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

Waste Management Inc. (WM): $152.61

0.11 (+0.07%)

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WM POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where WM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.67% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WM is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • WM ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 21st percentile.

WM Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $62,597,757,140, WASTE MANAGEMENT INC has a greater market value than 96.33% of US stocks.
  • WM's went public 31.35 years ago, making it older than 84.73% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of WASTE MANAGEMENT INC's share price is greater than that of just 3.28% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to WASTE MANAGEMENT INC, a group of peers worth examining would be SU, MPC, RSG, TRV, and LVS.
  • 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

  • WM's EV/EBIT ratio is 23.4; this is 36.44% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, WM's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WM 2023-01-24 3.2 8.9 27.8 23.4
WM 2023-01-23 3.2 8.9 27.9 23.4
WM 2023-01-20 3.2 8.9 27.8 23.4
WM 2023-01-19 3.2 8.8 27.5 23.2
WM 2023-01-18 3.2 8.8 27.6 23.2
WM 2023-01-17 3.3 9.0 28.2 23.7

WM Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 26.02%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 19.32%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 1.71%.
WM's revenue has moved up $5,568,000,000 over the prior 67 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
2022-09-30 19,441 4,478 2,245
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

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 $152.61 52-week high $175.98
Prev. close $152.50 52-week low $138.58
Day low $151.26 Volume 1,369,200
Day high $153.03 Avg. volume 1,647,389
50-day MA $159.62 Dividend yield 1.7%
200-day MA $160.27 Market Cap 62.64B

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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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.

Waste Management (WM) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

Waste Management (WM) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | January 25, 2023

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) insiders sold US$5.2m worth of stock suggesting impending weakness.

The fact that multiple Waste Management, Inc. ( NYSE:WM ) insiders offloaded a considerable amount of shares over the...

Yahoo | January 25, 2023

1 Dividend Stock Warren Buffett Should Buy

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has been buying stocks left and right over the past few months, yet there's still one company that seems like a good fit for the famed investor's portfolio that he hasn't bought yet: Waste Management (NYSE: WM).

Yahoo | January 21, 2023

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Warren Buffett famously said, 'Volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' It's only natural to consider a company's...

Yahoo | January 21, 2023

Waste Management (WM) Stock Moves -0.27%: What You Should Know

Waste Management (WM) closed the most recent trading day at $150.49, moving -0.27% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | January 19, 2023

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WM Price Returns

1-mo -2.72%
3-mo -3.26%
6-mo -5.85%
1-year 4.84%
3-year 30.82%
5-year 89.97%
YTD -2.72%
2022 -4.49%
2021 43.82%
2020 5.46%
2019 30.45%
2018 5.32%

WM Dividends

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