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Earnings Preview: Heritage-Crystal Clean


On Wednesday, October 14, Heritage-Crystal Clean (NASDAQ: HCCI) will report its last quarter's earnings. Here is Benzinga's preview of the company's release.

Earnings and Revenue

Analysts covering Heritage-Crystal Clean have modeled for quarterly EPS loss of $0.15 on revenue of $86.51 million. Heritage-Crystal Clean EPS in the same period a year ago totaled $0.28. Sales were $104.84 million. If the company were to match the consensus estimate when it reports Wednesday, earnings would be down 153.57%. Sales would be down 17.48% from the year-ago period. Here is how the company's reported EPS has compared to analyst estimates in the past:

Quarter Q2 2020 Q1 2020 Q4 2020 Q3 2019
EPS Estimate -0.26 0.13 0.32 0.31
EPS Actual -0.31 0.23 0.27 0.28
Revenue Estimate 70.10 M 105.10 M 133.78 M 104.06 M
Revenue Actual 79.52 M 107.26 M 138.81 M 104.84 M

Stock Performance

Shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean were trading at $14.56 as of October 12. Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 45.32%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are probably a little upset going into this earnings release.

Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Heritage-Crystal Clean is scheduled to hold the call at 10:30:00 ET and can be accessed here:


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