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12/23/16Service Corporation International Sponsors Donate Life Float at the 128th Rose Parade®
Floragraph Finishing Events Honor Donors and Raise Awareness of Organ Donation HOUSTON, Dec. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, and its brand, Dignity Memorial®, are pleased to announce their ninth year as a major sponsor of the Donate Life float that will appear in the 128th Rose Parade® on January 2, 2017. Since 2009, SCI has participated in Donate Life’s annual tribute to organ, ey... 
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11/11/16SCI and Dignity Memorial® Honor U.S. Armed Forces This Veterans Day
More Than 2,500 Homeless Veterans Honored Since 2000 HOUSTON, Nov. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This Veterans Day, Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, and its brand, Dignity Memorial, continue their ongoing commitment to honor those serving our country through the Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial Program. Since 2000, Dignity Memorial, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, alo... 
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11/08/16Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization To $400 Million And Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2016 /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 $313 million.  When combined with approximately $87 million of authority remaining under the existing program, this represents a total of $400 million of current share repurchase authority effective today. T... 
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10/26/16Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results
- Conference call on Thursday, October 27, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, reported results for the third quarter of 2016. 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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10/17/16Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the third quarter 2016 on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, October 27, 2016.  Details of the conference call are as follows:   What: Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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10/05/16Dignity Memorial® Opens First Green Burial Cemetery in Seattle Area
Demand for Natural Options Outpacing Expectations HOUSTON, Oct. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dignity Memorial®, North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, has officially opened a Green Burial Council (GBC) certified cemetery park at Cedar Lawns Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Redmond, Wash. ... 
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09/28/16Service Corporation International Salutes National Hispanic Heritage Month
SCI Hispana Hosts Series of Career Workshops HOUSTON, Sept. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, and its SCI Hispana division, join the nation in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s theme, “Hispanic Americans: Energizing Our Nation’s Diversity”, reinforces the contribution of the Hispanic population to our nation across the centuries.   SCI Hispana was launched ... 
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08/16/16Service Corporation International Awards 2016 Scholarships
SCI Scholarship Program Recognizes Mortuary Students From Across the Country HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, and its brand, Dignity Memorial, awarded over $53,000 in scholarships to 30 mortuary students across the country as part of the 2016 Service Corporation International Scholarship Program. The goal of the program is to promote excellence in funeral service by recog... 
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08/10/16Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 10, 2016 /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 thirteen cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on September 30, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2016.  While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash div... 
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07/27/16Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
- Conference call on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, reported results for the second quarter of 2016. 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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07/20/16Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the second quarter 2016 on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, July 28, 2016.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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07/14/16Service Corporation International and 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. Collaborate in Unique Online Sympathy Program
New Program Offers Distinctive, Personalized Memorial and Condolence Gift Options HOUSTON, July 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, and its brands, including its largest, Dignity Memorial®, have teamed with 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLWS), a leading provider of gourmet food and floral gifts, to launch a new online sympathy gift program. The program offers families served at more tha... 
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06/07/16Service Corporation International Announces $40 Million Investment in Texas
Nation’s Largest Funeral Home Provider Reveals Major Plans for Lone Star State Locations HOUSTON, June 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, and its brand Dignity Memorial®, today announced a $40.9 million investment in new, upgraded and expanded facilities in cities across Texas including Dallas/Ft. Worth, El Paso, Houston, the Rio Grande Valley and Austin. These initiatives are part of th... 
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05/26/16Service Corporation International Honors Those Who Serve
Memorial Day Events Honor Veterans and First Responders HOUSTON, May 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This Memorial Day, Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, and its brand, Dignity Memorial, proudly recognize the courage and selflessness of those who serve our country through its Homeless Veterans Burial Program and Public Servants Program. Since 2000, Dignity Memorial has provided more than 3,000 no-cost burial and funer... 
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05/11/16Service Corporation International Declares Increase In Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 11, 2016 /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 thirteen cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend declared today represents an 8.3% increase from the previously declared dividend of twelve cents per share of common stock per quarter.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is ... 
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04/29/16Service Corporation International Honors 2015 Service Excellence Award Winners
2015 Service Excellence Award honorees, came from around the United States and Canada to Houston, Texas for a dinner where SCI executives presented their awards. Left to right: Colleen Bone, Office Manager, Giffen-Mack Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, West Hill, Ontario, Canada; Michael R. Webb, SCI President and Chief Operating Officer; Amber Rauscher, Senior Legal Assistant, SCI Headquarters, Houston, Texas; Barbara Mack, wife of Steve Mack; Eric Daniels, Senior Funeral Director at the Lif... 
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04/27/16Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Conference call on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, reported results for the first quarter of 2016. 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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04/20/16Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its First Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the first quarter 2016 on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, April 28, 2016.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International First Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call When: ... 
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03/08/16Service Corporation International Location Honored With Grand Prize International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association Award
Striffler-Hamby at Park Hill Cemetery in Columbus, GA Recognized for Most Personalized Service or Memorial HOUSTON, March 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), and its brand Dignity Memorial, announced today that Striffler-Hamby at Park Hill Cemetery in Columbus, GA, has been awarded the 2015 International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) Keeping It Personal (KIP) award. The funeral home received first place and grand prize honors for ‘M... 
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03/03/16Service Corporation International Announces New Unsecured Credit Agreement And Redemption Of Senior Notes Due 2017
HOUSTON, March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), announced today that it has entered into a $1.4 billion unsecured credit agreement maturing in 2021 providing for a $700 million revolving credit facility and a $700 million Term Loan A.  The Company will use proceeds from the Term Loan A and certain revolver drawings to repay $580 million of outstanding borrowings under the existing credit agreement and to redeem all $295 million of outstanding 7.00% Senior No... 
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02/10/16Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results And Finalizes Outlook For 2016
- Conference call on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the fourth quarter 2015. 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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02/10/16Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2016 /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 twelve cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on March 31, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2016.  While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends for... 
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02/10/16Service Corporation International Announces Promotion of Michael Webb to President and COO
HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced today that Michael Webb, who currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer.  In his new role, Webb will continue to report to Chairman and CEO, Tom Ryan.  Webb will be responsible for leading SCI's operating activities and working with senior management to drive performance excellence. Webb is a 25 year veteran ... 
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02/02/16Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Fourth Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the fourth quarter 2015 on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, February 11, 2016.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What:      Service Corporation International Fourth Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call   ... 
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01/27/16Service Corporation International Honored With Prestigious J.D. Power President’s Award
Largest Funeral and Cemetery Provider Receives Recognition for its Commitment to Customer Service HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services announced it has been presented with the J.D. Power President’s Award in recognition of its dedication to service excellence including quality improvement, customer satisfaction and the development of enduring client relationships. SCI has work... 
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