Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH – Get Free Report) insider Alan S. Mckim sold 28,389 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $164.50, for a total value of $4,669,990.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 2,736,275 shares in the company, valued at approximately $450,117,237.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
Clean Harbors Stock Up 0.8 %
NYSE CLH opened at $165.75 on Tuesday. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $161.59 and a 200-day moving average of $160.58. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.96 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.89 and a beta of 1.38. Clean Harbors, Inc. has a 52 week low of $109.36 and a 52 week high of $178.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05, a quick ratio of 1.68 and a current ratio of 2.00.
Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH – Get Free Report) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The business services provider reported $1.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.07 by ($0.39). The firm had revenue of $1.37 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.41 billion. Clean Harbors had a return on equity of 17.55% and a net margin of 6.77%. Clean Harbors’s revenue for the quarter was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $2.43 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Clean Harbors, Inc. will post 6.91 EPS for the current year.
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Analysts Set New Price Targets
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and set a $180.00 price target on shares of Clean Harbors in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $182.00 price objective on shares of Clean Harbors in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. StockNews.com initiated coverage on shares of Clean Harbors in a report on Thursday, October 5th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Oppenheimer lifted their price objective on shares of Clean Harbors from $177.00 to $180.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group raised their price objective on shares of Clean Harbors from $166.00 to $190.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $183.00.
About Clean Harbors
Clean Harbors, Inc provides environmental and industrial services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments: The Environmental Services and The Safety-Kleen Sustainability Solutions. The Environmental Services segment collects, transports, treats, and disposes hazardous and non-hazardous waste, such as resource recovery, physical treatment, fuel blending, incineration, landfill disposal, wastewater treatment, lab chemicals disposal, and explosives management services; and offers CleanPack services, including collection, identification, categorization, specialized packaging, transportation, and disposal of laboratory chemicals and household hazardous waste.
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