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
2015-05-13 WEBB MICHAEL R Exec. V.P./Chief Op. Officer Sell 136,000 $28.45 $3,869,010 Yes
2015-05-11 Heard Gerry D Vice President Sales Sell 8,150 $28.18 $229,630 Yes
2015-05-11 Jacobs Philip C Sr. VP Chief Marketing Officer Sell 76,200 $28.03 $2,135,558 Yes
2015-05-08 Lohse Albert R V. P. Litigation & Risk Mgmt. Sell 23,500 $27.99 $657,779 Yes
2015-05-08 Sangalis Gregory T Sr. V.P. and General Counsel Sell 24,500 $28.00 $686,000 Yes
2015-05-11 WALTRIP R L Chairman of the Board Sell 332,501 $28.01 $9,312,990 Yes
2015-05-07 Hayes Joseph A V.P. Ethics & Business Conduct Sell 59,385 $27.83 $1,652,964 Yes
2015-05-07 WALTRIP R L Chairman of the Board Sell 100,000 $27.50 $2,750,000 Yes
2015-05-04 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 5,347 $27.72 $148,218 No
2015-05-04 WALTRIP R L Chairman of the Board Sell 147,165 $28.00 $4,121,160 Yes
2015-05-01 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Operations Sell 99,000 $27.99 $2,770,891 Yes
2015-03-12 Mixon John Del Vice Pres. Info Technology Sell 1,001 $25.20 $25,225 No
2015-03-10 WALTRIP R L Chairman of the Board Sell 405,000 $24.83 $10,055,016 Yes
2015-03-11 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 500 $25.08 $12,538 No
2015-03-10 GILLIS STEPHEN MALCOLM Director Sell 10,000 $25.20 $252,009 No
2015-03-04 Mixon John Del Vice Pres. Info Technology Sell 9,000 $25.22 $226,976 Yes
2015-03-02 Sangalis Gregory T Sr. V.P. and General Counsel Sell 20,000 $25.00 $500,000 Yes
2015-02-26 TANZBERGER ERIC D Sr. VP, CFO and Treasurer Sell 57,100 $24.85 $1,418,861 Yes
2015-02-25 Lohse Albert R V. P. Litigation & Risk Mgmt. Sell 41,600 $24.76 $1,030,095 Yes
2015-02-25 RYAN THOMAS L President, Chief Executive Off. Sell 10,000 $24.75 $247,486 No
2015-02-24 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 4,225 $24.85 $104,991 No
2015-02-23 BUCKWALTER ALAN R III Director Sell 10,000 $24.77 $247,698 No
2015-02-24 Heard Gerry D Vice President Sales Sell 5,000 $24.98 $124,912 No
2015-02-23 Williams Edward E Director Sell 10,000 $24.83 $248,317 No
2015-02-20 Williams Edward E Director Sell 10,000 $24.70 $247,018 No
2015-02-17 COELHO TONY Director Sell 4,025 $24.96 $100,471 No
2014-12-09 Hayes Joseph A V.P. Ethics & Business Conduct Sell 16,300 $22.63 $368,880 Yes
2014-12-05 Nash Elisabeth G. Sr. V.P. Operations Support Sell 59,600 $22.52 $1,342,442 No
2014-11-28 Sangalis Gregory T Sr. V.P. and General Counsel Sell 19,300 $22.36 $431,531 Yes
2014-11-25 Sangalis Gregory T Sr. V.P. and General Counsel Sell 700 $22.35 $15,645 Yes

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