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How to buy Heritage-Crystal Clean (HCCI) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Heritage-Crystal Clean stock.

Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc
NASDAQ: HCCI - USD
WASTE MANAGEMENT
$27.46
+$0.18 (+0.66%)

Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc is a waste management business based in the US. Heritage-Crystal Clean shares (HCCI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Heritage-Crystal Clean employs 1,216 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Heritage-Crystal Clean stock price (NASDAQ: HCCI)

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Heritage-Crystal Clean shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
Latest market close$30.80
52-week range$12.60 - $34.91
50-day moving average $29.23
200-day moving average $27.51
Wall St. target price$34.40
PE ratio 40.7601
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.67

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Heritage-Crystal Clean price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $30.8 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-16) N/A
1 month (2021-06-25) 5.44%
3 months (2021-04-27) 6.76%
6 months (2021-01-23) N/A
1 year (2020-07-23) N/A
2 years (2019-07-23) N/A
3 years (2018-07-23) N/A
5 years (2016-07-23) N/A

Is Heritage-Crystal Clean under- or over-valued?

Valuing Heritage-Crystal Clean stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Heritage-Crystal Clean's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Heritage-Crystal Clean's P/E ratio

Heritage-Crystal Clean's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 41x. In other words, Heritage-Crystal Clean shares trade at around 41x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Heritage-Crystal Clean's PEG ratio

Heritage-Crystal Clean's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.3276. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Heritage-Crystal Clean's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Heritage-Crystal Clean's EBITDA

Heritage-Crystal Clean's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $41.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Heritage-Crystal Clean's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Heritage-Crystal Clean financials

Revenue TTM $404.1 million
Operating margin TTM 4.64%
Gross profit TTM $84.3 million
Return on assets TTM 2.58%
Return on equity TTM 5.71%
Profit margin 3.92%
Book value $12.28
Market capitalisation $661.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Heritage-Crystal Clean shares

There are currently 276,833 Heritage-Crystal Clean shares held short by investors – that's known as Heritage-Crystal Clean's "short interest". This figure is 27.2% down from 380,156 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Heritage-Crystal Clean shares can be evaluated.

Heritage-Crystal Clean's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Heritage-Crystal Clean's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Heritage-Crystal Clean shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Heritage-Crystal Clean shares traded daily (recently around 74019.518716578). Heritage-Crystal Clean's SIR currently stands at 3.74. In other words for every 100,000 Heritage-Crystal Clean shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3740 shares are currently held short.

However Heritage-Crystal Clean's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Heritage-Crystal Clean shares, or, against the total number of tradable Heritage-Crystal Clean shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Heritage-Crystal Clean's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Heritage-Crystal Clean shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.022% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Heritage-Crystal Clean shares, roughly 22 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Heritage-Crystal Clean.

Find out more about how you can short Heritage-Crystal Clean stock.

Heritage-Crystal Clean share dividends

We're not expecting Heritage-Crystal Clean to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Heritage-Crystal Clean share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Heritage-Crystal Clean's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.6 up to $34.91. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HCCI.US volatility(beta: 1.24)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Heritage-Crystal Clean's is 1.2421. This would suggest that Heritage-Crystal Clean's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Heritage-Crystal Clean overview

Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. , through its subsidiary, Heritage-Crystal Clean, LLC, provides parts cleaning, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, and used oil collection services to small and mid-sized customers in the industrial and vehicle maintenance sectors in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Environmental Services and Oil Business. The Environmental Services segment offers parts cleaning, containerized waste management, vacuum truck, antifreeze recycling, and field services. The Oil Business segment engages in the collection of used oil, the sale of recycled fuel oil, and used oil filter removal and disposal activities, as well as the re-refining of used oil into lubricant base oil and other products. The company also collects and disposes waste water. As of March 01, 2021, it operated through 89 branches serving approximately 91,000 customer locations.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Heritage-Crystal Clean is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 35.997% of Heritage-Crystal Clean shares are held by insiders and 63.658% by institutions.
How many people work for Heritage-Crystal Clean?
Latest data suggests 1,216 work at Heritage-Crystal Clean.
When does the fiscal year end for Heritage-Crystal Clean?
Heritage-Crystal Clean's fiscal year ends in January.
Where is Heritage-Crystal Clean based?
Heritage-Crystal Clean's address is: 2175 Point Boulevard, Elgin, IL, United States, 60123
What is Heritage-Crystal Clean's ISIN number?
Heritage-Crystal Clean's international securities identification number is: US42726M1062
What is Heritage-Crystal Clean's CUSIP number?
Heritage-Crystal Clean's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 42726M106

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