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Waste Management
WM65
$222.80arrow_drop_down0.13%-$0.30
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Asset logo for symbol WM
WM65

$222.80

arrow_drop_down0.13%
Key Stats
Open$224.50
Prev. Close$223.10
EPS6.11
Next Earnings DateSep 16, 2024
LOWHIGH
Day Range222.13
225.00
52 Week Range149.71
225.00
Ratios
EPS6.11
Fundamentals
Industry average yield2.86%
Last Dividend pay dateJun 21, 2024

Stock Analysis

Technicals

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Analyst rating

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Strong Buy
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Neutral
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Stock Performance

WMarrow_drop_up0.08%
US Industrials Sectorarrow_drop_up0.06%
US Marketarrow_drop_down0.16%
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WM / Market
WM exceeded the US Market which returned -0.16% over the last twenty four hours.
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WM / Industrials Sector
WM matched the US Industrials sector which returned 0.06% over the last twenty four hours.

Waste Management (WM) Statistics

Waste Management Inc. (WM) is a leading provider of comprehensive waste management and environmental services in North America. With a vast network of disposal sites, recycling facilities, and transfer stations, Waste Management is able to efficiently manage and process waste materials from residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal sources. The company operates in nearly every state in the United States and also has a presence in Canada. Waste Management is committed to sustainability and is constantly investing in new technologies and initiatives to reduce the environmental impact of its operations.

When it comes to valuation metrics, Waste Management Inc. (WM) has a market capitalization of over $45 billion. The company has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of around 28, which is slightly below the industry average. This indicates that investors are willing to pay a premium for Waste Management's solid financial performance and growth prospects. Waste Management also has a price-to-sales ratio (P/S) of approximately 3.5, which suggests that the stock is reasonably priced relative to its revenue. In terms of fundamentals, Waste Management Inc. has a strong balance sheet with total assets of over $25 billion and total liabilities of around $18 billion. The company has a current ratio of 1.1, indicating that it has sufficient short-term assets to cover its short-term liabilities. Waste Management also has a return on equity (ROE) of around 27%, which demonstrates its ability to generate consistent returns for its shareholders.

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How much debt does Waste Management (WM) have?

Waste Management (WM) has a total debt of $16.1B. The net debt, which accounts for cash and cash equivalents against the total debt, is $15.74B.

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How has Waste Management (WM) stock's performance compared to its sector and the market over the past year?

Over the past year, Waste Management (WM) has experienced a price change of . Compared to the Industrials sector, which saw a change of 25.12%, Waste Management has underperformed compared to its sector, indicating its relative standing within the Industrials sector. Against the broader market's change of 18.78%, it has fallen short of the market average. This comparison highlights Waste Management 's performance relative to both its sector and the overall market over the last year.

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What is the PE ratio of Waste Management (WM) stock?

The PE (Price to Earnings) ratio of Waste Management (WM) is currently 36.46. This metric is used to evaluate the valuation of a company's stock, comparing its current share price relative to its per-share earnings.

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What is the EPS of Waste Management (WM) stock?

The Earnings Per Share (EPS) for Waste Management (WM), calculated on a diluted basis, is $6.11. EPS is a key indicator of a company's profitability, showing the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock.

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What is the operating margin of Waste Management (WM) stock?

The operating margin for Waste Management (WM) is 19.66%. This metric represents the percentage of revenue that remains after paying for variable production costs, indicating the efficiency and profitability of the company's core business operations.

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What is the EBITDA of Waste Management (WM) stock?

The EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) of Waste Management (WM) is $6.03B. EBITDA is a widely used earnings metric to assess a company's operational efficiency and profitability before the impact of non-operating decisions such as financing, accounting, and tax environments.

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