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

$122.29
+0.34 (+0.28 %)
(As of 02/26/2020 12:21 PM ET)
Today's Range
$120.02
Now: $122.29
$123.34
50-Day Range
$115.93
MA: $121.64
$126.22
52-Week Range
$97.55
Now: $122.29
$126.79
Volume48,893 shs
Average Volume1.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$51.94 billion
P/E Ratio31.28
Dividend Yield1.65%
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$15.46 billion
Cash Flow$8.26 per share
Book Value$16.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.67 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees44,900
Market Cap$51.94 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (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, February 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 6th will be given a dividend of $0.545 per share on Friday, March 20th. This represents a $2.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 5th. This is an increase from Waste Management's previous quarterly dividend of $0.51. View Waste Management's Dividend History.

How will Waste Management's stock buyback program work?

Waste Management announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program 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 repurchase up to 3.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 13th. The business services provider reported $1.19 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.15 by $0.04. The business services provider earned $3.85 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.97 billion. Waste Management had a return on equity of 28.14% and a net margin of 10.81%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.13 EPS. 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, April 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Waste Management.

What price target have analysts set for WM?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Waste Management's stock. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $138.00. On average, they anticipate Waste Management's share price to reach $124.15 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Waste Management.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Waste Management?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Management in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 9 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 very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Waste Management earned a media sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Waste Management.

Are investors shorting Waste Management?

Waste Management saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,380,000 shares, an increase of 8.2% from the January 15th total of 4,970,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,720,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days. Currently, 1.3% 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 NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), Home Depot (HD), Visa (V), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV) and Boeing (BA).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.79%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.38%), Parnassus Investments CA (1.30%), Capital Research Global Investors (0.95%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (0.87%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.84%). 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, Leslie K Nagy, 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 Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Senator Investment Group LP, LSV Asset Management, Acadian Asset Management LLC, PGGM Investments, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc. and AQR Capital Management 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, Leslie K Nagy, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., FIL Ltd and Geode Capital 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 $122.62.

How big of a company is Waste Management?

Waste Management has a market capitalization of $52.08 billion and generates $15.46 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $1.67 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.40 on an earnings per share basis. Waste Management employs 44,900 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:  479 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  448 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  927
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 2/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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