US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, August 1st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.63 per share for the quarter. US Ecology has set its FY19 guidance at $2.09-2.41 EPS.Parties interested in listening to the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by ($0.10). US Ecology had a net margin of 8.39% and a return on equity of 13.59%. The business had revenue of $131.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $130.90 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.42 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect US Ecology to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3 EPS for the next fiscal year.

NASDAQ ECOL opened at $63.03 on Tuesday. US Ecology has a one year low of $54.24 and a one year high of $77.15. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $60.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 2.13 and a quick ratio of 2.13. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.39 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.17 and a beta of 0.49.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 26th. Investors of record on Friday, July 19th were issued a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 18th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.14%. US Ecology’s payout ratio is 31.03%.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Heritage Insurance from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, April 26th. UBS Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Deutsche Bank in a research note on Thursday, April 4th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Welbilt from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. US Ecology has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $70.20.

US Ecology Company Profile

US Ecology, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides environmental services to commercial and government entities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates through two segments, Environmental Services, and Field & Industrial Services. The Environmental Services segment offers hazardous material management services, including transportation, recycling, treatment, and disposal of hazardous, non-hazardous, and radioactive waste at its landfill, wastewater, deep-well injection, and other treatment facilities.

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