Waste Management Company Profile (NYSE:WM)

About Waste Management

Waste Management logoWaste Management, Inc. is a holding company. The Company provides waste management environmental services. The Company's segments include Solid Waste, which includes its 17 Areas aggregated into three tiers, and Other. The Company's Solid Waste business is operated and managed locally by its subsidiaries that focuses on geographic areas and provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. Through its subsidiaries, it also develops, operates and owns landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. It owns or operates approximately 250 landfill sites, which is the network of landfills in North America. It also uses waste to create energy, recovering the gas produced naturally as waste decomposes in landfills and using the gas in generators to make electricity. The Company, as a recycler in North America, handles materials that include paper, cardboard, glass, plastic and metal.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Waste Management
  • Sub-Industry: Environmental & Facilities Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WM
  • CUSIP: 94106L10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $63.89
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $64.33
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $62.52
  • 52-Week Range: $49.07 - $70.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.95
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.60
  • P/E Growth: 2.38
  • Market Cap: $28.24B
  • Outstanding Shares: 442,288,000
  • Beta: 0.58
  • Net Margins: 8.73%
  • Return on Equity: 23.48%
  • Return on Assets: 6.03%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.71%
  • Current Ratio: 0.81%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.78%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Waste Management (NYSE:WM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $67.25 (5.32% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Waste Management (NYSE:WM)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/25/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform -> Neutral$69.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$72.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$74.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$66.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Imperial CapitalBoost Price TargetIn -> In-Line$62.00 -> $71.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$73.00View Rating Details
7/18/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$70.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Initiated CoverageOutperform$67.00View Rating Details
4/25/2016Bank of America Corp.Initiated CoverageNeutral$60.00View Rating Details
3/22/2016Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutral$60.00View Rating Details
12/17/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral$55.00View Rating Details
11/6/2015Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageOutperform$61.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Waste Management (NYSE:WM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016ListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.71$0.74$3.40 billion$3.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.55$0.58$3.08 billion$3.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q415$0.68$0.71$3.30 billion$3.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.71$0.74$3.42 billion$3.38 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.63$0.67$3.33 billion$3.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.49$0.49$3.18 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2015Q414$0.61$0.67$3.52 billion$3.44 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.68$0.72$3.66 billion$3.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.59$0.60$3.61 billion$3.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.44$0.49$3.41 billion$3.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q413$0.60$0.56$3.58 billion$3.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.62$0.62$3.60 billion$3.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.55$0.54$3.55 billion$3.53 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.41$0.40$3.36 billion$3.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.60$0.57$3.38 billion$3.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012$0.60$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.53$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.41$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.61$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.61$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.66$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.57$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.59$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Waste Management (NYSE:WM)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.85 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.1 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.52$0.57$0.55
Q2 20166$0.69$0.74$0.71
Q3 20165$0.78$0.80$0.79
Q4 20165$0.73$0.76$0.74
Q1 20172$0.62$0.66$0.64
Q2 20172$0.76$0.80$0.78
Q3 20172$0.85$0.87$0.86
Q4 20172$0.81$0.84$0.83
Q1 20181$0.75$0.75$0.75
Q2 20181$0.85$0.85$0.85
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Waste Management (NYSE:WM)
Annual Dividend:$1.64
Dividend Yield:2.57%
Dividend Growth:2.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:63.81% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
57.54% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
52.90% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Waste Management (NYSE:WM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Waste Management (NYSE:WM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.42%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.21%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/12/2016John J MorrisSVPSell12,738$66.75$850,261.50View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016James C Fish JrCFOSell7,400$66.59$492,766.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Puneet BhasinEVPSell11,236$65.81$739,441.16View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Mark E SchwartzVPSell70,496$65.89$4,644,981.44View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Don P CarpenterVPSell1,634$66.13$108,056.42View SEC Filing  
