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11/11/14Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization To $300 Million And Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has increased the authorized level of repurchases of its common stock by approximately $290 million.  When combined with approximately $10 million of authority remaining under the existing program, this represents a total of $300 million of current share repurchase authority effective today. ... 
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10/29/14Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results And Provides Preliminary Outlook For 2015
- Conference call on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the third quarter 2014. Our unaudited consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: (In millions, except for per share amounts... 
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10/22/14Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the third quarter 2014 on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, October 30, 2014.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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08/13/14Service Corporation International Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of nine cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend declared today represents a 12.5% increase from previously declared dividends of eight cents per share of common stock per quarter.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable... 
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07/30/14Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results And Raises 2014 Guidance
- Conference call on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the second quarter 2014. Our unaudited consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: (In millions, except for per share amounts) ... 
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07/21/14Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the second quarter 2014 on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, July 31, 2014.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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05/14/14Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of eight cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on June 30, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 13, 2014.  While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends for the... 
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05/12/14Service Corporation International Completes Private Offering Of $550 Million Of 5.375% Senior Notes Due 2024
HOUSTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) (the "Company") announced today that it has successfully completed its previously announced private offering of $550 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). The Notes will bear interest at 5.375% per year and were priced at par. The net proceeds from the offering will be used, together with borrowings under the Company's revolving credit facility and cash on hand, to fina... 
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05/12/14Service Corporation International and Stewart Enterprises, Inc. Announce Early Results of Tender Offers and Consent Solicitations
HOUSTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) (the "Company") and Stewart Enterprises, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company ("Stewart" and, together with the Company, the "Offerors"), announced today the early results for their previously announced tender offers and consent solicitations. As of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on May 9, 2014 (the "Consent Payment Deadline"), the Company had received tenders for approximately (i) $63.0 million in aggr... 
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04/28/14Service Corporation International Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $550 Million of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2024
HOUSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) (the "Company") announced today the pricing of its previously announced private offering of $550 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). The Notes will bear interest at 5.375% per year and were priced at par. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with borrowings under its revolving credit facility and cash on hand, to finance the purcha... 
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04/28/14Service Corporation International Announces Private Offering of $550 Million of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced a private offering of $550 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with borrowings under its revolving credit facility and cash on hand, to finance the purchase, in previously announced tender offers, or the subsequent repurchase or redemption, of all o... 
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04/28/14Service Corporation International and Stewart Enterprises, Inc. Commence Cash Tender Offers and Consent Solicitations
HOUSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) (the "Company") and Stewart Enterprises, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company ("Stewart" and, together with the Company, the "Offerors"), announced today that they are commencing cash tender offers for certain of their outstanding senior notes. The Company is commencing cash tender offers for any and all of (i) the $136.5 million principal amount outstanding of its 6.75% Senior Notes due 2015 (CUSIP N... 
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04/23/14Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial Results And Reconfirms Guidance For 2014
- Conference call on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the first quarter 2014. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: (In millions, except for per shar... 
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04/16/14Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the first quarter 2014 on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, April 24, 2014.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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02/27/14Service Corporation International Announces Lawsuit Settlement
HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that it has agreed to settle its lawsuit Scott v. SCI et al. "We are very pleased to put this litigation behind us," said SCI Spokesperson Lisa Marshall. "While we do not believe the allegations represent the standard of care and service our professionals provide, it is in the best interest of our customer families, our shareholders and our associates that we move forward and focus on the wor... 
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02/12/14Service Corporation International Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of eight cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend declared today represents a 14% increase from previously declared dividends of seven cents per share of common stock per quarter.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable ... 
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02/11/14Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Results, And Confirms Updated Outlook For 2014
- Conference call on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the fourth quarter of 2013. Our consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: (In millions, except for per share amounts) ... 
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02/04/14Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the fourth quarter 2013 on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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12/23/13Service Corporation International Announces Completion Of Acquisition Of Stewart Enterprises, Inc.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced that today it has completed its acquisition of Stewart Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: STEI). Under the terms of the merger agreement, each outstanding share of Stewarts' common stock has been converted into the right to receive $13.25 in cash. As a result of the acquisition, the common stock of Stewart will cease to be publicly traded and will no longer be listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market.  ... 
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11/12/13Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of seven cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on December 31, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 13, 2013.  While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividend... 
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10/23/13Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results, Reaffirms 2013 Outlook, And Provides Initial Outlook For 2014
- Conference call on Thursday, October 24, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:  SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the third quarter 2013. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results:  (In millions, except for per ... 
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10/15/13Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the third quarter 2013 on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, October 24, 2013.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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08/14/13Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of seven cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on September 30, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 13, 2013.  While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash divide... 
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07/24/13Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results And Raises 2013 Guidance
- Conference call on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the second quarter 2013. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results:  (In millions, except for per sha... 
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07/17/13FTC Issues Requests For Additional Information In Connection With The Service Corporation International / Stewart Enterprises, Inc. Merger
HOUSTON and NEW ORLEANS, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI") and Stewart Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: STEI) ("Stewart") today announced that they have each received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with its review of SCI's pending acquisition of Stewart. These FTC requests, commonly referred to as the "second request," were anticipated by SCI and Stewart.  They extend the waiting period unde... 
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07/16/13Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the second quarter 2013 on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, July 25, 2013.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What:     Service Corporation International Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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07/01/13Service Corporation International Completes Private Offering Of $425 Million Of 5.375% Senior Notes Due 2022
HOUSTON, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI") announced today that it has successfully completed its previously announced private offering of $425 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2022 (the "Notes"). The Notes will bear interest at 5.375% per year and were priced at par. The net proceeds from the offering will be used, together with borrowings under SCI's senior credit facilities and cash on hand, to finance SCI's previou... 
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06/17/13Service Corporation International Announces Pricing of Private Offerings of $425 million of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2022
HOUSTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI") announced today the pricing of its previously announced private offering of $425 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2022 (the "Notes"). The Notes will bear interest at 5.375% per year and were priced at par. The net proceeds from the offering will be used, together with borrowings under SCI's senior credit facilities and cash on hand, to finance SCI's previously announced acqui... 
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06/17/13Service Corporation International Announces Private Offering of $425 Million of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced a private offering of $425 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2022. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with borrowings under its senior credit facilities and cash on hand, to finance the Company's previously announced acquisition of Stewart Enterprises, Inc. ("Stewart"), including the repayment of certa... 
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05/29/13Service Corporation International To Acquire Stewart Enterprises, Inc.
HOUSTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today the signing of a definitive agreement with Stewart Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: STEI) to acquire all of Stewart's outstanding shares of Class A and Class B common stock for $13.25 per share in cash.  The acquisition, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of both companies, has an enterprise value of $1.4 billion. Tom Ryan, SCI's President and Chief Executive Officer, commented on t... 
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05/08/13Service Corporation International Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of seven cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend declared today represents a 17% increase from previously declared dividends of six cents per share of common stock per quarter.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on J... 
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04/24/13Service Corporation International Announces Strong First Quarter 2013 Financial Results
- Conference call on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time HOUSTON, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:  SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the first quarter 2013. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results:  (In millions,... 
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04/18/13Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the first quarter 2013 on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, April 25, 2013.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What:    Service Corporation International First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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02/26/13Service Corporation International To Present At The Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference
HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International announced today that members of the Company's senior management team will present at The Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on March 4, 2013 at 1:40 p.m. Eastern Time.  To listen to the live webcast, please visit the company's website at www.sci-corp.com.  About Service Corporation International Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is No... 
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02/13/13Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of six cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on March 28, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2013.  While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash d... 
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02/12/13Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results And Provides Updated Guidance For 2013
- Conference call on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the fourth quarter 2012 and updated guidance for 2013. Our consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results:  (In millions, exc... 
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02/05/13Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the fourth quarter 2012 on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Wednesday, February 13, 2013.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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11/14/12Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to $200 Million and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has increased the authorized level of repurchases of its common stock by approximately $155 million.  When combined with approximately $45 million of authority remaining under the existing program, this represents a total of $200 million of current share repurchase authority effective today.... 
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11/08/12Service Corporation International Completes Offering of $200 Million of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI"), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that it had successfully completed its previously announced public offering of $200 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.5% Senior Notes due 2020.  SCI intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, along with a borrowing of approximately $9.6 million under its second amended and restated credit facil... 
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11/05/12Service Corporation International Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering
HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI"), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $200.0 million of senior notes due 2020, which will bear interest at a rate of 4.5% per annum.  SCI expects to close the sale of the notes on November 8, 2012, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.  The offering is being made under ... 
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11/05/12Service Corporation International Announces Senior Notes Offering
HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI"), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that it intends to offer $200 million aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2020, subject to market and other conditions.  The offering will be made by means of an underwritten public offering pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("S... 
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10/24/12Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results, Updates 2012 Outlook, And Provides Initial Outlook For 2013
- Conference call on Thursday, October 25, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:  SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the third quarter 2012. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results:  (In millions, e... 
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10/19/12Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the third quarter 2012 on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, October 25, 2012.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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08/07/12Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of six cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on October 31, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 15, 2012.  While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends... 
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07/25/12Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results And Raises 2012 Guidance
- Conference call on Thursday, July 26, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time HOUSTON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the second quarter 2012. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: (In millions, except for per share... 
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07/19/12Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the second quarter 2012 on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, July 26, 2012.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call When: ... 
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05/09/12Service Corporation International Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of six cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend declared today represents a 20% increase from previously declared dividends of five cents per share of common stock per quarter.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable o... 
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04/25/12Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Conference call on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the first quarter 2012. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: (In millions, except for per sha... 
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04/19/12Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the first quarter 2012 on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, April 26, 2012. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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02/08/12Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Affirms Guidance for 2012
- Conference call on Thursday, February 9, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the fourth quarter 2011. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: ... 
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02/08/12Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to $200 Million and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has increased the authorized level of repurchases of its common stock by approximately $120 million.  When combined with approximately $80 million of authority remaining under the existing program, this represents a total of $200 million of current share repurchase authorit... 
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02/02/12Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for its Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the fourth quarter 2011 on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, February 9, 2012.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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11/08/11Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of five cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on January 31, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 13, 2012. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash di... 
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10/26/11Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results, Raises 2011 Outlook, and Provides Initial Outlook for 2012
Conference call on Thursday, October 27, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the third quarter 2011. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: ... 
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10/18/11Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the third quarter 2011 on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, October 27, 2011. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Confere... 
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08/10/11Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to $200 Million and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has increased the authorized level of repurchases of its common stock by approximately $116.6 million. When combined with approximately $83.4 million of authority remaining under the existing program, this represents a total of $200 million of current share repurchase authority effect... 
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07/27/11Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Conference call on Thursday, July 28, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the second quarter 2011. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: ... 
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07/19/11Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for Its Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the second quarter 2011 on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, July 28, 2011. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Confer... 
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06/03/11Service Corporation International Announces the Acquisition of 70% Interest in The Neptune Society, Inc.
HOUSTON, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that it has acquired 70% of the outstanding shares of The Neptune Society, Inc. Neptune is the nation's largest direct cremation organization, with annual revenues of more than $55 million and a network of 30 locations in nine states. Through an active preneed sales program, Neptune has built a backlog of future ... 
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05/11/11Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of five cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on July 29, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2011. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividend... 
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04/27/11Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Conference call on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the first quarter 2011. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: ... 
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04/21/11Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Apr 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the first quarter 2011 on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, April 28, 2011. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International First Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call When:... 
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02/09/11Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Financial Results and Raises 2011 Guidance
Conference call on Thursday, February 10, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time. HOUSTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the fourth quarter 2010. Our consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: ... 
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02/09/11Service Corporation International Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of five cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend declared today represents a 25% increase from previously declared dividends of four cents per share of common stock per quarter. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is pay... 
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02/02/11Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Fourth Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the fourth quarter 2010 on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, February 10, 2011. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Serv... 
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11/22/10Service Corporation International Completes Offering of $250 Million of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI"), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that it had successfully completed its previously announced public offering of $250million aggregate principal amount of its 7% Senior Notes due 2019. SCI intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay indebtedness under its credit facility and for general corporate purposes. Forward-Look... 
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11/17/10Service Corporation International Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering
HOUSTON, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $250 million of senior notes due2019, which will bear interest at a rate of 7% per annum.SCI expects to close the sale of the notes on November 22, 2010, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The offering is being made under SCI's ... 
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11/17/10Service Corporation International Announces Senior Notes Offering
HOUSTON, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that it intends to offer $250 million aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2019, subject to market and other conditions. The offering will be made by means of an underwritten public offering pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. SCI ... 
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11/11/10Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to $200 Million
HOUSTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has increased the authorized level of repurchases of its common stock by approximately $171.5 million. When combined with approximately $28.5 million of authority remaining under the existing program, this represents a total of $200 million of current share repurchase authority effecti... 
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11/10/10Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on January 31, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 14, 2011. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash div... 
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10/27/10Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter Results, Updates 2010 Outlook and Provides Initial 2011 Outlook
- Conference call on Thursday, October 28, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Oct 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the third quarter 2010. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: ... 
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10/22/10Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the third quarter 2010 on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, October 28, 2010. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International T... 
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08/11/10Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug 11, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on October 29, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 15, 2010. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash di... 
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07/28/10Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results and Increases Cash Flow Outlook for 2010
Conference call on Thursday, July 29, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, July 28, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the second quarter 2010. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: (In millions, except for ... 
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07/23/10Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the second quarter 2010 on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, July 29, 2010. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call When: Thursday, July 29, 2010, ... 
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05/12/10Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on July 30, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2010. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividend... 
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04/28/10Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2010 Financial Results
Conference call on Thursday, April 29, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time. HOUSTON, April 28, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the first quarter 2010. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: ... 
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04/23/10Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its First Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, April 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the first quarter 2010 on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, April 29, 2010. Details of the conference call are as follows: Service Corporation International First Quarter 2010 Earnings What: Conference Call ... 
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03/26/10Service Corporation International Announces Successful Bid for Keystone North America Inc.
HOUSTON, March 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that 23,748,302 common shares of Keystone North America Inc. ("Keystone"), representing approximately 91% of the outstanding Keystone common shares, have been tendered to the offer (the "Offer") dated November 16, 2009, as amended, made by SCI Alliance Acquisition Corporation ("SCI Alliance"), a wholly-owned su... 
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03/24/10Service Corporation International Obtains Regulatory Clearance to Acquire Keystone North America Inc.
HOUSTON, March 24, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that it has received an early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Act from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") in connection with SCI's tender offer (the "Offer") for all of the issued and outstanding common shares, including those represented by income participatin... 
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03/15/10Service Corporation International Extends Offer for Keystone North America Inc.
HOUSTON, March 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, SCI Alliance Acquisition Corporation, has extended the expiry time of its offer (the "Offer") dated November 16, 2009, as amended, to purchase all of the issued and outstanding common shares (the "Keystone Shares") in the capital of Keystone North America Inc. ("Keystone"). The... 
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02/25/10Service Corporation International Extends Offer for Keystone North America Inc.
HOUSTON, Feb 25, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, SCI Alliance Acquisition Corporation, has extended the expiry time of its offer (the "Offer") dated November 16, 2009, as amended, to purchase all of the issued and outstanding common shares (the "Keystone Shares") in the capital of Keystone North America Inc. ("Keystone"). The ... 
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02/24/10Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Updates 2010 Guidance
Conference call on Thursday, February 25, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time.HOUSTON, Feb 24, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the fourth quarter 2009. Our consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: Three ... 
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02/16/10Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for Its Fourth Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the fourth quarter 2009 on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, February 25, 2010. Details of the conference call are as follows: Service Corporation International Fourth Quarter 2009 Earnings What: Conference Call ... 
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02/10/10Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on April 30, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2010. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash divi... 
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01/27/10Service Corporation International Extends Offer for Keystone North America Inc.
HOUSTON, Jan 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, SCI Alliance Acquisition Corporation, has extended the expiry time of its offer (the "Offer") dated November 16, 2009, as amended, to purchase all of the issued and outstanding common shares in the capital of Keystone North America Inc. ("Keystone"). The expiry time of the Offer... 
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12/18/09Service Corporation International Extends Offer for Keystone North America Inc.
HOUSTON, Dec 18, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, SCI Alliance Acquisition Corporation, has extended the expiry time of its offer (the "Offer") dated November 16, 2009 to purchase all of the issued and outstanding common shares in the capital of Keystone North America Inc. ("Keystone"). The expiry time of the Offer ha... 
