US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL): Price and Financial Metrics

US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL)

Today's Latest Price: $35.54 USD

0.86 (2.48%)

Updated Aug 3 8:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 12 in Waste Disposal

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ECOL Stock Summary

  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 158.2%, US Ecology Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 91.14% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, US Ecology Inc is reporting a growth rate of -407.22%; that's higher than only 4.52% of US stocks.
  • US Ecology Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -45%, greater than the shareholder yield of just 9.75% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to US Ecology Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be KEX, AAWW, MCS, NCLH, and QRTEA.
  • ECOL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit US Ecology Inc's official web site, go to
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ECOL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $35.54 52-week high $67.24
Prev. close $34.68 52-week low $24.94
Day low $34.71 Volume 197,300
Day high $35.74 Avg. volume 280,809
50-day MA $34.01 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $43.66 Market Cap 1.12B

US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) Company Bio

US Ecology Inc. is a provider of environmental services to commercial and government entities. The Company addresses the waste management needs of its customers, offering treatment, disposal and recycling of hazardous, non-hazardous and radioactive waste, as well as a wide range of complementary field and industrial services. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Boise, Idaho.

ECOL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$35.54$2.53 -93%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for US Ecology Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that US Ecology Inc ranked in the 10th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 93%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of US Ecology Inc, consider:

  • US Ecology Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -9.59. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 8.62% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • As a business, US Ecology Inc experienced a tax rate of about 0% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than merely 0% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest ECOL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about US Ecology Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ECOL as an investment opportunity.

Did Hedge Funds Make The Right Call On US Ecology Inc. (ECOL) ?

At the end of February we announced the arrival of the first US recession since 2009 and we predicted that the market will decline by at least 20% in (see why hell is coming). In these volatile markets we scrutinize hedge fund filings to get a reading on which direction each stock might be going. […]

Yahoo | July 21, 2020

US Ecology Announces Schedule for its Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

BOISE, Idaho, July 14, 2020 -- US Ecology, Inc. (the “Company”) [NASDAQ: ECOL] today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020.

Yahoo | July 14, 2020

Hedge Funds Have Never Been This Bullish On US Ecology Inc. (ECOL)

In this article we will check out the progression of hedge fund sentiment towards US Ecology Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) and determine whether it is a good investment right now. We at Insider Monkey like to examine what billionaires and hedge funds think of a company before spending days of research on it. Given their 2 and […]

Yahoo | June 19, 2020

US Ecology (ECOL) Presents At Stifel 2020 Virtual Cross Sector Insight Conference - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by US Ecology, Inc. in conjunction with this event....

SA Transcripts | June 9, 2020

US Ecology to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

BOISE, Idaho, May 28, 2020 -- US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ-GS: ECOL) (“US Ecology” or “the Company”) today announced that management is scheduled to present at two investor.

Yahoo | May 28, 2020

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ECOL Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 16.45%
6-mo -34.15%
1-year -41.15%
3-year -29.08%
5-year -22.20%
YTD -38.42%
2019 -6.98%
2018 24.97%
2017 5.25%
2016 37.29%
2015 -7.73%

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US Ecology Inc (ECOL) Stock Price | Nasdaq
US Ecology Inc (ECOL) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
US Ecology Inc (ECOL) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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