Reviewing Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc. (PESI)’s and Ecology & Environment Inc. (NASDAQ:EEI)’s results

This is a contrast between Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc. (NASDAQ:PESI) and Ecology & Environment Inc. (NASDAQ:EEI) based on their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation. The two companies are Waste Management and they also compete with each other.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc. 48.59M 0.99 1.57M -0.07 0.00
Ecology & Environment Inc. 85.29M 0.51 N/A 0.49 21.70

Table 1 shows gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of the two companies.

Profitability

Table 2 shows Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc. and Ecology & Environment Inc.’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc. -3.23% 4.3% 2.1%
Ecology & Environment Inc. 0.00% 0% 0%

Dividends

On the other side, $0.4 per share with a dividend yield of 3.96% for Ecology & Environment Inc. No dividend is paid out by Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 44.3% of Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc. shares and 48.66% of Ecology & Environment Inc. shares. Insiders owned roughly 5.4% of Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc.’s shares. On the other hand, insiders owned about 5.99% of Ecology & Environment Inc.’s shares.

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)
Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc. -14.94% -11.35% 16.88% 12.92% -20.22% 56.17%
Ecology & Environment Inc. -6.59% 1.38% -4.76% -17.02% -18.35% -5.68%

For the past year Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc. had bullish trend while Ecology & Environment Inc. had bearish trend.

Summary

Ecology & Environment Inc. beats on 6 of the 11 factors Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc.

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an environmental and technology know-how company in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Treatment, Services, and Medical. The Treatment segment offers nuclear, low-level radioactive, mixed, hazardous, and non-hazardous waste treatment, processing, and disposal services through licensed and permitted treatment and storage facilities. It is also involved in the research and development activities to identify, develop, and implement waste processing techniques for problematic waste streams. The Services segment provides on-site waste management services to commercial and government customers; and technical services, such as professional radiological measurement and site survey, and integrated occupational safety and health, as well as consulting, engineering, project and waste management, environmental, decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) field, technical, and management personnel and services. It also offers nuclear services, including technology-based services comprising engineering, D&D, specialty, construction, logistics, transportation, processing, and disposal; and remediation of nuclear licensed and federal facilities, as well as cleanup of nuclear legacy sites. In addition, this segment owns an equipment calibration and maintenance laboratory that services, maintains, calibrates, and sources health physics and industrial hygiene, as well as customized nuclear, environmental, and occupational safety and health instrumentation. The Medical segment is involved in the research and development of medical isotope production technology. The company serves research institutions, commercial companies, public utilities, and governmental agencies through direct sales to customers or through intermediaries. Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Ecology & Environment, Inc., an environmental consulting firm, provides professional services to government and private clients worldwide. It offers support services for response and site assessment activities related to the release and threat of release of oil, petroleum products, hazardous substances, and weapons of destruction or pollutants or contaminants; and undertakes task order contracts comprising various environmental assessment projects, engineering and oversight of pollution remediation, and other hazardous waste remediation activities, as well as prepares environmental impact assessment documents for federal land management agencies. The company also provides services to various phases of energy development by conducting critical feature/fatal flaw analyses, social and health impact assessments, feasibility and siting studies, field surveys, permitting, construction inspection, and compliance monitoring. In addition, it conceives and designs environmental restoration projects that restore affected habitat through the integration of biological and engineering solutions; offers sustainability, resiliency, and climate adaptation services, as well as environmental planning and assessment, and military master planning and land use compatibility study services; and provides water supply, water quality, and watershed management services. Further, the company offers logistical support, emergency response/management, and comprehensive planning services in various preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery phases, as well as conducts hazardous waste site evaluations providing site investigation, engineering design, and operation and maintenance. Additionally, it is involved in the management and financial planning; institutional strengthening and standards development; water supply and development; wastewater treatment; and solid waste project construction supervision assignments. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Lancaster, New York.

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