corp International (SCI) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Service Corp International is a personal services company that provides funeral and cemetery services. It derives its revenue from its funeral locations, while the cemetery division also generates a significant amount of total income. Service Corp International has a market cap of $7.75 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.73 with a P/E ratio of 16.23 and P/S ratio of 2.54. The dividend yield of Service Corp International stocks is 1.59%. Service Corp International had annual average EBITDA growth of 10.40% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Service Corp International the business predictability rank of 5-star.


For the last quarter Service Corp International reported a revenue of $820.8 million, compared with the revenue of $812.7 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $3.2 billion, an increase of 3.1% from last year. For the last five years Service Corp International had an average revenue growth rate of 3.6% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $2.39 for the year, a decline of 15.8% from the previous year. Over the last five years Service Corp International had an EPS growth rate of 32.4% a year. The Service Corp International had a decent operating margin of 19.27%, compared with the operating margin of 18.34% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Service Corp International is 16.29%. The profitability rank of the company is 9 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Service Corp International has the cash and cash equivalents of $198.9 million, compared with $330.0 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $3.5 billion, compared with $3.1 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 3.4. Service Corp International has a financial strength rank of 4 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $42.73, Service Corp International is traded at 63.4% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $26.15. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.54, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.55. The intrinsic value of the stock is $46.88 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 12.90% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of SCI, click here.

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