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12/07/09The Dignity Memorial(R) Network Honors Four Individuals Who Gave the Gift of Life Through Organ and Tissue Donation
HOUSTON, Dec 07, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dr. Victor Miranda spent his life caring for others -- as an emergency room physician and medical entrepreneur in Houston, as a father and as a friend. On December 11, 2008, at the age of 52, Victor suffered cardiac arrest as a result of an undetected congenital heart defect. Even in death, he was able to save lives as an organ and tissue donor. Dr. Miranda is just one of four individuals being honored by the Dignity Memorial(R) network... 
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12/07/09The Dignity Memorial(R) Network Honors Four Individuals Who Gave the Gift of Life Through Organ and Tissue Donation
HOUSTON Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr. Victor Miranda spent his life caring for others -- as an emergency room physician and medical entrepreneur in Houston, as a father and as a friend. On December 11, 2008, at the age of 52, Victor suffered cardiac arrest as a result of an undetected congenital heart defect. Even in death, he was able to save lives as an organ and tissue donor. Dr. Miranda is just one of four individuals being honored by the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, c... 
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12/03/09Service Corporation International Acquires Las Vegas-Based Palm Mortuaries
Acquisition Furthers Strategic Growth in One of the Fastest-Growing Retirement Areas HOUSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that it has acquired Palm Mortuaries of Las Vegas, Nevada. Palm Mortuaries is one of North America's premier funeral and cemetery operations, with approximately $30 million in annual revenues and whose holdings include five funeral ... 
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11/11/09Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on January 29, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 15, 2010. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash divid... 
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11/10/09Service Corporation International Completes Offering of $150 Million of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that it had successfully completed its previously announced public offering of $150 million aggregate principal amount of its 8.00% Senior Notes due 2021. SCI intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with available cash, to fund the acquisition of Keystone North America Inc. Pendin... 
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11/05/09Service Corporation International Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering
HOUSTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI"), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $150.0 million of senior notes due 2021, which will bear interest at a rate of 8.00% per annum. The notes are being sold at 98.115% of par, which equates to an effective yield to maturity of approximately 8.25%. SCI expects to close the sale of the notes on N... 
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11/05/09Service Corporation International Announces Senior Notes Offering
HOUSTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI"), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it intends to offer $150 million aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2021, subject to market and other conditions. The offering will be made by means of an underwritten public offering pursuant to an automatic shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.... 
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11/04/09Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results
- Conference call on Thursday, November 5, 2009, at 8:00 a.m. Central Standard Time. HOUSTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the third quarter 2009. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: ... 
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11/02/09Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for Its Third Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the third quarter 2009 on Wednesday, November 4, 2009, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, November 5, 2009. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call Whe... 
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10/15/09Service Corporation International Announces Support Agreement With Keystone North America Inc.
HOUSTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced the execution of a definitive support agreement with Keystone North America Inc. "Keystone." Under the terms of the agreement, SCI has agreed to offer to purchase all the outstanding common shares of Keystone, including those represented by income participating securities, at C$8.00 per share, for a total estimated transacti... 
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08/31/09Traveling Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall Comes to Phoenix
Community Invited to Pay Respects to America's War Veterans PHOENIX, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dignity Memorial((R)) Vietnam Wall, a three-quarter-scale traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be on display Sept. 18 - 20 at Phoenix Memorial Park and Mortuary, 200 W. Beardsley Rd. in Phoenix. Call 623-434-7000 for more information. Free and open to the public 24 hours a day from Friday, Sept. 18 through Sunday, Sept. 20, the replica is eight feet high an... 
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08/13/09Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on October 30, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 15, 2009. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash divid... 
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08/05/09Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
- Conference call on Thursday, August 6, 2009, at 9:00 a.m. Central Daylight Standard Time. HOUSTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a leading provider of deathcare products and services, today reported results for the second quarter 2009. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: ... 
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07/22/09Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 22, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the second quarter 2009 on Wednesday, August 5, 2009, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, August 6, 2009. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call When: Thursday, August ... 
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05/20/09Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall 2009 Tour Schedule Released
--Traveling Replica to Visit 10 U.S. CitiesHOUSTON, May 20, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The Dignity Memorial(R) network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers announces the 2009 tour schedule of the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall, a three-quarter-scale traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090520/DA19757) Free and open to the public 24 hours a day during the exhibit dates, the replica s... 
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05/13/09Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on July 31, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2009. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends fo... 
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05/06/09Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
-- Conference call on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at 8:30 a.m. Central Daylight Time.HOUSTON, May 6, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a leading provider of deathcare products and services, today reported results for the first quarter 2009. Our consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: Three... 
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04/27/09Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for Its First Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the first quarter 2009 on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, May 7, 2009. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International First Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call When: Th... 
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02/25/09Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Comments on Outlook for 2009
- Conference call on Thursday, February 26, 2009, at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time. HOUSTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a leading provider of deathcare products and services, today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 and provided its comments on its outlook for fiscal year 2009. Our consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key fi... 
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02/24/09Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for Its Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb 24, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the fourth quarter 2008 on Wednesday, February 25, 2009, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, February 26, 2009. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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02/11/09Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on April 30, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2009. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends... 
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02/09/09Service Corporation International Updates Fourth Quarter 2008 Guidance
- Company intends to report final fourth quarter 2008 results and updated 2009 guidance on February 25, 2009 HOUSTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a leading provider of deathcare products and services, announced today that it anticipates fourth quarter of 2008 diluted earnings per share before special items to be in the range of $.07 to $.09. The Company applied its current estimate of 40% as an effective tax rate for the fourth ... 
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11/12/08Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to $150 Million and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has increased the authorized level for repurchases of its common stock by approximately $120 million. When combined with approximately $30 million of authority remaining at the end of today under the existing program, this represents a total of $150 million of current share repurchase aut... 
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11/05/08Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Earnings and Cash Flow Outlook for Fourth Quarter 2008 and Full Year 2009
- Conference call on Thursday, November 6, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time. HOUSTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, today reported results for the third quarter 2008. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: (In millions, except for T... 
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10/28/08Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for Its Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the third quarter 2008 on Wednesday, November 5, 2008, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, November 6, 2008. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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10/07/08Service Corporation International Withdraws Proposal For Stewart Enterprises
HOUSTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that it has furnished on Form 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission the following letter attached to this press release. The attached letter has been sent to Stewart Enterprises and withdraws our previous proposal of $11 per share for the reasons discussed within the letter. Cautionary Statement... 
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08/13/08Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on October 31, 2008 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 16, 2008. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash divid... 
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08/06/08Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results
- Conference call on Thursday, August 7, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time. HOUSTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, today reported results for the second quarter 2008. Our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: (In millio... 
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07/30/08Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for its Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the second quarter 2008 on Wednesday, August 6, 2008, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, August 7, 2008. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call When... 
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05/14/08Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on July 31, 2008 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 16, 2008. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends fo... 
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05/07/08Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results
Conference call on Thursday, May 8, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time. HOUSTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, today reported results for the first quarter 2008. Our unaudited consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financial results: ... 
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05/01/08Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for Its First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the first quarter 2008 on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, May 8, 2008. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International First Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call When: Thursday,... 
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02/28/08Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Outlook for 2008
- Conference call on Friday, February 29, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time. HOUSTON, Feb 28, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2007 and provided its outlook for fiscal year 2008. Our consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key financ... 
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02/25/08Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for Its Fourth Quarter 2007 Earnings Release and 2008 Outlook Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the fourth quarter 2007 and its 2008 outlook on Thursday, February 28, 2008, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Friday, February 29, 2008. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Fourth Quarter 2007 and 2008 Outlook ... 
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02/13/08Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb 13, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of four cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on April 30, 2008 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2008. While the Company intends to pay regular... 
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11/26/07Service Corporation International to Present at Investor Conferences
HOUSTON, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that Tom Ryan, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Eric Tanzberger, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present at the Merrill Lynch Health Services Conference in New York, New York on Wednesday, November 28, 2007, at 1:45 p.m. Eastern Time. On Monday, December 3, 2007, Tom Ryan will also be presenting at the Bank of America Credit Confere... 
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11/14/07Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization by $250 Million and Declares an Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend to Four Cents Per Common Share
HOUSTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has increased the authorized level for repurchases of its common stock by $250 million. The $250 million increase in share repurchase authorization will be additive to the approximately $40 million that remains available from the $400 million authorization level previously approved by the... 
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11/07/07Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results
- Conference call on Thursday, November 8, 2007, at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time. HOUSTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today reported results for the third quarter 2007. Our consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key GAAP financial results: ... 
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10/31/07Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for its Third Quarter 2007 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the third quarter 2007 on Wednesday, November 7, 2007, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI management on Thursday, November 8, 2007. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2007 Conference Call When: Thursday, November 8... 
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08/08/07Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to $400 Million and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has increased the authorized level for repurchases of its common stock to $400 million from $200 million. The $200 million increase in share repurchase authorization will be additive to the approximately $76.2 million that remains available from the original $200 million authorization appr... 
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08/07/07Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
- Conference call on Wednesday August 8, 2007, at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time.HOUSTON, Aug 07, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today reported results for the second quarter 2007. Our consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key GAAP financial results: ... 
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07/31/07Service Corporation International Appoints Greg Sangalis as Senior Vice President and General Counsel
HOUSTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of funeral, cemetery and cremation services, announced today the appointment of Gregory T. Sangalis as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Sangalis previously served Team Inc., a leading provider of specialty industrial maintenance and construction services, as Senior Vice President, Law and Administration. Prior to that, Mr. Sangalis served as Managing Direct... 
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07/30/07Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for its Second Quarter 2007 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the second quarter 2007 on Tuesday, August 7, 2007, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI management on Wednesday, August 8, 2007. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Second Quarter 2007 Conference Call When: Wed... 
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07/17/07Dignity Memorial(R) Extends Network by Nearly 600 Locations
Former Alderwoods Firms now Offering Enhanced Services HOUSTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dignity Memorial, the first transcontinental funeral service brand in North America, announced today that it has expanded its network by nearly 600 funeral homes and cemeteries. These additions are part of Service Corporation International's (NYSE: SCI) acquisition of Alderwoods Group, Inc. on November 28, 2006. Although the Alderwoods firms have operated continuously since jo... 
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05/30/07Service Corporation International to Present at Investor Conferences
HOUSTON, Texas, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that Tom Ryan, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Eric Tanzberger, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present at the Bank of America Securities Health Care Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, May 31, 2007, at 4:40 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. On Wednesday, June 6, 2007, Tom Ryan and Eric Tanzberger will also be presenting a... 
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05/23/07Dignity Memorial(R) Escape School(R) Commemorates 25th Anniversary of National Missing Children's Day With 25 Tips to Keep Kids Safe
HOUSTON, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the thousands of children who are abducted from their families every year, Dignity Memorial Escape School commemorates the 25th anniversary of National Missing Children's Day on May 25 by offering 25 effective abduction-prevention tips to keep children safe and families together. Each year, more than 58,000 U.S. children are abducted by non-family members. Dignity Memorial Escape School is a highly recognized national program that t... 
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05/09/07Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2007 Financial Results
- Conference call on Thursday, May 10, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time HOUSTON, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, today reported results for the first quarter 2007. Our consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key GAAP financial results: ... 
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05/09/07Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of three cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on July 31, 2007 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 16, 2007. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends fo... 
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05/07/07Service Corporation International Announces Retirement of Senior Officer
HOUSTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, announced today that James M. Shelger, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, will retire effective June 30, 2007. Thereafter, Mr. Shelger will remain an employee of the company for a transitional period. SCI has not yet named a successor but has initiated a search to identify successor candidates. Commenting on Mr. Shelger's retire... 
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05/01/07Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its First Quarter 2007 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the first quarter 2007 on Wednesday, May 9, 2007, after the market closes. A conference call will be hosted by SCI management on Thursday, May 10, 2007. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International First Quarter 2007 Conference Call When: Thursday, May 1... 
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04/23/07Service Corporation International Announces Closing of Cash Tender Offers
HOUSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, announced today the completion of its cash tender offers to purchase any and all of its 6.50% Notes due 2008 and 7.70% Notes due 2009. The tender offers expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Friday, April 20, 2007. Previously, on April 9, 2007, the Company accepted approximately $149.1 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.50% Note... 
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04/09/07Service Corporation International Completes Private Offerings of $400 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes
HOUSTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, announced today that it had successfully completed its previously announced private placement offerings of $400 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured senior notes, consisting of $200 million aggregate principal amount of 6.75% Senior Notes due 2015 and $200 million aggregate principal amount of 7.50% Senior Notes due 2027. The Company intend... 
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04/06/07Service Corporation International Announces Early Participation Results and Pricing of Cash Tender Offers
HOUSTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, announced today that the early participation period for its cash tender offers to purchase any and all of its 6.50% Notes due 2008 and 7.70% Notes due 2009 ended yesterday at 5:00 p.m., New York City time. At the end of the early participation period, SCI had received tenders from holders of approximately $149.1 million aggregate principal amount of i... 
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03/28/07Service Corporation International Announces Pricing of Private Offerings of $400 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes
HOUSTON, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, announced today the pricing of its previously announced private placement offerings of $400 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured senior notes, consisting of $200 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2015 and $200 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2027. The 2015 Notes will bear interest at 6.75% per ye... 
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03/27/07Building North America's First Transcontinental Funeral Service Brand, SCI Adds George Owens to Marketing Team
HOUSTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), North America's largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services, today announced the appointment of George J. Owens as Managing Director of Marketing. This newly established position aligns with the company's strategy to enhance the identity of its Dignity Memorial(R) brand, North America's first coast-to-coast funeral service brand. In his leadership role, Owens will guide SCI's con... 
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03/26/07Service Corporation International Announces Private Offerings of $400 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes
HOUSTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, announced today that it is commencing private placement offerings to eligible purchasers, subject to market and other conditions, of an aggregate of $400 million principal amount of unsecured senior notes, consisting of $200 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2015 and $200 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 202... 
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03/23/07Service Corporation International Commences Cash Tender Offer for 6.50% Notes Due 2008 and 7.70% Notes Due 2009
HOUSTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, announced today that it commenced cash tender offers to purchase any and all of its 6.50% Notes due 2008 and 7.70% Notes due 2009. The aggregate principal amounts of the Notes are $195,000,000 and $202,588,000, respectively, as of the date of this press release. The tender offers are being made pursuant to an Offer to Purchase dated March 23, 2007,... 
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03/01/07Service Corporation International to Present at Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference on March 5, 2007
HOUSTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that Michael Webb, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Eric Tanzberger, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present at the Raymond James 28th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday, March 5, 2007, at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be accessible t... 
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02/27/07Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2006 Financial Results
- Conference Call on Wednesday, February 28, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time HOUSTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), a provider of deathcare products and services, today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2006. Our consolidated financial statements can be found at the end of this press release. The table below summarizes our key GAAP financial results: (In mi... 
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02/23/07Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for its Fourth Quarter 2006 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2006 on Wednesday, February 28, 2007, before the market opens. A conference call will be hosted by SCI management on the same day. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Fourth Quarter 2006 Conference Call When: Wednesday... 
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02/19/07Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to $200 Million and Provides Financial Outlook for 2007
HOUSTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today an increase of $164 million in its previously authorized share repurchase program, that, together with previously available amounts provide for a total authorization of $200 million for future share repurchases. Since late 2004, SCI has purchased approximately 51.1 million shares at an average price of $7.11 per share. SCI has made and intends to make share repurchases from time t... 
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02/14/07Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of three cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on April 30, 2007 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 16, 2007. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividend... 
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02/12/07Service Corporation International to Provide 2007 Financial Outlook and Host Conference Call
Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced that it will provide its financial outlook for fiscal year 2007 on February 20, 2007. On that same day, SCI management will host a conference call to discuss details of the 2007 outlook and strategic initiatives for 2007. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International 2007 Guidance Conference Call When: Tuesday, February 20, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time How: Di... 
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02/05/07NYSE Closing Bell to Signify Major Acquisition for Service Corporation International
HOUSTON, Feb 05, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- North America's leading provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services will celebrate a strong step forward on Wednesday, February 7, 2007, as Tom Ryan, President and CEO of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), rings The Closing Bell(SM) at the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Ryan will be joined in the ceremony by members of the SCI management team. With the recent acquisition of Alderwoods Group, Inc., ... 
