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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 19, 2021 (February 17, 2021)
Carriage Services, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
1-1196176-0423828
   (State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
   (Commission
File Number)
   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
3040 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 300
Houston, Texas 77056
(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:
     (713) 332-8400

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

                                         Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading SymbolName of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $.01 per shareCSVNew York Stock Exchange



ITEM 2.02    RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION.
    In the press release dated February 17, 2021, the Company announced and commented on its financial results for its quarter ended December 31, 2020. A copy of the press release issued by the Company is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by this reference. The information being furnished under Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits, including the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to liabilities of that Section.
    The Company’s press release dated February 17, 2021, contains non-GAAP financial measures. Generally, a non-GAAP financial measure is a numerical measure of a company’s performance, financial position, or cash flows that either excludes or includes amounts that are not normally excluded or included in the most directly comparable measure calculated and presented in accordance with United States generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP. Pursuant to the requirements of Regulation G, the Company has provided quantitative reconciliations within the press release of the non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures.
ITEM 9.01    FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
    The following are furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K:
    
     99.1 Press Release dated February 17, 2021

101 Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document

104 The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted as Inline XBRL




SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Carriage Services, Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
CARRIAGE SERVICES, INC.
Dated: February 19, 2021By:/s/ Steven D. Metzger
Steven D. Metzger
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary




INDEX TO EXHIBITS
Exhibit   Description
99.1  
101Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document
104The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted as Inline XBRL