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

US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL)

Today's Latest Price: $35.38 USD

0.79 (2.28%)

Updated Nov 23 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Waste Disposal

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ECOL Stock Summary

  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 135.37%, US Ecology Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 90.57% of about US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, ECOL has reported earnings growth of -412.78%, putting it ahead of just 4.84% of US stocks in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for ECOL comes in at -41.21% -- higher than that of just 8.78% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ECOL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ASUR, MCS, EXTN, TRS, and SHO.
  • Visit ECOL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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ECOL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $35.38 52-week high $58.36
Prev. close $34.59 52-week low $24.94
Day low $34.62 Volume 112,860
Day high $35.88 Avg. volume 246,793
50-day MA $33.62 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $34.83 Market Cap 1.11B

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:
$35.38$3.8 -89%

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 11th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for US Ecology Inc ended up being:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.69 years, is -0.03% -- higher than only 20.45% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than merely 22.55% of its sector Industrials.
  • US Ecology Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -8.1. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 9.66% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as ECOL, try ALJJ, CFX, OFLX, BWXT, and RTX.

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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.

Analysts Estimate US Ecology (ECOL) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for

US Ecology (ECOL) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

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

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ECOL Price Returns

1-mo 2.22%
3-mo -5.45%
6-mo -2.43%
1-year -34.35%
3-year -26.95%
5-year -0.15%
YTD -38.70%
2019 -6.98%
2018 24.97%
2017 5.25%
2016 37.29%
2015 -7.73%

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