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01/15/07SCI Adds Phil Jacobs to Senior Management Team
20-Year Marketing Veteran Will Focus on Cohesive Marketing ProgramHOUSTON, Jan 15, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) today announced the appointment of Philip Jacobs as senior vice president/chief marketing officer (CMO). This newly established position aligns with the company's effort to enhance its brand identity and the recently completed merger of the Alderwoods Group. In his leadership role, Jacobs will oversee advertis... 
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11/28/06Service Corporation International Announces Completion of Merger With Alderwoods Group, Inc.
HOUSTON, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Alderwoods Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWGI). Under the terms of the merger agreement, each outstanding share of Alderwoods' common stock has been converted into the right to receive $20.00 in cash, without interest. As a result of the acquisition, the common stock of Alderwoods will cease to be publicly traded and, accordingly, will no longer be ... 
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11/27/06Service Corporation International to Present at Merrill Lynch Conference
HOUSTON, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that the Company will present at the Merrill Lynch Health Services Investor Conference in New York City on Tuesday, November 28, 2006, at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). A live audio webcast of the presentation will be accessible through SCI's website at http://www.sci-corp.com . An archived edition of the presentation will be available later that day. About Service Corporation ... 
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11/22/06Service Corporation International Announces Consent Decree With Federal Trade Commission and Anticipated Closing Date for Merger With Alderwoods Group, Inc.
HOUSTON, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that it has, together with Alderwoods Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWGI), executed a consent decree, which has been accepted for public comment by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC"). As a result, SCI and Alderwoods have obtained all required regulatory approvals to consummate the merger pursuant to the merger agreement entered into on April 2, 2006. Subject to the satisfaction ... 
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11/10/06Service Corporation International Announces Further Extension of Tender Offer for Certain of Its 7.70% Notes Due April 15, 2009
HOUSTON, Nov 16, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI"), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it has further extended its previously announced tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 7.70% Notes due April 15, 2009, CUSIP Nos. 817565AX2, 817565AV6 and 817565AW4 (the "Notes"). The tender offer, previously set to expire at 8:00 a.m., New York City time, on November ... 
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11/09/06Service Corporation International Will Hold Its Third Quarter 2006 Earnings Release and Conference Call Today
HOUSTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced that it will hold a conference call hosted by senior management today to discuss the third quarter results. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2006 Earnings Conference Call When: Thursday, November 9, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time How: Dial-in Number -- (719) 785-94... 
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11/08/06Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter 2006 Financial Results
- Conference call to be webcast on Thursday, November 9, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time HOUSTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today reported results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2006. Our consolidated financial statements (statement of operations, balance sheet and statement of cash flows) can be found at the end of this press release.... 
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11/08/06Service Corporation International Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of three cents per share of common stock, representing a 20% increase from the prior quarterly dividend of two and one-half cents per share. The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on January 31, 2007 to shareholders of record at the cl... 
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11/02/06Service Corporation International Announces Further Extension of Tender Offer for Certain of Its 7.70% Notes Due April 15, 2009
HOUSTON, Nov 02, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI"), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it has further extended its previously announced tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 7.70% Notes due April 15, 2009, CUSIP Nos. 817565AX2, 817565AV6 and 817565AW4 (the "Notes"). The tender offer, previously set to expire at 8:00 a.m., New York City time, on November ... 
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10/26/06Service Corporation International Announces Further Extension of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Certain of Its 7.70% Notes Due April 15, 2009
HOUSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI"), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it has further extended its previously announced tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 7.70% Notes due April 15, 2009, CUSIP Nos. 817565AX2, 817565AV6 and 817565AW4 (the "Notes"). The tender offer, previously set to expire at 8:00 a.m., New York City time, on October 26, 2006, will now expire ... 
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10/13/06Service Corporation International Announces Further Extension of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Certain of Its 7.70% Notes Due April 15, 2009
HOUSTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI"), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it has further extended its previously announced tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 7.70% Notes due April 15, 2009, CUSIP Nos. 817565AX2, 817565AV6 and 817565AW4 (the "Notes"). The tender offer, previously set to expire at 8:00 a.m., New York City time, on October 19, 2006, will now expire ... 
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10/05/06Service Corporation International Announces Extension of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation For Certain of Its 7.70% Notes Due April 15, 2009
HOUSTON, Oct 05, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI"), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it has extended its previously announced tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 7.70% Notes due April 15, 2009, CUSIP Nos. 817565AX2, 817565AV6 and 817565AW4 (the "Notes"). The tender offer, previously set to expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on October 5, 2006, ... 
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10/03/06Service Corporation International Completes Private Offering of $500 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes
HOUSTON, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it had successfully completed its previously announced private offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured senior notes, consisting of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 7 3/8% Senior Notes due 2014 and $250 million aggregate principal amount of 7 5/8% Senior Notes due 2018. The Comp... 
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09/27/06Service Corporation International Announces Pricing of Private Offerings of $500 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes
HOUSTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today the pricing of its previously announced private placement offerings of $500 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured senior notes, consisting of $250 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2014 and $250 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2018. The 2014 Notes will bear inte... 
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09/20/06Service Corporation International Announces Preliminary Results of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Certain of Its 7.70% Notes Due April 15, 2009
HOUSTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today the results to date of its previously announced tender offer and consent solicitation for any and all of its outstanding 7.70% Notes due April 15, 2009, CUSIP Nos. 817565AX2, 817565AV6 and 817565AW4 (the "Notes"). As of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on September 20, 2006 (the "Consent Date"), the last day and ... 
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09/20/06Service Corporation International Announces the Determination of the Consideration for Certain of Its 7.70% Notes Due April 15, 2009
HOUSTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today the determination of the consideration payable in its previously announced cash tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 7.70% Notes due April 15, 2009, CUSIP Nos. 817565AX2, 817565AV6 and 817565AW4 (the "Notes"), and related consent solicitation under the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement ... 
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09/19/06Service Corporation International Announces Private Offerings of $500 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes
HOUSTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it is commencing private placement offerings to eligible purchasers, subject to market and other conditions, of an aggregate of $500 million principal amount of unsecured senior notes, consisting of $250 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2014 and $250 million aggregate principal amount of S... 
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09/07/06Service Corporation International Commences Cash Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation With Respect to Certain of Its 7.70% Notes Due April 15, 2009
HOUSTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding 7.70% Notes due April 15, 2009, CUSIP Nos. 817565AX2, 817565AV6 and 817565AW4 (the "Notes"). The aggregate outstanding principal amount of the Notes is $144,465,000, as of the date of this press release. In conjunction with the ten... 
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08/09/06Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2006 Financial Results
- Conference call to be webcast on Thursday, August 10, 2006, at 9:00 a.m. central time. HOUSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today reported results for the second quarter and first half of 2006. Our consolidated financial statements (statement of operations, balance sheet and statement of cash flows) can be found at the end of this press release. The... 
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08/09/06Service Corporation International Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of two and one-half cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend is payable on October 31, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 16, 2006. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends f... 
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08/09/06Service Corporation International Announces the Schedule for Its Second Quarter 2006 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced that it will issue a press release on Wednesday, August 9, 2006 (after the market closes) with results for the second quarter 2006. A conference call will be hosted by senior management on Thursday, August 10, 2006, to discuss the second quarter results. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Second Quarter 2006 Earnings ... 
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06/22/06Service Corporation International Announces Timing Agreement With Federal Trade Commission
HOUSTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI") announced today that it has, together with Alderwoods Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWGI) ("Alderwoods"), entered into a timing agreement with the staff of the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with the proposed merger of Alderwoods with a subsidiary of SCI. As previously disclosed, each of SCI and Alderwoods have received "second requests" from the FTC, and as a result thereof, the wa... 
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05/31/06Service Corporation International Announces Alderwoods Stockholders Approve Merger Agreement
HOUSTON, May 31, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI") has been informed by Alderwoods Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWGI) ("Alderwoods") that Alderwoods stockholders today voted to adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of April 2, 2006, between Alderwoods and SCI. Contingent on completion of the antitrust review of the merger by regulators, and satisfaction of other customary conditions, SCI continues to believe tha... 
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05/25/06FTC Issues Requests for Additional Information in Service Corporation International / Alderwoods Merger
HOUSTON and CINCINNATI, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) ("SCI") and Alderwoods Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWGI) ("Alderwoods") today announced that they have each received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with its review of SCI's pending acquisition of Alderwoods. The FTC requests extend the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. SCI and Alderwo... 
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05/10/06Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2006 Financial Results
Conference Call to be Webcast on Thursday, May 11, 2006, at 8:30 a.m. Central Time HOUSTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today reported net income for the first quarter of 2006 of $24.2 million, or $.08 of earnings per diluted share, compared to a loss of $(154.9) million, or ($.49) per diluted share, from the first quarter of 2005. ... 
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05/10/06Service Corporation International Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of two and one-half cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend is payable on July 31, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 14, 2006. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends for the... 
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05/10/06Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for Its First Quarter 2006 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced that it will issue a press release today (after the market closes) with results for the first quarter 2006. A conference call will be hosted by senior management on Thursday, May 11, 2006, to discuss the first quarter results. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International First Quarter 2006 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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04/03/06Service Corporation International to Acquire Alderwoods Group, Inc. Combining The Two Premier Funeral and Cemetery Services Providers in North America
Expected to Generate $60 - $70 Million in Cost Savings and Provide Broader Platform for SCI's Product and Marketing Strategies Expected to be Immediately Accretive to SCI's Cash Flow and Accretive to Earnings Per Share in 2007 Transaction Builds on Both Companies' Operating Excellence and Community Commitment HOUSTON and CINCINNATI, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation Internation... 
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03/02/06Service Corporation International Provides Financial Outlook for Fiscal Year 2006
HOUSTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) today provided its fiscal year 2006 outlook for anticipated financial results from continuing operations. Highlights of our outlook for 2006 include the following: In millions, except earnings per share and gross margin percentage Funeral revenues $1,100 to $1,130 Funeral gross margin percentage 18% to 22% C... 
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03/02/06Service Corporation International Reports Operating Cash Flows Ahead of Expectations, a Fiscal Year Loss of $(.41) Per Diluted Share, and Earnings of $.28 Per Diluted Share Before Special Items
Reports No Material Weaknesses in Internal Controls for 2005 - Conference Call to Be Webcast on Friday, March 3, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time HOUSTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2005 of $24.1 million or $.08 per diluted share compared to net income of $27.2 mill... 
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03/01/06Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2005 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that it will issue a press release (after the market closes) with results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2005 on Thursday, March 2, 2006. The conference call, along with the expected filing of the Form 10-K, will be on Friday, March 3, 2006. The conference call will be hosted by senior management to discuss the fourth quarter and fiscal 2005 results. Details of the confer... 
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02/08/06Service Corporation International Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of two and one-half cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend is payable on April 28, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 13, 2006. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends for t... 
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02/08/06Service Corporation International Announces Management Changes
HOUSTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today certain management changes. Effective June 30, 2006, Mr. Jeffrey E. Curtiss will retire as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Thereafter, Mr. Curtiss will remain an employee of the Company for a transitional period. Effective today, the SCI Board of Directors promoted Vice President and ... 
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11/22/05Service Corporation International to Present at Merrill Lynch Health Services Investor Conference
HOUSTON, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) will make a presentation at the Merrill Lynch Health Services Conference held in New York, New York at 2:30 p.m. (Eastern) on Wednesday, November 30, 2005. The presentation slides and live audio webcast will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://sci-corp.com/InvestorPres.html . An audio replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's websi... 
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11/14/05Service Corporation International Reports Third Quarter 2005 Loss of $.03 Per Diluted Share, Earnings of $.04 Per Diluted Share Before Special Items and Continued Strong Operating Cash Flows
- Conference call to be webcast on Tuesday, November 15, 2005, at 9:00 a.m. central time. HOUSTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today reported for the third quarter of 2005 a net loss of $9.6 million or a net loss of $.03 per diluted share compared to net income of $13.9 million or $.04 per diluted share in the same period of 2004. The decrease in 2005 primarily r... 
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11/14/05Service Corporation International Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov 14, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of two and one-half cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend is payable on January 31, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 16, 2006. While the Company intends to pay regular ... 
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11/14/05Service Corporation International Announces the Filing of Its Third Quarter 2005 Form 10-Q and the Schedule for the Third Quarter 2005 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that it has filed its third quarter Form 10-Q. The Company expects to report results for the third quarter 2005 later today. A conference call will be hosted by senior management tomorrow morning on Tuesday, November 15, 2005, to discuss the third quarter results. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2005... 
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10/27/05Service Corporation International Announces the Filing of Its Second Quarter Form 10-Q and Announces Second Quarter 2005 Earnings of $.04 Per Diluted Share and $.07 Before Special Items
HOUSTON, Oct 27, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that the Company has filed its Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2005 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company, in an August 29, 2005 press release, announced preliminary second quarter 2005 earnings and the delay in filing its June 30, 2005 Form 10-Q pending ... 
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09/12/05Service Corporation International Announces Sale of Cemetery Operations in South America
HOUSTON, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced the completion of the sale of its cemetery operations in Chile for $110 million. The Company received net cash proceeds of $94.7 million as a result of the sale and expects to receive an additional $15.3 million of cash proceeds in 2006. The Company does not expect to recognize a material gain or loss as a result of t... 
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08/29/05Service Corporation International Reports Preliminary Second Quarter 2005 Earnings of $.05 Per Diluted Share and $.07 Before Special Items; Announces Restatement of Financial Results
- Conference Call to Be Webcast on Tuesday, August 30, 2005, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time HOUSTON, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported preliminary second quarter earnings. The financial information provided herein with respect to the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2005 is preliminary and has not been reviewed by our independent auditor. ... 
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08/15/05Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug 15, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors on August 10, 2005 declared a quarterly cash dividend of two and one-half cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend is payable on October 31, 2005 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 14, 2005. Cautionary Statement on Forward-Loo... 
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08/15/05Service Corporation International Announces Delay in Filing Second Quarter Form 10-Q and Potential Restatement of Previously Issued Financial Statements
HOUSTON, Aug 15, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that the filing of its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended June 30, 2005 and the release of its financial results for the same period will be delayed pending completion of the Company's further review of reconciliations being performed related to its project to reconcile its preneed funeral and cemetery trust accounts. As a result of the review ... 
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08/09/05Service Corporation International Delays Filing Second Quarter Form 10-Q and Comments on Expected Second Quarter Performance
HOUSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that it intends to file a notification of late filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which will give the Company until August 15, 2005 to file its second quarter 2005 Form 10-Q and still be timely filed. The reason for the delay is that the Company is finalizing a further review of reconciliations performed related to its preneed funeral verification project and othe... 
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06/27/05Service Corporation International Announces Closing of Debt Tender Offers
HOUSTON, June 27, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today the completion of its cash tender offers to purchase any and all of its 7.2% Notes due 2006 and 6.875% Notes due 2007. The tender offers expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time on Friday, June 24, 2005. Previously, on June 16, 2005 the Company accepted approximately $138.3 million aggregate principal a... 
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06/23/05Service Corporation International Announces Increase in Its Share Repurchase Program
HOUSTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today an increase in its share repurchase program authorizing the investment of an additional $100 million to repurchase its common stock. The Company plans, subject to market conditions and normal trading restrictions, to make purchases from time to time in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions. ... 
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06/15/05Service Corporation International Completes Private Offering of $300 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes Due 2017
HOUSTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it had successfully completed its previously announced private offering of $300 million principal amount of 7% Senior Notes due 2017. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering together with available cash for the tender offers for the Company's 7.2% Notes due 2006 and 6.875% Notes due 2007. ... 
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06/10/05Service Corporation International Announces Early Participation Results and Pricing of Cash Tender Offers
HOUSTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that the early participation period for its cash tender offers to purchase any and all of its 7.2% Notes due 2006 and 6.875% Notes due 2007 ended yesterday at 5:00 p.m., New York City time. At the end of the early participation period, SCI had received tenders from holders of approximately $138.3 million aggregate princ... 
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06/10/05Service Corporation International Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $300 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes
HOUSTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today the pricing of its previously announced private placement offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured Senior Notes due 2017. The notes will bear interest at 7% per year and were priced at 99.003% of par. The net proceeds from the offering are expected to be approximately $291 million and will be us... 
