Perma-Fix Environmental Services (NASDAQ:PESI) Upgraded to Hold by ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Perma-Fix Environmental Services (NASDAQ:PESI) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning, ValuEngine reports.

Shares of NASDAQ:PESI traded up $0.45 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $5.60. The company had a trading volume of 16,188 shares, compared to its average volume of 46,915. Perma-Fix Environmental Services has a twelve month low of $3.10 and a twelve month high of $9.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a current ratio of 1.00 and a quick ratio of 0.98. The stock has a market cap of $67.27 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.48 and a beta of 1.27. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $6.08 and its 200-day simple moving average is $6.56.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Geode Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Perma-Fix Environmental Services by 12.4% during the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 41,738 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $379,000 after acquiring an additional 4,596 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in Perma-Fix Environmental Services by 37.9% during the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 192,643 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $1,753,000 after acquiring an additional 52,900 shares during the last quarter. EAM Investors LLC acquired a new stake in Perma-Fix Environmental Services during the fourth quarter worth $1,049,000. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC increased its stake in Perma-Fix Environmental Services by 3.7% during the fourth quarter. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC now owns 161,214 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $1,467,000 after acquiring an additional 5,767 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Perritt Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Perma-Fix Environmental Services during the fourth quarter worth $420,000. 25.07% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Perma-Fix Environmental Services

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an environmental and technology know-how company in the United States. It operates in three segments: Treatment, Services, and Medical. The Treatment segment offers nuclear, low-level radioactive, mixed waste, hazardous and non-hazardous waste treatment, and processing and disposal services through treatment and storage facilities.

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