Service Corporation International ($SCI) Cautious Buy or Hold to $18 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Service Corporation International
Stock ticker SCI
Live stock price [stckqut]SCI[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Fair
EBIT growth Fair

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $17.04
Target stock price (averages with growth) $20.94
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $18.62
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $18.09

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=sci

Service International Corp., formerly Service Corporation International, 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. Its operations consist of funeral service locations, cemeteries, funeral service/cemetery combination locations, crematoria, and related businesses. The Company operates in two segments: funeral and cemetery operations. Its funeral service and cemetery operations consist of funeral service locations, cemeteries, funeral service/cemetery combination locations, crematoria, and related businesses. The Company sells cemetery property and funeral and cemetery products and services at the time of need and on a preneed basis. In December 2013, the Company announced that it completed its acquisition of Stewart Enterprises, Inc.

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Service Corporation International as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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