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06/08/05Service Corporation International Announces Private Offering of $300 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes
HOUSTON, June 8, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it is commencing a private placement offering to eligible purchasers, subject to market and other conditions, of $300 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured Senior Notes due 2017. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the private debt financing, together with available cash, to re... 
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05/26/05Service Corporation International Commences Cash Tender Offers for 7.2% Notes Due 2006 and 6.875% Notes Due 2007
HOUSTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, announced today that it commenced cash tender offers to purchase any and all of its 7.2% Notes due 2006 and 6.875% Notes due 2007. The aggregate principal amounts of the Notes are $149,000,000 and $143,475,000, respectively, as of the date of this press release. The tender offers are being made pursuant to an Offer to Purchase dated May... 
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05/16/05Service Corporation International Reports First Quarter 2005 Loss Of $.49 Per Diluted Share; Earnings Of $.12 Per Diluted Share Before Special Items
- Conference call to be webcast today at 10:00 a.m. central time HOUSTON, May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today reported a net loss for the first quarter 2005 of $156.1 million or $.49 per diluted share compared to net income of $31.3 million or $.10 per diluted share in the same period of 2004. These results included litigation expenses, gains and losses on dispositions... 
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05/13/05Service Corporation International to Present at Banc of America Securities Health Care Conference on May 17, 2005
HOUSTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Ryan, will make a presentation at the Banc of America Securities Health Care Conference to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada at 5:40 p.m. (Eastern) on Tuesday, May 17, 2005. The presentation will be webcast live and will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://www.sci-corp.com/Investo... 
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05/12/05Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for First Quarter 2005 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) will report results for the first quarter 2005 on Monday, May 16, 2005, before the financial markets open. The Company expects to also file its Form 10-Q on the same day. A conference call will be hosted by senior management to discuss the first quarter results. Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International First Quarter 2005 Earnings ... 
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05/11/05Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of two and one-half cents per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend is payable on July 29, 2005 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2005. Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Statements The statements in ... 
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05/03/05Service Corporation International Delays Filing First Quarter 10-Q to Complete Cemetery Reconciliation Project
HOUSTON, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that it intends to file a notification of late filing of its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2005 with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which will give the Company until May 16, 2005 to file its Form 10-Q and still be timely filed. The additional days will be used by the Company and its auditors to complete their review of the Company's previously announced project to ve... 
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04/15/05Service Corporation International to Present at Merrill Lynch Conference on April 21, 2005; Updates 2005 Outlook for Accounting Change
HOUSTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Ryan, will make a presentation at the Merrill Lynch Deathcare Conference to be held in New York, New York at 11:15 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, April 21, 2005. The presentation will be webcast live and will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://www.sci-corp.com/InvestorPres.ht... 
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04/14/05Service Corporation International First in Industry to Partner With J.D. Power and Associates
Customer Satisfaction Metrics Applied to Funeral Homes and Cemeteries in New Survey HOUSTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the world's largest owner of funeral homes and cemeteries, has partnered with global marketing research giant J.D. Power and Associates to understand what makes the Baby Boom generation tick. This notoriously demanding and unconventional generation is now making final arra... 
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04/01/05Service Corporation International Provides Outlook for Fiscal Year 2005
HOUSTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) today provided its fiscal year 2005 outlook for anticipated results from continuing operations. Our outlook for 2005 demonstrates continued strength in cash flows and earnings growth. Cash flows from operating activities excluding special items in 2005 are expected to be $265 to $280 million and free cash flow is expected to be $200 to $220 million. We expect diluted earnings from continuing o... 
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04/01/05Service Corporation International Reports Fiscal Year 2004 Earnings of $.35 Per Diluted Share; Restates Financial Results for First Three Quarters Of 2004
HOUSTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported net income for the fourth quarter 2004 of $25.9 million or $.08 per diluted share compared to net income of $30.4 million or $.10 per diluted share in the same period of 2003. Net income for fiscal 2004 was $113.7 million or $.35 per diluted share compared to net income of $85.1 million or $.28 per diluted share in the same period of 20... 
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03/31/05Service Corporation International Files Its 2004 Form 10-K and Announces Schedule for Conference Call
HOUSTON, March 31, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) intends to report results for the fourth quarter and full year 2004 tomorrow before the financial markets open. The Company's 2004 Form 10-K was filed earlier today. A conference call will be hosted by senior management to discuss 2004 results tomorrow, Friday, April 1, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. (Central Time). Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporati... 
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03/11/05Service Corporation International Delays Filing 2004 10-K; Provides Update on Sarbanes-Oxley Internal Control Testing
HOUSTON, March 11, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that it will not file its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004 by March 16, 2005. The Company will file a notification of late filing of its Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which will give the Company until March 31, 2005 to file its Form 10-K and still be timely filed. The three reasons for the delay are relate... 
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02/10/05Service Corporation International Initiates Quarterly Cash Dividend and Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Program
HOUSTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the Company's initiation of a quarterly cash dividend of two and one-half cents per share of common stock. The first quarterly cash dividend is payable on April 29, 2005 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2005. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash... 
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02/09/05Service Corporation International Announces Management Promotions and Continuation of Succession Plan
HOUSTON, Feb 09, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the world's largest operator of funeral homes and cemeteries, announced today management changes made in accordance with a succession plan initiated in 2002. The SCI Board of Directors has elected President Thomas L. Ryan to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, and Executive Vice President Michael R. Webb to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Ryan, 39, joi... 
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12/30/04Service Corporation International Subsidiary Active in Tsunami Disaster Recovery
HOUSTON, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) (SCI), the world's leading provider of funeral, cremation, and cemetery services, announced today the involvement of its disaster relief subsidiary, Kenyon International Emergency Services, Inc. (Kenyon) in the recovery effort following the Tsunami tragedy in Asia. Working at the request of a private client, Kenyon has dispatched a mobile mortuary from its Sydney, Australia office to Phuket, Thailand f... 
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12/20/04Service Corporation International Announces Settlement of T. Rowe Price Lawsuit
HOUSTON, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it has settled the securities lawsuit filed earlier this year by T. Rowe Price and various of its related entities pending against the Company and certain of its current and former officers. T. Rowe Price had opted out of the previously announced settlement of the securities class action lawsuit that had been pending against the C... 
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11/29/04Service Corporation International to Present at Merrill Lynch Health Services Investor Conference
HOUSTON, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) will make a presentation at the Merrill Lynch Health Services Conference held in New York, New York at 9:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Tuesday, November 30, 2004. The presentation slides and live audio webcast will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://sci-corp.com/InvestorPres.html . An audio replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's website thr... 
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11/10/04Service Corporation International Announces Increase in Its Share Repurchase Program
HOUSTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced an increase in its share repurchase program authorizing the investment of an additional $100 million to repurchase its common stock. The Company plans, subject to market conditions and normal trading restrictions, to make purchases from time to time in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions. On August... 
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11/08/04Service Corporation International Reports Third Quarter 2004 Earnings of $.04 Per Diluted Share, $.06 Per Diluted Share Before Special Items
- Conference call to be webcast today at 9:00 a.m. central time HOUSTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported net income for the third quarter 2004 of $12.6 million and earnings per diluted share of $.04 compared to a net loss of $4.7 million or $.02 per diluted share in the same period of 2003. These results included litigation expenses, losses on dispositions, non-recurring ... 
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11/05/04Service Corporation International Receives Approval From Court for Class- Action Settlement Agreement Regarding Securities Litigation
HOUSTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today court approval of the settlement of the securities class action lawsuit pending against the Company and certain of its current and former officers since January 1999. The terms of the settlement agreement, reached in April 2004, called for a $65 million payment in settlement of these claims. The Company's insurance carriers agree... 
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11/01/04Service Corporation International Receives Court Approval for Florida Class-Action Settlement Agreement; Settles Other Florida Litigation
HOUSTON, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced that it had received court approval for the class-action settlement agreement entered into in December of 2003, referred to as the Consumer Lawsuit in the Company's public filings. This lawsuit related to various allegations at two SCI-affiliated cemeteries in Florida. The terms of the settlement agreement entered into in December... 
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10/29/04Service Corporation International Announces Its Schedule for the Third Quarter 2004 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) expects to report results for the third quarter 2004 on Monday, November 8, 2004, before the financial markets open. A conference call will be hosted by senior management to discuss these results on the same day at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time). Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Cal... 
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08/23/04Service Corporation International to Change Ticker Symbol
HOUSTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced that it will change its New York Stock Exchange trading symbol from SRV to SCI. The change, which will take place at the opening on Friday, August 27, 2004, will more closely identify the Company on Wall Street with the initials by which it has been known since the late 1960s. ABOUT SCI Service Corporation International, h... 
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08/16/04Service Corporation International Announces Share Repurchase Program
HOUSTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced a share repurchase program authorizing the investment of up to $100 million to repurchase its common stock. The Company plans, subject to market conditions and normal trading restrictions, to make purchases from time to time in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions. Cautionary Statement on Forward-Lo... 
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08/16/04Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2004 Results and New Bank Credit Facility; Confirms Outlook
HOUSTON, Aug 16, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Service Corporation International (SCI) (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results for the second quarter of 2004. Summary of Results Three Months Ended Six Months Ended In millions, except June 30, June 30, per share amounts 2004 2003 2004 2003 ... 
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08/06/04Service Corporation International Announces Its Anticipated Schedule for Second Quarter 2004 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Filing of Form 10-Q
HOUSTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) expects to report results for the second quarter 2004 on Monday, August 16, 2004, before the financial markets open. The Company also expects to file its Form 10-Q on August 16, 2004. This timing is contingent upon the status of work related to the Company's preneed funeral contract backlog, including disclosures required by FIN 46 (requiring the consolidation of the Company's trust funds in its finan... 
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05/13/04Service Corporation International Elects Two New Board Members
HOUSTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the election of two new members to its Board of Directors, Dr. S. Malcolm Gillis and Mr. Thomas L. Ryan. Following their election, the Company's Board of Directors consists of fourteen members, of which ten are independent. Dr. Malcolm Gillis is the President of Rice University, a position he has held since 1993. He is an internat... 
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05/13/04Service Corporation International to Redeem Outstanding 6.75% Convertible Notes
HOUSTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it intends to call for redemption all of its 6.75% Convertible Subordinated Notes Due 2008 (the "Convertible Notes"), which have an outstanding principal amount of $312.7 million. Pursuant to the terms of the Convertible Notes, holders whose Convertible Notes are redeemed will receive a redemption price of 103.86% of the principal ... 
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05/10/04Service Corporation International Reports First Quarter 2004 Results
HOUSTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: SRV) Service Corporation International (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results for the first quarter of 2004. Highlights of Results Three Months Ended March 31, ---------------------------- In millions, except per share amounts 2004 2003 ... 
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04/29/04Service Corporation International Announces Revised Schedule for First Quarter 2004 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) announced today that it will report its first quarter results on Monday, May 10, 2004, before the financial markets open, followed by a conference call hosted by senior management at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time). The Company originally expected to report results on May 4, 2004; however, it is still in discussions with the Securities and Exchange Commission and other public companies in the death care ind... 
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04/22/04Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for the First Quarter 2004 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will report results for the First Quarter 2004 on Tuesday, May 4, 2004, after the financial markets close. A conference call will be hosted by senior management to discuss these results on Wednesday, May 5, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. (Central Time). Details of the conference call are as follows: What: Service Corporation International's First Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call... 
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04/22/04Service Corporation International Announces Closing of Tender Offer for 6% Notes Due 2005
HOUSTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the successful completion of its tender offer for up to $200 million of its 6% Notes due 2005 (the "Notes"). The tender offer expired April 21, 2004, at 11:59 p.m., New York City time. The Company accepted and purchased $200 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes. Based on the final count by the depositary, the tender of... 
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04/20/04Service Corporation International Announces Settlement of Securities Litigation
HOUSTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it had entered into a memorandum of understanding to settle the securities class action lawsuit pending against the Company and certain of its current and former officers since January 1999. The terms of the proposed settlement call for the Company to make payments into an escrow account totaling approximately $65 million in s... 
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04/14/04Service Corporation International Completes offering of $250 Million Senior Notes Due 2016
HOUSTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it had successfully completed its previously announced private offering of $250 million principal amount of 6.75% Senior Notes due 2016 (Senior Notes). We intend to use the net proceeds from the offering together with available cash for the retirement of existing indebtedness, including the tender offer for our 6% Notes due 2005 ... 
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04/14/04Service Corporation International Announces Expiration of Early Participation Period of Tender Offer for 6% Notes Due 2005
HOUSTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that the early participation period for its tender offer for up to $200 million of its 6% Notes due 2005 (the "Notes") expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on April 13, 2004, and that it had received tenders from holders of more than $200 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes. The Company has outstanding $272,451,000 ag... 
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03/30/04Service Corporation International Announces Pricing of $250 Million Senior Notes
HOUSTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the pricing of its previously announced offering of $250 million of Senior Notes due 2016 (Senior Notes). The Senior Notes will bear interest at 6.75% per year and were priced at 99.5% of par. We intend to use the net proceeds from the offering together with available cash for the retirement of existing indebtedness, including the te... 
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03/30/04Service Corporation International Increases Size of Cash Tender Offer for 6% Notes Due 2005
HOUSTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it has increased the size of its previously announced cash tender offer from $150 million to up to $200 million of its 6% Notes due 2005, and has extended the Early Participation Date (as defined in the Offer to Purchase dated March 24, 2004) for the tender offer from April 6 to April 13, 2004. The Company has outstanding $272,45... 
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03/26/04Service Corporation International Announces Offering of $250 Million Unsecured Senior Notes
HOUSTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $250 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured Senior Notes due 2016 (Senior Notes). We intend to use the net proceeds from the offering together with available cash for the retirement of existing indebtedness, including the tender offer for our 6% Notes and the p... 
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03/24/04Service Corporation International Commences Cash Tender Offer for 6% Notes Due 2005
HOUSTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it commenced a cash tender offer to purchase up to $150 million outstanding aggregate principal amount ($272,451,000 aggregate principal amount outstanding) of its 6% Notes due 2005. The tender offer is being made pursuant to an Offer to Purchase dated March 24, 2004, which sets forth more fully the terms and conditions of the... 
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03/15/04/C O R R E C T I O N -- Service Corporation International/
In the news release, Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) Provides Outlook for 2004, issued earlier today by Service Corporation International over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the third sentence of the first bullet point under "Cash Flow and Other Measures" should read "Cash flows from operating activities in 2004 are expected to be $270 to $310 million" rather than "Cash flows from operating activities in 2004 are expected to be $275 to $325 million" as origin... 
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03/15/04Service Corporation International Provides Outlook for 2004
HOUSTON, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today provided guidance for 2004. Highlights of Fiscal 2004 Outlook: (In millions) Operating Measures North America Comparable Operations Funeral Revenues $1,120 - $1,170 Funeral Gross Margin Percentage 20% - 24% Cemetery Revenues $500 - $550 ... 
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03/15/04Service Corporation International Reports Fourth Quarter 2003 Results, Restates Financial Results for 2000 Through the Third Quarter of 2003 And Completes Joint Venture in France
HOUSTON, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (SCI) (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2003. SCI reported diluted earnings per share of $.10 for the fourth quarter of 2003 compared to a diluted loss of $.01 per share for the fourth quarter of 2002. For the full year of 2003, SCI reported diluted earnings per share of $.28 compared to a diluted loss of $.79 per share f... 
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03/11/04Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for 2003 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Filing of Form 10-K
HOUSTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will report results for the fiscal year 2003 on Monday, March 15, 2004, before the financial markets open. The timing of the earnings release is set to coincide with the filing of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A conference call will be hosted by senior management to discuss these results on the same day at 10:00 a.m. (Central Time). Details of ... 
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02/26/04Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for 2003 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Filing of Form 10-K
HOUSTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will report results for the fiscal year 2003 on Monday, March 15, 2004, before the financial markets open. The timing of the earnings release is set to coincide with the filing of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A conference call will be hosted by senior management to discuss these results on the same day at 10:00 a.m. (Central Time). Details of ... 
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01/19/04Service Corporation International Announces Execution of an Agreement for The Joint Venture of Its French Operations
HOUSTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it had signed an agreement with private equity firm Vestar Capital Partners for the joint venture of its funeral operations in France. The enterprise value of the French business is euro 300 million, of which euro 290 million will be paid in cash and euro 10 million will be paid pursuant to a note receivable. In conjunction with ... 
