Stewart Enterprises, Inc. Conference Call Invitation

JEFFERSON, La., Aug. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Wednesday, September 5, 2012, Stewart Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEI) will report third quarter results for fiscal year 2012 after the market closes. The Company's senior management will conduct a conference call for investors on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 10 a.m., Central Time. A question and answer session will follow a brief presentation.

Dial-In-Number: The teleconference dial-in number is 1-800-303-0442, confirmation number 33184832. If you would like to participate, please call the number 15 minutes prior to the start time. If you are calling from outside the United States, the dial-in number is 1-847-413-3733.

Replay: If you are unable to dial into the conference call at the scheduled time, a replay can be accessed by dialing 1-888-843-7419 (domestic) or 1-630-652-3042 (international), passcode 3318 4832#. The replay will be available until September 20, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time.

Live via Internet: Interested parties will also have the opportunity to listen to the live conference call via the Internet through Stewart Enterprises' Web site . To listen to the live call, you may visit the Stewart Enterprises' Web site up to one week in advance to pre-register for the call, otherwise, please go to the Web site at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software. For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available at this Web site shortly following the live conference call. The replay will be available at the Web site until October 6, 2012.

Should you have any questions, please contact Martin R. de Laureal at 504-729-1429.

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