Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling, and disposal services.
No risks detected for ADSW from our risk checks.
Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
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 22.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ADSW matched the US Market which returned 20.3% 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
10 months ago | Simply Wall StDid Advanced Disposal Services's (NYSE:ADSW) Share Price Deserve to Gain 19%?
11 months 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 ($33.06) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($41.62)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ADSW is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ADSW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Commercial Services industry average.
PE vs Market: ADSW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ADSW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ADSW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.9x).
How is Advanced Disposal Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ADSW is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: ADSW is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: ADSW's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ADSW's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ADSW's revenue (4.3% 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 (5.1%).
How has Advanced Disposal Services performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ADSW is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ADSW is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ADSW is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 45.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ADSW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ADSW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (-0.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ADSW has a negative Return on Equity (-0.097%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Advanced Disposal Services's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ADSW's short term assets ($258.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($420.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: ADSW's short term assets ($258.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ADSW's debt to equity ratio (197.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ADSW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 457.4% to 197.2% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: ADSW has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ADSW's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.1x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable ADSW has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: ADSW is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 24.7% per year.
What is Advanced Disposal Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ADSW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ADSW's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any 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 (54yo)
Mr. Richard Burke has been the Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. since July 1, 2014 and serves as its Chairman. Mr. Burke served as the President of Advanced Disposal Services, In ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Richard's total compensation ($USD3.55M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.89M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Richard's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||5.6yrs||US$3.55m||0.21% $6.1m|
|Executive VP||13.5yrs||US$2.59m||0.066% $2.0m|
|Executive VP & COO||5.8yrs||US$1.58m||0.063% $1.9m|
|VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Assistant Treasurer||1.7yrs||US$320.20k||no data|
|Executive VP||5.6yrs||US$1.16m||0.052% $1.5m|
|Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing & Communications||0yrs||no data||no data|
|VP, Associate General Counsel & Assistant Secretary||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ADSW's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||5.6yrs||US$3.55m||0.21% $6.1m|
|Independent Director||3.3yrs||US$165.00k||0.018% $529.4k|
|Independent Director||2.3yrs||US$160.00k||0.014% $419.7k|
|Independent Director||2yrs||US$130.21k||0.014% $421.8k|
|Lead Independent Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$150.00k||0.014% $408.8k|
|Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$160.00k||0.015% $441.9k|
Experienced Board: ADSW's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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$2.956b
- Shares outstanding: 89.40m
- 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 small carts or containers into collection vehicles for transport to a disposal/recycling site. It also supplies commercial and industrial customers with waste containers; rents or sells compactors to large waste generators; and provides roll-off containers, as well as waste collection, transportation, and disposal services to construction and demolition sites. In addition, the company offers landfill disposal services; and manages or operates recycling facilities that collect, process, and sell old corrugated cardboard, old newspaper, mixed paper, aluminum, glass, and other materials, as well as provides customer services. Further, it engages in trucking activities; and landfill gas-to-energy operations at municipal solid waste landfills, as well as manages third-party owned landfills. The company serves approximately 2.8 million residential customers; 200,000 commercial and industrial customers; and 800 municipalities in the Southeast, Midwest, and Eastern regions of the United States, as well as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. As of December 31, 2018, it owned or operated 94 collection operations, 73 transfer stations, 41 active solid waste landfills, and 22 recycling facilities in 16 states and the Bahamas. The company was formerly known as ADS Waste Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. in January 2016. Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Ponte Vedra, Florida.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/20 02:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/19 00:00|
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