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


Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

Today's Latest Price: $115.01 USD

0.29 (0.25%)

Updated Jan 19 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 18 in Waste Disposal

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WM Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $48,481,382,576, Waste Management Inc has a greater market value than 95.34% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -21.98%, Waste Management Inc's debt growth rate surpasses just 14% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of Waste Management Inc's share price is greater than that of just 5.13% 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 CP, AMOV, LVS, AON, and BSX.
  • Visit WM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.wm.com.

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WM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $115.01 52-week high $126.79
Prev. close $114.72 52-week low $85.34
Day low $114.78 Volume 1,636,800
Day high $116.32 Avg. volume 1,762,791
50-day MA $118.06 Dividend yield 1.9%
200-day MA $109.98 Market Cap 48.60B

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:
$115.01$70.6 -38%

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 40th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 38.17%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Waste Management Inc ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 5.29 -- which is good for besting 58.71% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Industrials sector with positive cash flow).
  • Waste Management Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 21.52% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-40%
1%-39%
2%-38%
3%-38%
4%-37%
5%-37%

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WM, try IAA, SWK, CAE, CW, and FCN.


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Latest WM News From Around the Web

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The ratings on five principal and interest (P&I) classes were affirmed because the transaction's key metrics, including Moody's loan-to-value (LTV) ratio, Moody's stressed debt service coverage ratio (DSCR) and the transaction's Herfindahl Index (Herf), are within acceptable ranges. The rating on the interest-only (IO) class was affirmed based on the credit quality of the referenced classes.

Yahoo | January 15, 2021

JPMBB Commercial Mortgage Sec Tr 2015-C30 -- Moody's affirms six classes of JPMBB 2015-C30

The ratings on five principal and interest (P&I) classes were affirmed because the transaction's key metrics, including Moody's loan-to-value (LTV) ratio, Moody's stressed debt service coverage ratio (DSCR) and the transaction's Herfindahl Index (Herf), are within acceptable ranges. The rating on the interest-only (IO) class was affirmed based on the credit quality of the referenced classes.

Yahoo | January 15, 2021

Waste Management Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Earnings Release Conference Call

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release fourth quarter and full-year 2020 financial results before the opening of the market on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by visiting investors.wm.com and selecting “Events & Presentations” from the website menu. Alternatively, listeners may access the ca

Business Wire | January 11, 2021

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WM Price Returns

1-mo -2.04%
3-mo 1.21%
6-mo 7.47%
1-year N/A
3-year 38.48%
5-year 146.28%
YTD -2.48%
2020 5.46%
2019 30.45%
2018 5.32%
2017 24.46%
2016 36.39%

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