Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc., through its subsidiary, Heritage-Crystal Clean, LLC, provides parts cleaning, and hazardous and non-hazardous containerized waste services to small and mid-sized customers in the vehicle maintenance and manufacturing services industries in North America.
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Heritage-Crystal Clean's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HCCI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Commercial Services
1 Year Return
US Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: HCCI underperformed the US Commercial Services industry which returned 22.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HCCI underperformed the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Heritage-Crystal Clean's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Heritage-Crystal Clean undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HCCI ($28.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($34.48)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HCCI is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HCCI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (50x) compared to the Commercial Services industry average (26.4x).
PE vs Market: HCCI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (50x) compared to the US market (18.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HCCI is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HCCI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.8x).
How is Heritage-Crystal Clean forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HCCI's forecast earnings growth (62.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: HCCI's earnings (62.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HCCI's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HCCI's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if HCCI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Heritage-Crystal Clean performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HCCI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HCCI's current net profit margins (3%) are lower than last year (6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HCCI's earnings have grown significantly by 48.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HCCI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HCCI had negative earnings growth (-45.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (0.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HCCI's Return on Equity (5%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Heritage-Crystal Clean's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HCCI's short term assets ($150.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($75.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: HCCI's short term assets ($150.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($106.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HCCI's debt to equity ratio (11%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HCCI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 12.4% to 11% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HCCI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (148.3%).
Interest Coverage: HCCI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (24.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: HCCI has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: HCCI's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.1x debt).
What is Heritage-Crystal Clean's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HCCI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HCCI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HCCI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HCCI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HCCI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Brian Recatto (54yo)
Mr. Brian J. Recatto has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. since February 01, 2017. Mr. Recatto has served as Chief Executive Officer and President at OMNI Ener ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD2.44M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.47M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||3yrs||US$2.44m||2.16% $14.1m|
|Independent Non-Employee Director||16.1yrs||US$95.00k||0.52% $3.4m|
|Chairman of the Board||0yrs||US$95.00k||11.13% $72.7m|
|Independent Non-Employee Director||11.9yrs||US$140.00k||0.22% $1.4m|
|Independent Non-Employee Director||11.9yrs||US$140.00k||0.0086% $55.9k|
|Independent Non-Employee Director||11.9yrs||US$110.00k||0.21% $1.3m|
Experienced Board: HCCI's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc
- Ticker: HCCI
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$653.151m
- Shares outstanding: 23.19m
- Website: https://www.crystal-clean.com
Number of Employees
- Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc
- 2175 Point Boulevard
- Suite 375
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HCCI||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 2008|
Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc., through its subsidiary, Heritage-Crystal Clean, LLC, provides parts cleaning, and hazardous and non-hazardous containerized waste services to small and mid-sized customers in the vehicle maintenance and manufacturing services industries in North America. It operates in two segments, Environmental Services and Oil Business. The Environmental Services segment offers parts cleaning, containerized waste management, vacuum truck, antifreeze recycling, and field services. The Oil Business segment engages in the collection of used oil, the sale of recycled fuel oil, and used oil filter removal and disposal activities, as well as the re-refining of used oil into lubricant base oil and other products. This segment also collects and disposes waste water. As of March 05, 2019, the company operated through 89 branches serving approximately 90,000 customer locations. Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Elgin, Illinois.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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