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Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

Stock Price: $92.56 -2.04 (-2.16%)
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Trading Day Mar 31, 2020
Last Price $92.56
Change ($) -2.04
Change (%) -2.16%
Previous Close 94.60
Day's Open 93.58 (-1.08%)
Day's Range 90.82 - 93.83
Day's Volume 4,798,486
52-Week Range 85.34 - 126.79

Key Info

Market Cap 40.47B
Revenue (ttm) 15.45B
Net Income (ttm) 1.67B
Shares Out 424.24M
EPS (ttm) 3.91
PE Ratio 24.37
Forward PE 19.25
Dividend $2.18
Dividend Yield 2.36%

Key Stats and Metrics

Market Cap 40.47B
Enterprise Value 50.10B
Earnings Date (est) May 6, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 5, 2020
Shares Outstanding 424.24M
Float 423.40M
EPS (basic) 3.93
EPS (diluted) 3.91
FCF / Share 4.85
Dividend $2.18
Dividend Yield 2.36%
Earnings Yield 4.22%
FCF Yield 5.08%
Payout Ratio 52.20%
Shares Short 5.50M
Short Ratio 1.65
Short % of Float 1.30%
Beta 0.65
PE Ratio 24.37
Forward PE 19.25
P/FCF Ratio 19.69
PS Ratio 2.62
PB Ratio 5.72
Revenue 15.45B
Operating Income 2.71B
Net Income 1.67B
Free Cash Flow 2.06B
Net Cash -9.62B
Net Cash / Share -22.01
Gross Margin 38.66%
Operating Margin 17.51%
Profit Margin 10.80%
FCF Margin 13.30%
ROA 6.87%
ROE 25.04%
ROIC 9.80%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Stock Analysis Summary

Analyst Ratings (16)

Buy 8
Overweight 1
Hold 6
Underweight 1
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(37.12% upside)
Current: 92.56
Target: 126.92
*Average 12-month price target from 13 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth3.63%2.96%6.44%5%-7.39%0.09%2.45%2.03%6.9%-
Gross Profit5,9595,6655,4645,1234,7304,9944,8714,7704,8374,691
Operating Income2,7062,7892,6362,2962,0452,2991,0791,8512,0282,116
Net Income1,6701,9251,9491,1827531,29898.00817961953
Shares Outstanding424426434442446458469464460476
Earnings Per Share3.914.454.412.651.652.790.211.762.041.98
EPS Growth-12.13%0.91%66.42%60.61%-40.86%1228.57%-88.07%-13.73%3.03%-
Dividend Per Share2.051.861.701.641.541.501.461.421.361.26
Dividend Growth10.22%9.41%3.66%6.49%2.67%2.74%2.82%4.41%7.94%-
Operating Cash Flow3,8743,5703,1803,0032,5282,3312,4552,2952,4692,275
Capital Expenditures-1,818-1,694-1,509-1,339-1,233-1,151-1,271-1,510-1,324-1,104
Free Cash Flow2,0561,8761,6711,6641,2951,1801,1847851,1451,171
Cash & Equivalents4,3577635404573991,7156498618951,010
Total Debt13,49810,0269,4919,3108,9299,43510,2269,9169,7568,907
Net Cash / Debt-9,141-9,263-8,951-8,853-8,530-7,720-9,577-9,055-8,861-7,897
Book Value7,0686,2756,0195,2975,3455,8665,7076,3546,0706,260
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Waste Management, Inc.
Home Country United States
Employees 44,900
CEO James C. Fish

Stock Information

Ticker symbol WM
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Industrials
Industry Waste Management
IPO Date Jun 2, 1988


Waste Management, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It provides collection services, including picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from where it was generated to a transfer station, material recovery facility (MRF), or disposal site; and owns, develops, and operates landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States, as well as owns and operates transfer stations. As of December 31, 2018, the company owned or operated 247 solid waste landfills; 5 secure hazardous waste landfills; 102 MRFs; and 314 transfer stations. It also provides materials processing and commodities recycling services; recycling brokerage services, such as managing the marketing of recyclable materials for third parties; and other strategic business solutions. In addition, the company offers construction and remediation services; services related with the disposal of fly ash, and residue generated from the combustion of coal and other fuel stocks; in-plant services comprising full-service waste management solutions and consulting services; and specialized disposal services for oil and gas exploration and production operations. Further, it offers fluorescent bulb and universal waste mail-back services through LampTracker program; portable restroom services under the Port-o-Let name; and street and parking lot sweeping services, as well as holds interests in oil and gas producing properties. The company was formerly known as USA Waste Services, Inc. and changed its name to Waste Management, Inc. in 1998. Waste Management, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.