Analyst Ratings for Clean Harbors Inc. (CLH)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Clean Harbors Inc. (NYSE:CLH) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for CLH last month.

Of the 13 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CLH. The most optimistic price target was 67, implying potential capital gains of 17.35 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 50, implying potential capital losses of -12.43 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 2 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -5 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.74 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

CLH has traded between a high of 61.62 and a low of 43.03 over the past year. Currently the stock is 32.69 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 7.34 percent. CLH has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CLH value stock report compares CLH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.3 billion. CLH will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.