Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI) COO Gregory Ray sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.20, for a total value of $162,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 161,953 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,623,638.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI) opened at 16.30 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $13.78 and a 200 day moving average price of $12.87. Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. has a 12 month low of $7.19 and a 12 month high of $16.60. The stock’s market capitalization is $365.28 million.

Heritage-Crystal Clean (NASDAQ:HCCI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 19th. The company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.13 by $0.09. Heritage-Crystal Clean had a positive return on equity of 3.39% and a negative net margin of 0.03%. The firm had revenue of $81.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $82.50 million. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. will post $0.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was first published by Financial Market News and is owned by of Financial Market News. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of US & international copyright and trademark laws. The legal version of this news story can be read at http://www.financial-market-news.com/insider-selling-heritage-crystal-clean-inc-hcci-coo-sells-162000-00-in-stock/1212198/.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Heritage-Crystal Clean from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $14.75.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. BlackRock Advisors LLC boosted its position in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 13.4% in the third quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 7,663 shares of the company’s stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 908 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company acquired a new position in Heritage-Crystal Clean during the third quarter valued at about $135,000. Acrospire Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 1,067.7% in the third quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 11,198 shares of the company’s stock valued at $149,000 after buying an additional 10,239 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in Heritage-Crystal Clean by 1.4% in the third quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 14,012 shares of the company’s stock valued at $186,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in Heritage-Crystal Clean during the second quarter valued at about $225,000. 50.77% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Heritage-Crystal Clean Company Profile

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.

5 Day Chart for NASDAQ:HCCI

Receive News & Ratings for Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.