Waste Management, Inc. (WM): Price and Financial Metrics

Waste Management, Inc. (WM): $161.32

0.82 (+0.51%)

POWR Rating

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WM POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where WM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.51% of US stocks.
  • WM's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 52 weeks.
  • WM's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 40.37% of US stocks).

WM Stock Summary

  • Waste Management Inc's market capitalization of $66,887,361,189 is ahead of 95.99% of US-listed equities.
  • WM's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 3,266.15 -- higher than 98.98% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Waste Management Inc's stock had its IPO on September 30, 1991, making it an older stock than 82.71% of US equities in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Waste Management Inc are AMOV, IQV, RSG, CB, and FDX.
  • WM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Waste Management Inc's official web site, go to www.wm.com.

WM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, WM's price/sales ratio is 129.41% higher, now standing at 3.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, WM's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, WM's price/earnings ratio has gone down 77.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WM 2021-08-26 3.9 8.8 40.4 31.5
WM 2021-08-25 3.9 8.8 40.2 31.4
WM 2021-08-24 3.9 8.7 40.1 31.3
WM 2021-08-23 3.9 8.7 39.9 31.2
WM 2021-08-20 3.9 8.8 40.3 31.4
WM 2021-08-19 3.9 8.7 39.9 31.2

WM Growth Metrics

  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 39.52%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 14.72%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -17.73%.
WM's revenue has moved up $1,028,000,000 over the prior 15 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 16,516 3,945 1,600
2021-03-31 15,601 3,758 1,556
2020-12-31 15,218 3,403 1,496
2020-09-30 14,997 3,672 1,505
2020-06-30 15,103 3,595 1,610
2020-03-31 15,488 3,749 1,684

WM'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.
  • WM has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 91.71% of graded US stocks.
  • WM's asset turnover comes in at 0.589 -- ranking 8th of 14 Almost Nothing stocks.
  • HCCI, CWST, and PESI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WM.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.589 0.390 0.090
2021-03-31 0.568 0.389 0.092
2020-12-31 0.564 0.386 0.089
2020-09-30 0.564 0.390 0.091
2020-06-30 0.556 0.387 0.092
2020-03-31 0.574 0.385 0.093

WM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WM, see our WM 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 $159.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.69 (Moderate Buy)

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WM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $161.32 52-week high $162.33
Prev. close $160.50 52-week low $106.11
Day low $160.45 Volume 691,004
Day high $162.33 Avg. volume 1,589,975
50-day MA $153.67 Dividend yield 1.43%
200-day MA $136.97 Market Cap 67.93B

Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Company Bio

Waste Management is a provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. The company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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

WM Highlights Investments in Its People and Recycling Programs in Its 2021 Sustainability Report

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Floridajobcreation--Waste Management, the largest environmental services provider in North America, has nearly 5,000 team members in Florida, and is looking to hire 300 more. The company is recruiting a variety of positions including CDL Drivers, Diesel Mechanics and Recycling Sorters and is offering signing bonuses, increased wages, and enhanced benefits in most job categories. We have continued to provide an essential service to our customers and communities in Florida through

Business Wire | October 14, 2021

WM Highlights Investments in Its People, Recycling and Renewable Natural Gas in 2021 Sustainability Report

HOUSTON, October 13, 2021--WM released its Sustainability Report noting progress on its 2025 and 2038 sustainability goals around people, customers, environment and community.

Yahoo | October 13, 2021

3 Dividend Stocks That Will Hold Up No Matter the Market Conditions

Furthermore, some of these dividend growth stocks provide added stability in the form of goods or services that are seldom cut back by customers -- even in uncertain times. Today we will look at three of these S&P 500 dividend growth stocks that should hold up regardless of what market conditions may occur. Operating in an industry that will disappear only if humanity ceases to exist, aptly-named Waste Management (NYSE: WM) offers a reasonable 1.5% dividend that has increased for 18 consecutive years.

Yahoo | October 13, 2021

SusGlobal (SNRG) Buys New Production and Distribution Facility, Opening Doors for Municipal Contracts

Photo by Quintin Gellar from Pexels The following post was written and/or published as a collaboration between Benzinga’s in-house sponsored content team and a financial partner of Benzinga. Waste management might not be your typical headline-grabber (and we’re not talking about Waste Management (NYSE: WM)) here, but when you don’t have a place to put your garbage, you’re going to sit up and pay attention. Cereal boxes are one thing, but a bag full of organic waste deepens the concern. Companies

Yahoo | October 13, 2021

I'm Buying These 3 Resilient Stocks During a Bear Market

Resilient stocks hold up well during a recession, and these three stocks will continue performing in an economic downturn.

Yahoo | October 13, 2021

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WM Price Returns

1-mo 5.61%
3-mo 10.61%
6-mo 19.99%
1-year 43.75%
3-year 89.54%
5-year 186.40%
YTD 38.52%
2020 5.46%
2019 30.45%
2018 5.32%
2017 24.46%
2016 36.39%

WM Dividends

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