US Ecology Company Profile (NASDAQ:ECOL)

About US Ecology

US Ecology logoUS Ecology, Inc. is a provider of environmental services to commercial and government entities. The Company offers treatment, disposal and recycling of hazardous, non-hazardous and radioactive waste, as well as a range of field and industrial services. The Company operates in two business segments: Environmental Services, and Field & Industrial Services. Its Environmental Services segment provides a range of hazardous material management services, including transportation, recycling, treatment and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste at Company-owned landfill, wastewater and other treatment facilities. The Company's Field & Industrial Services segment provides packaging and collection of hazardous waste and total waste management solutions at customer sites and through its transfer facilities. Its services include on-site management, waste characterization, transportation and disposal of non-hazardous and hazardous waste.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Waste Management
  • Sub-Industry: Environmental & Facilities Services
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: ECOL
  • CUSIP: 91732J10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $50.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $51.31
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $46.46
  • 52-Week Range: $21,716,000.00 - $36.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 32.32
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.50
  • P/E Growth: 5.67
  • Market Cap: $1.10B
  • Outstanding Shares: 21,716,000
  • Beta: 0.95
  • Net Margins: 6.87%
  • Return on Equity: 12.57%
  • Return on Assets: 4.31%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.00%
  • Current Ratio: 1.89%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.89%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $45.50 (10.34% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/10/2017Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
11/17/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$48.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$48.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016Imperial CapitalDowngradeOutperform -> In-Line$44.00 -> $48.50View Rating Details
11/2/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price Target$52.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/16/2017Q416$0.42$0.36$119.67 million$117.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3$0.56$0.47$137.42 million$124.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.41$0.41$122.16 million$122.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.28$0.32$111.86 million$113.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q415$0.47$0.36$131.70 million$138.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.60$0.50$143.05 million$148.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.45$0.40$149.00 million$139.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.36$0.35$137.58 million$136.65 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.36$0.40$149.30 million$157.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.46$0.65$157.70 million$170.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.41$0.47$57.77 million$66.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q114$0.34$0.48$46.93 million$53.35 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.50$0.52$56.71 million$59.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.46$0.53$48.90 million$53.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.37$0.44$47.20 million$45.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.25$0.32$39.75 million$42.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.31$0.33$42.70 million$50.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$0.28$0.44$37.70 million$45.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.21$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.18$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.24$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.28$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.21$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.17$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2011$0.09$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.99 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.23$0.35$0.29
Q2 20162$0.39$0.41$0.40
Q3 20162$0.50$0.58$0.54
Q4 20162$0.55$0.61$0.58
Q1 20171$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q2 20171$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q3 20171$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q4 20171$0.54$0.54$0.54
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:1.42%
Payout Ratio:45.86% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.22% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
36.18% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.26%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/12/2016Katina DortonDirectorBuy1,330$44.33$58,958.90View SEC Filing  
10/12/2015Stephen A RomanoDirectorSell4,000$47.05$188,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2015Stephen A RomanoDirectorSell4,000$48.26$193,040.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Steven D WellingEVPSell7,522$52.07$391,670.54View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Simon G BellEVPSell12,000$51.28$615,360.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015Stephen A RomanoDirectorSell5,000$46.27$231,350.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Stephen A RomanoDirectorSell5,000$47.44$237,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Steven D WellingEVPSell15,264$45.80$699,091.20View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Jeffrey R FeelerCEOSell17,511$46.15$808,132.65View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Steven D WellingEVPSell6,683$45.88$306,616.04View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Jeffrey R FeelerCEOSell6,585$46.56$306,597.60View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Stephen A RomanoDirectorSell10,000$44.47$444,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/13/2014Stephen A RomanoDirectorSell10,000$45.68$456,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Stephen A RomanoDirectorSell10,000$43.99$439,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Stephen A RomanoDirectorSell10,000$44.94$449,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Stephen A RomanoDirectorSell10,000$49.08$490,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Stephen A RomanoDirectorSell10,000$49.04$490,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Simon G BellEVPSell8,977$49.89$447,862.53View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Simon BellEVPSell18,320$48.28$884,489.60View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Victor BarnhartDirectorSell2,000$47.57$95,140.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Steven WellingEVPSell20,000$47.08$941,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Jeffrey R FeelerCEOSell17,000$28.51$484,670.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Steven D WellingSVPSell12,133$28.44$345,062.52View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Steven D WellingSVPSell17,000$29.14$495,380.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012James R BaumgardnerDirectorSell2,000$23.19$46,380.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Stephen A RomanoDirectorSell12,998$23.07$299,863.86View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL)
DateHeadline logoUS Ecology, Inc. :ECOL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 22, 2017 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 22 at 5:08 PM logoUS Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 19 at 4:28 PM logoUS Ecology, Inc. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 19 at 4:28 PM logoEdited Transcript of ECOL earnings conference call or presentation 17-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 18 at 9:54 AM logoUS Ecology Earnings: Weaker Than Expected Due to Industrial Sector Sluggishness (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 17 at 12:21 PM
News IconEnvironmental Technician (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 16 at 8:56 PM
News IconEnvironmental Technician (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 16 at 8:56 PM logoQ4 2016 US Ecology Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 16 at 8:56 PM logoUS Ecology misses Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 16 at 8:56 PM logoUS Ecology misses Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 16 at 8:56 PM logoUS Ecology misses Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 16 at 8:56 PM logoUS Ecology Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 16 at 8:56 PM logoUS Ecology Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 16 at 8:56 PM
News IconA look at the fair value of US Ecology Inc (ECOL) (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 16 at 3:52 PM
News IconEmergency Spill Response Market Expected to Reach 33.68 Billion USD by 2022 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 13 at 10:41 PM logoUS Ecology Announces Schedule for Its Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 9 at 5:28 PM logoAt 7% CAGR, Emergency Spill Response Market Potentially Worth $33.68 Billion by 2022 Led by Ports & Harbors Vertical (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 7 at 6:04 PM
News IconMedical Waste Management Market : Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 7 at 6:04 PM
News IconAs Energy Secretary, Rick Perry Would Have Radioactive Conflicts (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 3 at 10:15 PM logoEmergency Spill Response Market by Type, Services, Spill Material, Vertical - Global Forecast to 2022 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - February 3 at 10:15 PM
News IconInvestor Update: Tracking Shares of US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) – Marion Business Daily (NASDAQ:ECOL) - January 31 at 10:32 PM logoEmergency Spill Response Market Worth 33.68 Billion USD by 2022 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - January 27 at 6:29 PM
News IconTechnical Services Specialist (NASDAQ:ECOL) - January 27 at 4:14 AM
News IconProject Manager (NASDAQ:ECOL) - January 21 at 9:54 PM logoUS ECOLOGY INC : ex-dividend day (NASDAQ:ECOL) - January 17 at 10:44 PM logoU.S. Ecology Gained 34.9% in 2016. Is There Room to Run in 2017? (NASDAQ:ECOL) - January 12 at 5:18 PM logoForm 4 US ECOLOGY, INC. For: Jan 02 Filed by: WELLING STEVEN D (NASDAQ:ECOL) - January 5 at 4:02 AM
News IconMedical Waste Management Market- Rapid Expansion of Healthcare Industry to Drive Growt (NASDAQ:ECOL) - January 3 at 11:43 PM logoForm 4 US ECOLOGY, INC. For: Jan 02 Filed by: Gerratt Eric L (NASDAQ:ECOL) - January 3 at 11:43 PM logoUS Ecology declares quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share (NASDAQ:ECOL) - January 3 at 12:23 PM logoUS Ecology declares $0.18 dividend (NASDAQ:ECOL) - January 3 at 6:21 AM logoMedical Waste Management Market- Global Industry Analysis 2013 - 2019 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - December 23 at 10:07 PM
News IconSenior Accountant (NASDAQ:ECOL) - December 21 at 9:55 AM
News IconDriver / Process Operator (NASDAQ:ECOL) - December 13 at 5:31 PM logoUS Ecology : Richland nuclear plant barred from shipping waste after incident (NASDAQ:ECOL) - December 12 at 10:07 PM
News IconIs US Ecology Inc. (ECOL) A Good Stock To Buy? (NASDAQ:ECOL) - December 10 at 2:00 PM
News IconOwnership Change to Note: Is US Ecology Inc (NASDAQ:ECOL) Going to Burn These Institutional Investors? – Post News (NASDAQ:ECOL) - December 8 at 10:33 PM
News IconBusiness Services / Waste Management (NASDAQ:ECOL) - December 6 at 10:07 PM
News IconNuclear Waste Management Market By Waste Type and By Nuclear Reactor Type - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Tre... (NASDAQ:ECOL) - November 30 at 4:55 PM logo8:42 am US Ecology announces they promoted VP of operations Simon Bell to COO on November 17 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - November 22 at 4:27 PM logoUS Ecology : U-M camera-trap project spies on Michigan wildlife (NASDAQ:ECOL) - November 21 at 9:41 AM logoUS Ecology : permit violations anger Detroit neighbors (NASDAQ:ECOL) - November 17 at 9:53 PM
News IconRating Watching: US Ecology (ECOL)’s Is Reaching An Inflection Point; Stifel Downgrades It (NASDAQ:ECOL) - November 17 at 9:53 PM logoUS Ecology, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ECOL-US : November 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - November 11 at 12:12 PM logoUS ECOLOGY : MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS (form 10-Q) (NASDAQ:ECOL) - October 31 at 4:50 PM logoUS Ecology Pares Back Guidance After Posting Weaker Earnings Than It Expected (NASDAQ:ECOL) - October 31 at 10:37 AM logoEdited Transcript of ECOL earnings conference call or presentation 28-Oct-16 2:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:ECOL) - October 29 at 8:26 AM logoUS Ecology : Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:ECOL) - October 28 at 4:32 PM logoUS Ecology misses Street 3Q forecasts (NASDAQ:ECOL) - October 27 at 10:01 PM logoUS ECOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:ECOL) - October 27 at 4:49 PM


