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

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. - (CWST): $85.06

-1.57 (-1.81%)

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  • CWST scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 80.33% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CWST is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 178 days.
  • CWST ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 21st percentile.

CWST Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 313.92, 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 92.14% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 82.19, CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about 93.9% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CWST is more volatile than only 20.22% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be MTZ, KEX, CWT, WRLD, 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

  • CWST's price/sales ratio is 4.2; this is 250% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, CWST's price/earnings ratio has gone up 86.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CWST.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CWST 2022-11-30 4.2 9.1 82.7 51.9
CWST 2022-11-29 4.1 8.9 80.1 50.5
CWST 2022-11-28 4.2 9.0 81.6 51.3
CWST 2022-11-25 4.2 9.0 81.8 51.4
CWST 2022-11-23 4.2 9.0 81.7 51.4
CWST 2022-11-22 4.2 9.0 81.7 51.4

CWST Growth Metrics

    The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 278.4%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -51.97%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 57.7%.
CWST's revenue has moved up $489,767,000 over the prior 70 months.

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
2022-09-30 1,054.797 201.079 53.803
2022-06-30 1,001.498 195.975 46.992
2022-03-31 933.707 175.304 40.979
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

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 $85.06 52-week high $92.75
Prev. close $86.63 52-week low $63.90
Day low $84.21 Volume 63,964
Day high $85.66 Avg. volume 252,537
50-day MA $79.61 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $79.25 Market Cap 4.40B

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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CWST Price Returns

1-mo 5.55%
3-mo 4.73%
6-mo 20.07%
1-year 0.35%
3-year 79.98%
5-year 304.28%
YTD -0.42%
2021 37.89%
2020 34.59%
2019 61.57%
2018 23.76%
2017 85.50%

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