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NYSE:WM - Waste Management Stock Price, Forecast & News

$111.96
+0.49 (+0.44 %)
(As of 12/6/2019 01:51 PM ET)
Today's Range
$111.39
Now: $111.96
$112.49
50-Day Range
$108.70
MA: $112.32
$117.35
52-Week Range
$83.49
Now: $111.96
$121.77
Volume44,451 shs
Average Volume1.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$47.50 billion
P/E Ratio26.66
Dividend Yield1.82%
Beta0.6
Waste Management, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It provides collection services, including picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from where it was generated to a transfer station, material recovery facility (MRF), or disposal site; and owns, develops, and operates landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States, as well as owns and operates transfer stations. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Refuse systems
Sub-IndustryEnvironmental & Facilities Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIP94106L10
Phone713-512-6200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.91 billion
Cash Flow$7.87 per share
Book Value$14.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.93 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees43,700
Market Cap$47.50 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waste Management's stock symbol?

Waste Management trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WM."

How often does Waste Management pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Waste Management?

Waste Management declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.512 per share on Friday, December 20th. This represents a $2.05 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 5th. View Waste Management's Dividend History.

How will Waste Management's stock buyback program work?

Waste Management declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, December 13th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 3.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Waste Management's earnings last quarter?

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The business services provider reported $1.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.05. The business services provider had revenue of $3.97 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4 billion. Waste Management had a return on equity of 28.63% and a net margin of 11.35%. Waste Management's revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.15 earnings per share. View Waste Management's Earnings History.

When is Waste Management's next earnings date?

Waste Management is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Waste Management.

What guidance has Waste Management issued on next quarter's earnings?

Waste Management issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.28-4.38 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.30.

What price target have analysts set for WM?

13 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Waste Management's stock. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate Waste Management's stock price to reach $120.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Waste Management.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Waste Management?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Management in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Waste Management.

Has Waste Management been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WM stock have trended neutral on Friday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Waste Management earned a coverage optimism score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Waste Management.

Are investors shorting Waste Management?

Waste Management saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,470,000 shares, an increase of 17.9% from the September 15th total of 3,790,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,840,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.1% of the company's stock are short sold. View Waste Management's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Waste Management's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Waste Management own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Waste Management investors own include AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD), Visa (V), AbbVie (ABBV) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Waste Management's key executives?

Waste Management's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James C. Fish Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Ms. Devina A. Rankin, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 43)
  • Mr. John J. Morris Jr., Exec. VP & COO (Age 49)
  • Ms. Leslie K. Nagy, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Edward A. Egl, Director of Investor Relations

Who are Waste Management's major shareholders?

Waste Management's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.78%), Parnassus Investments CA (1.27%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.84%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (0.78%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.42%) and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.37%). Company insiders that own Waste Management stock include Barry H Caldwell, Charles C Boettcher, Devina A Rankin, James C Fish Jr, Jeff M Harris, John J Morris, Michael J Watson, Nikolaj H Sjoqvist, Patrick W Gross, Steve Batchelor and Tara J Hmmer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Waste Management.

Which major investors are selling Waste Management stock?

WM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Voya Investment Management LLC, Hexavest Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA, BB&T Securities LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC. Company insiders that have sold Waste Management company stock in the last year include Charles C Boettcher, Devina A Rankin, James C Fish Jr, John J Morris, Michael J Watson, Patrick W Gross, Steve Batchelor and Tara J Hmmer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Waste Management.

Which major investors are buying Waste Management stock?

WM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., California Public Employees Retirement System and Voloridge Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Waste Management.

How do I buy shares of Waste Management?

Shares of WM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Waste Management's stock price today?

One share of WM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.03.

How big of a company is Waste Management?

Waste Management has a market capitalization of $47.53 billion and generates $14.91 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $1.93 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.20 on an earnings per share basis. Waste Management employs 43,700 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Waste Management.

What is Waste Management's official website?

The official website for Waste Management is http://www.wm.com/.

How can I contact Waste Management?

Waste Management's mailing address is 1001 FANNIN STREET, HOUSTON TX, 77002. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 713-512-6200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Waste Management (NYSE WM)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  456 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  426 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  882
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Waste Management and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/6/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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