TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI) by 11.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 51,561 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,420 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC owned approximately 0.23% of Heritage-Crystal Clean worth $820,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean by 5.0% during the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 23,336 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $371,000 after purchasing an additional 1,106 shares in the last quarter. Cadence Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 5.7% in the second quarter. Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 97,915 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $1,557,000 after buying an additional 5,280 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its holdings in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 33.8% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 166,967 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $2,655,000 after buying an additional 42,201 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its holdings in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 8.3% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 14,912 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $237,000 after buying an additional 1,140 shares during the period. Finally, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC lifted its holdings in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 41.9% in the second quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 60,600 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $964,000 after buying an additional 17,900 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 54.98% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Robert W. Baird increased their price objective on shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean from $20.00 to $22.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Barrington Research increased their price objective on shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean from $18.00 to $22.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating on shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, Roth Capital set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $22.50.

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Shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (HCCI) opened at $19.25 on Monday. Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. has a 12 month low of $12.85 and a 12 month high of $22.21. The company has a quick ratio of 2.02, a current ratio of 2.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13. The company has a market cap of $440.44, a P/E ratio of 31.56, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.88 and a beta of 2.01.

Heritage-Crystal Clean (NASDAQ:HCCI) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The industrial products company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by ($0.03). Heritage-Crystal Clean had a net margin of 5.56% and a return on equity of 6.76%. The firm had revenue of $83.33 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $85.32 million. equities research analysts forecast that Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. will post 0.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Heritage-Crystal Clean Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Heritage-Crystal Clean (NASDAQ:HCCI)

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