Stericycle Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages (NASDAQ:SRCL)
Shares of Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the twelve brokerages that are currently covering the stock, American Banking and Market News reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $126.83.
A number of research firms have recently commented on SRCL. Analysts at Goldman Sachs cut their price target on shares of Stericycle from $131.00 to $129.00 in a research note on Friday, April 11th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Stericycle in a research note on Friday, February 7th. They now have a $120.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Stericycle in a research note on Wednesday, January 29th. They now have a $121.00 price target on the stock.
Shares of Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL) traded down 0.54% on Tuesday, hitting $111.04. 119,687 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Stericycle has a 52 week low of $105.50 and a 52 week high of $121.61. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $113.6 and its 200-day moving average is $115.6. The company has a market cap of $9.456 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.36.
Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, February 5th. The company reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $567.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $566.15 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.88 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 12.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Stericycle will post $4.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Stericycle, Inc, is in the business of managing regulated waste and providing an array of related and complementary services.
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