Service Corporation International (SCI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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Service Corporation International ( SCI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased SCI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SCI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $14.25, the dividend yield is 1.68%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SCI was $14.25, representing a -1.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.48 and a 49.37% increase over the 52 week low of $9.54.

SCI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tyco International, Ltd. (Switzerland) ( TYC ) and H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ). SCI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.78. Zacks Investment Research reports SCI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 18.77%, compared to an industry average of 15.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SCI Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SCI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SCI as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Morningstar Small Core Index Fund ( JKJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKJ with an increase of 4.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SCI at 0.88%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: HRB , JKJ , SCI , TYC

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