Clean Harbors Inc (NYSE:CLH) CAO Eric J. Dugas sold 1,176 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $82.87, for a total transaction of $97,455.12. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 20,533 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,701,569.71. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.
Clean Harbors stock opened at $83.05 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.91, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $77.50 and a 200-day moving average of $72.89. The firm has a market cap of $4.70 billion, a P/E ratio of 65.91 and a beta of 1.61. Clean Harbors Inc has a 1-year low of $46.21 and a 1-year high of $85.63.
Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 30th. The business services provider reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.01. Clean Harbors had a net margin of 2.65% and a return on equity of 8.01%. The business had revenue of $891.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $875.51 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.59 earnings per share. Clean Harbors’s quarterly revenue was up 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Research analysts forecast that Clean Harbors Inc will post 1.89 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on CLH. TheStreet upgraded shares of Clean Harbors from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. ValuEngine lowered shares of Clean Harbors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 11th. Robert W. Baird increased their target price on shares of Clean Harbors from $85.00 to $95.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, October 31st. Oppenheimer upgraded shares of Clean Harbors from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $88.00 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, August 1st. Finally, CIBC upgraded shares of Clean Harbors from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $88.00 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, August 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Clean Harbors currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $83.71.
Clean Harbors Company Profile
Clean Harbors, Inc provides environmental, energy, and industrial services in North America. The company operates through two segments, Environmental Services and Safety-Kleen. The Environmental Services segment collects, transports, treats, and disposes hazardous and non-hazardous waste that include resource recovery, physical treatment, fuel blending, incineration, landfill disposal, wastewater treatment, lab chemicals disposal, and explosives management services; and CleanPack, a service to collect, identify, categorize, specialized packaging, transportation, and disposal of laboratory chemicals and household hazardous wastes.
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