| US Ecology is a provider of environmental services to commercial and governmental entities. Co.'s reportable segments include: Environmental Services, which involve the transportation, treatment, recycling and disposal of hazardous, non-hazardous and radioactive wastes, and include physical treatment, recycling, landfill and deep-well injection disposal and wastewater treatment services; and Field and Industrial Services, which include various specialty and total waste management services provided to refineries, chemical plants, steel and automotive plants, and other government, commercial and industrial facilities either on-site or at its network of facilities located throughout the U.S. We show 49 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of ECOL's shares outstanding history.
Understanding the changing numbers of ECOL shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like ECOL versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching ECOL by allowing them to research ECOL shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.