Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc., through its subsidiary, Heritage-Crystal Clean, LLC, provides parts cleaning, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, and used oil collection services to small and mid-sized customers in the industrial and vehicle maintenance services industries in North America. More Details
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 2.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HCCI underperformed the US Market which returned 12% 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?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWe Think Heritage-Crystal Clean's (NASDAQ:HCCI) Statutory Profit Might Understate Its Earnings Potential
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAre Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc's (NASDAQ:HCCI) Fundamentals Good Enough to Warrant Buying Given The Stock's Recent Weakness?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhy Heritage-Crystal Clean's (NASDAQ:HCCI) CEO Pay Matters
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 ($16.48) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($21.27)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HCCI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HCCI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (86.3x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (26.4x).
PE vs Market: HCCI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (86.3x) compared to the US market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HCCI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HCCI's PB Ratio (1.4x) is in line with the US Commercial Services industry average.
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 (65.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: HCCI's earnings (65.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HCCI's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HCCI's revenue (6.2% 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 a large one-off loss of $5.7M impacting its September 5 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: HCCI's current net profit margins (1.1%) are lower than last year (3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HCCI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 19.5% per year.
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 (-65.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (-8.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HCCI's Return on Equity (1.7%) is considered low.
How is Heritage-Crystal Clean's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HCCI's short term assets ($134.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($72.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: HCCI's short term assets ($134.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($110.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HCCI's debt to equity ratio (10.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HCCI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 38.5% to 10.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HCCI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (134.4%).
Interest Coverage: HCCI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.5x coverage).
What is Heritage-Crystal Clean current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HCCI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HCCI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HCCI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HCCI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HCCI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brian Recatto (55 yo)
Mr. Brian J. Recatto has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. since February 01, 2017. Mr. Recatto has served as Chief Executive Officer and President at OMNI Ener ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD2.30M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.96M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||3.58yrs||US$2.30m||2.21% |
|Chief Financial Officer||8.75yrs||US$580.11k||0.37% |
|VP of Business Management & Marketing||4.75yrs||US$532.44k||0.35% |
|Chief Information Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|VP, General Counsel & Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Corporate Controller||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HCCI's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||3.58yrs||US$2.30m||2.21% |
|Independent Non-Employee Director||16.75yrs||US$95.00k||0.53% |
|Chairman of the Board||no data||US$95.00k||11.1% |
|Independent Non-Employee Director||12.58yrs||US$105.04k||0.23% |
|Independent Non-Employee Director||12.58yrs||US$106.24k||0.019% |
|Independent Non-Employee Director||12.58yrs||US$110.00k||0.22% |
Experienced Board: HCCI's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: HCCI 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$383.491m
- Shares outstanding: 23.27m
- 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, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, and used oil collection services to small and mid-sized custom ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/31 00:07|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/30 00:00|
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