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12/02/03Service Corporation International Announces Settlement of Florida Litigation
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced it has entered into an agreement in principle to settle the class action lawsuit and all individual related lawsuits pending against the Company involving Florida's Menorah Gardens and Funeral Chapels (Florida litigation), with the exception of one lawsuit pending in Palm Beach County, Florida styled: Sol Guralnick, et. al. vs. S... 
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12/02/03Service Corporation International to Present at Merrill Lynch Equity Investor Conference
HOUSTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will make a presentation at the Merrill Lynch Health Services Equity Conference held in New York, New York at 9:15 a.m. (Eastern) on Wednesday, December 3, 2003. The presentation slides and live audio webcast will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://www.sci-corp.com/InvestorPres.html . An audio replay of the webcast will be available through Wednesd... 
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11/05/03Service Corporation International Reports Third Quarter 2003 Results
HOUSTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results for the third quarter of 2003. Highlights of Quarterly Results (In millions, except per share amounts) Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended September 30, September 30, ------------------ -----------------... 
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11/03/03Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its Third Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will report Third Quarter 2003 Earnings on Wednesday, November 5, 2003, before the financial markets open. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these results on the same day at 11:30 a.m. (Central Time). What: Service Corporation International's Third Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call When: Wednesday, November 5, 2003 ... 
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10/23/03Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its Third Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will report Third Quarter 2003 Earnings on Wednesday, November 5, 2003, before the financial markets open. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these results on the same day at 11:30 a.m. (Central Time). What: Service Corporation International's Third Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call When: Wednesday, November 5, 2003 ... 
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10/07/03Dignity Memorial(R) Network Provides Free Resources for the Grieving
HOUSTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ... The Dignity Memorial(R) network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers announces a new grief-management series as part of its award-winning Picking Up The Pieces(R) bereavement program. The new series addresses grief-related topics that concern today's families, including workplace grief, sudden loss, helping children cope with grief, and specific grief reactions to the loss of a pare... 
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09/26/03Do Not Call List - Dignity Memorial(R) Network Listens to 50 Million Americans
HOUSTON, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Before the controversy of the national "Do Not Call" list became the subject of legal action and numerous news reports, Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), provider of funeral, cremation, and cemetery services under the Dignity Memorial brand name, had already significantly reduced its telemarketing efforts. For years, telephone contacts had been employed as one means of identifying consumers interested in prearranging their fun... 
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08/19/03Service Corporation International Announces Class Certified By Florida Court
HOUSTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) announced today that in connection with the lawsuit involving two SCI-affiliated cemeteries in South Florida, the trial judge has issued a ruling certifying a class. The lawsuit is captioned Joan Light, Shirley Eisenbert and Carol Prisco v. SCI Funeral Services of Florida, Inc. d/b/a Menorah Gardens & Funeral Chapels, and Service Corporation International, Case No. 01-21376 CA 08, and was filed De... 
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08/07/03Service Corporation International Revises Previously Released Second Quarter 2003 Earnings
Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2003 Earnings Of $.05 Per Diluted Share HOUSTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced revised results for the second quarter of 2003 as a result of a decision in an arbitration matter received by the Company after the Company earlier released its second quarter 2003 earnings. As a result of this decision, the Company ... 
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08/06/03Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2003 Earnings Of $.08 Per Diluted Share
HOUSTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results for the second quarter of 2003. Highlights of Quarterly Results (In millions, except per share amounts) Three Months Ended Six Months Ended June 30, June 30, 2003 2002 (A) 2003 2002 (A) ... 
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08/05/03Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its Second Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will report Second Quarter 2003 Earnings on Wednesday, August 6, 2003, after the financial markets close. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these results on Thursday, August 7, 2003, at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time). What: Service Corporation International's Second Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call When: Thursday, August... 
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07/31/03Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its Second Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will report Second Quarter 2003 Earnings on Wednesday, August 6, 2003, after the financial markets close. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these results on Thursday, August 7, 2003, at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time). What: Service Corporation International's Second Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call When: Thursday, August... 
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06/02/03Dignity Memorial(R) Hosts Family Safety Conference
HOUSTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) ... The sponsors of Dignity Memorial Escape School(R) and Dignity Memorial Smart & Safe Seniors(R) will host a Family Safety Conference June 4-5 in Houston, Texas. National safety expert Don Clark, former FBI special agent in charge of the Houston division, will be among the featured presenters. Mike Knox, author of Gangsta in the House, will also address the conference. Clark will pres... 
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05/27/03More Than 97 Percent Say Expectations Met or Exceeded; Dignity Memorial(R) Begins Fourth Year of Independent Survey
HOUSTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ... An ongoing, independent survey of Dignity Memorial funeral and cremation services recently entered its fourth year with more than 97 percent of respondents saying their expectations were met or exceeded. The families served by the Dignity Memorial network of funeral and cremation providers also rated them as "excellent" in courtesy and politeness, helpfulness, overall professionalism and having a k... 
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05/23/03Dignity Memorial(R) Escape School(R) Commemorates Missing Children's Day With Abduction-Prevention Tips
HOUSTON, May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In recognition of National Missing Children's Day Sunday, May 25, Dignity Memorial(R) Escape School(R) offers child safety tips from its national abduction-prevention program. Sponsored by the Dignity Memorial network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers, which includes affiliates of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), Dignity Memorial Escape School is targeted toward prevention of the 3,000 to 5,000 non-family abductions that oc... 
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05/22/03Service Corporation International Announces Settlement Agreement With Florida Attorney General's Office and Disputes Charges Filed By Other Florida Authorities
HOUSTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) announced today that a settlement agreement had been reached with the Florida Attorney General's Office in connection with the civil action brought against the Company and two SCI-affiliated cemeteries in South Florida. The Company also announced today that criminal charges were filed by the Office of the State Attorney for Palm Beach County against the Company and its subsidiary in Florida. As part of... 
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05/08/03Service Corporation International Elects New Independent Board Member
HOUSTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the election of a new independent member, Alan R. Buckwalter, III, to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Buckwalter's appointment fills a vacancy created by the retirement of longtime Board member, E.H. Thornton, Jr. Mr. Buckwalter is 56 years old and recently retired as Chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, South Region, after a ca... 
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05/08/03Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2003 Earnings Of $.13 Per Diluted Share and Strong Cash Flows From Operating Activities
HOUSTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results for the first quarter of 2003. Highlights of Quarterly Results (In millions, except per share amounts) Three Months Ended March 31, 2003 2002(A)... 
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05/07/03Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its First Quarter 2003 Earnings
HOUSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will report First Quarter 2003 Earnings on Thursday, May 8, 2003, before the financial markets open. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these results on the same day at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). What: Service Corporation International's First Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call When: Thursday, May 8, 2003 at 9:00 a.m.... 
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04/30/03Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its First Quarter 2003 Earnings
HOUSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will report First Quarter 2003 Earnings on Thursday, May 8, 2003, before the financial markets open. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these results on the same day at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). What: Service Corporation International's First Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call When: Thursday, May 8, 2003 at 9:00 a.m.... 
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04/30/03SCI Homeless Veterans Burial Program Earns National Recognition for Public Service
WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV ; SCI), parent company of many Dignity Memorial® funeral, cremation, and cemetery providers, has been selected for national recognition for its "Homeless Veterans Burial Program" by the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV). The Outstanding Partner Award will be presented to SCI executives at the NCHV National Convention in Washington, D.C., on May 7. NCHV is the resource and technical assista... 
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02/28/03Service Corporation International to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
HOUSTON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) invites you to listen to an audio webcast presentation being made at two upcoming investor conferences: the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference and the Credit Suisse First Boston Global Services Growth Conference. Speaking on behalf of the Company will be Tom Ryan, President and Chief Operating Officer and Jeff Curtiss, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. T... 
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02/27/03Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2002 Results and Comments on 2003 Outlook
HOUSTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2002. GAAP Results (In millions, except per share amounts) Fourth Quarter Full Year 2002 2001 2002 2001 Total Revenues $576.5 $630.9 $2,272.4 $2,51... 
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02/25/03Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2002 Earnings
HOUSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2002 Earnings on Thursday, February 27, 2003, before the financial markets open. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these results on the same day at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). What: Service Corporation International's Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2002 Earnings Conference Call When: Thurs... 
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02/05/03Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2002 Earnings
HOUSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2002 Earnings on Thursday, February 27, 2003, before the financial markets open. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these results on the same day at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). What: Service Corporation International's Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2002 Earnings Conference Call When: Thurs... 
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01/28/03Service Corporation International Strongly Endorses Unprecedented Cremation Legislation
HOUSTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Officials of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) today announced support for proposed legislation that would place unprecedented levels of consumer protection in regulating cremations in the State of Texas. State Senator John Carona (R-Dallas) and State Representative Kenny Marchant (R-Carrollton) have introduced the measure in the 78th Legislature. The proposed bill is the first of its kind in Texas and would require lice... 
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11/07/02Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call on the Web
HOUSTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Service Corporation International's (NYSE: SRV) Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). What: Service Corporation International's Third Quarter 2002 Webcast When: Thursday, November 7, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern) Where: http://www.firstcallevents.co... 
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11/06/02Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter 2002 GAAP Earnings Of $.01 Per Diluted Share
HOUSTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results for the third quarter of 2002. GAAP Results Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended (In millions, except September 30, September 30, per share amounts) 2002 2001 2002 2001 Total Revenues $543.8 ... 
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10/23/02Service Corporation International Invites You to Participate in Its Third Quarter 2002 Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 23 -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the Company will report financial results for the third quarter of 2002 on Wednesday, November 6, 2002, after the close of the financial markets. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these reported financial results on Thursday, November 7, 2002, at 8:00 a.m. (Central Time). A question and answer session will foll... 
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09/25/02Service Corporation International Announces Completion of Exchange Offer
HOUSTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the completion of its offer to exchange existing 6% Senior Notes due 2005 for 7.7% Senior Notes due 2009. As of the expiration of the offer on Friday, September 20, 2002, approximately $172 million in principal amount of the existing 6% Senior Notes had been validly tendered and accepted for exchange by the Company. Upon closing ... 
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09/19/02Service Corporation International Announces Final Extension of Its Offer To Exchange 7.70% Notes Due 2009 for Existing 6% Notes Due 2005
HOUSTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced it has extended the expiration date of its offer to exchange, in a private placement, up to $300 million aggregate principal amount of 7.70% Senior Notes due April 15, 2009 for an equivalent principal amount of its existing 6% Senior Notes due December 15, 2005. The expiration date of the exchange offer has been extended from 5:00... 
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09/04/02Service Corporation International Modifies Offer to Exchange 7.70% Notes Due 2009 for Existing 6% Notes Due 2005
HOUSTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced it has modified the terms of its offer to exchange, in a private placement, up to $300 million aggregate principal amount of 7.70% Senior Notes due April 15, 2009 for an equivalent principal amount of its existing 6% Senior Notes due December 15, 2005. The Company has increased the cash payment being offered to $40.00 for each $1,0... 
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08/14/02Service Corporation International Announces the Submission of Its SEC Certification and the Engagement of a Corporate Governance Expert
HOUSTON, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Robert L. Waltrip, and its Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey E. Curtiss, have submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission today their Certifications of Exchange Act filings. This action is in response to a June 27, 2002 order by the SEC requiring approximately 950 companies to certify und... 
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08/13/02Service Corporation International Announces Investor Conference Call And Webcast
HOUSTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today it will host a meeting for financial analysts and investors in New York on Thursday, August 15, 2002, at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The investor meeting should last approximately one hour and will be broadcast live via conference call and webcast. Investors who are unable to attend the meeting are invited to listen to the live meeting in one... 
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08/08/02Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its Investor Meeting Webcast
HOUSTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) announces the following Webcast: What: Service Corporation International's Investor Meeting Conference Call When: August 15, 2002 @ 9:00 AM Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz363721817gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Sandy Bobo, 713-52... 
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08/07/02Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2002 Earnings Of $.09 Per Diluted Share Before Non-Recurring Items
HOUSTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced earnings before non-recurring items of $.09 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2002 compared to pro forma earnings of $.11 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2001, also excluding non-recurring items. The Company announced earnings before non-recurring items of $.25 per diluted share for the six months ended June 30, 20... 
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08/07/02Service Corporation International Announces Offer to Exchange Up to $300 Million of New 7.70% Notes Due 2009 for Existing 6% Notes Due 2005
HOUSTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced it intends to offer to exchange, in a private placement, up to $300 million aggregate principal amount of 7.70% Senior Notes due April 15, 2009 for an equivalent principal amount of its existing 6% Senior Notes due December 15, 2005. The Company is offering to issue $1,000 principal amount of new 7.70% Senior Notes for each $1,000 p... 
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08/02/02Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call on the Web
HOUSTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Service Corporation International's (NYSE: SRV) Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, August 8, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time) What: Service Corporation International's Second Quarter 2002 Webcast When: Thursday, August 8, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time) Where: http://www.firstcalleven... 
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08/02/02Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call on the Web
HOUSTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Service Corporation International's (NYSE: SRV) Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, August 8, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time) What: Service Corporation International's Second Quarter 2002 Webcast When: Thursday, August 8, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time) Where: http://www.firstcalleven... 
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07/30/02Service Corporation International Invites You to Participate in Its Second Quarter 2002 Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the Company will report financial results for the second quarter of 2002 on Wednesday, August 7, 2002, after the close of the financial markets. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these reported financial results on Thursday, August 8, 2002, at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time). A question and an... 
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07/25/02Service Corporation International Announces the Completion of a New $185 Million Credit Facility and the Deferral of Its French Joint Venture Transaction
HOUSTON, July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the completion of a new revolving credit facility. The secured credit facility matures in July 2005 and has a total commitment of $185 million, including facilities available to be used to issue letters of credit and for the repurchase of certain currently outstanding public debt. The facilities available for the purpose of issuing let... 
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07/16/02Service Corporation International Announces Succession Plan and Appoints a New President and Chief Operating Officer and a New Executive Vice President
HOUSTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the adoption of a succession plan for the future leadership of the Company and appointed a new President and Chief Operating Officer and a new Executive Vice President. In developing the succession plan, the Board of Directors of the Company emphasized the need for leadership fostering an environment of teamwork, cohesiveness and embra... 
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07/11/02Service Corporation International Announces the Resignation of Jerald L. Pullins, President and Chief Operating Officer
HOUSTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that Jerald L. Pullins, President and Chief Operating Officer of SCI, has resigned to pursue personal interests. Mr. Pullins will continue working with the Company in a consulting capacity. Robert L. Waltrip, SCI's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will assume Mr. Pullins' responsibilities on an interim basis until the Board of Di... 
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05/08/02Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2002 Earnings Of $.16 Per Diluted Share Before Non-Recurring Items and Additional Asset Divestiture Programs in North America
HOUSTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced pro forma earnings of $.16 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2002 compared to pro forma earnings of $.14 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2001, excluding non-recurring items in both periods. Non-recurring items consist of charges primarily related to planned joint ventures or sales of businesses, extraordinary gains on... 
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04/30/02Service Corporation International Invites You to Participate in Its First Quarter 2002 Conference Call
HOUSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the Company will report financial results for the first quarter of 2002 on Wednesday, May 8, 2002, after the close of the financial markets. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these reported financial results on Thursday, May 9, 2002, at 8:00 a.m. (Central Time). A question and answer s... 
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04/18/02Service Corporation International Comments on Findings of Florida Department Of Law Enforcement
HOUSTON, April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) today responded to the reported discovery of human remains during an investigation conducted by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement at Menorah Gardens Cemetery in West Palm Beach. The investigation follows a lawsuit filed in December 2001 alleging improprieties at the cemetery. While reported in the national media, the lawsuit and its allegations are confined to two cemeteries in West Palm Bea... 
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03/29/02National TV Series to Feature Dignity Memorial(TM)
HOUSTON, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced that its national brand, Dignity Memorial(TM), will be featured on the Emmy award-winning national TV series Today's Health. The Today's Health segment focuses on the value of prearranging, and includes discussion of the Dignity Memorial funeral, cremation and cemetery provider network and the Dignity Memorial website. In addition, the epis... 
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02/28/02Service Corporation International Comments on Recent Litigation
HOUSTON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today held a conference call that was open to the public to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2001, which were contained in a separate press release issued yesterday afternoon. During this conference call, Jerald L. Pullins, President and Chief Operating Officer, commented on allegations made in recent lawsuits in the States of F... 
