Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH) SVP Eric J. Dugas sold 1,139 shares of Clean Harbors stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $53.26, for a total transaction of $60,663.14. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 13,777 shares in the company, valued at approximately $733,763.02. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH) traded down $0.36 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $53.15. The stock had a trading volume of 347,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 319,295. Clean Harbors, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $49.63 and a fifty-two week high of $61.62. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.44, a quick ratio of 1.86 and a current ratio of 2.19. The stock has a market cap of $3,046.51, a price-to-earnings ratio of 267.55 and a beta of 1.03.

Several brokerages have issued reports on CLH. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Clean Harbors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $57.00 target price on shares of Clean Harbors in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Oppenheimer lowered their target price on shares of Clean Harbors from $67.00 to $62.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. BMO Capital Markets lowered their target price on shares of Clean Harbors from $65.00 to $59.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, Raymond James Financial raised shares of Clean Harbors from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Clean Harbors presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $61.00.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of CLH. Janus Henderson Group PLC purchased a new stake in Clean Harbors in the 2nd quarter valued at about $57,925,000. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp purchased a new stake in Clean Harbors in the 3rd quarter valued at about $23,785,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its holdings in Clean Harbors by 39.0% in the 2nd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 478,318 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $26,705,000 after buying an additional 134,263 shares during the period. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. raised its holdings in Clean Harbors by 139.3% in the 2nd quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 138,456 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $7,730,000 after buying an additional 80,595 shares during the period. Finally, WINTON GROUP Ltd purchased a new stake in Clean Harbors during the third quarter worth about $4,177,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.70% of the company’s stock.

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Clean Harbors Company Profile

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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