Why insider trading matters?

If management teams do not own any relevant stakes in the companies they guide, they may not be focused on creating wealth for shareholders to the same degree, compared to those that see their personal wealth increase when share prices rise.

- Klaus Gugler, Economist
SERVICE CORP INTERNATIONAL (SCI)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical; Industry: Personal Services

Service Corporation International provides deathcare products and services in the United States and Canada. Its funeral service and cemetery operations comprise funeral service locations, cemeteries, funeral service/cemetery combination locations, crematoria, and other businesses. In addition, it offers funeral merchandise, including burial caskets and related accessories, urns and other cremation receptacles, outer burial containers, flowers, online and video tributes, stationery products, casket and cremation memorialization products, and other ancillary merchandise. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2017-09-11 Moore Tammy R Vice Pres. Corp. Controller Sell 41,400 $34.85 $1,442,902 Yes
2017-09-11 RYAN THOMAS L Chairman, CEO Sell 100,000 $34.92 $3,492,000 Yes
2017-09-08 WEBB MICHAEL R President, Chief Op. Officer Sell 202,000 $34.70 $7,008,592 Yes
2017-09-06 TANZBERGER ERIC D Sr. VP, and CFO Sell 187,100 $34.92 $6,534,467 Yes
2017-06-13 RYAN THOMAS L Chairman, CEO Sell 48,606 $31.92 $1,551,358 Yes
2017-06-05 RYAN THOMAS L Chairman, CEO Sell 51,394 $32.55 $1,672,790 Yes
2017-06-01 Williams Edward E Director Sell 10,000 $32.12 $321,225 No
2017-05-31 RYAN THOMAS L Chairman, CEO Sell 100,000 $31.80 $3,180,000 Yes
2017-05-10 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 2,346 $32.23 $75,612 No
2017-05-01 BUCKWALTER ALAN R III Director Sell 39,000 $32.23 $1,256,845 No
2017-05-01 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Operations Sell 82,400 $32.25 $2,657,013 Yes
2017-03-02 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 50,000 $31.05 $1,552,469 No
2017-02-24 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Operations Sell 33,300 $31.21 $1,039,173 Yes
2017-02-22 RYAN THOMAS L Chairman, CEO Sell 100,000 $31.55 $3,154,800 Yes
2017-02-17 RYAN THOMAS L Chairman, CEO Sell 134,000 $31.28 $4,192,053 Yes
2017-02-16 TANZBERGER ERIC D Sr. VP, and CFO Sell 85,000 $31.35 $2,665,073 No
2017-02-17 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 9,200 $31.10 $286,120 No
2017-02-17 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Operations Sell 50,000 $31.30 $1,565,115 Yes
2017-02-16 WALTRIP R L Founder & Chairman Emeritus Sell 64,334 $31.29 $2,012,766 Yes
2016-11-03 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 4,800 $25.28 $121,351 No
2016-09-13 WEBB MICHAEL R President, Chief Op. Officer Sell 93,300 $26.03 $2,428,814 Yes
2016-08-12 BUCKWALTER ALAN R III Director Sell 14,944 $27.40 $409,525 No
2016-08-11 RYAN THOMAS L Chairman, CEO Sell 157,660 $26.99 $4,255,322 Yes
2016-08-09 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 5,000 $27.07 $135,334 No
2016-08-09 RYAN THOMAS L Chairman, CEO Sell 83,896 $27.06 $2,270,226 Yes
2016-08-08 RYAN THOMAS L Chairman, CEO Sell 208,444 $27.05 $5,637,576 Yes
2016-08-01 Williams Edward E Director Sell 10,000 $27.17 $271,729 No
2016-06-10 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 1,424 $27.00 $38,448 No
2016-06-09 Tidwell Steven A Sr.V.P. Sales & Merchandising Sell 69,100 $27.20 $1,879,382 Yes
2016-06-08 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 1,424 $27.49 $39,146 No

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