Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG): A Fundamentally Attractive Investment

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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I’ve chosen to put the spotlight on Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. RSG is a notable dividend-paying company with a a great history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Republic Services here.

Solid track record established dividend payer

RSG delivered a bottom-line expansion of 74% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did RSG outperformed its past performance, its growth also surpassed the Commercial Services industry expansion, which generated a 29% earnings growth. This is an notable feat for the company.

NYSE:RSG Income Statement Export February 6th 19
NYSE:RSG Income Statement Export February 6th 19

Income investors would also be happy to know that RSG is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 1.9%. RSG has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NYSE:RSG Historical Dividend Yield February 6th 19
NYSE:RSG Historical Dividend Yield February 6th 19

Next Steps:

For Republic Services, I’ve put together three essential factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for RSG’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for RSG’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are RSG’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of RSG? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.