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Casella Waste Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.44 (-4.04 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $57.92
50-Day Range
MA: $58.43
52-Week Range
Now: $57.92
Volume356,621 shs
Average Volume316,119 shs
Market Capitalization$2.94 billion
P/E Ratio75.22
Dividend YieldN/A
Casella Waste Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a vertically-integrated solid waste services company in the northeastern United States. The company operates through Eastern Region, Western Region, Recycling, and Other segments. It offers resource management services primarily in the areas of solid waste collection and disposal, transfer, recycling, and organics services to residential, commercial, municipal, and industrial customers. The company provides a range of non-hazardous solid waste services, including collections, transfer stations, material recovery facilities, and disposal facilities. It also markets recyclable metals, aluminum, plastics, and paper and corrugated cardboard that are processed at its facilities, as well as recyclables purchased from third parties. In addition, the company is involved in commodity brokerage operations. As of January 31, 2020, it owned and/or operated 43 solid waste collection operations, 58 transfer stations, 20 recycling facilities, 8 Subtitle D landfills, 4 landfill gas-to-energy facilities, and 1 landfill permitted to accept construction and demolition materials. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Rutland, Vermont.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Refuse systems
Sub-IndustryEnvironmental & Facilities Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CWST
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$743.29 million
Cash Flow$2.87 per share
Book Value$2.57 per share


Net Income$31.65 million


Market Cap$2.94 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.69 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

86th out of 397 stocks

Refuse Systems Industry

5th out of 13 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-2.44 (-4.04 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ:CWST) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Casella Waste Systems a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Casella Waste Systems in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Casella Waste Systems stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Casella Waste Systems?

Wall Street analysts have given Casella Waste Systems a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Casella Waste Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Casella Waste Systems?

Casella Waste Systems saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 765,300 shares, a drop of 27.8% from the December 31st total of 1,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 281,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days.
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When is Casella Waste Systems' next earnings date?

Casella Waste Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How were Casella Waste Systems' earnings last quarter?

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 17th. The industrial products company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.03. Casella Waste Systems had a net margin of 4.85% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 33.65%.
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How has Casella Waste Systems' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Casella Waste Systems' stock was trading at $46.81 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CWST shares have increased by 23.7% and is now trading at $57.92.
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What guidance has Casella Waste Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

Casella Waste Systems issued an update on its FY 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $815-830 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $832.21 million.

What price target have analysts set for CWST?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Casella Waste Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $73.00. On average, they anticipate Casella Waste Systems' stock price to reach $66.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Casella Waste Systems' key executives?

Casella Waste Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John W. Casella, Chairman, CEO & Sec. (Age 70, Pay $1.42M)
  • Mr. Edwin D. Johnson, Pres & COO (Age 64, Pay $772.78k)
  • Mr. Edmond R. Coletta, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 45, Pay $732.49k)
  • Mr. Christopher B. Heald, VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 56, Pay $322.92k)
  • Ms. Shelley E. Sayward, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Joseph S. Fusco, VP of Communications (Age 57)
  • Mr. Michael J. Viani, VP of Bus. Devel. & Special Waste (Age 66)
  • Mr. Gerald Gormley, VP of HR (Age 72)
  • Mr. Christopher M. DesRoches, VP of Customer Service (Age 63)
  • Jason Mead, Director of Fin.

What is John W. Casella's approval rating as Casella Waste Systems' CEO?

37 employees have rated Casella Waste Systems CEO John W. Casella on Glassdoor.com. John W. Casella has an approval rating of 72% among Casella Waste Systems' employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Casella Waste Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Casella Waste Systems investors own include Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Ampio Pharmaceuticals (AMPE), Energy Transfer (ET), AbbVie (ABBV), Edwards Lifesciences (EW), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM), Applied Materials (AMAT), Ball (BLL) and Eastman Chemical (EMN).

What is Casella Waste Systems' stock symbol?

Casella Waste Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CWST."

Who are Casella Waste Systems' major shareholders?

Casella Waste Systems' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wells Fargo & Company MN (8.04%), BlackRock Inc. (6.73%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (5.38%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.30%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.91%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.88%). Company insiders that own Casella Waste Systems stock include Christopher Heald, David L Schmitt, Douglas R Casella, Edmond Coletta, Edwin D Johnson, Emily Nagle Green, Gregory B Peters, James E Oconnor, James F Callahan Jr, John W Casella, Joseph Doody, Michael K Burke and William P Hulligan.
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Which major investors are selling Casella Waste Systems stock?

CWST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, SG Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Oak Ridge Investments LLC, Aristotle Capital Boston LLC, and Lisanti Capital Growth LLC. Company insiders that have sold Casella Waste Systems company stock in the last year include Christopher Heald, David L Schmitt, Edmond Coletta, Edwin D Johnson, Emily Nagle Green, Gregory B Peters, James E Oconnor, James F Callahan Jr, John W Casella, and William P Hulligan.
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Which major investors are buying Casella Waste Systems stock?

CWST stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, William Blair Investment Management LLC, and Morgan Stanley.
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How do I buy shares of Casella Waste Systems?

Shares of CWST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Casella Waste Systems' stock price today?

One share of CWST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.92.

How much money does Casella Waste Systems make?

Casella Waste Systems has a market capitalization of $2.94 billion and generates $743.29 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $31.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.85 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Casella Waste Systems have?

Casella Waste Systems employs 2,500 workers across the globe.

What is Casella Waste Systems' official website?

The official website for Casella Waste Systems is www.casella.com.

Where are Casella Waste Systems' headquarters?

Casella Waste Systems is headquartered at 25 GREENS HILL ROAD, RUTLAND VT, 05701.

How can I contact Casella Waste Systems?

Casella Waste Systems' mailing address is 25 GREENS HILL ROAD, RUTLAND VT, 05701. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 802-775-0325 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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