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How to buy Heritage-Crystal Clean (HCCI) stocks in Canada

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

Heritage-Crystal Clean is a waste management business based in the US. Heritage-Crystal Clean stocks (HCCI.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $28.53 – an increase of 5.82% over the previous week. Heritage-Crystal Clean employs 1,296 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $549.3 million.

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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 2022-05-26.
Latest market close$27.98
52-week range$25.31 - $36.29
50-day moving average $28.00
200-day moving average $29.82
Wall St. target price$38.40
PE ratio 9.8941
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.74

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Is it a good time to buy Heritage-Crystal Clean stock?

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Heritage-Crystal Clean price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $27.98 from 2022-05-27

1 week (2022-05-20) 5.82%
1 month (2022-04-28) -0.53%
3 months (2022-03-01) 0.72%
6 months (2021-11-29) -16.03%
1 year (2021-05-28) -9.16%
2 years (2020-05-29) 64.98%
3 years (2019-05-29) 9.30%
5 years (2017-05-26) 84.69%

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 10x. In other words, Heritage-Crystal Clean shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-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 0.7765. 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 $113.1 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 $549.3 million
Operating margin TTM 15.8%
Gross profit TTM $162.5 million
Return on assets TTM 10.81%
Return on equity TTM 20.08%
Profit margin 11.76%
Book value $15.18
Market capitalisation $658 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

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 $25.31 up to $36.29. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HCCI.US volatility(beta: 1.25)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 1.2478. 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 through two segments, Environmental Services and Oil Business. The Environmental Services segment offers parts cleaning, containerized waste management, wastewater vacuum, 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 wastewater. As of January 1, 2022, it operated through 91 branches serving approximately 95,000 customer locations.

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