US Ecology Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:ECOL)

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US Ecology
Updated on : Feb 23, 2018
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ECOL 55 (0%)
S&P 500 2747.3 (0%)
Closing Price On: Feb 23, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Waste Removal Services
Sector :
Business Services
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q4
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
11.9%
Sector Average:
8.4%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q4
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$31.7M
Net Income:
$30.8M
Dividend Yield
ECOL dividend yield:
1.31%
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
ROE
FCF Margin
PE Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
ECOL PS :
2.4
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Business Services.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
6.1%
Return on Equity:
16.8%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
16.3%
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US Ecology Stock Analysis

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Take a look at Amigobulls US Ecology stock analysis video. This video puts forward our latest analysis highlighting the pros and cons for ECOL stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

US Ecology Inc Stock Rating 2.9/5

Amigobulls ECOL stock analysis relies on business fundamentals such as US Ecology revenue growth, profits and return on equity measures from the latest quarter 2017 Q3 earnings. We also use relative valuation metrics like PE ratio and price to sales ratio for US Ecology valuation analysis. Our US Ecology stock rating is based on company's fundamentals like balance sheet risk and cash flow position.

Should you buy ECOL stock?

  • The TTM operating margin was good at 11.9% for US Ecology.
  • The LTM ROE of 16.8% for US Ecology is attractive.
  • The company has a good Free Cash Flow (FCF) margin of 16.3%.

Should you sell ECOL stock?

  • ECOL stock is trading at a PE ratio of 32.2, which is worse than the industry average multiple of 22.1.

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Amigobulls US Ecology stock analysis helps in evaluating the financial statements of a company to arrive at a conclusion about the fair value of ECOL stock. Fundamentals of a company give detailed information which helps in making invesment decisions.

US Ecology revenue growth and profit or net income are the main underlying forces which could detremine the direction of the share price. Investors could make use of ECOL technical analysis to check whether the fundamental story is reflected in the market sentiment.