Aperio Group LLC increased its position in Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH) by 6.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 13,111 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 764 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Clean Harbors were worth $732,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Guggenheim Capital LLC boosted its stake in shares of Clean Harbors by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 9,953 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $553,000 after buying an additional 268 shares in the last quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of Clean Harbors by 7.2% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 4,749 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $264,000 after buying an additional 320 shares in the last quarter. Atria Investments LLC bought a new stake in shares of Clean Harbors during the first quarter worth $236,000. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Clean Harbors by 2.3% in the first quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 13,200 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $734,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of Clean Harbors by 49.6% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 157,918 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $8,783,000 after buying an additional 52,356 shares in the last quarter. 95.08% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Clean Harbors, Inc. (CLH) traded down 0.54% during trading on Monday, hitting $49.98. The company had a trading volume of 102,989 shares. Clean Harbors, Inc. has a one year low of $43.03 and a one year high of $61.62. The stock’s market capitalization is $2.86 billion. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $54.85 and a 200-day moving average of $56.31.

Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.03. Clean Harbors had a negative net margin of 0.65% and a positive return on equity of 0.79%. The firm had revenue of $752.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $735.63 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.15 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Clean Harbors, Inc. will post $0.67 EPS for the current year.

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A number of analysts have weighed in on CLH shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Clean Harbors from a “strong sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. KeyCorp boosted their price target on Clean Harbors from $62.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. ValuEngine raised Clean Harbors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. BidaskClub cut Clean Harbors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 23rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets started coverage on Clean Harbors in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $65.00 price target for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $61.27.

In other Clean Harbors news, EVP Michael J. Twohig sold 4,071 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $59.25, for a total transaction of $241,206.75. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 30,854 shares in the company, valued at $1,828,099.50. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider David M. Parry sold 4,402 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.96, for a total transaction of $259,541.92. Following the sale, the insider now owns 39,955 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,355,746.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 10,418 shares of company stock valued at $605,895 over the last quarter. 9.50% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH)

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