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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH)?

The company in question is, Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH) currently with a stock price of 46.84 (0.09% today). The market cap for Clean Harbors, Inc. is 2761.2, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Waste Management industry. The target price for Clean Harbors, Inc. is 56. Currently Clean Harbors, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 114.99, and a forward P/E of 41.12. Average volume for Clean Harbors, Inc. is 301.42 and so far today it is 71078.

Performance in the last year for Clean Harbors, Inc. has been 2.99%. For EPS growth, Clean Harbors, Inc. has seen a growth of 260.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 124.90%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -20.70% over the last five years and could be 2.00% for the next five years. Clean Harbors, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -25.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -61.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.40%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -2.01%.

Since the IPO date for Clean Harbors, Inc. on the 3/26/1990, Clean Harbors, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 12.36%. With Clean Harbors, Inc. trading at 46.84, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.41.

So could Clean Harbors, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 114.99. The PEG is 57.49, P/S is 0.94 and the P/B is at 2.41. The P/cash is 7.82, with P/free cash flow at 43.97.

Clean Harbors, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.2, and the quick ratio is 1.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.46, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Clean Harbors, Inc. has a gross margin of 28.50%, an operating margin of 5.10% and a profit margin of 0.80%.Payout ratio for Clean Harbors, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 0.70% with return on investment coming to 4.90%.

Insider ownership for Clean Harbors, Inc., is at 9.00% and institutional ownership comes to 98.50%. Outstanding shares are at 59. While shares float is 52.3. The float short is currently 5.68%, and short ratio is 9.85.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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