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

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. - (CWST)

Today's Latest Price: $59.70 USD

0.34 (-0.57%)

Updated Nov 27 1:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Waste Disposal

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CWST Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CWST is 5.19 -- better than 92.41% of US stocks.
  • CWST's current price/earnings ratio is 77.52, which is higher than 88.73% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Casella Waste Systems Inc is reporting a growth rate of 80.8%; that's higher than 86.34% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CWST, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SHEN, CLH, CATM, MTZ, and ALSK.
  • Visit CWST's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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CWST Price/Volume Stats

Current price $59.70 52-week high $61.77
Prev. close $60.04 52-week low $34.35
Day low $59.29 Volume 79,900
Day high $60.30 Avg. volume 305,996
50-day MA $58.01 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $52.12 Market Cap 3.03B

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.

CWST Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$59.70$23.7 -61%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Casella Waste Systems Inc. To summarize, we found that Casella Waste Systems Inc ranked in the 27th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Casella Waste Systems Inc, consider:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 4.67 years comes in at 0.22%; that's greater than 60.04% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • 83% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 61.78% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • As a business, Casella Waste Systems Inc experienced a tax rate of about 1% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than merely 21.07% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest CWST News From Around the Web

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 upgraded to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus

Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Casella Waste Systems ([[CWST]] +3.0%) to Buy from Neutral, raising price target to $60 from earlier assigned $52; in past 6-months the stock has gained 44.4%.Quick look at CWST 1-year price performance vs. its peers:Analyst Michael Hoffman is encouraged by Casella's unique market position in the Northeast, with...

Seeking Alpha | September 24, 2020

Casella Waste: Justifying A High Premium

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (CWST) represents a quandary to many investors. On the one hand, its revenue growth and the resulting capital appreciation of its stock have been impressive, albeit disproportionate when you compare the latter with the former. Over the last 5-year period between Q3-15 and Q2-20, TTM revenues...

Beulah Meriam K on Seeking Alpha | September 7, 2020

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

RUTLAND, Vt., July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling, and resource management services company, announced today that the company’s management will be presenting at two upcoming virtual investor conferences: * Stifel 2020 Virtual Investor Summit on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 3:00 PM ET.   * Raymond James Virtual Diversified Industrials Conference on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 3:20 PM ET.  A copy of the presentation for each conference will be available shortly before the Company presents and may be accessed via the Investors’ section of the company’s website at  In addition, each conference will be webcast live via a link on the company’s website.For further information, contact Ned Colet...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Casella Waste Systems Cleaning Up, In Buy Range Ahead Of Earnings

The provider of waste management resources to homes and businesses across six states is trading right around a 54.10 buy point of a first-stage base.

Yahoo | July 27, 2020

Earnings Preview: Casella (CWST) Q2 Earnings Expected to Decline

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 | July 27, 2020

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CWST Price Returns

1-mo 10.58%
3-mo 6.32%
6-mo 14.72%
1-year 27.81%
3-year 180.02%
5-year 781.83%
YTD 29.70%
2019 61.57%
2018 23.76%
2017 85.50%
2016 107.53%
2015 48.02%

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