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

Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

Today's Latest Price: $106.50 USD

2.20 (2.11%)

Updated May 28 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 12 in Waste Disposal

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WM Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $44,945,664,950, Waste Management Inc has a greater market value than 96.02% of US stocks.
  • WM's went public 28.68 years ago, making it older than 82.76% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of Waste Management Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 6.18% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Waste Management Inc are NSC, LVS, AMOV, CP, and AON.
  • 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 $106.50 52-week high $126.79
Prev. close $104.30 52-week low $85.34
Day low $105.09 Volume 2,681,500
Day high $107.27 Avg. volume 2,718,758
50-day MA $97.50 Dividend yield 2.05%
200-day MA $111.11 Market Cap 44.95B

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:

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 36th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Waste Management Inc ended up being:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 77% of its capital from equity, and 23% of its capital from debt. Notably, its equity weight is greater than 56.56% of US equities in the Industrials sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • Waste Management Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than just 22.72% of tickers in our DCF set.

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AQUA, FLS, BV, INFO, and CHRA can be thought of as valuation peers to WM, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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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.

Edited Transcript of WM earnings conference call or presentation 6-May-20 2:00pm GMT

Q1 2020 Waste Management Inc Earnings Call

Yahoo | May 23, 2020

Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.545 per share payable June 19, 2020 to stockholders of record on June 5, 2020.

Yahoo | May 12, 2020

Waste Management Inc (NYSE: WM) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | AlphaStreet

Final earnings conference call transcript of Waste Management Inc - WM stock

news.alphastreet.com | May 7, 2020

Waste Management (WM) Posts In-Line Q1 Earnings, Cancels View

Waste Management's (WM) first-quarter 2020 revenues increase year over year while earnings decline.

Zacks Investment Research | May 6, 2020

Waste Management (WM) Q1 Earnings Meet Estimates

Waste Management (WM) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.00% and 0.15%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Zacks Investment Research | May 6, 2020

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WM Price Returns

1-mo 5.51%
3-mo -3.45%
6-mo -4.82%
1-year 0.01%
3-year 56.87%
5-year 140.74%
YTD -6.12%
2019 30.45%
2018 5.32%
2017 24.46%
2016 36.39%
2015 7.13%

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