TOday’s Movers: US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) Stock Rating Maintained by BMO Capital; $75 Target Price Indicates -1.32 % Potential

September 8, 2018 - By Billy Entrekin

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.45 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.18, from 1.63 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 8 investors sold US Ecology, Inc. shares while 36 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 18.20 million shares or 2.34% more from 17.78 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.

81,712 are owned by Mondrian Inv Ptnrs Ltd. Atlantic Trust Grp Inc Ltd holds 0% or 3 shares. Legal And General Gru Public Ltd Company holds 0% in US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) or 46,012 shares. Barclays Public Lc has 8,140 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Citadel Advsrs Limited Com invested in 0% or 33,487 shares. Cornercap Investment Counsel holds 0.1% or 12,990 shares in its portfolio. Schwab Charles Management holds 105,371 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Financial Bank reported 8,835 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Martingale Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership owns 0.01% invested in US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) for 8,500 shares. Prudential Fincl Inc reported 0% in US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL). Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 0% or 9,031 shares. Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Gp Ltd Co invested in 1.60 million shares or 0.83% of the stock. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas holds 4,836 shares. Sector Pension Board holds 0.01% or 13,816 shares in its portfolio. Metropolitan Life Insur invested in 0% or 7,098 shares.

Since March 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $2.47 million activity. $692,109 worth of US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) shares were sold by WELLING STEVEN D. Feeler Jeffrey R sold 5,064 shares worth $299,029. $428,400 worth of US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) was sold by Bell Simon G.

US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) Rating Reaffirmed

Equity research analysts at BMO Capital now has a $75 PT on US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL). BMO Capital and their recent PT gives a potential downside of -1.32 % from the company’s previous close. The rating has been revealed to clients and investors in analysts report on 7 September.

US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. US Ecology has $70 highest and $55 lowest target. $65.50’s average target is -13.82% below currents $76 stock price. US Ecology had 3 analyst reports since March 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Sell” on Wednesday, September 5. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 6 by Stifel Nicolaus.

The stock increased 1.40% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $76. About 70,312 shares traded or 10.61% up from the average. US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) has risen 18.15% since September 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.58% the S&P500.

Analysts await US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) to report earnings on October, 25. They expect $0.63 EPS, up 70.27 % or $0.26 from last year’s $0.37 per share. ECOL’s profit will be $13.81M for 30.16 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual EPS reported by US Ecology, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.28 % EPS growth.

US Ecology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides environmental services to commercial and government entities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $1.67 billion. It operates in two divisions, Environmental Services; and Field & Industrial Services. It has a 27.17 P/E ratio. The Environmental Services segment offers hazardous material management services, including transportation, recycling, treatment, and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste at its landfill, wastewater, and other treatment facilities.

More news for US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “US Ecology buys ES&H of Dallas for $22M” on September 04, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “US Ecology, Inc. Strengthens Gulf Coast Offerings and Increases Emergency Response Capabilities with Acquisition of …” and published on September 04, 2018 is yet another important article.

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