Zacks: Analysts Expect Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) Will Post Earnings of $0.66 Per Share

Equities analysts expect Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) to report $0.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Six analysts have provided estimates for Stericycle’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.74 and the lowest is $0.60. Stericycle reported earnings of $0.46 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 43.5%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings results on Thursday, August 5th.

On average, analysts expect that Stericycle will report full-year earnings of $2.57 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.31 to $2.78. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $2.81 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.40 to $3.34. Zacks’ EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Stericycle.

Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 29th. The business services provider reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.12. Stericycle had a positive return on equity of 9.42% and a negative net margin of 11.53%.

Separately, TheStreet raised shares of Stericycle from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $63.00.

NASDAQ:SRCL traded down $0.22 on Tuesday, hitting $76.87. 553,241 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 383,892. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $69.98 and a 200-day moving average of $69.10. The stock has a market cap of $7.05 billion, a PE ratio of -21.53, a PEG ratio of 4.68 and a beta of 1.34. The company has a current ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80. Stericycle has a fifty-two week low of $45.40 and a fifty-two week high of $79.50.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Strs Ohio boosted its holdings in Stericycle by 1.4% in the third quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 23,455 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,479,000 after purchasing an additional 314 shares during the period. Sowell Financial Services LLC grew its position in shares of Stericycle by 30.3% during the 4th quarter. Sowell Financial Services LLC now owns 8,924 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $619,000 after buying an additional 2,074 shares during the last quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC acquired a new stake in Stericycle during the fourth quarter worth about $208,000. We Are One Seven LLC lifted its holdings in Stericycle by 71.2% in the fourth quarter. We Are One Seven LLC now owns 11,031 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $765,000 after acquiring an additional 4,589 shares during the last quarter. Finally, International Assets Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in Stericycle in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $101,000.

Stericycle Company Profile

Stericycle, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides regulated and compliance solutions in the United States, Europe, and internationally. It operates through the segments North America and International. The company provides regulated waste and compliance services comprising medical waste disposal; pharmaceutical waste disposal; hazardous waste management; maritime waste services; and compliance programs under the Steri-Safe, Clinical Services, First Practice Management, SeguriMed, and EnviroAssure brand names.

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