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

Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

Today's Latest Price: $111.34 USD

0.91 (-0.81%)

Updated Aug 13 5:47pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 12 in Waste Disposal

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WM Stock Summary

  • Waste Management Inc's market capitalization of $47,421,268,241 is ahead of 95.85% of US-listed equities.
  • Waste Management Inc's stock had its IPO on September 30, 1991, making it an older stock than 82.97% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of Waste Management Inc's share price is greater than that of only 4.46% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are RSG, CABO, AWR, NWE, and SHEN.
  • 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 $111.34 52-week high $126.79
Prev. close $112.25 52-week low $85.34
Day low $110.52 Volume 891,400
Day high $111.72 Avg. volume 2,456,242
50-day MA $106.95 Dividend yield 1.94%
200-day MA $108.68 Market Cap 47.04B

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:
$111.34$66.81 -40%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for WM, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Waste Management Inc ranked in the 34th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WM, they are:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 79% of its capital from equity, and 21% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of 56.52% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
  • Waste Management Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 20.15% of tickers in our DCF set.

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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.

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

Waste Management Announces Second Quarter Earnings

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020. Revenues for the second quarter of 2020 were $3.56 billion compared with $3.95 billion for the same 2019 period. Net income for the quarter was $307 million, or $0.72 per diluted share, compared with $381 million, or $0.89 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2019.(a) On an adjusted basis, net income was $372 million, or $0.88 per diluted share, in the secon

Business Wire | July 30, 2020

Waste Management CFO on Q2 earnings beat: Our divided policy is ‘rock solid’ despite COVID-19 outbreak

Waste Management Executive VP & CFO Devina Rankin joins Yahoo Finance’s Zack Guzman to break down the company's second quarter earnings beat.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Waste Management (WM) Tops Q2 Earnings, Revenue Estimates

Waste Management's (WM) second-quarter 2020 earnings and revenues decrease year over year.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Waste Management (WM) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates

Waste Management (WM) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 6.02% and 1.85%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

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WM Price Returns

1-mo 4.84%
3-mo 16.64%
6-mo -10.61%
1-year -2.24%
3-year 56.46%
5-year 138.48%
YTD -1.37%
2019 30.45%
2018 5.32%
2017 24.46%
2016 36.39%
2015 7.13%

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Waste Management Inc (WM) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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