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02/27/02Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter Results of $.09 Per Diluted Share Before Non-Recurring Items and Comments on Outlook for 2002
HOUSTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results from continuing operations of $.09 per diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2001 and $.23 per diluted share for full year 2001 compared to breakeven earnings per diluted share from continuing operations for the fourth quarter and full year 2000, excluding non-recurring items in all periods. Non-recurring items excluded from ... 
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02/27/02Webcast Alert: Service Corporation International Announces Its Fourth Quarter 2001 Earnings Conference Call on the Web
HOUSTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Service Corporation International's (NYSE: SRV) Fourth Quarter 2001 Earnings, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, February 28, 2002, at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time). What: Service Corporation International's Fourth Quarter 2001 Earnings When: Thursday, February 28, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time) Where: www.videonewswire.com/event.asp... 
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02/14/02Service Corporation International Invites You to Participate in Its Fourth Quarter 2001 Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the Company will report financial results for the fourth quarter of 2001 on Wednesday, February 27, 2002, after the close of the financial markets. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these reported financial results on Thursday, February 28, 2002, at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time). A question ... 
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02/11/02Service Corporation International Announces Joint Venture Transaction With Its United Kingdom Operations Resulting in $273 Million of Net Pretax Cash Proceeds
HOUSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the completion of a joint venture transaction related to its funeral, cemetery and crematoria operations in the United Kingdom. The joint venture transaction was consummated with a total valuation of the United Kingdom operations of $307.8 million (217.2 million British pounds). In addition to receiving net pretax cash proceeds of $27... 
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01/09/02Service Corporation International Announces 2001 Charges, Impact of New Goodwill Accounting Standard and Comments on Recent Litigation
HOUSTON, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced non-recurring charges recognized in the fourth quarter of 2001 primarily related to the Company's plan to joint venture certain international funeral and cemetery operations. The Company's plan is to actively seek joint venture partners for its funeral and cemetery operations in Europe (France and the United Kingdom) and in South America (Argenti... 
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12/20/01Service Corporation International Responds to Lawsuit Filed in Florida
HOUSTON, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today initially responded to media reports and to a lawsuit alleging improprieties at certain locations in the State of Florida. The lawsuit was filed yesterday, and the Company is reviewing the allegations made in the lawsuit as well as statements made in media reports. While the allegations were reported in the national media, the lawsuit is confined to alle... 
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11/08/01Service Corporation International to Present at the Merrill Lynch 2001 Global Leveraged Finance Conference
HOUSTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, invites you to listen to a live audio webcast presentation being made at the Merrill Lynch 2001 Global Leveraged Finance Conference. The presentation will be hosted by Jerald L. Pullins, President and Chief Operating Officer, Jeffrey E. Curtiss, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Eric D. Tanzberger, Vice President Investor Relations and Assist... 
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11/06/01Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter Results of $.02 Per Diluted Share Before Non-Recurring Items and Continued Debt Reduction and Cash Flow Improvement
HOUSTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results from continuing operations for the third quarter 2001 of $.02 per diluted share ($.02 basic) compared to a loss of $.04 per diluted share ($.04 basic) for the third quarter of 2000, excluding non-recurring items in both periods. For the nine months ended September 30, 2001, the Company reported earnings of $.15 per diluted share ($.15 bas... 
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10/25/01Service Corporation International Invites You to Participate in Its Third Quarter 2001 Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the Company will report financial results for the third quarter of 2001 on Tuesday, November 6, 2001, after the close of the financial markets. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these reported financial results on Wednesday, November 7, 2001, at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time). A question and answer sess... 
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10/01/01Service Corporation International Announces the Sale of Its Belgian Operations For $18.1 Million of Net After Tax Cash Proceeds and the Completed Funding Of The Sale of Its Dutch Operations
HOUSTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the completion of the sale of its funeral and crematoria operations in Belgium. The Company will receive approximately $18.1 million of net after tax cash proceeds from the sale of its Belgian operations, which includes the purchase price of $13.7 million and a tax benefit of $4.4 million. Additionally, the Company announced today the completion ... 
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08/30/01Service Corporation International Announces the Sale of Its Equity Interest In Arbor Memorial Services Inc. for Proceeds of $35.8 Million
HOUSTON, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the sale of its equity interest in the Canadian funeral and cemetery company Arbor Memorial Services Inc. (Arbor). The Company has received US $35.8 million of proceeds as a result of the transaction. No significant tax expense or benefit was recognized as a result of the transaction. In the privately negotiated transaction, the Company sol... 
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08/07/01Service Corporation International Announces Results for the Second Quarter Of 2001 of $.05 Per Diluted Share Before Non-Recurring Items, Cash Flow Improvement and Continued Debt Reduction
HOUSTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced earnings from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2001 of $.05 per diluted share ($.05 basic) versus a loss of $.03 per diluted share ($.03 basic) for the second quarter of 2000, excluding non-recurring items in both periods. For the six months ended June 30, 2001, the Company reported earnings from continuing operations of $.13 per d... 
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08/06/01Service Corporation International Announces Joint Venture and Sales Transactions With Certain European Operations Resulting in $124.7 Million Of Net After Tax Cash Proceeds
HOUSTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the completion of a joint venture transaction with its funeral operations in Spain and Portugal and the sale of its funeral operations in Norway. The Company will receive approximately $93.1 million of net after tax cash proceeds as a result of the joint venture of its Spanish and Portuguese operations and will receive $13.1 million of net after ... 
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07/24/01Service Corporation International Invites You to Participate in Its Second Quarter 2001 Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the Company will report financial results for the second quarter of 2001 on Tuesday, August 7, 2001, after the close of the financial markets. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these reported financial results on Wednesday, August 8, 2001, at 8:00 a.m. (Central Time). A question and answer session... 
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06/28/01Service Corporation International Announces the Full Exercise of The $45 Million Over-Allotment of Convertible Subordinated Notes
HOUSTON, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the full exercise of the underwriter's over-allotment for convertible subordinated notes resulting in $45 million of additional gross proceeds to the Company. The notes are convertible into the Company's common stock at a conversion price of $6.92 and have an interest rate of 6.75%. Including the underwriter's over-allotment, the $345 milli... 
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06/19/01Service Corporation International to Receive $300 Million From Offering Of Convertible Subordinated Notes
HOUSTON, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced that it will receive $300 million in gross proceeds from the sale of convertible subordinated notes. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on June 22, 2001. The Company could also receive up to $45 million of additional gross proceeds if the underwriters' over-allotment is exercised in full. The convertible subordinated notes ar... 
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06/13/01Service Corporation International Announces Proposed Offering Of Convertible Subordinated Notes
HOUSTON, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced it proposes to raise $300 million of gross proceeds through an underwritten offering of convertible subordinated notes, subject to market and other conditions. The underwriters will be granted an option to purchase additional convertible subordinated notes, which could provide up to $45 million of additional gross proceeds. The proceeds of ... 
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05/09/01Service Corporation International Announces Continued Improvement in Debt Reduction and Results for the First Quarter of 2001 of $.08 Per Diluted Share Before Non-Recurring Items
HOUSTON, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results for the first quarter of 2001 and continued execution of its debt reduction initiatives. Excluding non-recurring items in both periods, the Company announced results of $.08 per diluted share ($.08 basic) from continuing operations for the three months ended March 31, 2001, compared to $.08 per diluted share ($.08 basic) from continuin... 
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05/08/01Service Corporation International Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2001 Conference Call on the Web
HOUSTON, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) will announce results for the first quarter on May 9, 2001 after the market closes. In conjunction with the First Quarter earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on May 10, 2001 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time with the senior management of Service Corporation International. What: Service Corporation International's First Quarter 2001 ... 
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05/08/01Service Corporation International Announces a Joint Venture Transaction With Its Australian Operations for $118.2 Million in Net After Tax Cash Proceeds
HOUSTON, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the completion of a joint venture transaction involving its funeral, cemetery and crematoria operations in Australia. As a result of the transaction, the Company receives approximately $118.2 million in net after tax cash proceeds, which includes an estimated tax benefit of $11.3 million. The net after tax proceeds will be used to further reduce ... 
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05/01/01Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2001 Conference Call
HOUSTON, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the Company will report financial results for the first quarter of 2001 on Wednesday, May 9, 2001, after the close of the financial markets. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these reported financial results on Thursday, May 10, 2001, at 8:00 a.m. (Central Time). A question and answer session will f... 
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04/19/01Customers Commend Dignity Memorial(TM) in Survey
HOUSTON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Exceptionally high approval scores marked the first year of a North American Customer Satisfaction Survey of Dignity Memorial funeral and cremation services, with 98 percent of survey respondents willing to recommend such services to others. Ninety-five percent also ranked Dignity Memorial funeral and cremation providers as "excellent" or "very good" in terms of the "dignity and professionalism in which the ceremony was conducted" and "the attitude and re... 
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03/27/01Dignity Memorial(TM) Makes Significant Contribution With Community Safety Program; Escape School(R) - School Violence Presentations Continue
HOUSTON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dignity Memorial Escape School -- School Violence program will be presented in Phoenix, Ariz., and Nashville, Tenn., in April and May, respectively. Dignity Memorial, a network of North American funeral, cremation and cemetery providers, principally owned by Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), began sponsoring the Escape School program in response to numerous school violence incidents in recent years, including the April 21, 1999, shootings... 
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03/14/01Service Corporation International Announces Continued Improvement in Cash Flow And Debt Reduction and Results for Fourth Quarter of 2000
HOUSTON, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced further improvement in operating free cash flow and debt reduction together with operating results for the three months and twelve months ended December 31, 2000. The Company finalized its discussions in March 2001 with the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the implementation of Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 101, "Re... 
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02/27/01Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2000 Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the Company will report financial results for the fourth quarter of 2000 on Wednesday, March 14, 2001, after the close of the financial markets. The Company's senior management team will conduct a conference call to discuss these reported financial results on Thursday, March 15, 2001, at 8:30 a.m. (Central Time). A question and answer sessio... 
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01/05/01Service Corporation International Announces Results of North America Facility Review and Comments on Effect of SAB No. 101
HOUSTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the results of a comprehensive facility review performed on its funeral and cemetery operations in North America. Robert L. Waltrip, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented: "In 2000, we communicated our Company's long-term strategy to focus on internal growth within our Company's funeral and cemetery businesses. Central to this int... 
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12/04/00Service Corporation International Announces Amendment to Bank Credit Facility Agreements
HOUSTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the completion of an amendment to its bank credit facility agreements. The amendment is effective as of November 14, 2000, and amends the Company's $300 million credit facility due in June 2002 and the Company's $700 million multi-currency revolving credit facility which also expires in June 2002. The amendment provides the Company with the f... 
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11/08/00Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter Results of $.07 Per Diluted Share Before Non-Recurring Items and 21% Reduction in Total Debt In Twelve Months
HOUSTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results for the third quarter of 2000 of $.07 per diluted share ($.07 basic) from continuing and discontinued operations exclusive of non-recurring items described below. For the three months ended September 30, 1999, the Company reported earnings of $.12 per diluted share ($.12 basic) from continuing and discontinued operations. In the thir... 
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11/07/00Service Corporation International Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter Conference Call on the Web
HOUSTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Service Corporation International's (NYSE: SRV) Third Quarter earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on November 9, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time with the senior management of Service Corporation International. What: Service Corporation International's Third Quarter Earnings Release When: November 9, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Ti... 
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10/02/00Service Corporation International Announces the Closing of the Sale Of American Memorial Life Insurance Company
HOUSTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today it closed on September 29 the sale of American Memorial Life Insurance Company (AMLIC), the Company's North American insurance operations, to Fortis, Inc. The transaction, effective as of October 1, 2000, generated approximately $185 million in after tax cash proceeds. Commenting on the sale of AMLIC, SCI Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ... 
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09/05/00Service Corporation International Announces the Closing of the Sale of Its French Insurance Operations
HOUSTON, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today it closed the sale of Groupe Auxia, the Company's French insurance operations, to Mederic Assurances of France on September 1. The sale transaction generated after tax cash proceeds of approximately $60 million, which will be used to further reduce the Company's debt. Commenting on the sale of Auxia, SCI Chairman and Chief Executive Office... 
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08/31/00Service Corporation International Announces the Sale of Certain Loans Of Provident Services, Inc. to Bellwether Investment Corporation
HOUSTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today it has executed a transaction to sell a portion of the core portfolio of loans associated with Provident Services, Inc., the Company's lending subsidiary, to Bellwether Investment Corporation of Dallas, Texas. The sale transaction is expected to generate cash proceeds including related tax benefits of approximately $95 million. Consistent with... 
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08/08/00/SECOND AND FINAL ADD -- DATU027 -- SERVICE CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL/
SERVICE CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF INCOME Three Months Ended Six Months Ended June 30, June 30, (In thousands, except per share amounts) 2000 1999 2000 1999 Revenues: Funeral $461,338 $483,178 $1,003,903 $1,057,819 Cemetery ... 
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08/08/00/FIRST ADD -- DATU027 -- SERVICE CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL/
Funeral Funeral segment revenues for the second quarter of 2000 were $461.3 million compared to $483.2 million for the second quarter of 1999. Funeral segment gross profits were $57.9 million for the three months ended June 30, 2000 compared to $82.8 million for the same period of 1999. The funeral service gross margin percentage was 12.6% for the second quarter of 2000 compared to 17.1% for the same period of 1999. The primary reasons for the decrease in funeral segment revenues... 
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08/08/00Service Corporation International Announces Additional Phases to Strategic Plan and Second Quarter Results of $.12 Per Diluted Share Before Non-Recurring Items
HOUSTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced additional phases to its strategic plan to reduce indebtedness and enhance long-term value to its shareholders. The Company also announced today results for the second quarter of 2000. Excluding non-recurring items defined as extraordinary gains on early extinguishments of debt and restructuring and non-recurring charges, the Company announced e... 
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07/27/00Fortis and Service Corporation International Agree on Terms of Sale Of American Memorial Life Insurance Company
UTRECHT, Netherlands, BRUSSELS, Belgium, NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortis, the international insurance, banking and investment group, announced today that through its U.S. subsidiary, Fortis, Inc., it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire American Memorial Life Insurance Company ("AMLIC"), the South Dakota-based prearranged funeral captive insurance company of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI). Under terms of the agreement, Fortis will acquire AMLIC in ... 
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07/10/00Service Corporation International Announces Agreement to Sell French Insurance Operations and Second Quarter Earnings Estimates
HOUSTON, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today it has reached an agreement with Mederic Assurances of France to sell Groupe Auxia, the Company's insurance operations in France. The sale transaction will generate pretax cash proceeds of 517 million French Francs or approximately $75.1 million, which will be used to further reduce the Company's outstanding debt. Additionally, 130 million Fren... 
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06/13/00Service Corporation International Announces Cemetery Management Assignment
HOUSTON, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announces the assignment of J. Daniel Garrison to the position of Vice President of Cemetery Operations for North America. In this new position, Garrison will apply more than 27 years of experience in cemetery management to improving cash flow, product delivery, development and client satisfaction in an important segment of SCI's North American business. Garri... 
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04/26/00Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter Results of $.25 Per Diluted Share Before Extraordinary Gains
HOUSTON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced results for the first quarter of 2000. Excluding extraordinary gains on early extinguishments of debt, the Company announced diluted earnings per share of $.25 ($.25 basic) for the three months ended March 31, 2000. Including the extraordinary gains on early extinguishments of debt, the Company announced diluted earnings per share of $.27 ($.2... 
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04/25/00Service Corporation International Invites You to Join Its First Quarter Conference Call on the Web
HOUSTON, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Service Corporation International's (NYSE: SRV) First Quarter 2000 earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Wednesday, April 26, 2000 at 2:00 pm, Eastern Time with senior management of Service Corporation International. What: Service Corporation International's First Quarter 2000 earnings release When: Wednesday, April 26, 20... 
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04/24/00Service Corporation International Invites You to Join Its First Quarter Conference Call on the Web
HOUSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Service Corporation International's (NYSE: SRV) First Quarter 2000 earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Wednesday, April 26, 2000 at 2:00 pm, Eastern Time with senior management of Service Corporation International. What: Service Corporation International's First Quarter 2000 earnings release When: Wednesday, April 26, 20... 
