NASDAQ:ECOL - US Ecology Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$58.81 +0.10 (+0.17 %)
(As of 05/27/2019 10:20 AM ET)
Previous Close$58.71
Today's Range$58.07 - $59.13
52-Week Range$54.24 - $77.15
Volume125,875 shs
Average Volume85,712 shs
Market Capitalization$1.30 billion
P/E Ratio25.35
Dividend Yield1.22%
Beta0.54
US Ecology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides environmental services to commercial and government entities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates through 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, non-hazardous, and radioactive waste at its landfill, wastewater, deep-well injection, and other treatment facilities. The Field & Industrial Services segment provides services, such as on-site management, waste characterization, transportation, and disposal of non-hazardous and hazardous waste; and specialty field services comprising industrial cleaning and maintenance, remediation, lab packs, retail, transportation, emergency response, and other services to commercial and industrial facilities, and government entities. US Ecology, Inc. 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ECOL
CUSIP91732J10
Phone208-331-8400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$565.93 million
Cash Flow$4.2864 per share
Book Value$16.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$49.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,700
Market Cap$1.30 billion
Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 19th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, April 26th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 17th. View US Ecology's Dividend History.

How were US Ecology's earnings last quarter?

US Ecology Inc (NASDAQ:ECOL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.10. The business services provider had revenue of $131 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $130.90 million. US Ecology had a return on equity of 13.59% and a net margin of 8.39%. The business's revenue was up 8.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.42 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 Thursday, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for US Ecology.

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

US Ecology issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.09-2.41 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.28. The company issued revenue guidance of $583-627 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $605.45 million.

What price target have analysts set for ECOL?

4 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for US Ecology's shares. Their forecasts range from $59.00 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate US Ecology's stock price to reach $68.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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." View Analyst Ratings for US Ecology.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about US Ecology stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about US Ecology stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "US Ecology, Inc., formerly known as American Ecology Corporation, provides radioactive, PCB, hazardous, and non-hazardous waste services to commercial and government customers throughout the United States. The Company operates through its subsidiaries and provides its services to steel mills, medical and academic institutions, refineries, chemical manufacturing facilities and the nuclear power industry. Its subsidiaries include US Ecology Nevada, Inc., US Ecology Washington, Inc., US Ecology Texas, Inc., US Ecology Idaho, Inc., and US Ecology Field Services, Inc. The Company operates through two business segments: operating disposal facilities and non-operating disposal facilities. US Ecology, Inc. is headquartered in Boise, Idaho. " (4/26/2019)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We believe positive trends and overall higher customer spending will remain healthy for the rest of this year and beyond and are confident in ECOL’s ability to meet or exceed expectations. We adjust our estimates modestly but maintain our outlook for further growth and profitability for next year. We reiterate our BUY rating and raise our price target to $72." (8/3/2018)

Has US Ecology been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ECOL stock has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. US Ecology earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of US Ecology's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of US Ecology own?

Who are US Ecology's key executives?

US Ecology's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey R. Feeler, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 49)
  • Mr. Eric L. Gerratt, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Simon G. Bell, Exec. VP & COO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Steven D. Welling, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 60)
  • Mr. Andrew P. Marshall, Exec. VP of Regulatory Compliance & Safety (Age 52)

Who are US Ecology's major shareholders?

US Ecology's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.38%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (4.72%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.63%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.92%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.45%) and FMR LLC (3.32%). Company insiders that own US Ecology stock include Daniel Fox, Eric L Gerratt, Jeffrey R Feeler, Joe F Colvin, 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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, FMR LLC, Morgan Stanley, Oxford Asset Management LLP and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold US Ecology company stock in the last year include Daniel Fox, Eric L Gerratt, Jeffrey R Feeler, Joe F Colvin, 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 Macquarie Group Ltd., Nordea Investment Management AB, SEI Investments Co, BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $58.81.

How big of a company is US Ecology?

US Ecology has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion and generates $565.93 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $49.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.32 on an earnings per share basis. US Ecology employs 1,700 workers across the globe.

What is US Ecology's official website?

The official website for US Ecology is http://www.usecology.com/.

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:  336 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  364 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  700
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 5/27/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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