Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, waste management specialist Clean Harbors (NYSE: CLH ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Clean Harbors' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Clean Harbors facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Norwell, Mass. (1980)|
|Market Cap||$3.1 billion|
|Industry||Environmental and facilities services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2.1 billion|
|Management||Founder/Chairman/CEO Alan McKim
CFO James Rutledge
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||14.0%|
|Cash/Debt||$246.5 million / $536.6 million|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 330 members who have rated Clean Harbors believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last month, one of those Fools, RSue, succinctly summed up the bull case for our community: "They are a dominant player in the environmental clean-up and toxic waste management field. Unfortunately, managing the human fouling of the earth's natural eco-systems will be an ongoing worldwide problem and need."
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