Carriage Services Inc (NYSE:CSV) Sentiment Increased in Q1 2018

June 14, 2018 - By Duane Lopez

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Sentiment for Carriage Services Inc (NYSE:CSV)

Carriage Services Inc (NYSE:CSV) institutional sentiment increased to 1.51 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.22, from 1.29 in 2017Q4. The ratio improved, as 53 funds increased and opened new equity positions, while 35 sold and trimmed holdings in Carriage Services Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now own: 13.69 million shares, up from 13.49 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of funds holding Carriage Services Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 30 Increased: 31 New Position: 22.

Carriage Services, Inc. provides funeral and cemetery services and merchandise in the United States. The company has market cap of $400.14 million. It operates through two divisions, Funeral Home Operations and Cemetery Operations. It has a 11.75 P/E ratio. The Funeral Home Operations segment offers burial, cremation, consultation, and transportation services; removes and prepares remains; sells caskets, urns, and related funeral merchandise; and enables the use of funeral home facilities for visitation and services.

The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $24.56. About 66,168 shares traded. Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) has declined 3.56% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.13% the S&P500.

Analysts await Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.44 earnings per share, up 46.67 % or $0.14 from last year’s $0.3 per share. CSV’s profit will be $7.17 million for 13.95 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual earnings per share reported by Carriage Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.42 % negative EPS growth.

Cooper Creek Partners Management Llc holds 3% of its portfolio in Carriage Services, Inc. for 192,122 shares. Bard Associates Inc owns 144,652 shares or 1.99% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Weber Alan W has 1.67% invested in the company for 131,315 shares. The California-based Rbf Capital Llc has invested 0.6% in the stock. Fenimore Asset Management Inc, a New York-based fund reported 336,865 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 sale for $19,275 activity.

More news for Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Carriage Services Announces Press Release and Conference Call Discussing Balance Sheet Recapitalization” on June 01, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Carriage Services Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering” and published on May 17, 2018 is yet another important article.

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