Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Us Ecology Inc. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how ECOL stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Industrial Services sector and Environmental Services industry.
Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.
US Ecology, Inc. engages in the provision of environmental services to commercial and government entities. It operates through the following segments: Environmental Services; Field and Industrial Services; and Corporate. The Environmental Services segment include a range of specialty material management services including transportation, recycling, treatment and disposal of hazardous, non-hazardous, E&P and radioactive waste at company-owned landfill, wastewater, deep-well injection, and other treatment facilities. The Field and Industrial Services segment offers specialty field services and total waste management solutions to commercial and industrial facilities and to government entities through 10-day transfer facilities and at customer sites, both domestic, and international. The Corporates segment comprises corporates selling, general and administrative expenses, legal, accounting, and other items. The company was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Boise, ID.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)