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

Waste Management Inc. (WM): $165.74

-1.13 (-0.68%)

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WM POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where WM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.52% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WM is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 178 days.
  • WM ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 46th percentile.

WM Stock Summary

  • WM has a higher market value than 97.05% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $70,692,807,336.
  • WASTE MANAGEMENT INC's stock had its IPO on September 30, 1991, making it an older stock than 84.35% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WM is more volatile than just 7.63% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WASTE MANAGEMENT INC are RSG, CP, CB, MPC, and FDX.
  • Visit WM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.wm.com.

WM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, WM's price/earnings ratio is 77.66% higher, now standing at 33.4.
  • Over the past 243 months, WM's price/earnings ratio has gone up 5.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WM 2022-09-09 3.8 10.0 33.4 27.1
WM 2022-09-08 3.8 10.0 33.5 27.1
WM 2022-09-07 3.8 10.0 33.5 27.1
WM 2022-09-06 3.7 9.7 32.6 26.5
WM 2022-09-02 3.7 9.7 32.5 26.4
WM 2022-09-01 3.7 9.8 32.8 26.6

WM Growth Metrics

    The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 11603.33%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -83.23%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 13.3%.
Over the past 33 months, WM's revenue has gone up $3,580,000,000.

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
2022-06-30 19,031 4,480 2,144
2022-03-31 18,480 4,476 1,908
2021-12-31 17,931 4,338 1,816
2021-09-30 17,320 4,100 1,748
2021-06-30 16,516 3,945 1,600
2021-03-31 15,601 3,758 1,556

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 91.08% of graded US stocks.
  • WM's asset turnover comes in at 0.596 -- 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
2021-09-30 0.596 0.385 0.094
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

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 $165.74 52-week high $175.98
Prev. close $166.87 52-week low $138.58
Day low $164.13 Volume 1,750,500
Day high $166.35 Avg. volume 1,817,520
50-day MA $167.52 Dividend yield 1.57%
200-day MA $158.19 Market Cap 68.51B

Waste Management Inc. (WM) Company Bio

Waste Management, Inc. is an U.S.-headquartered waste management, comprehensive waste, and environmental services company operating in North America. Founded in 1968, the company is headquartered in the First City Tower in HoustonTexas. (Source:Wikipedia)

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WM Price Returns

1-mo -3.00%
3-mo 11.26%
6-mo 5.89%
1-year 9.19%
3-year 51.64%
5-year 131.10%
YTD 0.51%
2021 43.82%
2020 5.46%
2019 30.45%
2018 5.32%
2017 24.46%

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