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

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$61.90 +0.15 (+0.24 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$61.60
Today's Range$61.35 - $62.15
52-Week Range$44.50 - $62.80
Volume3,626 shs
Average Volume65,114 shs
Market Capitalization$1.35 billion
P/E Ratio35.93
Dividend Yield1.17%
Beta0.7
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

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 Ratio35.93
Forward P/E Ratio28.01
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$504.04 million
Price / Sales2.69
Cash Flow$3.9227 per share
Price / Cash15.78
Book Value$14.83 per share
Price / Book4.17

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

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, April 27th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 19th. View US Ecology's Dividend History.

How were US Ecology's earnings last quarter?

US Ecology Inc (NASDAQ:ECOL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 3rd. The business services provider reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.01. The business services provider had revenue of $120.06 million for 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%. US Ecology's revenue was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.24 EPS. 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 Wednesday, July, 25th 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 earnings per share estimate of $2.28.

What price target have analysts set for ECOL?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for US Ecology's shares. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate US Ecology's stock price to reach $58.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for US Ecology.

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?

Media stories about ECOL stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. US Ecology earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 47.02 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are US Ecology's major shareholders?

US Ecology's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.62%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (7.31%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.78%), Franklin Resources Inc. (4.28%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.90%) and Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (2.76%). Company insiders that own US Ecology stock include Daniel Fox, Eric L Gerratt, Jeffrey R Feeler, Katina Dorton, Simon G Bell, Stephen A Romano and Steven D Welling. View Institutional Ownership Trends for US Ecology.

Which major investors are selling US Ecology stock?

ECOL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, California Public Employees Retirement System, American International Group Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Chatham Capital Group Inc. and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have sold US Ecology company stock in the last year include Daniel Fox, Eric L Gerratt, Jeffrey R Feeler, Simon G Bell, Stephen A Romano and Steven D Welling. View Insider Buying and Selling for US Ecology.

Which major investors are buying US Ecology stock?

ECOL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., WCM Investment Management CA, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Stanley Laman Group Ltd. and Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for US Ecology.

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 $61.90.

How big of a company is US Ecology?

US Ecology has a market capitalization of $1.35 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 (ECOL)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  273 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  300 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  573
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about US Ecology and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ECOL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ECOL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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