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

$113.97
-0.61 (-0.53 %)
(As of 06/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$113.94
Now: $113.97
$114.99
50-Day Range
$104.56
MA: $109.33
$114.85
52-Week Range
$79.96
Now: $113.97
$115.42
Volume753,909 shs
Average Volume1.75 million shs
Market Capitalization$48.41 billion
P/E Ratio27.14
Dividend Yield1.79%
Beta0.62
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$7.8981 per share
Book Value$14.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.93 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees43,700
Market Cap$48.41 billion
Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.5125 per share on Friday, June 21st. This represents a $2.05 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 6th. View Waste Management's Dividend History.

How will Waste Management's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Waste Management's earnings last quarter?

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The business services provider reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.03. The business services provider had revenue of $3.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.68 billion. Waste Management had a return on equity of 29.12% and a net margin of 12.43%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.91 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 Wednesday, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Waste Management.

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

Waste Management updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.28-4.38 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.37.

What price target have analysts set for WM?

9 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Waste Management's shares. Their predictions range from $98.00 to $125.00. On average, they anticipate Waste Management's stock price to reach $113.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Waste Management.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Waste Management?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Management in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 8 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?

News headlines about WM stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Waste Management earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Waste Management.

Are investors shorting Waste Management?

Waste Management saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,928,000 shares, an increase of 8.1% from the April 30th total of 3,633,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,700,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the company 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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Home Depot (hd), Boeing (BA), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Visa (V) and Intel (INTC).

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.34%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.39%), Parnassus Investments CA (1.38%), Northern Trust Corp (1.20%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (1.11%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.95%). Company insiders that own Waste Management stock include Barry H Caldwell, Devina A Rankin, James C Fish Jr, Jeff M Harris, John C Pope, 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 AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., AGF Investments Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. Company insiders that have sold Waste Management company stock in the last year include Devina A Rankin, Jeff M Harris, 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 Nordea Investment Management AB, California Public Employees Retirement System, Lazard Asset Management LLC, AMI Asset Management Corp, Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, LSV Asset Management, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Waste Management's stock price today?

One share of WM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $113.97.

How big of a company is Waste Management?

Waste Management has a market capitalization of $48.41 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:  419 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  385 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  804
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 6/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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