Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in shares of Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH) by 0.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,903,264 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,654 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned approximately 3.34% of Clean Harbors worth $107,915,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Teacher Retirement System of Texas increased its position in shares of Clean Harbors by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 4,355 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $243,000 after purchasing an additional 60 shares during the last quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC increased its position in shares of Clean Harbors by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC now owns 9,043 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $471,000 after purchasing an additional 61 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its position in shares of Clean Harbors by 9.9% during the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,081 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $116,000 after purchasing an additional 188 shares during the last quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its position in shares of Clean Harbors by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 77,288 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $4,315,000 after purchasing an additional 194 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Arizona State Retirement System increased its position in shares of Clean Harbors by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 21,900 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,223,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.54% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms recently issued reports on CLH. ValuEngine upgraded Clean Harbors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Clean Harbors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Canaccord Genuity restated a “hold” rating and set a $57.00 price target on shares of Clean Harbors in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Clean Harbors in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, UBS upgraded Clean Harbors from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $61.00.

In other news, EVP Brian P. Weber sold 490 shares of Clean Harbors stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.18, for a total value of $27,528.20. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 59,413 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,337,822.34. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, SVP Eric J. Dugas sold 1,139 shares of Clean Harbors stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $53.26, for a total value of $60,663.14. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 13,777 shares in the company, valued at $733,763.02. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 2,726 shares of company stock worth $147,429. 8.90% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE CLH) opened at $52.63 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 2.19, a quick ratio of 1.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.44. Clean Harbors, Inc. has a 1 year low of $49.63 and a 1 year high of $61.62. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,027.15, a P/E ratio of 265.85 and a beta of 1.03.

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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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