Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) and Smart Share Global (NYSE:EM) Direct Inquiry

Smart Share Global (NYSE:EM – Get Rating) and Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI – Get Rating) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which company is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Smart Share Global and Service Co. International.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Global Smart Sharing $562.63 million 0.46 -$19.55 million ($0.13) -7.54
Service Co International $4.14 billion 2.51 $802.94 million $4.63 14.23

Service Co. International has higher revenue and profit than Smart Share Global. Smart Share Global trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Service Co. International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and risk

Smart Share Global has a beta of -0.6, which means its stock price is 160% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Service Co. International has a beta of 0.7, which means its price is 30% less volatile than the S&P. 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

5.2% of the shares of Smart Share Global are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 84.0% of Service Co. International’s shares are held by institutional investors. 5.1% of the shares of Service Co. International are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Smart Share Global and Service Co. International.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Global Smart Sharing -6.82% -7.23% -5.34%
Service Co International 18.38% 39.67% 4.88%

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Smart Share Global and Service Co. International, as reported by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Global Smart Sharing 0 1 1 0 2.50
Service Co International 0 0 3 0 3.00

Smart Share Global currently has a consensus target price of $1.70, indicating an upside potential of 73.50%. Service Co. International has a consensus target price of $76.67, indicating a potential upside of 16.36%. Given Smart Share Global’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Smart Share Global is more favorable than Service Co. International.


Service Co. International beats Smart Share Global on 13 out of 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Smart Share Global

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Smart Share Global Limited, a consumer technology company, provides mobile device charging services in the People’s Republic of China. The Company provides mobile device charging services through online and offline networks; and rents and sells power banks. It offers services through its food banks placed at points of interest (POIs) operated by its location partners, such as entertainment venues, restaurants, shopping malls, hotels, transport hubs and public spaces. As of December 31, 2021, the company had 5.7 million power banks at 845,000 points of interest in 1,700 counties and county-level districts. Smart Share Global Limited was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China.

About Service Co. International

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Service Corporation International provides death care products and services in the United States and Canada. The Company operates through Funerals and Cemeteries segments. Its funeral services and cemetery businesses include funeral service locations, cemeteries, combined funeral service/cemetery locations, crematoria and other businesses. The company also provides professional services related to funerals and cremations, including the use of funeral facilities and motor vehicles; organization and management services; and removal, preparation, embalming, cremation, commemoration and travel protection, and restoration services. In addition, it offers funeral products, including funeral caskets and related accessories, urns and other cremation vessels, outdoor funeral containers, flowers, online and video tributes, stationery products, memorial memorial products coffin and cremation and other ancillary goods. In addition, company cemeteries provide interment rights on cemetery properties, such as landscaped grounds, lawn crypts, mausoleum spaces, niches, and other memorial and burial options for cremation; and sells cemetery merchandise and services, including memorial markers and bases, outdoor burial containers, flowers and floral placements, burial services, merchandise facilities and interments, and merchandise and essential cemetery services. Service Corporation International offers its products and services under the Dignity Memorial, Dignity Planning, National Cremation Society, Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services, Funeraria del Angel, Making Everlasting Memories, Neptune Society, and Trident Society brands. As of December 31, 2021, it owned and operated 1,471 funeral service locations; and 488 cemeteries, including 299 combined funeral service/cemetery locations covering 44 states, eight Canadian provinces, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The company was incorporated in 1962 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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