HOUSTON, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE: CSV) today announced that its Board of Directors on August 2, 2012 declared the quarterly dividend of 2.5¢ per share payable on September 4, 2012 to common share record holders as of August 17, 2012. The Company has a dividend reinvestment program that is available so that shareholders may elect to reinvest their dividends into additional shares of the Company's common stock.
Carriage Services is a leading provider of deathcare services and merchandise in the United States. Carriage operates 164 funeral homes in 26 states and 33 cemeteries in 11 states.
Certain statements made herein or elsewhere by, or on behalf of, the Company that are not historical facts are intended to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements are based on assumptions that the Company believes are reasonable; however, many important factors, as discussed under "Forward-Looking Statements and Cautionary Statements" in the Company's Annual Report and Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, could cause the Company's results in the future to differ materially from the forward-looking statements made herein and in any other documents or oral presentations made by, or on behalf of, the Company. The Company assumes no obligation to update or publicly release any revisions to forward-looking statements made herein or any other forward-looking statements made by, or on behalf of, the Company. A copy of the Company's Form 10-K, and other Carriage Services information and news releases, are available at www.carriageservices.com .
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