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STON Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Personal Services » Personal Services    NAICS: 812220    SIC: 6553
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Traded in other countries:LPT.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Stonemor Partners LP mainly provides various products and services through the ownership, development, and operation of cemeteries and funeral homes in multiple states. It sells products and services at the time of death and prior to death (preneed).

Stonemor Partners LP owns and operates the cemeteries and funeral homes in the United States. The company sells cemetery products and services both at the time of death, which it refers to as at-need and prior to the time of death, which it refers to as pre-need. Its two divisions are cemetery operations and funeral homes, the former accounting for the majority of revenues.

Top Ranked Articles about Stonemor Partners LP

StoneMor Partners L.P. Provides Update on Accounting Review
StoneMor Partners L.P. Issues Update on Sales Team Development
StoneMor Partners L.P. Issues Update on Sales Team Development
StoneMor Partners L.P. Provides Preliminary Unaudited Financial Results for First Quarter 2017 and Fourth Quarter 2016
StoneMor Appoints R. Paul Grady President and Chief Executive Officer and Mark Miller Chief Financial Officer
StoneMor Partners L.P. Issues Update on Sales Team Development
StoneMor Partners L.P. Announces Quarterly Cash Distribution
StoneMor Partners L.P. Names Leo Pound Acting Chief Operating Officer
StoneMor Partners L.P. Issues Update On Sales Team Development
Board of Directors of StoneMor Partners Announces Retirement of CEO

Board Searches for Permanent CEO Supported by Heidrick & Struggles

TREVOSE, Pa., March 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of StoneMor GP LLC (“StoneMor GP”), the general partner of StoneMor Partners L.P. (:STON) (“StoneMor” or the “Partnership”), today announced that the Partnership’s co-founder, Lawrence Miller, has decided to retire and will step down as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of StoneMor GP, effective August 31, 2017, or earlier if a successor is appointed. Mr. Miller will remain an advisor to StoneMor GP and Vice Chairman of the Board following his retirement. The Board has engaged the nationally recognized executive search firm of Heidrick & Struggles to assist in identifying candidates to replace Mr. Miller.  
Robert B. Hellman, Jr., lead director of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the General Partner commented, “I have known Larry as a personal friend and a dynamic business colleague for over fifteen years and have enjoyed partnering and working with him. As the co-founder of StoneMor, Larry played an instrumental part in the formation and creation of the company, and I want to thank him for his leadership, long service and unwavering commitment to delivering on our mission: To help families memorialize each life with dignity.” “I have been thinking about retiring for some time and wanted to ensure an orderly transition for the business,” said Mr. Miller. “It has been an honor and privilege to work with and partner with the incredible team of men and women at StoneMor and the families we serve. I am proud of our achievements, especially over the last 13 years as a public company, during which we have grown to become one of the largest owners and operators of cemeteries and funeral homes in the United States. I am grateful to our Board and associates for their unwavering encouragement and look forward to continuing to support StoneMor as a director following my retirement in August.” About StoneMor Partners L.P. StoneMor Partners L.P., headquartered in Trevose, Pennsylvania, is an owner and operator of cemeteries and funeral homes in the United States, with 316 cemeteries and 100 funeral homes in 27 states and Puerto Rico. StoneMor is the only publicly traded death care company structured as a partnership. StoneMor’s cemetery products and services, which are sold on both a pre-need (before death) and at-need (at death) basis, include: burial lots, lawn and mausoleum crypts, burial vaults, caskets, memorials, and all services which provide for the installation of this merchandise. For additional information about StoneMor Partners L.P., please visit StoneMor’s website, and the investors section, at http://www.stonemor.com. Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements contained in this release, including, but not limited to, information regarding the Board’s expectations with respect to the appointment of Mr. Miller’s successor, and the expectation that Mr. Miller will continue to serve as a director of the Board, are forward-looking statements. Generally, the words “believe,” “may,” “will,” “estimate,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “project,” “expect,” “predict” and similar expressions identify these forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management’s current expectations and estimates. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are made subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those stated or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, risks relating to the following: the Partnership’s ability to identify a suitable successor to Mr. Miller prior to his retirement date, or at all; and Mr. Miller’s ability or willingness to continue serving as a director of and advisor to StoneMor GP following his retirement. Except as required under applicable law, the Partnership assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements made herein or any other forward-looking statements made by it, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
CONTACT:
John McNamara
Director - Investor Relations
StoneMor Partners L.P.
(215) 826-2945

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Dividend Yield % 22.14
STON's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
99% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. STON: 22.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
STON' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 23.4
Current: 22.14
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23.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 18.38
STON's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
98% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. STON: 18.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 22.14
STON's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
97% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. STON: 22.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
STON' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 23.4
Current: 22.14
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23.4

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $316.56
EPS (TTM) $ -1.11
Beta0.56
Short Percentage of Float4.12%
52-Week Range $7.05 - 26.90
Shares Outstanding (Mil)37.86
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StoneMor Partners L.P. Provides Update on Accounting Review Jul 17 2017 
StoneMor Partners L.P. Issues Update on Sales Team Development Jul 11 2017 
StoneMor Partners L.P. Issues Update on Sales Team Development Jun 14 2017 
StoneMor Partners L.P. Provides Preliminary Unaudited Financial Results for First Quarter 2017 and F Jun 06 2017 
StoneMor Appoints R. Paul Grady President and Chief Executive Officer and Mark Miller Chief Financia May 16 2017 
StoneMor Partners L.P. Issues Update on Sales Team Development May 11 2017 
StoneMor Partners L.P. Announces Quarterly Cash Distribution Apr 28 2017 
StoneMor Partners L.P. Names Leo Pound Acting Chief Operating Officer Apr 17 2017 
StoneMor Partners L.P. Issues Update On Sales Team Development Apr 10 2017 
Board of Directors of StoneMor Partners Announces Retirement of CEO Mar 28 2017 

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