Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. Sells 123 Shares of Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH)

Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. trimmed its position in Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLHGet Rating) by 2.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 4,067 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 123 shares during the quarter. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.’s holdings in Clean Harbors were worth $447,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of CLH. First Horizon Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Clean Harbors by 149.3% in the 2nd quarter. First Horizon Advisors Inc. now owns 339 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $29,000 after purchasing an additional 203 shares during the period. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC lifted its stake in shares of Clean Harbors by 132.6% in the 2nd quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 614 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $54,000 after purchasing an additional 350 shares during the period. American National Bank acquired a new position in shares of Clean Harbors in the 3rd quarter valued at $56,000. Lazard Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Clean Harbors by 107.9% in the 1st quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 578 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $64,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the period. Finally, Heritage Financial Services LLC acquired a new position in shares of Clean Harbors in the 2nd quarter valued at $77,000. 88.13% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on CLH shares. Robert W. Baird increased their price target on Clean Harbors from $150.00 to $155.00 in a research note on Thursday, November 3rd. UBS Group downgraded Clean Harbors from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $135.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, November 3rd. Oppenheimer cut their price target on Clean Harbors from $138.00 to $135.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 17th. Finally, StockNews.com raised Clean Harbors from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $138.78.

Clean Harbors Price Performance

CLH stock opened at $124.81 on Monday. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $117.42 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $113.21. The stock has a market cap of $6.75 billion, a PE ratio of 17.98 and a beta of 1.36. The company has a current ratio of 2.01, a quick ratio of 1.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36. Clean Harbors, Inc. has a 1 year low of $81.56 and a 1 year high of $125.41.

Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLHGet Rating) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 2nd. The business services provider reported $2.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.02 by $0.41. The firm had revenue of $1.36 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.29 billion. Clean Harbors had a return on equity of 21.58% and a net margin of 7.55%. Equities analysts forecast that Clean Harbors, Inc. will post 6.88 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Clean Harbors news, CAO Eric J. Dugas sold 3,274 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $122.39, for a total transaction of $400,704.86. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief accounting officer now owns 26,286 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,217,143.54. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In other news, insider Robert Speights sold 3,327 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $113.71, for a total value of $378,313.17. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 36,340 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,132,221.40. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CAO Eric J. Dugas sold 3,274 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $122.39, for a total value of $400,704.86. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief accounting officer now owns 26,286 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,217,143.54. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 63,010 shares of company stock worth $7,500,790. Corporate insiders own 6.60% of the company’s stock.

Clean Harbors Company Profile

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Clean Harbors, Inc engages in the provision of environmental, energy, and industrial services. It operates through the Environmental Services and the Safety-Kleen Sustainability Solutions segments. The Environmental Services segment consists of the technical services, industrial services, field services, and oil, gas, and lodging businesses.

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