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

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$64.55 -0.70 (-1.07 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 02:36 PM ET)
Previous Close$65.30
Today's Range$64.55 - $65.30
52-Week Range$44.50 - $67.35
Volume702 shs
Average Volume60,510 shs
Market Capitalization$1.43 billion
P/E Ratio37.82
Dividend Yield1.10%
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 Ratio37.82
Forward P/E Ratio29.21
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$504.04 million
Price / Sales2.81
Cash Flow$3.8722 per share
Price / Cash16.67
Book Value$14.83 per share
Price / Book4.35

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$1,429.43

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 3rd. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 19th. View US Ecology's Dividend History.

How were US Ecology's earnings last quarter?

US Ecology Inc (NASDAQ:ECOL) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The business services provider reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.01. The business services provider had revenue of $120.06 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $114.75 million. US Ecology had a net margin of 10.40% and a return on equity of 13.08%. The company's revenue was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $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 estimate of $2.28.

What price target have analysts set for ECOL?

4 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for US Ecology's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate US Ecology's stock price to reach $58.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.4%. 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 articles about ECOL stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. US Ecology earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 45.33 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 $64.85.

How big of a company is US Ecology?

US Ecology has a market capitalization of $1.43 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:  287 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  312 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  599
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This page was last updated on 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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