Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV): Price and Financial Metrics

Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV): $36.93

-0.06 (-0.16%)

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  • CSV scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 95.75% of US stocks.
  • CSV's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • CSV ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 16th percentile.

CSV Stock Summary

  • For CSV, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 93.29% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Carriage Services Inc is reporting a growth rate of 135.54%; that's higher than 87.01% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for CSV comes in at 15.41% -- higher than that of 85.52% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Carriage Services Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CVI, GTN, NOVA, NCLH, and AM.
  • CSV's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Carriage Services Inc's official web site, go to

CSV Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, CSV's price/sales ratio is 41.94% lower, now standing at 1.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, CSV's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 15.5.
  • CSV's price/earnings ratio has moved up 19.7 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CSV.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CSV 2020-10-09 1.5 1.9 80.5 24.2
CSV 2018-03-29 1.7 2.3 12.0 17.6
CSV 2014-08-11 1.5 1.9 21.1 18.1
CSV 2014-04-08 1.5 2.1 17.1 14.0
CSV 2010-08-11 0.4 0.7 10.3 9.9
CSV 2003-11-14 0.4 0.6 8.4 8.5

CSV Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -81.67%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 8.7%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -4.08%.
Over the past 49 months, CSV's revenue has gone up $95,569,000.

The table below shows CSV's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 348.595 96.18 33.22
2020-12-31 329.448 82.915 16.09
2020-09-30 310.509 74.977 10.294
2020-06-30 292.241 52.305 5.346
2020-03-31 282.516 45.768 3.811
2019-12-31 274.107 43.216 14.533

CSV Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CSV, see our CSV price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $49.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

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CSV Price/Volume Stats

Current price $36.93 52-week high $39.65
Prev. close $36.99 52-week low $20.22
Day low $36.65 Volume 64,100
Day high $37.31 Avg. volume 92,489
50-day MA $36.86 Dividend yield 1.08%
200-day MA $33.95 Market Cap 666.51M

Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Company Bio

Carriage Services, Inc. provides death care services and merchandise in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Funeral Home Operations and Cemetery Operations. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Houston, Texas.

CSV Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$36.93$199.96 423%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for CSV, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Carriage Services Inc ranked in the 83th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Carriage Services Inc ended up being:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.76 years comes in at 0.46%; that's greater than 77.96% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • 60% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 23.63% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Consumer Cyclical), Carriage Services Inc has a reliance on debt greater than 71.67% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

AN, MOD, MSGN, MUSA, and DKS can be thought of as valuation peers to CSV, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest CSV News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Carriage Services Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CSV as an investment opportunity.

Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) CEO Mel Payne on Q2 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) Q2 2021 Results Conference Call July 28, 2021 10:30 AM ET Company Participants Steve Metzger - EVP, CAO and General Counsel Mel Payne - Chairman and CEO Ben Brink - EVP and CFO Carlos Quezada - EVP and COO Conference Call Participants Alex Paris - Barrington...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 28, 2021

Carriage Services Announces Record Second Quarter and First Half Results:

HOUSTON, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE: CSV) Mel Payne, Chairman and CEO, stated, After our highly successful refinancing of $400 million 6.625% senior notes into a new issue of eight year $400 million 4.25% senior notes on May 13, 2021, we have continued to execute our funeral and cemetery portfolio operations and sales performance at an extraordinarily high level even as we have moved into a more normalized post COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis death rate environment during the second quarter. We are now positioned to optimize long term shareholder value creation through continued outstanding execution of our operating and strategic acquisition models and savvy, disciplined and flexible capital allocation of our recurring and increasing Free Cash Flow into hi...

Intrado Digital Media | July 27, 2021

Carriage Services (CSV) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates

Carriage Services (CSV) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 28.00% and 8.60%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

Carriage Services Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

HOUSTON, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE: CSV) today announced that its Board of Directors on July 21, 2021 declared a quarterly dividend of 10¢ per share payable on September 1, 2021 to common share record holders as of August 9, 2021.

Intrado Digital Media | July 21, 2021

Carriage Services Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

HOUSTON, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE: CSV) today announced plans to release 2021 second quarter results on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Carriage Services has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. central time.

Intrado Digital Media | July 20, 2021

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CSV Price Returns

1-mo 3.21%
3-mo -4.43%
6-mo 5.46%
1-year 66.64%
3-year 58.92%
5-year 65.70%
YTD 18.56%
2020 24.25%
2019 67.51%
2018 -38.90%
2017 -9.44%
2016 19.61%

CSV Dividends

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