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 crematoria. SCI provides funeral and cemetery services in
18 countries on five continents. SCI's stock is traded on the New York Stock
Exchange. The company's ticker symbol is SRV.
SOURCE Service Corporation International
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