Clean Harbors Inc. (CLH)’s Financial Results Comparing With Sharps Compliance Corp. (NASDAQ:SMED)

Clean Harbors Inc. (NYSE:CLH) and Sharps Compliance Corp. (NASDAQ:SMED), are influenced by compare since they are both players in the Waste Management. These factors are particularly influence the institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation of the two firms.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Clean Harbors Inc. N/A 1.03 N/A 0.72 76.23
Sharps Compliance Corp. 42.03M 1.45 N/A -0.04 0.00

In table 1 we can see Clean Harbors Inc. and Sharps Compliance Corp.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of Clean Harbors Inc. and Sharps Compliance Corp.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Clean Harbors Inc. 0.00% 11.4% 3.6%
Sharps Compliance Corp. 0.00% -2.7% -2%

Risk & Volatility

A 1.06 beta indicates that Clean Harbors Inc. is 6.00% more volatile compared to S&P 500. Sharps Compliance Corp.’s 0.13 beta is the reason why it is 87.00% less volatile than S&P 500.


The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Clean Harbors Inc. are 2 and 1.7 respectively. Its competitor Sharps Compliance Corp.’s Current Ratio is 2.7 and its Quick Ratio is 2.1. Sharps Compliance Corp. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than Clean Harbors Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

In next table is given Clean Harbors Inc. and Sharps Compliance Corp.’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Clean Harbors Inc. 0 0 2 3.00
Sharps Compliance Corp. 0 0 0 0.00

The average price target of Clean Harbors Inc. is $78, with potential upside of 32.47%.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

The shares of both Clean Harbors Inc. and Sharps Compliance Corp. are owned by institutional investors at 96.8% and 22.8% respectively. Clean Harbors Inc.’s share owned by insiders are 7.7%. Insiders Comparatively, owned 17.6% of Sharps Compliance Corp. shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Clean Harbors Inc. -15.19% -18% -23% 1.15% 2.26% 0.98%
Sharps Compliance Corp. -8.36% -23.25% -13.52% -16.8% -22.08% -24.94%

For the past year Clean Harbors Inc. had bullish trend while Sharps Compliance Corp. had bearish trend.


Clean Harbors Inc. beats on 6 of the 9 factors Sharps Compliance Corp.

Sharps Compliance Corp. provides medical, pharmaceutical, and hazardous waste management services in the United States. It offers Sharps Recovery System for the containment, transportation, treatment, and tracking of medical waste and used healthcare materials generated outside the hospital and health care facility settings; TakeAway Medication Recovery System, a solution that facilitates the proper disposal of unused medications; MedSafe, a solution for the safe collection, transportation, and proper disposal of unwanted and expired prescription medications; and ComplianceTRAC, a Web-based compliance and training program. The company also provides Route-Based Pickup Service, a waste management service, which offers medical and hazardous waste pick-up services; TakeAway Recycle System, a solution for the collection and recycling of single-use medical devices from surgical centers and other healthcare facilities; and Universal Waste Shipback Systems, a solution for the collection, transportation, and recycling of light bulbs, batteries, and other mercury containing devices. In addition, it offers other solutions, such as TakeAway Environmental Return System, SharpsTracer, Sharps Secure, Needle Disposal System, Complete Needle Collection and Disposal System, Pitch-It IV Poles, Asset Return System, and Spill Kit and Recovery System, as well as Sharps MWMS, a medical waste management system. The company serves customers in home health care, retail clinics and immunizing pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, professional offices, assisted living and long-term care facilities, government, consumers, commercial, and agriculture markets, as well as distributors. Sharps Compliance Corp. was founded in 1992 and is based in Houston, Texas.