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03/13/00Safety Program of Service Corporation International Aids Newscaster in Ironic Twist of Fate
HOUSTON, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International's (NYSE: SRV) Escape School, a program that teaches children techniques for escaping stranger abductions, recently helped a Texas newsperson safely respond to armed robbery. A story about SCI Escape School by the woman reporter aired Feb. 18 in a major Texas market. One hour later, two men confronted the reporter in her driveway. One of the men was armed with a gun. Using a response tactic she observed while covering SC... 
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03/08/00Service Corporation International Appoints New Managing Director, Taxation
HOUSTON, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International, (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the appointment of Harry Loring as Managing Director of Taxation. Mr. Loring brings to his position sixteen years of leadership in the areas of international and domestic taxes with major corporations such as Stone & Webster, Incorporated, Town & Country Corporation, and Apollo Computer, Inc. At SCI, he will oversee tax matters involvin... 
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02/23/00Service Corporation International Comments on SEC Staff Accounting Bulletin On Revenue Recognition in Financial Statements
HOUSTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) today commented on the application of a recently published SEC staff accounting bulletin. The Securities and Exchange Commission recently published SEC Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 101 - Revenue Recognition in Financial Statements summarizing certain of the staff's views in applying generally accepted accounting principles to revenue recognition in financial statements. The purpose of the bulletin is to provi... 
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02/22/00Service Corporation International Appoints New Treasurer
HOUSTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International, (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the appointment of Frank T. Hundley to the position of Vice President- Treasurer, effective March 1. Mr. Hundley brings to SCI 15 years of experience in the financial industry, having previously served as a Managing Director with Banc of America Securities. Commenting on Mr. Hundley's appointment, SCI's Senior Vice President and Chief Fi... 
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02/14/00Service Corporation International Elects New Director
HOUSTON, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Victor L. Lund a Director of the Company effective February 10, 2000. His election fills a vacancy in the class of directors whose terms expire at the 2001 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company. Mr. Lund, age 52, is currently Vice Chairman of the Board of Albertsons, Inc., the second largest s... 
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02/10/00Service Corporation International Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter Of 1999 and Outlook for 2000
HOUSTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported results for the fourth quarter of 1999 and commented on their outlook for 2000. Excluding the Company's fourth quarter restructuring charge of $273 million and $39 million of non-recurring charges related to reserves established on certain loans held by the Company's lending subsidiary, the Company reported diluted earnings per share of $.10 ($.1... 
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02/09/00Service Corporation International Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter Conference Call on the Web
HOUSTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Service Corporation International's Fourth Quarter earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, February 10, 2000, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time with senior management of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV). What: Service Corporation International's Fourth Quarter Earnings Release When: 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time / Thursda... 
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02/02/00Service Corporation International Announces Conference Call for 1999 Fourth Quarter Results and Year 2000 Guidance
HOUSTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today the Company will conduct a conference call on Thursday, February 10, 2000, to discuss 1999 fourth quarter results and guidance for 2000. The conference call will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will include a question and answer session following the presentation. Commenting on the industry, SCI Chairman and Chief Executive Officer... 
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01/25/00Service Corporation International Emphasizes Technology With New Executive Appointment
HOUSTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, demonstrated a strong commitment to technology this month with the election of Stephen J. Uthoff to the position of Vice President and Chief Information Officer. A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Uthoff was most recently a vice president at Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc. (BFI), the world's second largest waste services company, where he was responsible for i... 
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01/18/00Service Corporation International Announces New CEO of European Operations
HOUSTON, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced that Marcus Hillman-Eady has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of its European Operations. In his new role, Hillman-Eady will oversee approximately 2,000 businesses located in twelve countries. Prior to assuming this position with SCI, Mr. Hillman-Eady served as a senior executive for the Institute of Management Resources, one of the top ten ... 
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01/12/00Service Corporation International Announces Restructuring and Other Non-Recurring Charges of Approximately $312 Million and Anticipated Future Annualized Savings of $60 to $65 Million
HOUSTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced the results to date of its cost reduction, cash flow enhancement and debt reduction initiatives expedited by the previously announced Special Committee of the Board. In the fourth quarter of 1999, the Company will record a restructuring charge of approximately $273 million and other non-recurring charges of approximately $39 million. As a result of t... 
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01/12/00Service Corporation International Announces Changes in Management Team
HOUSTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today changes in the Company's management team. Mr. B.D. Hunter was named Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Jerald L. Pullins was named President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Hunter has been involved in various aspects of the funeral and cemetery industry since the 1960s and brings a wealth of industry knowledge to th... 
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12/28/99Life-Saving Programs Shared With Children and Seniors in 1999; Service Corporation International's Community Service Programs Continue To Make a Difference
HOUSTON, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- More than a million children have learned how to distinguish a good stranger from a bad one, and thousands of senior citizens have discovered ways to avoid phone fraud and other scams. In 1999, Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) and national safety expert Bob Stuber have touched many lives, bringing the SCI Escape School and SCI Smart & Safe Seniors programs to more than 300 communities across the country. Throughout the year, SCI ... 
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12/22/99Service Corporation International Hires Chief Financial Officer
HOUSTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that Jeffrey E. Curtiss has been elected Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective January 3, 2000. Mr. Curtiss was formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc., ("BFI") the second largest waste services company, until it was sold in July, 1999. Mr. Curtiss is an attorney an... 
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11/23/99Service Corporation International Forms Special Committee of the Board And Announces Factors Impacting Outlook for 2000
HOUSTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today its Board of Directors has formed a Special Committee of the Board to expedite the Company's cost reduction, cash flow enhancement and debt reduction initiatives. The Committee is chaired by an outside director, Mr. B. D. Hunter, and includes two additional outside directors and one inside director. As a result of this increased focus, the Compa... 
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11/19/99SCI Affiliates Donate Services to Texas A&M Bonfire Victims; Home Town Funeral Homes Offer Assistance
HOUSTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) is offering its funeral services, free of charge, to families of the victims of the tragedy at the Texas A&M bonfire site. "We are deeply saddened by this tragic event," said R. L. Waltrip, chairman and chief executive officer of SCI. "Our hearts go out to the friends and families of these fine young people. We wanted to show how much this has affected us by providing assistance during these difficult ... 
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11/18/99Service Corporation International Announces Management Change
HOUSTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that George R. Champagne, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the Company. Mr. Champagne will remain associated with the Company in a consulting capacity. The Company also announced that Todd A. Matherne, the Company's Senior Vice President and Treasurer, has been appointed the Company's Chief Financial Officer on an interim basis... 
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11/02/99Service Corporation International Announces Completion of a $600 Million Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility
HOUSTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) today announced successful completion of a $600 million unsecured revolving credit facility. The facility was led by Chase Securities Inc., as lead arranger and book manager, and included Morgan Guaranty Trust Company as syndication agent. Bank of America, Citibank and Credit Lyonnais participated as managing agents. The facility was over-subscribed and the Company received commitments in excess of $600 millio... 
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10/26/99Service Corporation International Invites You to Listen to a Replay of Its Third Quarter Conference Call on the Web
HOUSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Service Corporation International's (NYSE: SRV) Third Quarter earnings release, you are invited to listen to a replay of its conference call with R. L. Waltrip / Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Service Corporation International. The replay will be available on the Internet on Tuesday, October 26, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter Earnings Release When... 
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10/26/99Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter Results of $.12 Per Diluted Share
HOUSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported results for the third quarter of 1999. For the three months ended September 30, 1999, the Company reported revenues of $776.8 million, net income of $32.1 million and diluted earnings per share of $.12 ($.12 basic). Before non-recurring items reported in the first quarter of 1999 related to the Company's cost rationalization program and early ext... 
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10/06/99Service Corporation International Announces Suspension of Quarterly Cash Dividends
HOUSTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced the suspension of regular quarterly cash dividends on its outstanding common stock. The cash dividend previously declared on August 12, 1999 of $.09 per share of common stock will be paid on October 29, 1999 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 15, 1999. Commenting on the suspension of regular quarterly cash dividends... 
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10/01/99Service Corporation International Announces Expected Results for the Third Quarter of 1999 and Additional Strategic Initiatives Related to Cash Flow
HOUSTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today a downward adjustment in expected earnings for the third quarter of 1999. The Company now expects to report net income in the range of $27 to $37 million or diluted earnings per share of $.10 to $.13 for the three months ended September 30, 1999. The Company reported net income of $83.2 million and $.32 diluted earnings per share for the three m... 
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08/12/99Service Corporation International Announces Changes in Senior Management Team and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced changes in the Company's Senior Management team. Jerald L. Pullins, Senior Executive Vice President, was named Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Pullins first joined the Company in 1969 as Vice President of Corporate Development and has a long and successful history in the funeral service industry. W. Blair Waltrip, Executive ... 
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07/29/99Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter Results of $.28 Per Diluted Share, Revised Outlook for Remainder of 1999 and New Strategic Revenue and Marketing Initiatives
HOUSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported results for the second quarter of 1999. For the three months ended June 30, 1999, the Company reported revenues of $830.2 million, net income of $76.0 million and diluted earnings per share of $.28 ($.28 basic). Before non-recurring items reported in the first quarter of 1999 related to the Company's cost rationalization program and early exting... 
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05/13/99Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ("SCI") today declared a regular cash dividend of 9 cents per share of common stock of the Company. R. L. Waltrip, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President, said that the cash dividend is payable July 30, 1999 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 1999. As of March 31, 1999, SCI affiliates operated 3,812 funeral service locations, 515 cemeteries and 199 cremat... 
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05/05/99New Book on Service Corporation International Relates Growth, Changes Inside Industry's Largest Company; Robert L. Waltrip 'Transformed Funeral Service Industry'
HOUSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A history of the funeral service business, a chronicle of the development of a major corporation, and the story of the transformation of a family funeral firm into the largest death care company in the world are the key ingredients of a new publication now available. The new book, "Service Corporation International: The Creation of the Modern Death Care Industry", was co-authored by Dr. William Kellar and Dr. Elisabeth O'Kane, both noted PhD historians fr... 
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04/29/99Service Corporation International Reports First Quarter Results of $.36 Per Diluted Share Before Non-Recurring Items
HOUSTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported results for the first quarter of 1999. Three Months Ended March 31, 1999 (Compared to Same Period 1998) Revenues $904.1 million, up 29.4 percent from $698.8 million Earnings Before Non-Recurring Items $98.6 million, down 9.4 percent ... 
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04/06/99Service Corporation International Announces the Promotion of Jerald L. Pullins to Senior Executive Vice President, Responsible for Worldwide Funeral and Cemetery Operations
HOUSTON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) today announced Jerald L. Pullins, Executive Vice President, International Operations, has been appointed Senior Executive Vice President. In his new position, Mr. Pullins is responsible for the Company's worldwide funeral and cemetery operations. Since 1994, Mr. Pullins has been responsible for SCI's European Operations which include more than 2,000 locations in the United Kingdom and France, plus signific... 
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04/01/99Service Corporation International Announces Charges Totaling Approximately $105 Million; Anticipates at Least $60 Million in Annualized Savings
HOUSTON, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) announced today the results of its previously mentioned cost rationalization program in their Management's Discussion and Analysis section of their Form 10-K. The Company expects to report charges in the first quarter of 1999 ranging from $80 million to $90 million on a pretax basis as a result of this cost rationalization program. These charges include items such as: severance associated with certain employee... 
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02/12/99Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) today declared a regular cash dividend of 9 cents per share of common stock of the Company. R. L. Waltrip, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, said that the cash dividend is payable April 30, 1999, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 1999. As of December 31, 1998, SCI affiliates operated 3,442 funeral service locations, 433 cemet... 
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02/11/99Service Corporation International Announces Resignation of L. William Heiligbrodt as President and Chief Operating Officer
HOUSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) announced today the resignation of L. William Heiligbrodt as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company in order to facilitate the consolidation of senior executive responsibility in one office at this time. Mr. R. L. Waltrip, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, expressed his appreciation for Mr. Heiligbrodt's support and contribution towards SCI's success over the last ten years. Mr. Heiligbro... 
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02/09/99Service Corporation International Announces 1998 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results
HOUSTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported results for the twelve month and three month periods ended December 31, 1998. Twelve Months Ended December 31, 1998 (Compared to same period 1997) Revenues $2.875 billion up 13.4% from $2.536 billion Net Income $342.1 million up 2.5% from $333.8 million Diluted earnings per share $1.31... 
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01/26/99Service Corporation International Authorizes Stock Repurchase
HOUSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ("SCI"), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it has increased its previously authorized share repurchase program. The increased authorization allows the Company to purchase an additional 5 million shares of its own common stock from time to time in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions, bringing the total authorization to 10 million shares. In making the... 
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01/26/99Service Corporation International Announces Revised Earnings Estimates for 1998 and Outlook for 1999
HOUSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it expects diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 1998 to be lower than current analyst expectations. For the three months ended December 31, 1998, the Company anticipates diluted earnings per share in the range of $.22-$.24 as compared to $0.36 for the three months ended December 31, 1997. The First Call consensus earning... 
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01/19/99Service Corporation International and Equity Corporation International Jointly Announce Completion of Merger
HOUSTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ("SCI") and Equity Corporation International (NYSE: EQU) ("ECI") jointly announced today the consummation of the previously announced merger between ECI and a wholly-owned subsidiary of SCI (the "Merger"). As determined in accordance with the merger agreement, the stockholders of ECI will receive 0.71053 of a share of SCI common stock for each share of ECI common stock. SCI and ECI also announced that the ... 
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12/31/98Service Corporation International and Equity Corporation International Jointly Announce ECI Stockholder Approval of Merger and Agreement With the Federal Trade Commission Staff
HOUSTON, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ("SCI") and Equity Corporation International (NYSE: EQU) ("ECI") jointly announced today that the stockholders of ECI have approved the previously announced merger between ECI and a wholly-owned subsidiary of SCI ("Merger"). SCI and ECI also announced that SCI has entered into an Agreement Containing Consent Order with the staff of the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") resolving regulatory concerns of the FTC st... 
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12/22/98Service Corporation International Announces Expansion Into Chile
HOUSTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that one of its subsidiaries has acquired the Parque del Recuerdo Group of Cemeteries in Santiago, Chile. This acquisition adds three of the finest cemeteries in Latin America to SCI's international operations group. These cemeteries perform approximately 3,500 interments and produce revenues of approximately $30 million annually. ... 
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12/15/98Service Corporation International and Equity Corporation International Jointly Announce Merger Modifications
HOUSTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ("SCI") and Equity Corporation International ("ECI") jointly announced today that the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") by and among SCI, a wholly owned subsidiary of SCI, and ECI has been amended to: -- Increase the minimum price of SCI Common Stock used to calculate the Merger consideration to be received by ECI's stockholders from $34.00 to $38.00.... 
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12/08/98Service Corporation International Announces $600 Million Senior Notes Pricing
HOUSTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it has priced $600 million principal amount of 6.00 percent, seven- year senior notes due December 15, 2005, to the public at 99.362 to yield 6.113 percent. Chase Securities Inc. (co-lead and joint book-runner), J. P. Morgan & Co. (co-lead and joint book-runner), NationsBanc Montgomery Securities LLC, Warburg Dillon Read, ABN AMRO ... 
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11/12/98Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV)(SCI) today declared a regular cash dividend of 9 cents per share of common stock of the company. R. L. Waltrip, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, said that the cash dividend is payable January 29, 1999, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 15, 1999. As of September 30, 1998, SCI affiliates operated 3,370 funeral service locations, 430 ... 
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10/29/98Service Corporation International Announces Effectiveness of Shelf Registration
HOUSTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced that its registration statement of $1.5 billion of securities has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. It is anticipated that the securities will be issued from time to time through underwriters and may be sold directly to other purchasers or through agents. Except as may be set forth in a prospectus supplemen... 
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10/22/98Service Corporation International Reports 14.4% Increase in Net Income and 14.3% Increase in EPS for Third Quarter 1998
HOUSTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported results for the three month and nine month periods ended September 30, 1998. Three Months Ended September 30, 1998 (Compared to same period 1997) Revenues $712.5 million up 18.6% from $601.0 million Net Income $83.2 million up 14.4% from $72.7 million Diluted earnings per share $0.32 ... 
