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

Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

Today's Latest Price: $107.40 USD

0.44 (0.41%)

Updated Oct 29 10:02am

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Waste Disposal

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WM Stock Summary

  • WM has a market capitalization of $45,186,448,562 -- more than approximately 95.76% of US stocks.
  • Waste Management Inc's stock had its IPO on September 30, 1991, making it an older stock than 82.92% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WM is more volatile than merely 4.27% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are LVS, NSC, CP, BP, and AMOV.
  • WM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Waste Management Inc's official web site, go to www.wm.com.

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WM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $107.40 52-week high $126.79
Prev. close $106.96 52-week low $85.34
Day low $106.11 Volume 148,069
Day high $107.66 Avg. volume 2,213,325
50-day MA $113.54 Dividend yield 2.04%
200-day MA $108.85 Market Cap 45.37B

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.

WM Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$107.40$64.04 -40%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Waste Management Inc. To summarize, we found that Waste Management Inc ranked in the 33th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 39.83%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WM, they are:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 5.43; that's higher than 57.59% of US stocks in the Industrials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • Waste Management Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than just 19.11% of tickers in our DCF set.

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For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WM, try HON, UNP, DCI, PATI, and TXT.

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Latest WM News From Around the Web

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.

Republic Services: At An All-Time  High Valuation, Shares Offer Limited Expected Returns

Republic Services (RSG), along with Waste Management (WM), have been long-term compounders when it comes to creating shareholder value. Besides Municipalities, the two companies have captured the two largest chunks of the sector's market share, effectively operating in an oligopolistic market. Further, they are operating in a sector with high...

Nikolaos Sismanis on Seeking Alpha | September 23, 2020

GFL Environmental: A Failure To Gain Economies Of Scale And A Failed Roll Up

Background: GFL Environmental (GFL) is a waste management company that is the fourth largest diversified environmental services company in North America and was founded in 2007 in Canada. GFL’s strategy is to roll up or acquire other smaller companies in hope of achieving higher efficiencies and operational efficiencies. In many...

ValueTree Capital on Seeking Alpha | August 27, 2020

Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.545 per share payable Sept. 18, 2020 to stockholders of record on Sept. 4, 2020. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management environmental services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the Company provides collection, transfer, disposal services, and recycling and resource recovery. I

Business Wire | August 18, 2020

Waste Management declares $0.545 dividend (NYSE:WM)

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) declares $0.545/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 1.96% Payable Sept. 4; for shareholders of record

Seeking Alpha | August 18, 2020

Waste Management Q2 – Strong Results with Robust Volumes and Earnings – Despite $400 Million COVID Hit

Waste Management, Inc. announced solid financial results for Q2 2020

Waste360 | July 30, 2020

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WM Price Returns

1-mo -5.30%
3-mo -1.54%
6-mo 10.43%
1-year -2.87%
3-year 39.16%
5-year 122.93%
YTD -4.40%
2019 30.45%
2018 5.32%
2017 24.46%
2016 36.39%
2015 7.13%

WM Dividends

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