Shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the eight brokerages that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $22.80.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on HCCI shares. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $23.00 price objective on shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Robert W. Baird increased their price objective on shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean from $20.00 to $22.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Roth Capital set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th.

Heritage-Crystal Clean (HCCI) opened at $20.30 on Monday. Heritage-Crystal Clean has a one year low of $12.85 and a one year high of $25.20. The company has a quick ratio of 2.02, a current ratio of 2.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13. The firm has a market cap of $464.46, a P/E ratio of 23.60, a PEG ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 1.90.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in HCCI. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its holdings in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 53,099 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $845,000 after acquiring an additional 399 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 5.0% in the 2nd quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 23,336 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $371,000 after acquiring an additional 1,106 shares in the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 11.7% in the 2nd quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 51,561 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $820,000 after acquiring an additional 5,420 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its holdings in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 10.0% in the 2nd quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 8,497 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $135,000 after acquiring an additional 770 shares in the last quarter. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its holdings in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 26.1% in the 2nd quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 14,500 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $231,000 after acquiring an additional 2,999 shares in the last quarter. 58.15% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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About Heritage-Crystal Clean

Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc provides full-service parts cleaning, containerized waste management, used oil collection, vacuum truck services and antifreeze recycling. The Company owns and operates a used oil re-refinery. The Company operates through two segments: Environmental Services and Oil Business.

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