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NYSE:WMWaste Management Stock Price, Forecast & News

$111.47
+0.13 (+0.12 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$110.64
Now: $111.47
$112.05
50-Day Range
$101.37
MA: $106.95
$112.72
52-Week Range
$85.34
Now: $111.47
$126.79
Volume1.06 million shs
Average Volume2.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$47.09 billion
P/E Ratio29.49
Dividend Yield1.96%
Beta0.73
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. As of December 31, 2018, the company owned or operated 247 solid waste landfills; 5 secure hazardous waste landfills; 102 MRFs; and 314 transfer stations. It also provides materials processing and commodities recycling services; recycling brokerage services, such as managing the marketing of recyclable materials for third parties; and other strategic business solutions. In addition, the company offers construction and remediation services; services related with the disposal of fly ash, and residue generated from the combustion of coal and other fuel stocks; in-plant services comprising full-service waste management solutions and consulting services; and specialized disposal services for oil and gas exploration and production operations. Further, it offers fluorescent bulb and universal waste mail-back services through LampTracker program; portable restroom services under the Port-o-Let name; and street and parking lot sweeping services, as well as holds interests in oil and gas producing properties. The company was formerly known as USA Waste Services, Inc. and changed its name to Waste Management, Inc. in 1998. Waste Management, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.93 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.46 billion
Cash Flow$8.28 per share
Book Value$16.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.67 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees44,900
Market Cap$47.09 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$111.47
+0.13 (+0.12 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Waste Management's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Waste Management's stock was trading at $109.97 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WM shares have increased by 1.4% and is now trading at $111.47.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Waste Management?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Management in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Waste Management's next earnings date?

Waste Management is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were Waste Management's earnings last quarter?

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 30th. The business services provider reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.81 by $0.07. The business services provider earned $3.56 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.50 billion. Waste Management had a net margin of 10.66% and a return on equity of 25.84%.
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How often does Waste Management pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Waste Management?

Waste Management announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 12th. Investors of record on Friday, June 5th will be given a dividend of $0.545 per share on Friday, June 19th. This represents a $2.18 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 4th.
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How will Waste Management's stock buyback program work?

Waste Management declared that its Board of Directors has initiated 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 stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Waste Management issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $14.682-14.837 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $14.83 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WM?

16 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Waste Management's shares. Their forecasts range from $99.00 to $130.00. On average, they expect Waste Management's share price to reach $116.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% from the stock's current price.
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Has Waste Management been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WM stock has trended somewhat negative on Friday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Waste Management?

Waste Management saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,590,000 shares, a decline of 19.9% from the January 31st total of 5,730,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,660,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Visa (V).

Who are Waste Management's key executives?

Waste Management's management team includes the following 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

What is Waste Management's stock symbol?

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

Who are Waste Management's major shareholders?

Waste Management's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.41%), BlackRock Inc. (7.62%), Nordea Investment Management AB (1.29%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.16%), Jackson Square Partners LLC (0.92%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.85%). Company insiders that own Waste Management stock include Charles C Boettcher, Devina A Rankin, Frank M Clark, James C Fish Jr, Jeff M Harris, John C Pope, John J Morris, Leslie K Nagy, Michael J Watson, Patrick W Gross, Steve Batchelor and Tara J Hmmer.
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Which major investors are selling Waste Management stock?

WM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Bessemer Group Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., BlackRock Inc., and FMR 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 C Pope, John J Morris, Leslie K Nagy, Michael J Watson, Steve Batchelor, and Tara J Hmmer.
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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, Jackson Square Partners LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Bank of Nova Scotia, Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc..
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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 $111.47.

How big of a company is Waste Management?

Waste Management has a market capitalization of $47.09 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.

What is Waste Management's official website?

The official website for Waste Management is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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