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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.04
SCI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. SCI: 0.04 )
SCI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.04

0.01
0.37
Equity to Asset 0.11
SCI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

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

0.11
0.28
Interest Coverage 2.73
SCI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.14 vs. SCI: 2.73 )
SCI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 4.54
Current: 2.73

0.1
4.54
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.40
M-Score: -2.63
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 15.18
SCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. SCI: 15.18 )
SCI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.12   Max: 25.91
Current: 15.18

-15.12
25.91
Net-margin (%) 5.63
SCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. SCI: 5.63 )
SCI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -52.37   Max: 13.16
Current: 5.63

-52.37
13.16
ROE (%) 10.17
SCI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. SCI: 10.17 )
SCI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -67.98   Max: 16.6
Current: 10.17

-67.98
16.6
ROA (%) 1.11
SCI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. SCI: 1.11 )
SCI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.43   Max: 3.17
Current: 1.11

-10.43
3.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.57
SCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. SCI: 10.57 )
SCI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.82   Max: 33.13
Current: 10.57

-22.82
33.13
Revenue Growth (%) 10.60
SCI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SCI: 10.60 )
SCI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -14   Max: 15.7
Current: 10.6

-14
15.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.00
SCI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SCI: 9.00 )
SCI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -22.2   Max: 25.1
Current: 9

-22.2
25.1
EPS Growth (%) 10.20
SCI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. SCI: 10.20 )
SCI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.5   Max: 39.6
Current: 10.2

-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 2013

SCI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 16,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,107,000 sh (+499.03%)
Steven Cohen 109,440 sh (+86.37%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 109,265 sh (-15.66%)
Mason Hawkins 14,424,248 sh (-41.32%)
James Barrow 9,725,251 sh (-45.65%)
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Q2 2013

SCI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 601,436 sh (+449.56%)
Joel Greenblatt 191,823 sh (+75.56%)
Jim Simons 1,653,300 sh (+49.35%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
James Barrow 8,577,091 sh (-11.81%)
Mason Hawkins 5,295,700 sh (-63.29%)
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Q3 2013

SCI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 2,227,500 sh (+34.73%)
Joel Greenblatt 223,216 sh (+16.37%)
Mason Hawkins Sold Out
Steven Cohen 373,749 sh (-37.86%)
James Barrow 3,231,536 sh (-62.32%)
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Q4 2013

SCI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 16,565 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 608,836 sh (+172.76%)
Jim Simons 2,815,500 sh (+26.4%)
James Barrow Sold Out
Steven Cohen 87,035 sh (-76.71%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SCI

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 172.76%0.16%$17.17 - $19.24 $ 18.924%608836
James Barrow 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.1%$17.17 - $19.24 $ 18.924%0
Mason Hawkins 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.47%$17.91 - $19.23 $ 18.922%0
James Barrow 2013-09-30 Reduce -62.32%0.16%$17.91 - $19.23 $ 18.922%3231536
Mason Hawkins 2013-06-30 Reduce -63.29%0.7%$15.5 - $18.44 $ 18.9211%5295700
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 75.56%0.06%$15.5 - $18.44 $ 18.9211%191823
Mason Hawkins 2013-03-31 Reduce -41.32%0.62%$13.81 - $16.73 $ 18.9223%14424248
James Barrow 2013-03-31 Reduce -45.65%0.23%$13.81 - $16.73 $ 18.9223%9725251
James Barrow 2012-12-31 Reduce -30.99%0.21%$13.38 - $14.54 $ 18.9236%17894485
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 59.81%0.04%$10.55 - $11.42 $ 18.9282%125606
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.08%$8.69 - $10.83 $ 18.9290%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 24.05%0.02%$8.69 - $10.83 $ 18.9290%78595
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0024%$8.69 - $10.83 $ 18.9290%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 42.94%0.03%$8.44 - $12.01 $ 18.9285%63359
George Soros 2011-09-30 Add 25%$8.44 - $12.01 $ 18.9285%15500
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.07%$10.81 - $11.9 $ 18.9266%44326
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy$8.12 - $11.13 $ 18.9293%15400
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Top Ranked Articles about Service Corp International Inc

