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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
SCI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. SCI: 0.06 )
SCI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.06

0.01
0.37
Equity to Asset 0.12
SCI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. SCI: 0.12 )
SCI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.12

0.11
0.28
Interest Coverage 3.42
SCI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. SCI: 3.42 )
SCI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 4.54
Current: 3.42

0.1
4.54
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.70
M-Score: -2.42
WACC vs ROIC
5.98%
6.11%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 20.29
SCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. SCI: 20.29 )
SCI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.12   Max: 24.91
Current: 20.29

-15.12
24.91
Net-margin (%) 5.76
SCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. SCI: 5.76 )
SCI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -52.37   Max: 13.16
Current: 5.76

-52.37
13.16
ROE (%) 12.33
SCI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. SCI: 12.33 )
SCI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -49.1   Max: 16.05
Current: 12.33

-49.1
16.05
ROA (%) 1.37
SCI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. SCI: 1.37 )
SCI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.39   Max: 3.44
Current: 1.37

-10.39
3.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.77
SCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.71 vs. SCI: 16.77 )
SCI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -13.31   Max: 66.27
Current: 16.77

-13.31
66.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.60
SCI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SCI: 12.60 )
SCI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14   Max: 13.8
Current: 12.6

-14
13.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.60
SCI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SCI: 18.60 )
SCI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.2   Max: 25.1
Current: 18.6

-22.2
25.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.50
SCI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. SCI: 9.50 )
SCI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.5   Max: 39.6
Current: 9.5

-15.5
39.6
» SCI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

SCI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 315,000 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 128,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 2,428,250 sh (-13.75%)
Steven Cohen 16,543 sh (-80.99%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,201 sh (-97.34%)
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Q2 2014

SCI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Julian Robertson 128,800 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,271,788 sh (-47.63%)
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Q3 2014

SCI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Julian Robertson 128,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 652,100 sh (-48.73%)
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Q4 2014

SCI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 21,987 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 285,300 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 68,800 sh (-46.58%)
Jim Simons 222,500 sh (-65.88%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 34.60
SCI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 51.30 vs. SCI: 34.60 )
SCI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 71.92
Current: 34.6

4.8
71.92
Forward P/E 20.75
SCI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCI: 20.75 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 34.10
SCI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 93.50 vs. SCI: 34.10 )
SCI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.81   Max: 86.75
Current: 34.1

4.81
86.75
P/B 4.20
SCI's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. SCI: 4.20 )
SCI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 4.2
Current: 4.2

0.56
4.2
P/S 2.00
SCI's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. SCI: 2.00 )
SCI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.15
Current: 2

0.36
2.15
PFCF 35.00
SCI's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCI: 35.00 )
SCI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.51   Max: 70.73
Current: 35

2.51
70.73
POCF 18.43
SCI's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. SCI: 18.43 )
SCI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 29.12
Current: 18.43

1.67
29.12
EV-to-EBIT 13.90
SCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.46 vs. SCI: 13.90 )
SCI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.5   Max: 45.1
Current: 13.9

8.5
45.1
PEG 2.62
SCI's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCI: 2.62 )
SCI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 10.49
Current: 2.62

0.26
10.49
Shiller P/E 42.50
SCI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCI: 42.50 )
SCI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.03   Max: 200.86
Current: 42.5

10.03
200.86
Current Ratio 0.72
SCI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. SCI: 0.72 )
SCI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 2.38
Current: 0.72

0.58
2.38
Quick Ratio 0.67
SCI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SCI: 0.67 )
SCI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.13
Current: 0.67

0.49
2.13
Days Inventory 5.18
SCI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.59 vs. SCI: 5.18 )
SCI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 4.85   Max: 36.66
Current: 5.18

4.85
36.66
Days Sales Outstanding 16.04
SCI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.04 vs. SCI: 16.04 )
SCI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 13.37   Max: 98.67
Current: 16.04

13.37
98.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.29
SCI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. SCI: 1.29 )
SCI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 5.5
Current: 1.29

0.29
5.5
Dividend Payout 0.43
SCI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCI: 0.43 )
SCI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.43

0.14
0.53
Dividend growth (3y) 21.40
SCI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
92% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SCI: 21.40 )
SCI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.7
Current: 21.4

0
28.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.95
SCI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. SCI: 2.95 )
SCI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 12.48
Current: 2.95

0.66
12.48
Share Buyback Rate 3.30
SCI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. SCI: 3.30 )
SCI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.3   Max: -7.1
Current: 3.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
SCI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCI: 1.20 )
SCI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.2

0.41
1.69
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
SCI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SCI: 1.50 )
SCI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.84
Current: 1.5

0.13
2.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.10
SCI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCI: 3.10 )
SCI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.54
Current: 3.1

0.67
2.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
SCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SCI: 7.20 )
SCI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 11.8
Current: 7.2

2.2
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.11
SCI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.81 vs. SCI: 15.11 )
SCI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 41.5
Current: 15.11

4.5
41.5

Business Description

Industry: Personal Services » Personal Services
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Traded in other countries:SVC.Germany,
Service Corp International Inc was incorporated in Texas in July of 1962. The Company is a provider of deathcare products and services, with a network of funeral homes and cemeteries unequaled in geographic scale and reach. They operated 1,644 funeral service locations and 514 cemeteries (including 283 funeral service/cemetery combination locations) in North America, which are geographically diversified across 43 states, eight Canadian provinces, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Its funeral segment also includes the operations of 12 funeral homes in Germany that they intend to exit when economic values and conditions are conducive to a sale. There funeral service and cemetery operations consist of funeral service locations, cemeteries, funeral service/cemetery combination locations, crematoria, and related businesses. The Company sell cemetery property and funeral and cemetery merchandise and services at the time of need and on a preneed basis. The Company has global network numbered more than 4,500 funeral service locations, cemeteries, and crematories in more than 20 countries. The Company provide all professional services relating to funerals and cremations, including the use of funeral facilities and motor vehicles and preparation and embalming services. Funeral-related merchandise, including caskets, casket memorialization products, burial vaults, cremation receptacles, cremation memorial products, flowers, and other ancillary products and services, is sold at funeral service locations. Its cemeteries provide cemetery property interment rights, including developed lots, lawn crypts, and mausoleum spaces and sell cemetery-related merchandise and services, including stone and bronze memorials, markers, merchandise installations, and burial openings and closings. The Company also sell preneed funeral and cemetery products and services whereby a customer contractually agrees to the terms of certain products and services to be delivered and performed in the future. They define these sales as preneed sales. The Company's operations are subject to regulations, supervision, and licensing under numerous foreign, federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations, including extensive regulations concerning trust funds, preneed sales of funeral and cemetery products and services, and various other aspects of its business.
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