About US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL)
US 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Refuse systems
Sub-IndustryEnvironmental & Facilities Services
Trailing P/E Ratio35.90
Forward P/E Ratio27.94
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$504.04 million
Price / Sales2.69
Cash Flow$3.9058 per share
Price / Cash15.81
Book Value$14.83 per share
Price / Book4.16
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.72
Net Income$49.36 million
Return on Equity13.08%
Return on Assets5.06%
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 Monday, April 2nd. Investors 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 1.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 19th. View US Ecology's Dividend History.
How were US Ecology's earnings last quarter?
US Ecology Inc (NASDAQ:ECOL) posted its earnings results 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 net margin of 10.40% and a return on equity of 13.08%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.24 earnings per share. View US Ecology's Earnings History.
When is US Ecology's next earnings date?
What guidance has US Ecology issued on next quarter's earnings?
US Ecology issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (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 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for US Ecology's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect US Ecology's stock price to reach $58.75 in the next twelve months. 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?
News articles about ECOL stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news 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 impact score of 0.01 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 44.86 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect 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 shareholders 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying US Ecology stock?
ECOL stock was bought 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 $61.75.
How big of a company is US Ecology?
US Ecology has a market capitalization of $1.36 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]
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