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
DCF Fair Value Target:
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 Flow
Return 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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