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09/30/98Service Corporation International Completes Strategic Acquisition of Pre-Need Insurance Division of American Annuity Group
HOUSTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the pre-need funeral services division of American Annuity Group Inc. (NYSE: AAG) of Cincinnati, Ohio for $164 million cash. The AAG operations offer a variety of pre-need and final expense life insurance and annuity products to finance prearranged funerals. Based on pro- forma ... 
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08/13/98Service Corporation International Announces Officer Promotions and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) today announced that Gregory L. Cauthen, previously Vice President and Treasurer, was appointed Senior Vice President of SCI and President of SCI Financial Services, Inc., a financial services subsidiary recently formed to expand SCI's pre-need businesses and financial activities worldwide. Mr. Cauthen is responsible for operations which include prearranged funeral marketing, fun... 
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08/06/98Service Corporation International Announces Definitive Agreement for Merger With Equity Corporation International
HOUSTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV)("SCI"), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement with Equity Corporation International (NYSE: EQU)("ECI") to form a business combination between the two companies. ECI, the nation's fourth largest publicly traded death care company, based in Lufkin, Texas, currently owns and operates 326 funeral homes and 81 cemeteries in 35 states and one C... 
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07/24/98Service Corporation International Authorizes Stock Repurchase
HOUSTON, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ("SCI"), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today announced that it has reinstated its previously authorized share repurchase program. The authorization allows for the company to purchase up to 5 million shares of its own common stock from time to time in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. In making the announcement, R.L. Waltrip, Chairman of the Board, said that the Bo... 
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07/23/98Service Corporation International Reports Net Income up 15% and EPS up 13% for Second Quarter
HOUSTON, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ("SCI"), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported record second quarter revenues and earnings. For the three months ended June 30, 1998, the company reported revenues of $671.9 million, net income of $90.9 million and diluted earnings per share of $.35 ($.36 basic). This represents a 11.8 percent increase in revenues, a 15.4 percent increase in net income and a 12.9 percent increase in d... 
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07/17/98Service Corporation International Buys Pre-Need Insurance Division of American Annuity Group and Forms New Financial Services Subsidiary
HOUSTON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ("SCI"), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it will acquire the pre-need funeral services division of American Annuity Group Inc. (NYSE: AAG) ("AAG") of Cincinnati, Ohio for $164 million cash. The AAG operations to be acquired offer a variety of pre-need and final expense life insurance and annuity products to finance prearranged funerals. Based on pro-forma 1997 premiums... 
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06/10/98Service Corporation International Announces Effectiveness of Shelf Registration
HOUSTON, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) announced today that its registration statement of $1 billion of securities has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. It is anticipated that the securities will be issued from time to time through underwriters and may be sold directly to other purchasers or through agents. Except as may be set forth in a prospectus supplement, proceeds from the sale of the securities will be ... 
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06/03/98Service Corporation International Announces Further Expansion Into Argentina
HOUSTON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that one of its subsidiaries has acquired four cemeteries in Buenos Aires, Argentina: Jardin de Paz S.A., Parque del Companario S.A., Solaz S.A. and Parque Lujan S.A. These acquisitions will strengthen the already prominent position of SCI in the private cemetery market in Buenos Aires. The businesses are located strategically around th... 
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05/14/98Service Corporation International Renews Preferred Share Purchase Rights Plan; Declares Dividend of Rights
HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) today declared a dividend distribution of one Preferred Share Purchase Right on each outstanding share of SCI common stock. The rights to be issued in today's declared dividend will replace the rights currently attached to all outstanding shares of SCI common stock, which expire in July. R. L. Waltrip, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of SCI, stated, "We bel... 
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05/14/98Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) today declared a regular cash dividend of 9 cents per share of common stock of the company. R. L. Waltrip, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, said that the cash dividend is payable July 31, 1998, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 1998. As of March 31, 1998, SCI operated 3,166 funeral service locations, 398 cemeteries and 166 cre... 
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04/23/98Service Corporation International Reports First Quarter Results
HOUSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported record first quarter revenues and earnings. For the three months ended March 31, 1998, the company reported revenues of $682.7 million, net income of $108.8 million and diluted earnings per share of $.42 ($.43 basic). This represents a 6.9 percent increase in revenues, a 20.4 percent increase in net income and a 16.7 percent increase in di... 
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04/16/98Service Corporation International Announces Expansion into Scandinavia
HOUSTON, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that one of its subsidiaries has acquired Odd B. Jolstad, As in Oslo, Norway. This represents SCI's initial entry into the Scandinavian funeral market. Until the sale to SCI, Odd B. Jolstad, As was one of Europe's largest privately owned funeral companies. The business consists of 12 funeral locations in Oslo and its surrounding are... 
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03/12/98Service Corporation International Announces $500 Million Senior Notes Pricing
HOUSTON, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it has priced two issues of senior notes. The first issue, $200 million principal amount of 6.50 percent, ten-year senior notes due March 15, 2008, was priced to the public at 99.609 to yield 6.554 percent. This issue is noncallable. J.P. Morgan & Co. (co-lead and book-runner), Chase Securities, Inc. (co-lead), BancAmerica Robe... 
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02/27/98Service Corporation International Announces Subsidiary Signs Definitive Agreement for Initial Privatization in Spain
HOUSTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that one of its subsidiaries will acquire a 49% interest in Serveis Funeraris de Barcelona S.A. This represents SCI's first participation in a privatization within the Spanish market. Under the terms of the agreement, the transaction is subject to the approval of the Barcelona City Council which is anticipated to occur within the next 30 d... 
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02/12/98Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) is again pleased to announce an increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend, raising it 20 percent to 9 cents per share of common stock. R.L. Waltrip, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, said that the cash dividend is payable April 30, 1998, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 1998. As of December 31, 1997, SCI affiliates o... 
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02/02/98Service Corporation International Announces Officers Stock Sales
HOUSTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that four top executives have sold an aggregate of 2,350,000 shares of stock in open market transactions. The executives are chairman and chief executive officer R.L. Waltrip, president and chief operating officer L. William Heiligbrodt, and executive vice presidents W. Blair Waltrip and John W. Morrow, Jr. The shares sold were acquired th... 
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01/29/98Service Corporation International Reports Record Results for 1997
HOUSTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported record revenues and earnings for 1997. For the year ended December 31, 1997, the company reported revenues of $2.5 billion, net income of $333.8 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.31 (basic of $1.36). This represents a 7.6 percent increase in revenues, a 25.8 percent increase in net income and a 21.3 percent increase in diluted e... 
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11/17/97Service Corporation International Announces Purchase of Additional Shares in Arbor Memorial Services Inc.
HOUSTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that its subsidiary, Service Corporation International (Canada) Limited, has completed the previously announced acquisition of 713,825 Class A Voting Shares and 2,213,152 Class B Non-Voting Shares of Arbor Memorial Services Inc. ("Arbor"), of Toronto, Canada from The Loewen Group Inc. SCI now owns 960,969 Class A Voting Shares and 5,270,22... 
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11/13/97Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) today declared a regular cash dividend of 7.5 cents per share of common stock of the company. R. L. Waltrip, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, said that the cash dividend is payable January 30, 1998, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 15, 1998. As of September 30, 1997, SCI affiliates operate 3,048 funeral service locations, 376... 
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10/22/97Service Corporation International Reports Net Income Up 27% and EPS Up 22% For Third Quarter
HOUSTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV)(SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported record third quarter revenues and earnings. For the three months ended September 30, 1997, the company reported revenues of $584.8 million, net income of $72.7 million and fully diluted earnings per share of $.28 (primary of $.28). This represents a 7.4 percent increase in revenues, a 26.7 percent increase in net income and a 21.7 percent i... 
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10/21/97Service Corporation International Announces the Formation of Catholic Death Care Management Company
HOUSTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest death care company, announced today the formation of a wholly-owned subsidiary, SCI Christian Funeral Services, Inc. (Christian Funeral Services), dedicated to the management of funeral homes, cemeteries, and related assets for Catholic dioceses throughout North America. Christian Funeral Services will be managed and guided by church and industry leaders chosen for their expertise in r... 
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08/14/97Service Corporation International Announces the Appointment of Jerald L. Pullins as Executive Vice President -- International Operations and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV)(SCI) today announced Jerald L. Pullins, Executive Vice President, European Operations, has been appointed Executive Vice President - International Operations. In his new position Mr. Pullins will be responsible for all of the Company's International Operations and expansion outside of North America. Since 1994, Mr. Pullins has been responsible for SCI's European Operations which include more than 2,000 loc... 
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08/11/97Service Corporation International Announces Purchase of Additional Shares in Arbor Memorial Services Inc.
HOUSTON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that its subsidiary, Service Corporation International (Canada) Limited, has entered into an agreement to acquire 713,825 Class A Voting Shares and 2,213,152 Class B Non-Voting Shares in Arbor Memorial Services Inc. ("Arbor"), of Toronto, Canada from The Loewen Group Inc. Completion of the transaction is subject to certain regulatory matte... 
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07/21/97Service Corporation International Reports Net Income Up 27% And EPS Up 24% For Second Quarter
HOUSTON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported record second quarter revenues and earnings. For the three months ended June 30, 1997, the company reported revenues of $601.1 million, net income of $78.8 million and fully diluted earnings per share of $.31 (primary of $.32). This represents a 6.4 percent increase in revenues, a 26.6 percent increase in net income and a 24.0 percent incre... 
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05/16/97Service Corporation International Subsidiary, SCI Finance LLC, Announces Redemption of $3.125 Term Convertible Shares, Series A
HOUSTON, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV)(SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that its subsidiary, SCI Finance LLC, will redeem in cash, at $52.5000 per share plus then accrued and unpaid dividends, all outstanding shares of its $3.125 Term Convertible Shares, Series A ("TECONS"). The redemption will take place on June 20, 1997. TECONS are convertible at the option of the holder at any time prior to the close of busi... 
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05/08/97Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Service Corporation International (SCI) (NYSE: SRV) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 7.5 cents per share of the common stock of the company. R. L. Waltrip, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, said that the cash dividend is payable July 31, 1997, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 1997. As of March 31, 1997, SCI operated 2,946 funeral service locations, 356 cemeter... 
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04/22/97Service Corporation International Reports Record First Quarter Results
HOUSTON, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported record first quarter revenues and earnings. For the three months ended March 31, 1997, the company reported revenues of $638.4 million, net income of $90.3 million and fully diluted earnings per share of $.36 (primary of $.37). This represents an 10.9 percent increase in revenues, a 25.7 percent increase in net income and a 24.1 percent in... 
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04/15/97Service Corporation International Announces $450 Million Senior Notes Pricing
HOUSTON, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it has priced a $450 million two-tranche issue of senior notes. The first tranche, $250 million principal amount of 7.375 percent seven-year senior notes due April 15, 2004, was priced to the public at 99.695 to yield 7.432 percent. The second tranche, $200 million principal amount of 7.70 percent twelve-year senior notes due April ... 
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03/18/97Service Corporation International Prices Tender Offer For Its Medium-Term Notes, Series A
HOUSTON, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it has determined the purchase prices on its previously announced tender offer relating to its outstanding Medium-Term Notes, Series A. The tender offer is being made pursuant to the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement dated February 18, 1997. The tender offer price for each $1,000 principal amount of Notes of ea... 
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03/14/97Service Corporation International Announces Receipt of Requisite Consents in Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Its Medium-Term Notes, Series A
HOUSTON, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it has received consents from holders of $140,710,000 in aggregate principal amount of its outstanding Medium-Term Notes, Series A to certain amendments to the Indenture relating to such Notes. As a result, holders of Notes who wish to receive the Consent Payment of $1.50 per $1,000 principal amount of Notes upon consummation of the tender o... 
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03/14/97Service Corporation International Announces Purchase of Additional Shares in Arbor Memorial Services, Inc.
HOUSTON, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that its subsidiary, Service Corporation International (Canada) Limited, has acquired an additional 500,000 Class B Non-Voting Shares of Arbor Memorial Services Inc. (Arbor), based in Toronto, Canada. The shares purchased through a private transaction, bring SCI's holdings in Arbor Class B Shares to 3,057,075 shares or approximately 38.2 percent o... 
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02/18/97Service Corporation International Announces $536 Million Note Tender Offers And Results Of Sale Of Eci Shares
HOUSTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it is offering to purchase a total of approximately $536 million of three issues of its outstanding notes. The notes covered are: the $150 million 7-7/8% Notes due February 1, 2013, $200 million 8-3/8% Notes due December 15, 2004, and $186 million Medium-Term Notes, Series A. SCI indicated that such transactions would reduce its annual... 
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02/13/97Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) is again pleased to announce an increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend, raising it 25 percent to 7.5 cents per share of common stock. R. L. Waltrip, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, said that the cash dividend is payable April 30, 1997, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 1997. Service Corporation International is t... 
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02/06/97Service Corporation International Reports Record Results for 1996
HOUSTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported record revenues and earnings for 1996. For the year ended December 31, 1996, the company reported revenues of $2.3 billion, net income of $265.3 million and primary earnings per share of $1.10 (fully diluted of $1.07), after recording a $6 million pretax charge for expenses related directly to the Loewen exchange offer. This represents a 3... 
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01/07/97Service Corporation International Withdraws Exchange Offer For The Loewen Group Inc.
HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that it is withdrawing its exchange offer for The Loewen Group Inc. (NYSE: LWN). "The cumulative effect of actions taken by Loewen since our offer was announced, and the disclosure of details related to certain of Loewen's other transactions, have adversely impacted SCI's view of Loewen's value to SCI shareholders," said R.L. Waltrip... 
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11/14/96Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 6 cents per share of the common stock of the company. R. L. Waltrip, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, said that the cash dividend is payable January 31, 1997, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 16, 1997. Service Corporation International is the largest funeral and cemetery org... 
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10/17/96Service Corporation International Reports Record Third Quarter Results
HOUSTON, Oct. 17, /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV)(SCI), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported record third quarter revenues and earnings. For the three months ended September 30, 1996, the company reported revenues of $544.5 million, net income of $57.4 million and primary earnings per share of $.24 (fully diluted of $.23). This represents a 34.9 percent increase in revenues, a 46.7 percent increase in net income and a 20.0 percen... 
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10/02/96Service Corporation International Announces Exchange Offer to Acquire All Outstanding Shares of the Loewen Group Inc.
HOUSTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewsire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV)(SCI) today announced that it intends to take its offer to acquire The Loewen Group Inc. (Nasdaq: LWNG) (Loewen) directly to Loewen shareholders through an exchange offer. Holders of Loewen common stock will be offered the opportunity to exchange their shares for U.S. $45.00 worth of common stock of New Service Corporation International (New SCI), or, at the election of each Loewen shareholder, U.S. $45.00 worth o... 
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09/25/96Service Corporation International Considering All Options Regarding Acquisition of Loewen
HOUSTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (SCI) (NYSE: SRV) announced today that, although the Board of Directors of The Loewen Group Inc. (Loewen) (Nasdaq-NNM: LWNG) has rejected SCI's proposal, SCI remains committed to pursuing a combination of the two companies and will actively explore ways to complete the transaction. Robert L. Waltrip, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of SCI said, "We are disappointed that the Loewen Board of Directors r... 
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09/17/96Service Corporation International Announces a Proposed Business Combination with The Loewen Group Inc.
HOUSTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) (SCI) announced today that it sent the attached letter to Raymond L. Loewen, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Loewen Group Inc. (Nasdaq-NNM: LWNGF) proposing a business combination between the two companies. In explaining the transaction, Robert L. Waltrip, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of SCI said, "This proposal will create a combined company with unparalleled ... 
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09/05/96Service Corporation International Announces Effectiveness Of Shelf Registration
HOUSTON, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (SCI) (NYSE: SRV) announced today that its registration statement relating to up to $1 billion of securities has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. It is anticipated that the securities will be issued from time to time through underwriters and may be sold directly to other purchasers or through agents. Except as may be set forth in a prospectus supplement, proceeds from the sale of the secu... 
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07/22/96SERVICE CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL REPORTS RECORD SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
HOUSTON, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ("SCI"), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, today reported record second quarter revenues and earnings. For the three months ended June 30, 1996, the company reported revenues of $564.7 million, net income of $62.3 million and primary earnings per share of $.52 (fully diluted of $.50). This represents a 60 percent increase in revenues, a 53 percent increase in net income and a 24 percent increa... 
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