Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI)’s share price hit a new 52-week high on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $13.52 and last traded at $13.24, with a volume of 36,536 shares. The stock had previously closed at $12.59.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the company. Needham & Company LLC raised their price objective on Heritage-Crystal Clean from $13.00 to $15.50 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Heritage-Crystal Clean from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. TheStreet upgraded Heritage-Crystal Clean from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, June 6th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating on shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean in a research note on Friday, May 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $14.50.

The firm has a market cap of $297.12 million and a P/E ratio of 1020.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $12.58 and its 200 day moving average is $10.84.

Heritage-Crystal Clean (NASDAQ:HCCI) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.05. Equities research analysts expect that Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. will post $0.33 earnings per share for the current year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Heritage-Crystal Clean stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI) by 24.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 174,951 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 33,920 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 0.78% of Heritage-Crystal Clean worth $1,854,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc provides full-service parts cleaning, containerized waste management, used oil collection, vacuum truck services and antifreeze recycling. The Company owns and operates a used oil re-refinery. The Company operates through two segments: Environmental Services and Oil Business.

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