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Service Corp. International (NYSE:SCI) shares hit a new 52-week high during trading on Monday , Stock Ratings News reports. The stock traded as high as $22.10 and last traded at $21.98, with a volume of 190,338 shares. The stock had previously closed at $22.04.

Separately, analysts at Susquehanna raised their price target on shares of Service Corp. International from $25.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st.

The stock has a 50-day moving average of $21.04 and a 200-day moving average of $19.68. The company has a market cap of $4.619 billion and a P/E ratio of 39.86.

Service Corp. International (NYSE:SCI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 30th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.23. The company had revenue of $746.75 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $731.26 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.19 earnings per share. Service Corp. International’s revenue was up 19.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Service Corp. International will post $1.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 11th. This is a positive change from Service Corp. International’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.08.

In other Service Corp. International news, VP Gregory T. Sangalis unloaded 40,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.62, for a total transaction of $864,800.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) is a provider of deathcare products and services, with a network of funeral service locations and cemeteries primarily operating in the United States and Canada.

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