Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Income Taxes (Details)

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Income Taxes (Details) - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2017
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2015
Components of earnings before income taxes and the consolidated income tax provision:      
Domestic $ 108,200,000 $ 99,300,000 $ 110,000,000
Foreign 80,100,000 64,800,000 52,300,000
Income (Loss) from Subsidiaries, before Tax 188,300,000 164,100,000 162,300,000
Current provision:      
Federal 500,000 28,900,000 35,000,000
State (400,000) 5,100,000 4,400,000
Foreign 22,700,000 18,000,000 10,200,000
Total current provision 22,800,000 52,000,000 49,600,000
Deferred provision (benefit):      
Federal 32,000,000 3,200,000 (500,000)
State 5,000,000 (700,000) 1,600,000
Foreign 100,000 (7,200,000) (1,600,000)
Total deferred provision (benefit) 37,100,000 (4,700,000) (500,000)
Income tax expense $ 59,900,000 $ 47,300,000 $ 49,100,000
Reconciliation of the effective income tax rate with the U.S. federal statutory income tax rate      
Federal statutory rates (as a percent) 35.00% 35.00% 35.00%
Adjustments resulting from the tax effect of:      
State income taxes, net of federal benefit 1.60% 2.00% 2.30%
Foreign income tax rate differential (as a percent) (5.80%) (6.70%) (6.20%)
Domestic manufacturer's deduction (as a percent) (0.30%) (1.90%) (2.20%)
Effective Income Tax Rate Reconciliation, Nondeductible Expense, Share-based Compensation Cost, Percent (1.10%) (1.50%) 0.00%
Effective Income Tax Rate Reconciliation, Deduction, Percent 2.70%    
Valuation allowance (as a percent) (1.30%) 1.70% 0.30%
Other, net (as a percent) 1.00% 0.20% 1.00%
Effective income tax rate (as a percent) 31.80% 28.80% 30.20%
Deferred tax assets:      
Employee benefit accruals $ 46,000,000 $ 90,100,000  
Loss and tax credit carryforwards 43,700,000 40,600,000  
Rebates and other discounts 5,800,000 5,700,000  
Self-insurance reserves 4,600,000 4,600,000  
Casket pricing obligation 1,300,000 1,600,000  
Allowance for doubtful accounts 1,000,000 1,100,000  
Inventory, net 3,100,000 3,200,000  
Other, net 10,300,000 11,900,000  
Total deferred tax assets before valuation allowance 115,800,000 158,800,000  
Less valuation allowance (3,100,000) (5,500,000)  
Total deferred tax assets, net 112,700,000 153,300,000  
Deferred tax liabilities:      
Depreciation (11,600,000) (9,700,000)  
Amortization 134,900,000 134,900,000  
Long-term contracts and customer prepayments (28,900,000) (21,200,000)  
Deferred Tax Liabilities, Undistributed Foreign Earnings 4,200,000 200,000  
Other, net (5,100,000) (8,800,000)  
Total deferred tax liabilities (184,700,000) (174,800,000)  
Deferred tax liabilities, net (72,000,000) (21,500,000)  
Amounts recorded in the balance sheets:      
Deferred tax assets, current   23,900,000  
Deferred Tax Assets, Net of Valuation Allowance, Noncurrent 3,700,000    
Deferred Tax Liabilities, Net, Current 0 (22,800,000)  
Deferred tax liabilities, non-current (75,700,000) (22,600,000)  
Deferred tax liabilities, net (72,000,000) (21,500,000)  
Deferred income tax assets related to U.S. federal and state tax credit carryforwards 4,700,000    
Deferred income tax assets related to foreign net operating loss carryforwards 39,000,000    
Current income tax payable 18,300,000 16,600,000  
Deferred Tax Liability, Unremitted Earnings of Foreign Subsidiaries 4,000,000.0    
Total permanently reinvested earnings $ 241,200,000 $ 172,700,000