US Ecology Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.58 (+1.38 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $42.46
50-Day Range
MA: $41.92
52-Week Range
Now: $42.46
Volume70,334 shs
Average Volume159,286 shs
Market Capitalization$1.32 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
US Ecology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides environmental services to commercial and government entities in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Mexico, internationally. It operates through three segments: Waste Solutions, Field Services, and Energy Waste. The Waste Solutions segment offers specialty waste management services, including treatment, disposal, beneficial re-use, and recycling of hazardous, non-hazardous, and other specialty waste at company-owned treatment, storage, and disposal facilities, as well as wastewater treatment services. The Field Services segment provides safe and compliant logistics, and response solutions, which includes specialty waste packaging, collection, transportation, and total waste management; land and marine based emergency response, OSRO standby compliance, remediation, and industrial services. The Energy Waste segment provides safe and compliant energy waste management, and critical support services to up-stream oil and gas customers. Its services include spill containment and site remediation; equipment cleaning and maintenance services; specialty equipment rental, including tanks, pumps, and containment; safety monitoring and management; and transportation and disposal. US Ecology, Inc. serves oil refineries, chemical production plants, steel mills, real estate developers, and 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ECOL
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$685.51 million
Cash Flow$3.92 per share
Book Value$32.15 per share


Net Income$33.14 million


Market Cap$1.32 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Estimated)


When Should You Buy US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL)?
April 11, 2021 |
US Ecology: Garbage Or Recycling Potential?
March 22, 2021 |
U.S. Ecology (ECOL) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
March 6, 2021 |
A Preview Of US Ecology's Earnings
February 24, 2021 |
Here's what Wall Street expects from US Ecology's earnings
February 23, 2021 |
Is ECOL A Good Stock To Buy Now?
December 12, 2020 |
A Look At US Ecology's (NASDAQ:ECOL) CEO Remuneration
December 11, 2020 |
US Ecology Inc. to Host Earnings Call
November 6, 2020 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.44 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

115th out of 442 stocks

Refuse Systems Industry

5th out of 13 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is US Ecology a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for US Ecology in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" US Ecology stock.
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Are investors shorting US Ecology?

US Ecology saw a drop in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 739,800 shares, a drop of 22.4% from the March 15th total of 953,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 157,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.7 days.
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When is US Ecology's next earnings date?

US Ecology is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How were US Ecology's earnings last quarter?

US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 25th. The business services provider reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. The business services provider had revenue of $241.07 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $229 million. US Ecology had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.55% and a negative net margin of 32.51%.
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How has US Ecology's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

US Ecology's stock was trading at $33.91 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ECOL shares have increased by 25.2% and is now trading at $42.46.
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What guidance has US Ecology issued on next quarter's earnings?

US Ecology updated its FY 2021 IntraDay earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 18th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.65-0.88 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.82. The company issued revenue guidance of $940-990 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $963.02 million.

What price target have analysts set for ECOL?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for US Ecology's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect US Ecology's share price to reach $44.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are US Ecology's key executives?

US Ecology's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey R. Feeler, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 51, Pay $1.21M)
  • Mr. Eric L. Gerratt, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 50, Pay $680.14k)
  • Mr. Simon G. Bell, Exec. VP & COO (Age 51, Pay $754.59k)
  • Mr. Steven D. Welling, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 62, Pay $725.57k)
  • Mr. Andrew P. Marshall, Exec. VP of Regulatory Compliance & Safety (Age 54, Pay $571.42k)
  • Mr. Wayne R. Ipsen, VP, Compliance Officer, Corp. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51)
  • Ms. Betsy Sterk, VP of HR

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What other stocks do shareholders of US Ecology own?

What is US Ecology's stock symbol?

US Ecology trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ECOL."

Who are US Ecology's major shareholders?

US Ecology's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%) and Everence Capital Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own US Ecology stock include Daniel Fox, E Renae Conley, Jeffrey R Feeler, Katina Dorton and Stephen A Romano.
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Which institutional investors are selling US Ecology stock?

ECOL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which institutional investors are buying US Ecology stock?

ECOL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Everence Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought US Ecology stock in the last two years include Daniel Fox, E Renae Conley, Jeffrey R Feeler, Katina Dorton, and Stephen A Romano.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is US Ecology's stock price today?

One share of ECOL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.46.

How much money does US Ecology make?

US Ecology has a market capitalization of $1.32 billion and generates $685.51 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $33.14 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.96 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does US Ecology have?

US Ecology employs 3,600 workers across the globe.

What is US Ecology's official website?

The official website for US Ecology is

Where are US Ecology's headquarters?

US Ecology is headquartered at 101 SOUTH. CAPITOL BLVD. SUITE 1000, BOISE ID, 83702.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/14/2021 by Staff
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