Service Corporation International (
) 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) (
) and H&R Block, Inc. (
). 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
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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 (
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%.