Tag: Security National Life

Finance

Assurant Performance Holds Back Death Care Index

Friday marked the stock market’s first “quadruple witching day” of 2018 so we thought it might be a good time to look at the performance of the death care industry stocks and how they performed in the first 2 1/2 months of the 2018 market.  Funeral Director Daily’s Death Care Index or DCI is a compilation of eight public companies in North America and represents the total stock price if you held one share of each stock – it is […]

Finance

Security National Liquidates Apartment Complex

Security National Life Insurance Company, a stock featured in the Funeral Director Daily Death Care Index (DCI), announced in a press release yesterday that they have sold the Dry Creek Apartments, a 282 unit multifamily complex in Sandy, Utah.  You can read the release here. The company is involved in three business segments that really does not include apartment complexes.  Their business segments include life insurance, mortgage banking, and death care services.  Security National President Scott Quist did say, “We […]

Finance

Death Care Index Finishes 2017 Flat

In a year when the stock market has been tremendously rewarding to those that were invested in it, the Funeral Director Daily Death Care Index (DCI) of public companies in the industry did not fare near as well.  For the year from January 1, 2017 thru December 31, 2017, if you were invested in the S & P 500 Index you earned a return over 19%, if you were invested in the Dow Jones Industrials you earned a return of […]