Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling, and disposal services. More Details
Moderate growth potential with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Advanced Disposal Services's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ADSW has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Commercial Services
1 Year Return
US Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: ADSW underperformed the US Commercial Services industry which returned 2.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ADSW underperformed the US Market which returned 12% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Advanced Disposal Services's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 year ago | Simply Wall StDid Advanced Disposal Services's (NYSE:ADSW) Share Price Deserve to Gain 19%?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StExamining Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.’s (NYSE:ADSW) Weak Return On Capital Employed
1 year ago | Simply Wall StBased On Its ROE, Is Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. (NYSE:ADSW) A High Quality Stock?
Is Advanced Disposal Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ADSW ($30.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($30.74)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ADSW is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ADSW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (9061x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (26.4x).
PE vs Market: ADSW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (9061x) compared to the US market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ADSW is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (96x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ADSW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.4x).
How is Advanced Disposal Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ADSW's forecast earnings growth (94.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: ADSW's earnings (94.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ADSW's revenue (5.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ADSW's revenue (5.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ADSW's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.9%).
How has Advanced Disposal Services performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ADSW has a large one-off loss of $21.5M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ADSW became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ADSW has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 30.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ADSW has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ADSW has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (-8.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ADSW's Return on Equity (0.03%) is considered low.
How is Advanced Disposal Services's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ADSW's short term assets ($259.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($360.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: ADSW's short term assets ($259.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ADSW's debt to equity ratio (182.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ADSW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 457% to 182.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ADSW's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17%).
Interest Coverage: ADSW's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.2x coverage).
What is Advanced Disposal Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ADSW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ADSW's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ADSW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ADSW's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ADSW's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Richard Burke (55 yo)
Mr. Richard Burke serves as Independent Director at US Ecology, Inc. since June 3, 2020. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. since July 1, 2014 and serves as its Cha ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Richard's total compensation ($USD4.62M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.63M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Richard's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||6.25yrs||US$4.62m||0.20% |
|Executive VP||14.17yrs||US$1.75m||0.066% |
|Executive VP & COO||6.5yrs||US$1.70m||0.065% |
|VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Assistant Treasurer||2.33yrs||US$602.08k||0% |
|Executive VP||6.25yrs||US$1.31m||0.051% |
|Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing & Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|VP, Associate General Counsel & Assistant Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ADSW's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||6.25yrs||US$4.62m||0.20% |
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$190.00k||0.015% |
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$180.00k||0.014% |
|Independent Director||2.58yrs||US$170.00k||0.014% |
|Lead Independent Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$170.00k||0.012% |
|Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$185.00k||0.013% |
Experienced Board: ADSW's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.
- Ticker: ADSW
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$2.750b
- Shares outstanding: 90.76m
- Website: https://www.advanceddisposal.com
Number of Employees
- Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.
- 90 Fort Wade Road
- Suite 200
- Ponte Vedra
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ADSW||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2016|
|0AZ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2016|
Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling, and disposal services. The company is involved in the curbside collection of residential refuse from sma ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/30 04:23|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/29 00:00|
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