What is US Ecology's stock symbol?

US Ecology trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ECOL."

How often does US Ecology pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for US Ecology?

US Ecology declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 4th. Investors of record on Friday, January 20th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, January 27th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.42%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 18th.

Where is US Ecology's stock going? Where will US Ecology's stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for US Ecology's stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $48.50. On average, they anticipate US Ecology's share price to reach $45.50 in the next year.

When will US Ecology announce their earnings?

US Ecology is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.

Who owns US Ecology stock?

US Ecology's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (7.05%), Franklin Resources Inc. (4.96%), Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK (4.20%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.80%), FMR LLC (3.40%) and State Street Corp (2.14%). Company insiders that own US Ecology stock include Jeffrey R Feeler, Katina Dorton, Simon G Bell, Stephen A Romano and Steven D Welling.

Who sold US Ecology stock? Who is selling US Ecology stock?

US Ecology's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC, First Wilshire Securities Management Inc., Franklin Resources Inc. and Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky.

Who bought US Ecology stock? Who is buying US Ecology stock?

US Ecology's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK, Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, State Street Corp, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, FMR LLC, TCW Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Nicholas Co. Inc. WI.

How do I buy US Ecology stock?

Shares of US Ecology can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of US Ecology stock cost?

One share of US Ecology stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.75.

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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by Staff