Company Stock Price of Service Corporation International (SCI) Increases 0.65%

Service Corporation International stock performance trend indicates that the stock price has rallied 8.88% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 16.84% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 30.79% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Service Corporation International has a positive value of 9.22 compared to overall market.Service Corporation International is having a Relative Strength Index of 59.68 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.

Stocks of Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) rallied by 0.65% during the past week but lost 0.99% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.41% in the past week but underperformed the index by 2.12% in the last 4 weeks.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $30.88 and hit $31.07 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $31.01, with a gain of 0.42% or 0.13 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,337,480 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $32.21 and the company has a market cap of $5,837 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $22.86 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 3, 2017, W Blair Waltrip (director) sold 50,000 shares at 31.04 per share price.On Feb 27, 2017, Sumner J Iii Waring (Sr. VP Operations) sold 33,300 shares at 31.21 per share price.On Feb 23, 2017, Thomas L Ryan (Chairman,CEO) sold 100,000 shares at 31.55 per share price.

Service Corporation International Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 13, 2017. The company reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06. Analyst had a consensus of $0.41. The company had revenue of $809.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $788.65 million. The companys revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.37 EPS.

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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