Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) has received a short term rating of buy from experts at Zacks with a rank of 2. The stock has been rated an average of 1 by 2 Brokerage Firm. 2 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys.
Other Equity analysts have also commented on the company shares. Equity Analysts at the Brokerage Firm, Credit Suisse, upgrades their rating on the shares of Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Credit Suisse has a Outperform rating on the shares. Previously, the analysts had a Neutral rating on the shares. As per the latest research report, the brokerage house raises the price target to $32 per share from a prior target of $25. The rating by the firm was issued on April 28, 2016.
Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) should head towards $31.33 per share according to 3 Analysts in consensus. However, if the road gets shaky, the stock may fall short to $29 per share. The higher price estimate target is at $33 according to the Analysts.
Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) rose 1.4% or 0.37 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $26.35 the stock was seen hitting $26.81 as a peak level and $26.2 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $26.71. The daily volume was measured at 1,723,256 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $32.02 and the 52-week low is $20.2057. The company has a market cap of $5,174 million.
Shares of Service Corporation International appreciated by 0.94% during the last five trading days but lost 0.55% on a 4-week basis. Service Corporation International is up 12.12% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 3.68%.
Service Corporation International is a provider of death care products and services. The Company has a network of funeral service locations and cemeteries operating in the United States and Canada. Its funeral service and cemetery operations consist of funeral service locations, cemeteries, funeral service/cemetery combination locations, crematoria and related businesses. The Companys segments include Funeral and Cemetery. The Companys brands include Dignity Memorial, Dignity Planning, National Cremation Society, Advantage, Funeraria Del Angel, Making Everlasting Memories and Neptune Society/Trident Society. The Company sells cemetery property and funeral and cemetery merchandise and services at the time of need and on a pre-need basis. The Company provides professional services relating to funerals and cremations, including the use of funeral facilities and motor vehicles and preparation and embalming services.