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Waste Management Competitors

$121.14
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$120.46
Now: $121.14
$121.52
50-Day Range
$106.96
MA: $116.29
$123.38
52-Week Range
$85.34
Now: $121.14
$126.79
Volume5,777 shs
Average Volume2.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$51.19 billion
P/E Ratio32.05
Dividend Yield1.81%
Beta0.72

Competitors

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Vs. RSG, ROL, TTEK, SRCL, CLH, and CWST

Should you be buying WM stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "environmental & facilities services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Waste Management, including Republic Services (RSG), Rollins (ROL), Tetra Tech (TTEK), Stericycle (SRCL), Clean Harbors (CLH), and Casella Waste Systems (CWST).

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Waste Management and Republic Services' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Waste Management$15.46 billion3.31$1.67 billion$4.4027.53
Republic Services$10.30 billion3.04$1.07 billion$3.3429.40

Waste Management has higher revenue and earnings than Republic Services. Waste Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Republic Services, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Waste Management has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Republic Services has a beta of 0.61, suggesting that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Waste Management and Republic Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Waste Management10.66%25.84%6.54%
Republic Services10.35%13.41%4.80%

Dividends

Waste Management pays an annual dividend of $2.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Republic Services pays an annual dividend of $1.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Waste Management pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Republic Services pays out 50.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Waste Management has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Republic Services has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Waste Management is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

71.4% of Waste Management shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.2% of Republic Services shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Waste Management shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Republic Services shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Waste Management and Republic Services, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Waste Management26802.38
Republic Services05802.62

Waste Management presently has a consensus price target of $116.4667, suggesting a potential downside of 3.59%. Republic Services has a consensus price target of $96.3077, suggesting a potential downside of 1.51%. Given Republic Services' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Republic Services is more favorable than Waste Management.

Summary

Waste Management beats Republic Services on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Rollins (NYSE:ROL) and Waste Management (NYSE:WM) are both large-cap construction companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Rollins and Waste Management's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Rollins10.15%29.41%13.58%
Waste Management10.66%25.84%6.54%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Rollins and Waste Management's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Rollins$2.02 billion9.25$203.35 million$0.7377.96
Waste Management$15.46 billion3.31$1.67 billion$4.4027.53

Waste Management has higher revenue and earnings than Rollins. Waste Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Rollins, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Rollins has a beta of 0.49, meaning that its stock price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Waste Management has a beta of 0.72, meaning that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Rollins pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Waste Management pays an annual dividend of $2.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Rollins pays out 43.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Waste Management pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Rollins has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Waste Management has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

39.5% of Rollins shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.4% of Waste Management shares are held by institutional investors. 54.9% of Rollins shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Waste Management shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Rollins and Waste Management, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Rollins04102.20
Waste Management26802.38

Rollins currently has a consensus target price of $43.25, suggesting a potential downside of 24.23%. Waste Management has a consensus target price of $116.4667, suggesting a potential downside of 3.59%. Given Waste Management's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Waste Management is more favorable than Rollins.

Summary

Waste Management beats Rollins on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and Tetra Tech (NASDAQ:TTEK) are both business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Waste Management and Tetra Tech, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Waste Management26802.38
Tetra Tech01502.83

Waste Management presently has a consensus price target of $116.4667, suggesting a potential downside of 3.59%. Tetra Tech has a consensus price target of $112.40, suggesting a potential downside of 8.24%. Given Waste Management's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Waste Management is more favorable than Tetra Tech.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Waste Management and Tetra Tech's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Waste Management$15.46 billion3.31$1.67 billion$4.4027.53
Tetra Tech$3.11 billion2.15$158.67 million$3.1739.12

Waste Management has higher revenue and earnings than Tetra Tech. Waste Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Tetra Tech, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Waste Management and Tetra Tech's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Waste Management10.66%25.84%6.54%
Tetra Tech4.56%18.03%7.82%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

71.4% of Waste Management shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.7% of Tetra Tech shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Waste Management shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Tetra Tech shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Waste Management has a beta of 0.72, indicating that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tetra Tech has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Waste Management pays an annual dividend of $2.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Tetra Tech pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Waste Management pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Tetra Tech pays out 21.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Waste Management has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Tetra Tech has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years.

Summary

Waste Management beats Tetra Tech on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL) and Waste Management (NYSE:WM) are both business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Stericycle and Waste Management's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Stericycle$3.31 billion1.96$-346,800,000.00$2.6526.75
Waste Management$15.46 billion3.31$1.67 billion$4.4027.53

Waste Management has higher revenue and earnings than Stericycle. Stericycle is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Waste Management, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Stericycle and Waste Management, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Stericycle14402.33
Waste Management26802.38

Stericycle presently has a consensus price target of $68.8750, suggesting a potential downside of 2.64%. Waste Management has a consensus price target of $116.4667, suggesting a potential downside of 3.59%. Given Stericycle's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Stericycle is more favorable than Waste Management.

