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Service Corporation International (SCI) is one of the leading providers of deathcare products and services in North America. It offers funeral and cemetery products and services, and cemetery property on a need and pre-need basis. The company provides professional services related to funerals and cremations such as preparation and embalming services; funeral facilities; motor vehicles; related merchandise such as caskets, burial vaults, memorial products, flowers; and other ancillary products and services. It offers its services under the brand names, Dignity Memorial, Dignity Planning, National Cremation Society, Advantage, Funeraria Del Angel, Making Everlasting Memories and Neptune Society/Trident Society. As of December 2013, the company operated a network of 1,644 funeral service locations and 514 cemeteries which include 283 combination locations across 43 states in the US, the District of Columbia, eight provinces in Canada, 12 funeral homes in Germany, and Puerto Rico. SCI is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

As a part of its growth strategy, the company acquired Stewart Enterprises to expand its footprint in funeral and cemetery industry in North America.

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Table Of Contents

Service Corporation International (SCI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Service Corporation International - Key Facts 6
Service Corporation International - Key Employees 7
Service Corporation International - Key Employee Biographies 8
Service Corporation International - Major Products and Services 9
Service Corporation International - History 10
Service Corporation International - Company Statement 12
Service Corporation International - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 - Company Analysis 19
Service Corporation International - Business Description 19
Service Corporation International - Corporate Strategy 20
Service Corporation International - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
Service Corporation International - Strengths 21
Strength - Alliances and Partnerships 21
Strength - Strong Network Size 21
Strength - Wide Offerings 21
Service Corporation International - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - Limited Geographic Presence 22
Weakness - Limited Liquidity Position 22
Service Corporation International - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - Rising Demand for Cremation 23
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 23
Opportunity - Target Market Expansion Initiatives 23
Service Corporation International - Threats 24
Threat - Intense Competition 24
Threat - Stringent Regulations 24
Threat - Improvements in the Healthcare Industry 24
Service Corporation International - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 - Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Ratio Definitions 32
About GlobalData 36
Contact Us 36
Disclaimer 36

List of Tables
Service Corporation International, Key Facts 6
Service Corporation International, Key Employees 7
Service Corporation International, Key Employee Biographies 8
Service Corporation International, Major Products and Services 9
Service Corporation International, History 10
Service Corporation International, Subsidiaries 17
Service Corporation International, Key Competitors 25
Service Corporation International, Ratios based on current share price 26
Service Corporation International, Annual Ratios 27
Service Corporation International, Interim Ratios 30
Currency Codes 32
Capital Market Ratios 32
Equity Ratios 33
Profitability Ratios 33
Cost Ratios 34
Liquidity Ratios 34
Leverage Ratios 35
Efficiency Ratios 35

List of Figures
Service Corporation International, Performance Chart (2009 - 2013) 29
Service Corporation International, Ratio Charts 31

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