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

$121.14
+0.82 (+0.68 %)
(As of 01/23/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$119.58
Now: $121.14
$121.17
50-Day Range
$110.68
MA: $114.77
$121.14
52-Week Range
$93.85
Now: $121.14
$121.77
Volume1.74 million shs
Average Volume1.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$51.39 billion
P/E Ratio29.55
Dividend Yield1.70%
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$7.99 per share
Book Value$14.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.93 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees43,700
Market Cap$51.39 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Confirmed)
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 1.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 5th. View Waste Management's Dividend History.

How will Waste Management's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Waste Management's earnings last quarter?

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The business services provider reported $1.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.05. The business services provider earned $3.97 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4 billion. Waste Management had a net margin of 11.35% and a return on equity of 28.63%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $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.

How can I listen to Waste Management's earnings call?

Waste Management will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 13th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for WM?

14 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Waste Management's shares. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $130.00. On average, they expect Waste Management's stock price to reach $121.42 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Waste Management.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Waste Management?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Management in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings 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 trended somewhat negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Waste Management earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Waste Management.

Are investors shorting Waste Management?

Waste Management saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 13th, there was short interest totalling 5,210,000 shares, an increase of 16.6% from the November 28th total of 4,470,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,870,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. Approximately 1.2% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Home Depot (HD), Visa (V), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Boeing (BA) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

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 Johanson Financial Advisors Inc. (0.23%), PGGM Investments (0.15%), AMI Asset Management Corp (0.11%), Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.09%), Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. (0.09%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.07%). Company insiders that own Waste Management stock include Barry H Caldwell, Charles C Boettcher, Devina A Rankin, Frank M Clark, 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 institutional investors are selling Waste Management stock?

WM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, TIAA FSB, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Howard Capital Management, Hexavest Inc. and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Waste Management company stock in the last year include Charles C Boettcher, Devina A Rankin, Frank M Clark, 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 institutional investors are buying Waste Management stock?

WM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Executive Wealth Management LLC, Park National Corp OH, Calamos Advisors LLC, Chapman Investment Management LLC, Meridian Wealth Management LLC and Exchange Traded Concepts 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 $121.14.

How big of a company is Waste Management?

Waste Management has a market capitalization of $51.39 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:  467 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  438 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  905
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 1/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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