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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity-to-Asset 0.21
CSV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CSV: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CSV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.21
0.11
0.62
Interest Coverage 4.57
CSV's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 30.04 vs. CSV: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CSV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 1.9 Max: 4.61
Current: 4.57
1.36
4.61
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 0.89
Beneish M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
4.89%
6.51%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 21.51
CSV's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. CSV: 21.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CSV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.09  Med: 17.44 Max: 21.51
Current: 21.51
14.09
21.51
Net Margin % 8.73
CSV's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. CSV: 8.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CSV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 5.36 Max: 9.06
Current: 8.73
0.15
9.06
ROE % 12.72
CSV's ROE % is ranked higher than
57% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. CSV: 12.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CSV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 8.43 Max: 13.27
Current: 12.72
0.24
13.27
ROA % 2.57
CSV's ROA % is ranked lower than
59% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CSV: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CSV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.6
Current: 2.57
0.04
2.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 15.65
CSV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.54 vs. CSV: 15.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CSV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.84  Med: 15.28 Max: 16.8
Current: 15.65
10.84
16.8
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 14.30
CSV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CSV: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CSV' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.7  Med: 3.1 Max: 30.3
Current: 14.3
-6.7
30.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 16.10
CSV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CSV: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CSV' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.4  Med: 0.95 Max: 50.6
Current: 16.1
-12.4
50.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 11.00
CSV's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CSV: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CSV' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.6  Med: 12.5 Max: 55.7
Current: 11
-13.6
55.7
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Business Description

Industry: Personal Services » Personal Services    NAICS: 812210    SIC: 7261
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Headquarter Location:USA
Carriage Services Inc is a provider of death care services and merchandise in the United States. It operates Funeral Home Operations and Cemetery Operations. It provides funeral services and sell related merchandise, such as caskets and urns.

Carriage Services Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware in December of 1993. The Company is a provider of death care services and merchandise in the United States. It operates two types of businesses: Funeral Home Operations and Cemetery Operation. The Company's funeral homes offer a complete range of services to meet a familys death care needs, including consultation, the removal and preparation of remains, the sale of caskets and related funeral merchandise, the use of funeral home facilities for visitation and services and transportation services. The funeral homes have a non-denominational chapel on the premises, which permits family visitation and services to take place at one location and thereby reduces transportation costs and inconvenience to the family. Its cemetery products and services include interment services, the rights to interment in cemetery sites such as grave sites, mausoleum crypts and niches and related cemetery merchandise, such as memorials and vaults. Cemetery operations generate revenues through sales of interment rights and memorials, installation fees, fees for interment and cremation memorialization products, finance charges from installment sales contracts and investment income from preneed cemetery merchandise trusts and perpetual care trusts. The Companys operations are located in principally suburban and rural markets in the United States, where it competes with smaller, independent operators and companies that market products and related merchandise over the Internet and non-traditional casket stores in certain markets.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 21.80
CSV's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.87 vs. CSV: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CSV' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.7  Med: 20.4 Max: 243
Current: 21.8
8.7
243
Forward PE Ratio 14.97
CSV's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. CSV: 14.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 21.80
CSV's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
52% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.87 vs. CSV: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CSV' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.28  Med: 21.84 Max: 121.5
Current: 21.8
9.28
121.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 50.22
CSV's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
85% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. CSV: 50.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CSV' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.58  Med: 25.55 Max: 710
Current: 50.22
4.58
710
PB Ratio 2.41
CSV's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. CSV: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CSV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.74
Current: 2.41
0.25
2.74
PS Ratio 1.89
CSV's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. CSV: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CSV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.05
Current: 1.89
0.16
2.05
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.05
CSV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.24 vs. CSV: 20.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CSV' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.26  Med: 14.52 Max: 33.49
Current: 20.05
4.26
33.49
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.10
CSV's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
70% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. CSV: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CSV' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 7.85 Max: 13.43
Current: 10.1
1.78
13.43
EV-to-EBIT 16.18
CSV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. CSV: 16.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CSV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 15.3 Max: 21.3
Current: 16.18
6.5
21.3
EV-to-EBITDA 12.23
CSV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
52% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.43 vs. CSV: 12.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CSV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 11.3 Max: 16
Current: 12.23
4.9
16
PEG Ratio 2.13
CSV's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. CSV: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CSV' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 4.07 Max: 64.8
Current: 2.13
1.13
64.8
Shiller PE Ratio 38.35
CSV's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.08 vs. CSV: 38.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CSV' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.67  Med: 42.98 Max: 96.59
Current: 38.35
15.67
96.59
Current Ratio 0.75
CSV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CSV: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CSV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.67
Current: 0.75
0.55
2.67
Quick Ratio 0.58
CSV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CSV: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CSV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.88 Max: 2.16
Current: 0.58
0.35
2.16
Days Inventory 12.72
CSV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
57% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. CSV: 12.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CSV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.11  Med: 17.79 Max: 41.39
Current: 12.72
12.11
41.39
Days Sales Outstanding 25.55
CSV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
61% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.62 vs. CSV: 25.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CSV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.55  Med: 31.15 Max: 35.92
Current: 25.55
25.55
35.92
Days Payable 15.78
CSV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.27 vs. CSV: 15.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CSV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.97  Med: 17.51 Max: 38.2
Current: 15.78
13.97
38.2

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.75
CSV's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
88% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. CSV: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CSV' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.69
Current: 0.75
0.39
1.69
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.14
CSV's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. CSV: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CSV' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.14
0.09
0.22
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 14.50
CSV's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CSV: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CSV' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 14.5
Current: 14.5
0
14.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.75
CSV's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
90% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. CSV: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.23
CSV's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
70% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. CSV: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CSV' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.77
Current: 1.23
0.64
2.77
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.00
CSV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. CSV: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CSV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.4  Med: -1.9 Max: 3.4
Current: 3
-23.4
3.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.57
CSV's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. CSV: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CSV' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.67
Current: 1.57
0.18
2.67
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.77
CSV's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
80% of the 5 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CSV: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.94
CSV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CSV: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CSV' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.72 Max: 3.33
Current: 1.94
0.16
3.33
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.01
CSV's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CSV: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CSV' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 2.59 Max: 6.4
Current: 2.01
1.17
6.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.17
CSV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.55 vs. CSV: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CSV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 6.5 Max: 15.3
Current: 6.17
4.7
15.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 13.00
CSV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
66% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.19 vs. CSV: 13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CSV' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.7  Med: 9.15 Max: 24.5
Current: 13
-2.7
24.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $253.03
EPS (TTM) $ 1.23
Beta0.80
Short Percentage of Float12.52%
52-Week Range $21.97 - 29.11
Shares Outstanding (Mil)16.70

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 265 284
EPS ($) 1.78 1.94
EPS without NRI ($) 1.78 1.94
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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