Service Corp International (SCI) Receives a Buy from Credit Suisse

By Carrie Williams

In a report issued on October 30, A.J. Rice from Credit Suisse maintained a Buy rating on Service Corp International (SCIResearch Report), with a price target of $52.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $44.05.

According to TipRanks.com, Rice is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.1% and a 56.6% success rate. Rice covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as WellCare Health Plans, Healthcare Services, and Select Medical.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Service Corp International with a $52.00 average price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $48.70 and a one-year low of $37.52. Currently, Service Corp International has an average volume of 830.9K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 68 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is neutral on the stock. Most recently, in August 2019, Sumner Waring, the Sr.VP& Chief Operating Officer of SCI sold 86,200 shares for a total of $4,139,324.

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Service Corp. International engages in the provision of deathcare products and services. It operates through the Funeral and Cemetery business segments.