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

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. - (CWST): $79.23

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  • CWST scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 80.77% of US stocks.
  • CWST's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 178 days.
  • CWST's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 7.47% of US stocks).

CWST Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 314.84, 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 90.67% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 77.1, CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about 93.91% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CWST is more volatile than just 3.98% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CWST, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BYD, NNBR, WRLD, MOS, and TDW.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 303.66% higher, now standing at 77.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, CWST's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CWST.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CWST 2023-03-17 3.8 8.2 77.1 47.4
CWST 2023-03-16 3.8 8.4 78.5 48.2
CWST 2023-03-15 3.9 8.5 79.4 48.7
CWST 2023-03-14 4.0 8.6 80.9 49.5
CWST 2023-03-13 3.8 8.2 77.2 47.5
CWST 2023-03-10 3.6 7.8 73.5 45.5

CWST Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 6328.09%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 55.39%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 68.87%.
Over the past 70 months, CWST's revenue has gone up $511,690,000.

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
2022-12-31 1,085.089 217.314 53.079
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

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 $79.23 52-week high $92.20
Prev. close $79.87 52-week low $63.90
Day low $78.85 Volume 292,000
Day high $81.49 Avg. volume 277,700
50-day MA $79.12 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $78.90 Market Cap 4.10B

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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Yahoo | February 21, 2023

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

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CWST Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -0.81%
6-mo 1.07%
1-year -8.00%
3-year 94.96%
5-year 239.17%
YTD -0.10%
2022 -7.15%
2021 37.89%
2020 34.59%
2019 61.57%
2018 23.76%

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