Valvoline Inc. (VVV) Reaches $23.52 After 8.00% Up Move; 3 Bullish Analysts Covering US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL)

February 13, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Among 7 analysts covering US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. US Ecology had 23 analyst reports since November 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, January 26 by Raymond James. The firm has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital given on Tuesday, May 3. Canaccord Genuity maintained US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) rating on Friday, July 28. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $6000 target. The stock of US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, October 30. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, February 22 by Imperial Capital. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, January 22. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, November 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) rating on Thursday, October 26. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $57.0 target. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, May 2 with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, August 9 by Barclays Capital. See US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) latest ratings:

22/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $52.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $64.0 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy Old Target: $60 New Target: $57 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $54 New Target: $47 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $57.0 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain
07/09/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain
04/09/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain

The stock of Valvoline Inc. (NYSE:VVV) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 0.34% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $23.52. About 561,500 shares traded. Valvoline Inc. (NYSE:VVV) has 0.00% since February 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $4.71 billion company. It was reported on Feb, 13 by Barchart.com. We have $25.40 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:VVV worth $376.48 million more.

Valvoline Inc. manufactures and markets automotive and industrial lubricants. The company has market cap of $4.71 billion. It operates through three divisions: Core North America, Quick Lubes, and International. It has a 21.54 P/E ratio. The firm offers lubricants for passenger car/light duty and heavy duty; antifreeze/coolants for original equipment manufacturers; functional and maintenance chemicals, such as brake fluids and power steering fluids, as well as specialty coatings for automotive and industrial applications comprising rust prevention, sound absorption, and release agents; and oil and air filters for light-duty vehicles.

Among 12 analysts covering Valvoline (NYSE:VVV), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Valvoline had 22 analyst reports since September 21, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Longbow maintained it with “Buy” rating and $30 target in Thursday, December 21 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 18 by Citigroup. As per Friday, December 2, the company rating was upgraded by Longbow. The stock of Valvoline Inc. (NYSE:VVV) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 9. The company was initiated on Friday, October 21 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global Securities on Monday, September 26. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 30 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. Seaport Global upgraded the shares of VVV in report on Wednesday, June 7 to “Buy” rating. Seaport Global downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, November 22 report. Gabelli initiated Valvoline Inc. (NYSE:VVV) on Wednesday, September 21 with “Buy” rating.

US Ecology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides environmental services to commercial and government entities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $1.08 billion. It operates in two divisions, Environmental Services; and Field & Industrial Services. It has a 41.25 P/E ratio. The Environmental Services segment offers hazardous material management services, including transportation, recycling, treatment, and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste at its landfill, wastewater, and other treatment facilities.

The stock increased 1.33% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $49.5. About 10,798 shares traded. US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) has risen 15.99% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.71% the S&P500.

Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $933,103 activity. 19,936 shares were sold by Gerratt Eric L, worth $933,103 on Thursday, August 24.

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