NASDAQ:ECOL - US Ecology Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$65.20 -0.50 (-0.76 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$65.70
Today's Range$65.10 - $65.85
52-Week Range$44.50 - $67.35
Volume46,400 shs
Average Volume84,273 shs
Market Capitalization$1.44 billion
P/E Ratio38.11
Dividend Yield1.08%
Beta0.69
US Ecology logoUS Ecology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides environmental services to commercial and government entities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates in two segments, Environmental Services; and Field & Industrial Services. The Environmental Services segment offers hazardous material management services, including transportation, recycling, treatment, and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste at its landfill, wastewater, and other treatment facilities. The Field & Industrial Services segment provides packaging and collection of hazardous waste; on-site management, waste characterization, and transportation and disposal of non-hazardous and hazardous waste at customer sites; and excavation, high-pressure cleaning, tank cleaning, decontamination, remediation, transportation, spill cleanup and emergency response, and other services. It serves oil refineries, chemical production plants, steel mills, real estate developers, waste brokers/aggregators serving small manufacturers, and other industrial customers. The company was formerly known as American Ecology Corporation and changed its name to US Ecology, Inc. in February 2010. US Ecology, Inc. was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Boise, Idaho.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Refuse systems
Sub-IndustryEnvironmental & Facilities Services
SectorBusiness Services
SymbolNASDAQ:ECOL
CUSIP91732J10
Phone208-331-8400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.84
Current Ratio2.59
Quick Ratio2.59

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio38.11
Forward P/E Ratio29.50
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$504.04 million
Price / Sales2.84
Cash Flow$3.8810 per share
Price / Cash16.80
Book Value$14.83 per share
Price / Book4.40

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.72
Net Income$49.36 million
Net Margins10.40%
Return on Equity13.08%
Return on Assets5.06%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,550
Outstanding Shares21,920,000
Market Cap$1,440.41

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US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) Frequently Asked Questions

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, July 20th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, July 27th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 19th. View US Ecology's Dividend History.

How were US Ecology's earnings last quarter?

US Ecology Inc (NASDAQ:ECOL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 3rd. The business services provider reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.01. The business services provider earned $120.06 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $114.75 million. US Ecology had a return on equity of 13.08% and a net margin of 10.40%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.24 earnings per share. View US Ecology's Earnings History.

When is US Ecology's next earnings date?

US Ecology is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for US Ecology.

What guidance has US Ecology issued on next quarter's earnings?

US Ecology updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.15-2.34 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.28.

What price target have analysts set for ECOL?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for US Ecology's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate US Ecology's share price to reach $58.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.9%. View Analyst Ratings for US Ecology.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for US Ecology?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for US Ecology in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of US Ecology's key competitors?

Who are US Ecology's key executives?

US Ecology's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey R. Feeler, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 48)
  • Mr. Eric L. Gerratt, Exec. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Simon G. Bell, Exec. VP & COO (Age 48)
  • Mr. Steven D. Welling, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 59)
  • Mr. Andrew P. Marshall, Exec. VP of Regulatory Compliance & Safety (Age 51)

Has US Ecology been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about ECOL stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. US Ecology earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 44.74 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

How do I buy shares of US Ecology?

Shares of ECOL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is US Ecology's stock price today?

One share of ECOL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.20.

How big of a company is US Ecology?

US Ecology has a market capitalization of $1.44 billion and generates $504.04 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $49.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.72 on an earnings per share basis. US Ecology employs 1,550 workers across the globe.

How can I contact US Ecology?

US Ecology's mailing address is 101 SOUTH. CAPITOL BLVD. SUITE 1000, BOISE ID, 83702. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 208-331-8400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for US Ecology (NASDAQ ECOL)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  285 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  310 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  595
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This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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