Us Ecology Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Us Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, April 25th. US Ecology, Inc. provides disposal, treatment, transportation, packaging, and remediation services for generators of hazardous, non-hazardous, and low-level radioactive waste. The Company’s customers include the chemical, petroleum, steel, and pharmaceutical industries as well as universities and hospitals.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Us Ecology Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.25 per share on revenues of $38.40 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 18.58.
Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.36 to a profit $0.39. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.55, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Us Ecology has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||175.83||132.52||104.84||154.92||169.14|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.18||0.77||0.69||1.01||1.40|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||41.57||33.01||39.98||45.74||50.41|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.37||0.25||0.35||0.47||0.33|
Us Ecology has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)