US Ecology Inc. (ECOL)’s Financial Results Comparing With Newater Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:NEWA)

This is a contrast between US Ecology Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) and Newater Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:NEWA) based on their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation. The two companies are Waste Management and they also compete with each other.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
US Ecology Inc. 576.91M 2.32 48.40M 2.18 26.36
Newater Technology Inc. 47.04M 1.21 7.21M 0.67 10.18

In table 1 we can see US Ecology Inc. and Newater Technology Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Newater Technology Inc. seems to has lower revenue and earnings compared to US Ecology Inc. The business that is more expensive between the two has a higher price-to-earnings ratio. US Ecology Inc. has been trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than Newater Technology Inc., which means that it is at the moment the more expensive of the two companies.

Profitability

Table 2 shows us US Ecology Inc. and Newater Technology Inc.’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
US Ecology Inc. 8.39% 13.7% 5.4%
Newater Technology Inc. 15.33% 33.3% 14.7%

Liquidity

2.1 and 2.1 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of US Ecology Inc. Its rival Newater Technology Inc.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1.3 and 0.9 respectively. US Ecology Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Newater Technology Inc.

Dividends

US Ecology Inc. pays out its dividends annually at $0.72 per share and 1.18% dividend yield. Newater Technology Inc. does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

Recommendations and Ratings for US Ecology Inc. and Newater Technology Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
US Ecology Inc. 0 2 1 2.33
Newater Technology Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

US Ecology Inc.’s upside potential currently stands at 6.98% and an $65 average target price.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

US Ecology Inc. and Newater Technology Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 86% and 4.4%. 0.9% are US Ecology Inc.’s share owned by insiders. Comparatively, Newater Technology Inc. has 44.41% of it’s share owned by insiders.

Performance

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)
US Ecology Inc. 0.93% -3.13% -10.41% -18.4% -0.88% -8.72%
Newater Technology Inc. -10.91% -11.84% 4.76% -22.42% -44.4% 21.22%

For the past year US Ecology Inc. had bearish trend while Newater Technology Inc. had bullish trend.

Summary

On 11 of the 15 factors US Ecology Inc. beats Newater Technology Inc.

Newater Technology, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells filtration products used in wastewater purification. It offers disk tube reverse osmosis (DTRO) and disk tube nanofiltration (DTNF) membrane filtration products that are used in the treatment, recycling, and discharge of wastewater. The company also supplies hardware and engineered systems to implement integrated solutions with DTRO and DTNF products. In addition, it provides traditional wastewater treatment solutions, such as activated carbon and resins; as well as engineering support and installation, technical advice, and other project related services. The company serves garbage, chemical, and energy industries. Newater Technology, Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Yantai, China.

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