7/19/2016Thomas H WeidemeyerDirectorSell449$67.58$30,343.42View SEC Filing  
7/18/2016Frank M ClarkDirectorSell449$67.21$30,177.29View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016Jeff M. HarrisSVPSell15,800$61.04$964,432.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Don P CarpenterVPSell1,200$60.61$72,732.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Barry H CaldwellSVPSell15,234$62.00$944,508.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Jeff M HarrisSVPSell62,927$60.07$3,780,024.89View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Don P CarpenterVPSell2,000$59.56$119,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016John J MorrisSVPSell33,914$59.57$2,020,256.98View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Puneet BhasinEVPSell23,565$59.59$1,404,238.35View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016Don P CarpenterVPSell619$57.70$35,716.30View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016James C Fish JrCFOSell562$57.76$32,461.12View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Barry H CaldwellSVPSell12,785$56.02$716,215.70View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Jeff M HarrisSVPSell24,662$55.78$1,375,646.36View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Don P CarpenterVPSell978$55.57$54,347.46View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Puneet BhasinEVPSell2,693$55.64$149,838.52View SEC Filing  
1/20/2016Thomas H. WeidemeyerDirectorSell589$51.55$30,362.95View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016W Robert ReumDirectorSell994$52.44$52,125.36View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Puneet BhasinEVPSell5,526$54.24$299,730.24View SEC Filing  
10/8/2015Barry H. CaldwellSVPSell4,262$52.04$221,794.48View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Mark E SchwartzVPSell4,983$52.05$259,365.15View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015James C Fish JrCFOSell54,143$51.92$2,811,104.56View SEC Filing  
7/16/2015W Robert ReumDirectorSell1,072$48.64$52,142.08View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Jeff M HarrisSVPSell26,259$50.01$1,313,212.59View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Barry H CaldwellSVPSell45,039$54.65$2,461,381.35View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Mark E SchwartzVPSell30,400$54.27$1,649,808.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Don P CarpenterVPSell2,123$54.56$115,830.88View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015James E Trevathan JrEVPSell2,564$54.73$140,327.72View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Puneet BhasinSVPSell1,330$54.75$72,817.50View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015W Robert ReumDirectorSell1,037$51.74$53,654.38View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Don P CarpenterVPSell1,000$48.49$48,490.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Puneet BhasinSVPSell48,323$48.57$2,347,048.11View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Jeff M HarrisSVPSell97,204$46.79$4,548,175.16View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Devina A RankinVPSell5,541$46.73$258,930.93View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Jeff M HarrisSVPSell43,918$46.61$2,047,017.98View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Barry H CaldwellSVPSell30,049$46.04$1,383,455.96View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014John J MorrisSVPSell1,007$44.23$44,539.61View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Don P CarpenterVPSell17,000$44.62$758,540.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2014Frank M ClarkDirectorSell702$44.34$31,126.68View SEC Filing  
7/16/2014W Robert ReumDirectorSell1,203$44.62$53,677.86View SEC Filing  
1/16/2014W Robert ReumDirectorSell1,194$43.09$51,449.46View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Don CarpenterVPSell1,000$34.45$34,450.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013David A AardsmaInsiderSell16,356$44.22$723,262.32View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Devina A RankinVPSell6,150$42.52$261,498.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Mark A WeidmanInsiderSell13,357$42.28$564,733.96View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Puneet BhasinSVPSell26,250$42.00$1,102,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Mark E SchwartzVPSell2,685$41.14$110,460.90View SEC Filing  
3/22/2013Barry H CaldwellSVPSell8,565$38.00$325,470.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012Grace CowanVPSell1,351$34.34$46,393.34View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012David A AardsmaInsiderSell15,540$34.96$543,278.40View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Waste Management (NYSE:WM)
businesswire.com logoWaste Management Sets Date for Third Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call (NYSE:WM)
www.businesswire.com - September 29 at 6:25 AM
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www.chesterindependent.com - September 17 at 6:13 AM
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finance.yahoo.com logoWaste Management Acquires Wisconsin Recycling Assets from Pioneer Industries (NYSE:WM)
finance.yahoo.com - September 16 at 11:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo9:28 am Waste Mgmt acquires certain Wisconsin recycling assets of Pioneer Industries of Wisconsin; terms not disclosed (NYSE:WM)
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feeds.reuters.com logoBRIEF-Waste Management acquires Wisconsin recycling assets from Pioneer Industries (NYSE:WM)
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Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016

Last Updated on 9/29/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff