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Clean Harbors NYSE:CLH Stock Report

Last Price

US$88.72

Market Cap

US$4.8b

7D

-0.03%

1Y

-4.7%

Updated

25 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
CLH fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends0/6

CLH Stock Overview

Clean Harbors, Inc. provides environmental and industrial services in North America.

Clean Harbors Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Clean Harbors
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$88.72
52 Week HighUS$118.89
52 Week LowUS$85.67
Beta1.58
1 Month Change-15.01%
3 Month Change-2.74%
1 Year Change-4.75%
3 Year Change38.54%
5 Year Change51.89%
Change since IPO1,513.09%

Recent News & Updates

May 20
Is There An Opportunity With Clean Harbors, Inc.'s (NYSE:CLH) 36% Undervaluation?

Is There An Opportunity With Clean Harbors, Inc.'s (NYSE:CLH) 36% Undervaluation?

Today we will run through one way of estimating the intrinsic value of Clean Harbors, Inc. ( NYSE:CLH ) by taking the...

Apr 07
Is Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH) Potentially Undervalued?

Is Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH) Potentially Undervalued?

While Clean Harbors, Inc. ( NYSE:CLH ) might not be the most widely known stock at the moment, it saw a significant...

Shareholder Returns

CLHUS Commercial ServicesUS Market
7D-0.03%2.1%1.0%
1Y-4.7%-4.7%-15.1%

Return vs Industry: CLH matched the US Commercial Services industry which returned -4.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CLH exceeded the US Market which returned -13.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CLH's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CLH volatility
CLH Average Weekly Movement4.6%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement7.4%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: CLH is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CLH's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
198018,300Alan McKimhttps://www.cleanharbors.com

Clean Harbors, Inc. provides environmental and industrial services in North America. The company operates through two segments, Environmental Services and Safety-Kleen Sustainability Solutions. The Environmental Services segment collects, transports, treats, and disposes hazardous and non-hazardous waste, such as resource recovery, physical treatment, fuel blending, incineration, landfill disposal, wastewater treatment, lab chemicals disposal, and explosives management services; and CleanPack services, including collection, identification, categorization, specialized packaging, transportation, and disposal of laboratory chemicals and household hazardous waste.

Clean Harbors Fundamentals Summary

How do Clean Harbors's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CLH fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$4.83b
Earnings (TTM)US$226.83m
Revenue (TTM)US$4.17b

21.3x

P/E Ratio

1.2x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CLH income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$4.17b
Cost of RevenueUS$2.90b
Gross ProfitUS$1.26b
Other ExpensesUS$1.04b
EarningsUS$226.83m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)4.17
Gross Margin30.35%
Net Profit Margin5.44%
Debt/Equity Ratio159.0%

How did CLH perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Clean Harbors undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


36.8%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CLH ($88.72) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($140.41)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CLH is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CLH is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.3x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (21.8x).

PE vs Market: CLH is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.3x) compared to the US market (14.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: CLH is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CLH is overvalued based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (3x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.7x).


Future Growth

How is Clean Harbors forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


8.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CLH's forecast earnings growth (8.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: CLH's earnings (8.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: CLH's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: CLH's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CLH's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: CLH's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.4%).


Past Performance

How has Clean Harbors performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

5/6

Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


33.4%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CLH has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CLH's current net profit margins (5.4%) are higher than last year (4.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CLH has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 33.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: CLH's earnings growth over the past year (56.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (33.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CLH earnings growth over the past year (56.4%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry 30.2%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CLH's Return on Equity (14.2%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Clean Harbors's financial position?

Financial Health Score

2/6

Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CLH's short term assets ($1.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($914.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: CLH's short term assets ($1.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CLH's net debt to equity ratio (132.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CLH's debt to equity ratio has increased from 151.9% to 159% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CLH's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16%).

Interest Coverage: CLH's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Clean Harbors's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CLH's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CLH'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 CLH's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CLH's dividend payments have been increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CLH has not reported any payouts.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

6.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Alan McKim (66 yo)

42.33yrs

Tenure

US$5,612,724

Compensation

Mr. Alan S. McKim founded Clean Harbors, Inc. in 1980 and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1980 and President since September 2016. Mr. Mckim serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Alan's total compensation ($USD5.61M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD8.23M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Alan's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CLH's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: CLH's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CLH insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Clean Harbors, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Clean Harbors, Inc.
  • Ticker: CLH
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1980
  • Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$4.829b
  • Shares outstanding: 54.43m
  • Website: https://www.cleanharbors.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Clean Harbors, Inc.
  • 42 Longwater Drive
  • Norwell
  • Massachusetts
  • 02061-9149
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/25 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/25 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.