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Republic Services (RSG) Competitors

$191.85
+0.02 (+0.01%)
(As of 06/21/2024 ET)

RSG vs. WM, ROL, CLH, TTEK, CWST, SRCL, ABM, SP, TISI, and WCN

Should you be buying Republic Services stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Republic Services include Waste Management (WM), Rollins (ROL), Clean Harbors (CLH), Tetra Tech (TTEK), Casella Waste Systems (CWST), Stericycle (SRCL), ABM Industries (ABM), SP Plus (SP), Team (TISI), and Waste Connections (WCN).

Republic Services vs.

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

Waste Management pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Republic Services pays an annual dividend of $2.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Waste Management pays out 49.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Republic Services pays out 37.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Waste Management has increased its dividend for 21 consecutive years and Republic Services has increased its dividend for 21 consecutive years.

Waste Management has higher revenue and earnings than Republic Services. Republic Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Waste Management, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Waste Management$20.43B4.10$2.30B$6.1134.20
Republic Services$14.96B4.04$1.73B$5.7033.66

In the previous week, Waste Management had 5 more articles in the media than Republic Services. MarketBeat recorded 11 mentions for Waste Management and 6 mentions for Republic Services. Waste Management's average media sentiment score of 1.64 beat Republic Services' score of 0.58 indicating that Republic Services is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Waste Management
5 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Republic Services
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive

Waste Management received 98 more outperform votes than Republic Services when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.82% of users gave Waste Management an outperform vote while only 64.86% of users gave Republic Services an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Waste ManagementOutperform Votes
576
66.82%
Underperform Votes
286
33.18%
Republic ServicesOutperform Votes
478
64.86%
Underperform Votes
259
35.14%

Waste Management has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Republic Services has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Waste Management currently has a consensus price target of $217.61, suggesting a potential upside of 4.13%. Republic Services has a consensus price target of $201.14, suggesting a potential upside of 4.84%. Given Waste Management's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Republic Services is more favorable than Waste Management.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Waste Management
0 Sell rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.42
Republic Services
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.47

80.4% of Waste Management shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.7% of Republic Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Waste Management shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Republic Services shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Waste Management has a net margin of 11.98% compared to Waste Management's net margin of 11.81%. Republic Services' return on equity of 38.61% beat Waste Management's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Waste Management11.98% 38.61% 8.34%
Republic Services 11.81%17.56%6.00%

Summary

Waste Management beats Republic Services on 16 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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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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RSG vs. The Competition

MetricRepublic ServicesRefuse systems IndustryBusiness SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$60.42B$17.94B$6.76B$17.71B
Dividend Yield1.12%1.25%2.60%3.62%
P/E Ratio33.6655.7020.4124.44
Price / Sales4.047.151,189.9014.62
Price / Cash17.8915.1124.6119.18
Price / Book5.734.014.314.82
Net Income$1.73B$522.85M$121.78M$976.34M
7 Day Performance1.70%0.50%-0.84%0.93%
1 Month Performance2.96%5.94%-2.30%-1.78%
1 Year Performance30.93%15.05%-0.90%9.91%

Republic Services Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WM
Waste Management
4.4771 of 5 stars
$208.79
+0.4%
$217.61
+4.2%
+25.2%$83.74B$20.43B34.1748,000
ROL
Rollins
2.954 of 5 stars
$49.35
-0.8%
$47.00
-4.8%
+18.6%$23.90B$3.07B55.4519,031Positive News
CLH
Clean Harbors
4.4502 of 5 stars
$225.65
-0.6%
$216.40
-4.1%
+46.6%$12.17B$5.41B32.6621,021Positive News
TTEK
Tetra Tech
3.9286 of 5 stars
$209.21
+0.7%
$236.60
+13.1%
+29.1%$11.19B$4.52B42.3527,000Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Positive News
CWST
Casella Waste Systems
2.6723 of 5 stars
$98.33
-1.2%
$100.40
+2.1%
+13.6%$5.70B$1.26B317.194,200Positive News
SRCL
Stericycle
4.1474 of 5 stars
$57.75
-1.2%
$74.00
+28.1%
+28.2%$5.36B$2.64B-262.5013,500Analyst Forecast
High Trading Volume
ABM
ABM Industries
3.9914 of 5 stars
$51.37
+1.3%
$48.80
-5.0%
+28.3%$3.22B$8.10B13.45123,000
SP
SP Plus
0 of 5 stars
$53.99
flat
$52.00
-3.7%
+43.8%$1.07B$1.81B35.5219,900
TISI
Team
0.4137 of 5 stars
$8.25
+6.5%
N/A+28.9%$36.47M$862.61M-0.535,400Analyst Forecast
Gap Up
WCN
Waste Connections
3.6443 of 5 stars
$173.90
+0.5%
$179.94
+3.5%
+27.4%$44.87B$8.02B56.4622,539Positive News

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This page (NYSE:RSG) was last updated on 6/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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