Analysts expect Advanced Disposal Services Inc. (NYSE:ADSW) to report sales of $375.03 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have made estimates for Advanced Disposal Services’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $371.00 million and the highest is $379.78 million. Advanced Disposal Services reported sales of $352.00 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 6.5%. The company is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd.

On average, analysts expect that Advanced Disposal Services will report full-year sales of $375.03 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $1.49 billion to $1.50 billion. For the next year, analysts forecast that the business will post sales of $1.57 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $1.55 billion to $1.57 billion. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for Advanced Disposal Services.

Advanced Disposal Services (NYSE:ADSW) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $392.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $383.11 million. Advanced Disposal Services had a negative net margin of 1.61% and a positive return on equity of 5.84%. Advanced Disposal Services’s quarterly revenue was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.06 earnings per share.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Advanced Disposal Services from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $29.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered shares of Advanced Disposal Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Advanced Disposal Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, October 21st. Deutsche Bank AG increased their target price on shares of Advanced Disposal Services from $25.00 to $26.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Barclays PLC lowered shares of Advanced Disposal Services from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $26.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Monday, August 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Advanced Disposal Services currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $26.13.

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Shares of Advanced Disposal Services (ADSW) opened at $22.52 on Thursday. Advanced Disposal Services has a 12-month low of $19.23 and a 12-month high of $25.71. The stock has a market cap of $2,018.48 and a PE ratio of 40.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.25, a quick ratio of 0.63 and a current ratio of 0.63.

In other Advanced Disposal Services news, insider Steven R. Carn sold 18,666 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.36, for a total transaction of $473,369.76. Following the sale, the insider now owns 195,069 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,946,949.84. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. In the last three months, insiders have sold 55,998 shares of company stock worth $1,378,484. 1.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in ADSW. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Advanced Disposal Services by 884.6% in the 1st quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 358,859 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,110,000 after acquiring an additional 322,411 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC grew its position in Advanced Disposal Services by 121.7% in the 1st quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 158,716 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,587,000 after buying an additional 87,133 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Advanced Disposal Services by 48.3% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,671,885 shares of the company’s stock valued at $37,784,000 after buying an additional 544,257 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC grew its position in Advanced Disposal Services by 7.0% in the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 180,874 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,087,000 after buying an additional 11,801 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new position in Advanced Disposal Services in the 1st quarter valued at $3,589,000. 95.20% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Advanced Disposal Services Company Profile

Advanced Disposal Services, Inc is an integrated provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services operating primarily in secondary markets or under exclusive arrangements. The Company’s segments include South, East, Midwest and Corporate. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had its presence in 16 states across the Midwest, South and East regions of the United States, as well as in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, served approximately 2.7 million residential customers and over 200,000 commercial and industrial (C&I) customers through its network of 90 collection operations, 72 transfer stations, 21 owned or operated recycling facilities and 39 owned or operated active landfills.

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