Profitability

This table compares Stericycle and Waste Management's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Stericycle-10.05%9.73%3.63%
Waste Management10.66%25.84%6.54%

Risk & Volatility

Stericycle has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Waste Management has a beta of 0.72, meaning that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

71.4% of Waste Management shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Stericycle shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Waste Management shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Waste Management beats Stericycle on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH) and Waste Management (NYSE:WM) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

74.6% of Clean Harbors shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.4% of Waste Management shares are held by institutional investors. 7.7% of Clean Harbors shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Waste Management shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Clean Harbors and Waste Management's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Clean Harbors3.72%9.35%2.87%
Waste Management10.66%25.84%6.54%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Clean Harbors and Waste Management, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Clean Harbors03702.70
Waste Management26802.38

Clean Harbors presently has a consensus target price of $76.20, suggesting a potential upside of 1.61%. Waste Management has a consensus target price of $116.4667, suggesting a potential downside of 3.59%. Given Clean Harbors' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Clean Harbors is more favorable than Waste Management.

Risk & Volatility

Clean Harbors has a beta of 1.55, meaning that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Waste Management has a beta of 0.72, meaning that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Clean Harbors and Waste Management's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Clean Harbors$3.41 billion1.23$97.74 million$1.8940.04
Waste Management$15.46 billion3.31$1.67 billion$4.4027.53

Waste Management has higher revenue and earnings than Clean Harbors. Waste Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Clean Harbors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Waste Management beats Clean Harbors on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ:CWST) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

71.4% of Waste Management shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.5% of Casella Waste Systems shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Waste Management shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.7% of Casella Waste Systems shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Waste Management and Casella Waste Systems' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Waste Management10.66%25.84%6.54%
Casella Waste Systems4.85%33.65%4.54%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Waste Management and Casella Waste Systems, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Waste Management26802.38
Casella Waste Systems01313.00

Waste Management currently has a consensus price target of $116.4667, suggesting a potential downside of 3.59%. Casella Waste Systems has a consensus price target of $62.20, suggesting a potential upside of 0.57%. Given Casella Waste Systems' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Casella Waste Systems is more favorable than Waste Management.

Risk & Volatility

Waste Management has a beta of 0.72, indicating that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Casella Waste Systems has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Waste Management and Casella Waste Systems' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Waste Management$15.46 billion3.31$1.67 billion$4.4027.53
Casella Waste Systems$743.29 million4.15$31.65 million$0.8571.59

Waste Management has higher revenue and earnings than Casella Waste Systems. Waste Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Casella Waste Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Casella Waste Systems beats Waste Management on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


Waste Management Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Republic Services logo
RSG
Republic Services
2.0$98.20+0.4%$31.16 billion$10.30 billion29.67
Rollins logo
ROL
Rollins
1.6$56.91+0.3%$18.71 billion$2.02 billion87.56
Tetra Tech logo
TTEK
Tetra Tech
1.8$124.01+1.2%$6.60 billion$3.11 billion48.63
Stericycle logo
SRCL
Stericycle
0.9$70.89+0.5%$6.46 billion$3.31 billion-21.29
Clean Harbors logo
CLH
Clean Harbors
1.5$75.67+2.9%$4.06 billion$3.41 billion35.20
Casella Waste Systems logo
CWST
Casella Waste Systems
1.5$60.85+0.0%$3.09 billion$743.29 million79.03
ABM Industries logo
ABM
ABM Industries
1.6$39.46+0.7%$2.61 billion$6.50 billion-438.40Increase in Short Interest
Covanta logo
CVA
Covanta
1.4$12.41+2.0%$1.60 billion$1.87 billion-59.09
US Ecology logo
ECOL
US Ecology
1.9$35.75+1.0%$1.11 billion$685.51 million-3.72
SP Plus logo
SP
SP Plus
1.6$29.28+1.1%$668.86 million$1.66 billion-9.79
Heritage-Crystal Clean logo
HCCI
Heritage-Crystal Clean
1.5$21.43+1.7%$505.53 million$444.43 million107.15
Team logo
TISI
Team
1.6$10.10+5.0%$293.72 million$1.16 billion-1.36
CECO Environmental logo
CECE
CECO Environmental
2.1$7.45+0.3%$263.80 million$341.87 million17.74Decrease in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 11/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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