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GFL Environmental (GFL) Competitors

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(As of 05/24/2024 ET)


Should you be buying GFL Environmental stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of GFL Environmental include Waste Connections (WCN), Casella Waste Systems (CWST), Quest Resource (QRHC), Vivakor (VIVK), Avalon (AWX), ESGL (ESGL), Waste Management (WM), Republic Services (RSG), Paychex (PAYX), and Fidelity National Information Services (FIS).

GFL Environmental vs.

GFL Environmental (NYSE:GFL) and Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, media sentiment, dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability, community ranking, risk and institutional ownership.

GFL Environmental has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Waste Connections has a beta of 0.67, indicating that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Waste Connections had 13 more articles in the media than GFL Environmental. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for Waste Connections and 0 mentions for GFL Environmental. Waste Connections' average media sentiment score of 0.62 beat GFL Environmental's score of -0.38 indicating that Waste Connections is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
GFL Environmental Neutral
Waste Connections Positive

Waste Connections received 750 more outperform votes than GFL Environmental when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 75.16% of users gave Waste Connections an outperform vote while only 67.83% of users gave GFL Environmental an outperform vote.

GFL EnvironmentalOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Waste ConnectionsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

64.7% of GFL Environmental shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.1% of Waste Connections shares are held by institutional investors. 8.7% of GFL Environmental shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Waste Connections shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

GFL Environmental pays an annual dividend of $0.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Waste Connections pays an annual dividend of $1.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Waste Connections pays out 37.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

GFL Environmental currently has a consensus target price of $43.08, indicating a potential upside of 38.71%. Waste Connections has a consensus target price of $179.94, indicating a potential upside of 8.74%. Given GFL Environmental's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe GFL Environmental is more favorable than Waste Connections.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GFL Environmental
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Waste Connections
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)

Waste Connections has a net margin of 9.70% compared to GFL Environmental's net margin of 1.25%. Waste Connections' return on equity of 14.66% beat GFL Environmental's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GFL Environmental1.25% 4.51% 1.69%
Waste Connections 9.70%14.66%6.21%

Waste Connections has higher revenue and earnings than GFL Environmental.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
GFL Environmental$5.57B2.07$33.63MN/AN/A
Waste Connections$8.02B5.32$762.80M$3.0853.72


Waste Connections beats GFL Environmental on 15 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding GFL and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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GFL vs. The Competition

MetricGFL EnvironmentalRefuse systems IndustryBusiness SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$11.53B$17.55B$6.65B$17.79B
Dividend Yield0.18%1.23%2.53%3.55%
P/E Ratio48.8840.9415.5022.48
Price / Sales2.077.641,117.1010.26
Price / Cash8.4814.3827.6618.96
Price / Book2.113.834.795.91
Net Income$33.63M$522.85M$117.27M$976.87M
7 Day Performance-2.66%3.12%-0.92%-1.53%
1 Month Performance-3.81%5.29%2.09%3.68%
1 Year Performance-14.60%11.89%8.85%24.48%

GFL Environmental Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Waste Connections
4.3014 of 5 stars
+20.6%$42.69B$8.02B53.7222,539Analyst Forecast
Casella Waste Systems
3.5091 of 5 stars
+7.2%$5.79B$1.34B321.774,200Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Quest Resource
3.9532 of 5 stars
+72.0%$188.54M$288.38M-33.28195Positive News
1.2413 of 5 stars
N/A+5.8%$35.19M$59.32M-2.595News Coverage
Gap Down
0 of 5 stars
N/A-6.4%$9.20M$80.51M-8.74755Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
0 of 5 stars
N/AN/A$8.20M$6.16M0.00N/APositive News
Gap Down
Waste Management
4.6855 of 5 stars
+28.4%$83.75B$20.43B34.1848,000Analyst Forecast
Republic Services
4.6349 of 5 stars
+31.1%$58.83B$14.96B32.7741,000Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
3.8843 of 5 stars
+14.7%$44.72B$5.01B27.0716,600Analyst Forecast
Positive News
Fidelity National Information Services
4.7904 of 5 stars
+44.4%$43.27B$9.82B-7.6060,000Positive News

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This page (NYSE:GFL) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by Staff

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