Stericycle Inc. (SRCL) Stock Price Down 0.9%
Stericycle Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL)’s share price fell 0.9% during trading on Friday . The company traded as low as $84.35 and last traded at $84.60, with a volume of 363,506 shares. The stock had previously closed at $85.36.
A number of research firms recently commented on SRCL. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Stericycle from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 14th. Imperial Capital lowered their price target on shares of Stericycle from $100.00 to $95.00 and set an “in-line” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Stericycle in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $140.00 price target on shares of Stericycle in a research report on Tuesday, May 17th. Finally, Wedbush lowered their price target on shares of Stericycle from $112.00 to $100.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, May 9th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $118.15.
The firm has a market cap of $7.16 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.62. The company has a 50 day moving average of $92.07 and a 200-day moving average of $105.31.
Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $1.18 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.18. The business had revenue of $891.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $910.29 million. Stericycle’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.14 earnings per share. Analysts predict that Stericycle Inc. will post $4.69 earnings per share for the current year.
In other Stericycle news, Director Rodney F. Dammeyer sold 10,188 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.50, for a total transaction of $871,074.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 10,188 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $871,074. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Mark C. Miller sold 34,835 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $104.52, for a total transaction of $3,640,954.20. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 244,284 shares in the company, valued at $25,532,563.68. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
Stericycle, Inc is a business-to-business services provider with a focus on regulated and compliance solutions for healthcare, retail and commercial businesses. The Company’s solutions include the collection and processing of specialized waste for disposal, the collection of personal and confidential information for secure destruction, and a range of training, consulting, recall/return, communication and compliance services.
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