Casella Waste Systems, Inc. - (CWST): Price and Financial Metrics

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. - (CWST): $85.65

1.44 (+1.71%)

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  • CWST scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 74.51% of US stocks.
  • CWST's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • CWST's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 21.02% of US stocks).

CWST Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CWST is 2.1 -- better than 75.86% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 356.99, Casella Waste Systems Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 92.96% of US stocks.
  • CWST's current price/earnings ratio is 109.45, which is higher than 94.21% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Casella Waste Systems Inc are OIS, RNGR, EEX, MCB, and CBOE.
  • Visit CWST's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CWST Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, CWST's price/sales ratio is 161.11% higher, now standing at 4.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, CWST's price/sales ratio has gone up 4.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, CWST's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 69.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CWST.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CWST 2021-09-03 4.7 9.8 40.6 60.5
CWST 2021-09-02 4.8 9.9 40.9 61.0
CWST 2021-09-01 4.7 9.9 40.7 60.6
CWST 2021-08-31 4.7 9.8 40.4 60.3
CWST 2021-08-30 4.7 9.8 40.6 60.6
CWST 2021-08-27 4.7 9.7 40.0 59.8

CWST Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 581.12%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 44.77%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 403.64%.
Over the past 15 months, CWST's revenue has gone up $121,247,000.

The table below shows CWST's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 889.211 182.737 41.1
2021-09-30 847.616 162.096 94.872
2021-06-30 808.314 156.442 94.128
2021-03-31 781.206 157.278 94.458
2020-12-31 774.584 139.922 91.106
2020-09-30 767.964 157.249 37.255

CWST's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CWST has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 76.7% of graded US stocks.
  • CWST's asset turnover comes in at 0.701 -- ranking 7th of 14 Almost Nothing stocks.
  • RSG, HCCI, and WM are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CWST.

The table below shows CWST's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.701 0.345 0.056
2021-03-31 0.718 0.342 0.053
2020-12-31 0.753 0.334 0.050
2020-09-30 0.798 0.332 0.051
2020-06-30 0.806 0.327 0.050
2020-03-31 0.826 0.319 0.050

CWST Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CWST, see our CWST price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $76.83 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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CWST Price/Volume Stats

Current price $85.65 52-week high $92.75
Prev. close $84.21 52-week low $63.90
Day low $84.10 Volume 123,800
Day high $85.67 Avg. volume 281,447
50-day MA $74.57 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $79.59 Market Cap 4.43B

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. - (CWST) Company Bio

Casella Waste Systems operates as a regional, vertically-integrated solid waste, and resource management services company in the northeastern United States. The company was founded in 1975 and is based in Rutland, Vermont.

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Below are the latest news stories about Casella Waste Systems Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CWST as an investment opportunity.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2021 Results; and Provides Fiscal Year 2022 Guidance

RUTLAND, Vt., Feb. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, today reported its financial results for the three and twelve month periods ended December 31, 2021. The Company also provided guidance for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022 ("fiscal year 2022").

GlobeNewswire | February 17, 2022

Casella Waste Systems Non-GAAP EPS of $0.21 beats by $0.03, revenue of $241.84M beats by $10.52M

Casella Waste Systems press release (CWST): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $0.21 beats by $0.03.Revenue of $241.84M (+20.8% Y/Y) beats by $10.52M.

Seeking Alpha | February 17, 2022

Casella (CWST) Tops Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Casella (CWST) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 16.67% and 4.74%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

Casella Waste Systems Q4 2021 Earnings Preview

Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ:CWST) is scheduled to announce Q4 earnings results on Thursday, February 17th, after market close.The consensus EPS Estimate is $0.18 (+5.9% Y/Y) and…

Seeking Alpha | February 16, 2022

Casella (CWST) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

Casella (CWST) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | February 10, 2022

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CWST Price Returns

1-mo 17.12%
3-mo 21.21%
6-mo 15.28%
1-year 23.77%
3-year 88.04%
5-year 419.09%
YTD 0.27%
2021 37.89%
2020 34.59%
2019 61.57%
2018 23.76%
2017 85.50%

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