Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

NYSE: WM · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+4.88 (3.05%)
At close: Oct 3, 2022 4:00 PM
-1.86 (-1.13%)
After-hours: Oct 3, 2022 7:48 PM EDT
Market Cap 68.24B
Revenue (ttm) 19.03B
Net Income (ttm) 2.14B
Shares Out 413.34M
EPS (ttm) 5.11
PE Ratio 32.31
Forward PE 25.84
Dividend $2.53 (1.53%)
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 8, 2022
Volume 1,113,563
Open 161.62
Previous Close 160.21
Day's Range 161.35 - 165.52
52-Week Range 138.58 - 175.98
Beta 0.76
Analysts Buy
Price Target 177.48 (+7.5%)
Earnings Date Oct 24, 2022

About WM

Waste Management, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It offers 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, 2021, the ... [Read more...]

Industry Commercial Services & Supplies
IPO Date Jun 2, 1988
CEO James Fish
Employees 48,500
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol WM
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2021, WM's revenue was $17.93 billion, an increase of 17.83% compared to the previous year's $15.22 billion. Earnings were $1.82 billion, an increase of 21.39%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 27 analysts, the average rating for WM stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 177.48, which is an increase of 7.50% from the latest price.

Price Target
(7.50% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts


WM Sets Date for Third Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WM (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release third quarter 2022 financial results before the opening of the market on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Following the release, WM will h...

3 days ago - Business Wire

Two-Minute drill: Waste Management & Simply Good Foods

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4 days ago - CNBC Television

Waste Management (WM) Gains 9.6% in 3 Months: Here's How

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5 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

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6 days ago - The Motley Fool

Waste Management Stock Hits Peak Of Relative Strength, Stalls Below Buy Point

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1 week ago - Investors Business Daily

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2 weeks ago - The Motley Fool

Waste Management (WM) Set to Acquire Avangard Innovative

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2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Waste Management, North America's largest trash hauler, wants to shrink plastic pollution

Nearly all the plastic shrink-wrap produced in the US ends up in the landfill. Waste Management wants to recycle it.

2 weeks ago - Business Insider

Buy what you use, says KKM Financial's Jeff Kilburg

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2 weeks ago - CNBC Television

WM to Acquire Controlling Interest in Avangard Innovative's U.S. Business

Newly-Formed Company Positions WM to Rapidly Accelerate Film and Plastic Wrap Recycling HOUSTON , Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- WM (NYSE:WM) today announced that it has agreed to acquire a controlling ...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

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3 weeks ago - InvestorPlace

3 Stocks to Buy From the Promising Waste Management Industry

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3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Here's Why You Should Invest in Waste Management (WM) Stock

Waste Management (WM) is expected to continue benefiting from ongoing trends like increasing environmental concerns, rapid industrialization and active government measures to reduce illegal dumping.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Is a Trending Stock: Facts to Know Before Betting on It

Recently, Zacks.com users have been paying close attention to Waste Management (WM). This makes it worthwhile to examine what the stock has in store.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Plastic Waste Management Market to Reach USD 41.58 Billion by 2027 | Plastic Waste Management Industry Share, Growth ...

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1 month ago - GlobeNewsWire

Cash Position Aids Waste Management (WM), Debt Load Ails

Advanced waste collection and recycling techniques boost Waste Management (WM). Meanwhile, a heavy debt burden is a headwind.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

WM Announces Cash Dividend

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $WM--WM (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.65 per share payable Sept. 23, 2022 to stockholders of record on Sept. 9, 2022. ABOUT W...

1 month ago - Business Wire

Waste Management (WM) Just Flashed Golden Cross Signal: Do You Buy?

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

These 2 "Boring" Stocks Are Nothing to Sleep On

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1 month ago - The Motley Fool

Waste Management Stocks Soar On Earnings; Approach Or Pass Buy Points

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1 month ago - Investors Business Daily

Investors Heavily Search Waste Management, Inc. (WM): Here is What You Need to Know

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

3 Reasons Why Waste Management (WM) Is a Great Growth Stock

Waste Management (WM) possesses solid growth attributes, which could help it handily outperform the market.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

These Stocks Rally in Both Bull and Bear Markets

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Solid Waste Management Market Size to Hit USD 366.52 Billion by 2027 | Exhibit a CAGR of 3.3% (2020-2027)

According to Fortune Business Insights, the global solid waste management market size was USD 285.16 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 366.52 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 3.3% durin...

1 month ago - GlobeNewsWire

Final Deadline: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Investors of Class Action and ...

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Attorney Advertising--Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Waste Management, Inc. (“Waste Management” or th...

1 month ago - Business Wire