Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH) EVP Brian P. Weber sold 490 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.18, for a total transaction of $27,528.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 59,413 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,337,822.34. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Shares of Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE CLH) traded up 0.34% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $56.70. 305,746 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm’s market cap is $3.24 billion. Clean Harbors, Inc. has a 12-month low of $43.03 and a 12-month high of $61.62. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $53.26 and its 200 day moving average is $55.94.

Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.27 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $752.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $735.63 million. Clean Harbors had a positive return on equity of 0.79% and a negative net margin of 0.65%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.15 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Clean Harbors, Inc. will post $0.67 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Barclays PLC raised shares of Clean Harbors from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $50.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $57.00 price objective on shares of Clean Harbors in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. BMO Capital Markets assumed coverage on shares of Clean Harbors in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $65.00 price objective for the company. BidaskClub cut shares of Clean Harbors from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $67.00 price objective on shares of Clean Harbors in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. Clean Harbors has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $62.30.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Clean Harbors by 11,874.0% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,345,138 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $241,676,000 after purchasing an additional 4,308,850 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Clean Harbors by 1.7% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,116,699 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $229,836,000 after purchasing an additional 68,590 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in Clean Harbors by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,887,610 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $105,383,000 after purchasing an additional 8,095 shares during the last quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA grew its position in Clean Harbors by 18.8% in the 1st quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 1,758,591 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $97,813,000 after purchasing an additional 278,817 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp grew its position in Clean Harbors by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,373,858 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $76,701,000 after purchasing an additional 21,037 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 94.06% of the company’s stock.

About Clean Harbors

Clean Harbors, Inc is a provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America. The Company is also a re-refiner and recycler of used oil in the world and a provider of parts cleaning and related environmental services to commercial, industrial and automotive customers in North America.

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