Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling, and environmental services in the United States.
Established dividend payer with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Republic Services's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: RSG 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: RSG exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned 19.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RSG exceeded the US Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Republic Services's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 days ago | Simply Wall StRamon Rodriguez Is The Independent Director of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) And They Just Sold 100% Of Their Shares
5 days ago | Simply Wall StThe Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) Share Price Has Gained 146%, So Why Not Pay It Some Attention?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StEstimating The Intrinsic Value Of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG)
Is Republic 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: RSG ($99.43) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($114.21)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RSG is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RSG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.7x) compared to the Commercial Services industry average (26.9x).
PE vs Market: RSG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.7x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: RSG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RSG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.8x).
How is Republic Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: RSG's forecast earnings growth (5.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: RSG's earnings (5.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: RSG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: RSG's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RSG's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: RSG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.7%).
How has Republic Services performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RSG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: RSG's current net profit margins (10.4%) are higher than last year (10.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RSG's earnings have grown by 16.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: RSG's earnings growth over the past year (3.5%) is below its 5-year average (16.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: RSG earnings growth over the past year (3.5%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry -4.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: RSG's Return on Equity (13.2%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Republic Services's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RSG's short term assets ($1.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($3.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: RSG's short term assets ($1.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($11.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RSG's debt to equity ratio (106%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: RSG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 91.2% to 106% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RSG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.3%).
Interest Coverage: RSG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.7x coverage).
Inventory Level: RSG has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: RSG's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.2x debt).
What is Republic Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
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Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: RSG's dividend (1.63%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.45%).
High Dividend: RSG's dividend (1.63%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.73%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: RSG's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: RSG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.7%), RSG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: RSG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (43.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Don Slager (57yo)
Mr. Donald W. Slager, also known as Don, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Republic Services, Inc. since January 1, 2011 and served as its President since December 5, 2008 until April 2019 and served ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Don's total compensation ($USD11.79M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.81M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Don's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||9.1yrs||US$11.79m||0.11% $34.0m|
|Executive VP & CFO||5.5yrs||US$2.82m||0.016% $4.9m|
|Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer||11.2yrs||US$2.20m||0.0021% $672.6k|
|Executive VP||3.7yrs||US$2.16m||0.0044% $1.4m|
|Chief Operating Officer||0.8yrs||no data||0.0031% $980.3k|
|VP & Chief Accounting Officer||6.8yrs||no data||0.0025% $802.6k|
|Senior VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Communications||8.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer & Executive VP||3.4yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: RSG's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||9.1yrs||US$11.79m||0.11% $34.0m|
|Independent Director||11.2yrs||US$330.03k||0.0032% $999.3k|
|Independent Director||10.3yrs||US$350.03k||0.013% $4.2m|
|Independent Director||20.9yrs||US$350.03k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.6yrs||US$350.03k||0.00061% $193.5k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.9yrs||US$495.03k||0.0013% $421.9k|
|Independent Director||6.5yrs||US$350.03k||0.0046% $1.5m|
|Independent Director||3.6yrs||US$330.03k||0.0011% $342.6k|
|Independent Director||2.6yrs||US$330.03k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.2yrs||US$330.03k||no data|
Experienced Board: RSG's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: RSG insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Republic Services, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Republic Services, Inc.
- Ticker: RSG
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$31.724b
- Shares outstanding: 319.06m
- Website: https://www.republicservices.com
Number of Employees
- Republic Services, Inc.
- 18500 North Allied Way
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|RSG||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1998|
|RPU||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1998|
|0KW1||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jul 1998|
|RSGA *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jul 1998|
|RPU||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jul 1998|
|R1SG34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling, and environmental services in the United States. The company serves small-container, large-container, and municipal and residential customers. The company’s collection services include curbside collection of waste for transport to transfer stations, landfills, or recycling processing centers; supply of waste containers; and renting of compactors. It is also involved in the processing and sale of old corrugated containers, old newsprint, aluminum, glass, and other materials; temporary waste and recycling collection services; and provision of landfill services. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated through 340 collection operations, 212 transfer stations, 189 active landfills, 79 recycling processing centers, and 15 salt water disposal wells, as well as 7 treatment, recovery, and disposal facilities in 41 states and Puerto Rico. It also operated 75 landfill gas-to-energy and renewable energy projects and had 130 closed landfills. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 01:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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