Virtu KCG Holdings LLC decreased its position in shares of Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH) by 23.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,492 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 1,385 shares during the quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC’s holdings in Clean Harbors were worth $251,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in CLH. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in shares of Clean Harbors by 9.9% during the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,081 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $116,000 after acquiring an additional 188 shares in the last quarter. World Asset Management Inc purchased a new stake in shares of Clean Harbors during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $201,000. Nomura Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Clean Harbors during the 1st quarter worth approximately $205,000. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Clean Harbors by 16.8% during the 2nd quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 4,164 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $232,000 after acquiring an additional 598 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas boosted its stake in shares of Clean Harbors by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 4,355 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $243,000 after acquiring an additional 60 shares in the last quarter. 94.18% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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CLH has been the topic of several research analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on Clean Harbors in a research note on Thursday, June 29th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $65.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub lowered Clean Harbors from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Needham & Company LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $66.00 price target on shares of Clean Harbors in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “hold” rating and set a $57.00 price target on shares of Clean Harbors in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Barclays PLC raised Clean Harbors from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $50.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, August 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. Clean Harbors has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $62.00.

In related news, SVP Eric J. Dugas sold 933 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.67, for a total transaction of $51,007.11. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 14,766 shares in the company, valued at $807,257.22. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, COO Eric W. Gerstenberg sold 4,667 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.42, for a total transaction of $235,310.14. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 91,950 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,636,119. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 6,090 shares of company stock valued at $313,845 over the last 90 days. 8.90% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Clean Harbors, Inc. (CLH) opened at 56.42 on Tuesday. The firm’s market capitalization is $3.22 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $55.78 and its 200 day moving average price is $56.07. Clean Harbors, Inc. has a 12 month low of $43.03 and a 12 month high of $61.62.

Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by ($0.03). The business had revenue of $752.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $735.63 million. Clean Harbors had a positive return on equity of 0.79% and a negative net margin of 0.65%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.15 earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that Clean Harbors, Inc. will post $0.68 EPS for the current year.

Clean Harbors Company Profile

Clean Harbors, Inc is a provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America. The Company is also a re-refiner and recycler of used oil in the world and a provider of parts cleaning and related environmental services to commercial, industrial and automotive customers in North America.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH)

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