How to buy Service Corporation International stock
Learn how to easily invest in Service Corporation International stock.
Service Corporation International is a personal services business based in the US. Service Corporation International shares (SCI.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $56.57 – a decrease of 0.68% over the previous day. Service Corporation International employs 17,589 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of $8.7 billion.
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Is Service Corporation International under- or over-valued?
Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Service Corporation International P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA
Service Corporation International's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Service Corporation International stocks trade at around 18x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the United States stock markets on average as of September 25, 2023 (21.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Service Corporation International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6533. A PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Service Corporation International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Service Corporation International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $1.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Service Corporation International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
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