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: $42.15
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $43.61
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $44.58
  • 52-Week Range: $21,773,000.00 - $29.89
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.07
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.94
  • P/E Growth: 2.06
  • Market Cap: $925.35M
  • Outstanding Shares: 21,773,000
  • Beta: 0.97
  • Net Margins: 6.52%
  • Return on Equity: 12.67%
  • Return on Assets: 4.13%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.05%
  • Current Ratio: 1.78%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.78%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $45.63 (7.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/9/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$48.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016Imperial CapitalDowngradeOutperform -> In-Line$44.00 -> $48.50View Rating Details
5/2/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$47.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
11/2/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price Target$52.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
11/7/2014Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2014 forward)


Earnings History for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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: $1.82 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.03 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$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q2 20171$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q3 20171$0.66$0.66$0.66
Q4 20171$0.62$0.62$0.62
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:1.69%
Payout Ratio:45.86% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
39.56% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
35.47% (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: 83.53%
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 Announces Schedule for Its Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call (NASDAQ:ECOL) - October 14 at 6:55 AM logoUS Ecology, Inc. : ECOL-US: Dividend Analysis : July 22nd, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 3, 2016 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - October 3 at 4:34 PM logoUS Ecology, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:ECOL) : September 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - September 27 at 4:48 PM logoUS Ecology, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ECOL-US : September 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - September 26 at 9:27 AM logoETF’s with exposure to US Ecology, Inc. : September 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - September 14 at 4:50 PM
News IconPressurized Water Reactor Market Overview, Shares, Growth and Forecast 2016-2021 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - September 8 at 8:37 AM logoUS Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $0.61 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - September 4 at 4:27 PM
News IconUS Ecology, Inc. Revenue Is Trending Lower – CML News (NASDAQ:ECOL) - September 3 at 9:30 AM
News IconNew Market Research Report: US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 15 at 4:53 PM logoUS Ecology, Inc. :ECOL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 15, 2016 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 15 at 4:53 PM logoUS ECOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 9 at 3:25 PM logoUS Ecology downgraded by Barclays (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 9 at 3:25 PM logoUS ECOLOGY, INC. Financials (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 6 at 5:05 PM logoUS ECOLOGY INC (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 4 at 4:58 PM logoUS Ecology Inc.: US Ecology Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Los Angeles-Area Treatment Facility From Evoqua (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 4 at 4:58 PM logoUS Ecology Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Los Angeles-Area Treatment Facility From Evoqua (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 4 at 4:58 PM logoBRIEF-US Ecology enters agreement to buy Los Angeles-area treatment facility from Evoqua (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 4 at 10:54 AM logoUS Ecology Inc. (ECOL) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for August 01 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 3 at 7:54 AM logoUS Ecology, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ECOL-US : August 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 1 at 4:43 PM logoUS ECOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:ECOL) - August 1 at 4:43 PM logoEdited Transcript of ECOL earnings conference call or presentation 29-Jul-16 2:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 29 at 4:53 PM logoUS Ecology Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 29 at 4:51 PM logoUS Ecology Q2 Earnings: Field and Industrial Services a Bright Spot (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 29 at 12:40 PM logoUS Ecology : Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 29 at 11:48 AM logoUS Ecology misses 2Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 28 at 7:02 PM logoBRIEF-US Ecology posts Q2 earnings per share of $0.41 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 28 at 6:06 PM logoQ2 2016 US Ecology Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 28 at 7:07 AM logoWaste Removal Stocks' Q2 Earnings Preview: RSG, SRCL, ECOL (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 27 at 8:12 AM logoUS Ecology Q2 Earnings on Thursday: Base Business Will Again Be Key (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 26 at 9:58 AM logoUS ECOLOGY INC : ex-dividend day (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 20 at 7:55 AM logoUS ECOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 18 at 12:36 PM logoUS Ecology : U.S. Medical Waste Management Market to Benefit from Participation of Government Bodies and NGOs (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 16 at 8:08 AM logoUS Ecology Inc.: US Ecology Announces Schedule for Its Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 14 at 9:45 PM logoUS Ecology Announces Schedule for Its Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 14 at 6:28 AM logoUS Ecology Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 per Share (NASDAQ:ECOL) - July 1 at 6:11 AM logoRepublic Services (RSG) Well Poised for Long-Term Growth (NASDAQ:ECOL) - June 29 at 4:42 PM logoUS Ecology, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ECOL-US : June 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:ECOL) - June 28 at 8:38 AM
News IconAcid spill diverts traffic in Northampton County (PHOTOS) (NASDAQ:ECOL) - June 26 at 9:44 AM logoNuclear Waste Management Market - Investments in Nuclear Power Is Expected to Rise in the Next Few Years (NASDAQ:ECOL) - June 15 at 4:50 PM logoForm 4 US ECOLOGY, INC. For: Jun 03 Filed by: SAHLBERG JOHN T. (NASDAQ:ECOL) - June 8 at 3:42 PM logoUS ECOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events (NASDAQ:ECOL) - June 7 at 11:27 AM logoBRIEF-US Ecology Inc to repurchase up to $25 mln outstanding stock (NASDAQ:ECOL) - June 2 at 9:28 AM logoUS Ecology Announces Capital Allocation Priorities (NASDAQ:ECOL) - June 2 at 8:55 AM logo8:34 am US Ecology authorizes $25 mln stock repurchase program (NASDAQ:ECOL) - June 2 at 8:34 AM logoUS Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) Quarterly EPS From Continuing Operations Stands At $0.3467 - (NASDAQ:ECOL) - May 28 at 2:54 PM logoU.S. Medical Waste Management Market to Reach US$7.99 Bn by 2023; Non-Infectious Waste Accounts for Largest Share (NASDAQ:ECOL) - May 28 at 2:54 PM
News IconEarnings Review and Stock Rundown for US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) - Wall Street Hints and News (NASDAQ:ECOL) - May 24 at 2:03 PM logoBarclays Initiates Coverage on US Ecology Inc to Equal-weight - Trade Calls (NASDAQ:ECOL) - May 24 at 2:03 PM
News IconUS Ecology, Inc (NASDAQ:ECOL) - May 24 at 2:03 PM
News IconUS Ecology Inc Has Another Very Positive Trading Session Recording a Gap Up - Wall Street Hints and News (NASDAQ:ECOL) - May 22 at 2:53 PM


US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) Chart for Sunday, October, 23, 2016

Last Updated on 10/23/2016 by Staff