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12/22/15Service Corporation International Sponsors Donate Life’s “Treasure Life’s Journey” at the 2016 Rose Parade
SCI and Its Brand, Dignity Memorial, Pay Tribute to Donors and Raise Awareness for Donate Life HOUSTON, Dec. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, announced that for the sixth year in a row, it is a major sponsor of the Donate Life float that will appear in the annual Rose Parade on January 1, 2016. In addition to its sponsorship, SCI will pay for seven client families of its Dignity Memori... 
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11/24/15Service Corporation International Serves 100,000 Families With Its National Bereavement Travel Program
SCI’s Travel Services Makes Getting Home to Pay Respects a Little Easier HOUSTON, Nov. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, has renewed its commitment to service excellence by serving 100,000 client families with travel arrangement services for the last decade while some major airlines have reduced or phased out their bereavement travel programs over the years. Through its Dignity Memor... 
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11/18/15Service Corporation International Supports Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business With $50,000 Expansion Project
Internationally Recognized Business School Will Expand With New Building, Renovation Project HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, announced today its continued support of the New Orleans community with a $50,000 gift in support of the Tulane University A. B. Freeman School of Business renovation project that will include a new 42,000 sq. foot building. “We are pleased to s... 
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11/10/15Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2015 /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 December 31, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2015.  While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividen... 
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11/10/15Service Corporation International Announces It Will Appoint A New Chairman Of The Board, Chairman Emeritus, And Lead Director
HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:  SCI) announced today that Mr. Robert L. "Bob" Waltrip will be stepping aside as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors after 53 years of devoted service to the Company.  He will remain on the Board and will continue with the Company in the position of Founder and Chairman Emeritus.  Mr. Tom Ryan will be appointed Chairman of the Board and CEO, and Mr. Tony Coelho will be appointed to the new position of Lead D... 
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10/28/15Service Corporation International Announces Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results And Provides Fourth Quarter Outlook For 2015 And Preliminary Outlook For 2016
- Conference call on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Oct. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the third quarter 2015. 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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10/15/15Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Third Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the third quarter 2015 on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, October 29, 2015. Details of the conference call are as follows:  What:     Service Corporation International Third Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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10/13/15Service Corporation International’s California Cemeteries Lead Change to Simplify Conservation Efforts
Cemeteries in the U.S. Save Millions of Gallons Annually With Reclaimed Water in the Golden State HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), whose affiliates comprise North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, has been dedicated to reducing water usage at its affiliated California cemeteries with efforts to streamline water efficiencies for all cemeteries around the state for nearly a decade. SCI’s Rose Hills Memorial Park... 
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09/17/15Service Corporation International Supports New Orleans With $7 Million Capital Improvement Project
HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America's largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, has ramped up its steadfast commitment to the city of New Orleans since the December 2013 acquisition of Stewart Enterprises with a $7.2 million capital improvement plan designed to spotlight several historic cemeteries including Mount Olivet Cemetery and Metairie Cemetery as well as Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home. SCI has completed the... 
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08/27/15Service Corporation International Provides Nearly 2,000 Widows and Widowers Across the U.S. With Social Support
National Program Has Supported Thousands of Bereaved Spouses With Sense of Healing and Purpose Over the Last 40 Years HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), an innovative leader in the funeral and cemetery industry, supports nearly 2,000 widows and widowers across the nation through the Living Information for Today (LIFT) program, which is designed to reinforce a sense of wholeness and purpose for those who have lost a spouse. As the nation'... 
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08/18/15Service Corporation International Completes Offering of $300 Million of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) (the "Company") announced today that it had successfully completed its previously announced public offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.375% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "Notes") in a reopening of its existing series of such Notes. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to redeem all of its outstanding 6.750% Senior Notes due 2016 and to repay approximately $99 millio... 
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08/12/15Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization To $400 Million And Declares Increase In Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug. 12, 2015 /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 $385 million.  When combined with approximately $15 million of authority remaining under the existing program, this represents a total of $400 million of current share repurchase authority effective today. ... 