Mason Hawkins Cuts Holdings in Saks, DineEquity and Service Corp.
Mason Hawkins of Southeastern Asset Management and Longleaf Partners had a busy day yesterday; the guru made decreases in several of his holdings. As of March 31, Hawkins’ Southeastern portfolio contained 37 stocks and was valued at over $22 billion. Read more...
Real-Time with Mason Hawkins, Major Sell SCI
According to the GuruFocus Real Time Picks, Mason Hawkins of Southeastern Asset Management, reduced his Service Corporation International Inc. (SCI) shares by 43.81% in the average price range of $16.83, as of May 10, 2013. Hawkins now owns 13,813,222 shares or 6.5% of the company. The stock price is $16.95 with a change from average up 1%. This trade impacts his portfolio by 0.82%. Service Corporation International is the largest provider of funeral, cemetery and deathcare products and services in North America. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 28.30
SCI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. SCI: 28.30 )
SCI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 71.92
Current: 28.3

4.8
71.92
P/B 2.84
SCI's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. SCI: 2.84 )
SCI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.94
Current: 2.84

0.56
2.94
P/S 1.60
SCI's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SCI: 1.60 )
SCI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.15
Current: 1.6

0.36
2.15
PFCF 15.02
SCI's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.41 vs. SCI: 15.02 )
SCI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.51   Max: 70.73
Current: 15.02

2.51
70.73
EV-to-EBIT 18.51
SCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. SCI: 18.51 )
SCI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.5   Max: 27.7
Current: 18.51

8.5
27.7
PEG 3.10
SCI's PEG is ranked lower than
61% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SCI: 3.10 )
SCI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 10.49
Current: 3.1

0.26
10.49
Shiller P/E 32.34
SCI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.70 vs. SCI: 32.34 )
SCI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.03   Max: 200.86
Current: 32.34

10.03
200.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.53
SCI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. SCI: 1.53 )
SCI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 5.5
Current: 1.53

0.29
5.5
Dividend Payout 0.41
SCI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
51% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. SCI: 0.41 )
SCI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.41

0.14
0.53
Dividend growth (3y) 19.10
SCI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. SCI: 19.10 )
SCI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.7
Current: 19.1

0
28.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.35
SCI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
64% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. SCI: 3.35 )
SCI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 12.27
Current: 3.35

0.65
12.27
Share Buyback Rate 4.80
SCI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.40 vs. SCI: 4.80 )
SCI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.3   Max: -13.6
Current: 4.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.95
SCI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SCI: 0.95 )
SCI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.69
Current: 0.95

0.41
1.69
Price/Median PS Value 1.28
SCI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SCI: 1.28 )
SCI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.99
Current: 1.28

0.14
2.99
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.67
SCI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. SCI: 2.67 )
SCI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.56
Current: 2.67

0.67
2.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.40
SCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SCI: 5.40 )
SCI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 11.8
Current: 5.4

3.6
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.61
SCI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. SCI: 15.61 )
SCI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 37.1
Current: 15.61

1.7
37.1

Business Description

Industry: Personal Services » Personal Services
Compare:STAN, HRB, CSV, TUC, TAX » details
Traded in other countries:SVC.Germany
Service Corporation International, Inc., a Texas corporation was incorporated 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 .At December 31, 2012, it operated 1,437 funeral service locations and 374 cemeteries (including 213 funeral service/cemetery combination locations) in North America, which are geographically diversified across 43 states, eight Canadian provinces, and the District of Columbia. Its funeral service and cemetery operations consist of funeral service locations, cemeteries, funeral service/cemetery combination locations, crematoria, and related businesses. It provides 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, burial vaults, cremation receptacles, flowers, and other ancillary products and services, is sold at funeral service locations. The Company's cemeteries provide cemetery property interment rights, including mausoleum spaces, lots, and lawn crypts, and sell cemetery related merchandise and services, including stone and bronze memorials, burial vaults, casket and cremation memorialization products, merchandise installations, and burial openings and closings. It has branded the Company's funeral operations in North America under the name Dignity Memorial(r). 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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