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08/10/15Service Corporation International Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering
HOUSTON, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) (the "Company") announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $300 million of its 5.375% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "Notes") in a reopening of its existing series of such Notes. The price to the purchasers was 1.0375% of the principal amount of the Notes representing a yield-to-worst of 4.719%. The Company expects to close the sale of the notes on August 18, 2015, subject to the satisfact... 
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08/10/15Service Corporation International Announces Senior Notes Offering
HOUSTON, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) (the "Company") announced today that it intends to offer $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.375% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "Notes"), subject to market and other conditions. The offering is a reopening of the Company's existing series of such Notes, and will be made by means of an underwritten public offering pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchan... 
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08/05/15Service Corporation International Awards $250,000 to Mortuary Students
SCI National Scholarship Program Honors Mortuary Science Students From Around the U.S. HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America's largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, has awarded $250,000 in scholarships to mortuary students across the country as part of the Company's vision to promote service excellence in the funeral industry. Recipients are selected based on exemplary academic achievement and community service. Ov... 
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07/29/15Service Corporation International Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results And Updates 2015 Financial Guidance
- Conference call on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the second quarter 2015. 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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07/20/15Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the second quarter 2015 on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, July 30, 2015.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What:    Service Corporation International Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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07/01/15SCI and Its Brand Dignity Memorial(R) Provide 1600 Homeless Veterans With Military Burials
Homeless Veteran Burial Program Marks 15 Years of Service to Veterans HOUSTON, July 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) and its brand Dignity Memorial, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, along with local government agencies have utilized their resources for the past 15 years to honor 1600 forgotten heroes through the SCI Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial program. The SCI Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial... 
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06/10/15SCI and Its Brand Dignity Memorial Contribute $4.5 Million to American Diabetes Association
SCI/Dignity Memorial Announces Title Sponsorship of Tour de Cure Houston HOUSTON, June 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Service Corporation International (SCI), North America's largest provider of funeral and cemetery services is continuing to strengthen its philanthropic ties with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in its hometown, Houston, Texas. SCI, through its brand, "Dignity Memorial", is proud to announce its title sponsorship for the seventh straight year of the ADA Dignity Memorial To... 
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05/21/15$1 Million to the United Way of Greater Houston Contributed by Service Corporation International
A Tradition of Giving Results in Largest Donation in Company's Campaign History HOUSTON, May 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the largest donation in the company’s history, Service Corporation International (SCI) and its associates are donating $1,093,961 to the United Way of Greater Houston as the 2014 giving campaign comes to a close. “We are proud that our associates have taken on the challenge to do more for our Houston neighbors through giving to the United Way of Greater Houston,” sai... 
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05/13/15Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 13, 2015 /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 ten cents per share of common stock.  The quarterly cash dividend announced today is payable on June 30, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2015.  While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends for the f... 
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04/29/15Service Corporation International Announces Strong First Quarter 2015 Financial Results
- Conference call on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the first quarter 2015. 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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04/13/15Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its First Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the first quarter 2015 on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Thursday, April 30, 2015.  Details of the conference call are as follows:    What:    Service Corporation International First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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03/17/15Service Corporation International Nominates Dr. Ellen Ochoa For Election To The Board Of Directors
HOUSTON, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today announced that it will nominate Dr. Ellen Ochoa to be elected to the SCI Board of Directors at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held in May 2015. Dr. Ochoa is the Director of NASA's Johnson Space Center, a position she has held since 2013. Prior thereto since 1990, Dr. Ochoa has served NASA as a manager, astron... 
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02/10/15Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results, Raises Cash Flow Outlook For 2015, And Raises Dividend 11%
- Conference call on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. Central Time. HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, today reported results for the fourth quarter 2014. 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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02/05/15Service Corporation International To Host Investor Day In New York City On Tuesday, February 17, 2015
HOUSTON, Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America today announced it will host an Investor Day in New York City on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Members of SCI's management team will host a presentation beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time and will continue through approximately 12:00 p.m. Eastern time. A live audio webcast of the meeting, including an accompanying slide presentation, will... 
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01/28/15Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call
HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for the fourth quarter 2014 on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, after the market closes.  A conference call will be hosted by SCI Management on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.  Details of the conference call are as follows:  What: Service Corporation International Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call ... 
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