RSG Stock Overview
Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, offers environmental services in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$133.04|
|52 Week High||US$145.98|
|52 Week Low||US$110.94|
|1 Month Change||-1.74%|
|3 Month Change||-0.16%|
|1 Year Change||19.42%|
|3 Year Change||52.05%|
|5 Year Change||107.58%|
|Change since IPO||682.59%|
Recent News & Updates
Republic Services goes ex-dividend tomorrow
Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) had declared $0.46/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Payable July 15; for shareholders of record July 1; ex-div June 30. See RSG Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth.
Republic Services: Unclear Strategic Advantage
The Waste Management Industry is dominated by primarily two companies, one of which is Republic Services. Republic Services has a significant advantage over smaller players but is also significantly challenged by being the smaller player in the industry's duopoly. Overall financial performance does not suggest it has a clear competitive advantage over its peers.
These 4 Measures Indicate That Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well
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|RSG||US Commercial Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: RSG exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned -7.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RSG exceeded the US Market which returned -21.2% over the past year.
|RSG Average Weekly Movement||3.6%|
|Commercial Services Industry Average Movement||7.4%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.3%|
Stable Share Price: RSG is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: RSG's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
|1996||35,000||Jon Vander Ark||https://www.republicservices.com|
Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, offers environmental services in the United States. The company offers collection and processing of recyclable materials, collection, transfer and disposal of non-hazardous solid waste, and other environmental solutions. Its collection services include curbside collection of material for transport to transfer stations, landfills, or recycling processing centers; supply of recycling and waste containers; and renting of compactors.
Republic Services Fundamentals Summary
|RSG fundamental statistics|
Is RSG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|RSG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$6.88b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||4.26|
|Net Profit Margin||11.54%|
How did RSG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is RSG undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for RSG?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is RSG's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does RSG's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|RSG PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
WCN Waste Connections
WM Waste Management
TTEK Tetra Tech
RSG Republic Services
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: RSG is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (31.2x) compared to the peer average (41.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does RSG's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Commercial Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: RSG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (31.2x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (21.7x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is RSG's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||31.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||32.7x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: RSG is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (31.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (32.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of RSG when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: RSG ($133.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($183.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RSG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: RSG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.3x)
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How is Republic Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: RSG's forecast earnings growth (9.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: RSG's earnings (9.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: RSG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: RSG's revenue (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RSG's revenue (6.9% 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 (16.3%).
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How has Republic Services performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RSG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: RSG's current net profit margins (11.5%) are higher than last year (10%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RSG's earnings have grown by 4.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: RSG's earnings growth over the past year (32.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: RSG earnings growth over the past year (32.4%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry 25.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: RSG's Return on Equity (15%) is considered low.
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How is Republic Services's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RSG's short term assets ($1.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($2.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: RSG's short term assets ($1.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($13.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RSG's net debt to equity ratio (104.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: RSG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 99.8% to 104.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RSG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.1%).
Interest Coverage: RSG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.9x coverage).
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What is Republic Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: RSG's dividend (1.38%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.6%).
High Dividend: RSG's dividend (1.38%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.25%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: RSG's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: RSG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (42.6%), RSG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (38.4%), RSG's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jon Vander Ark (47 yo)
Mr. Jon Vander Ark serves as Chief Executive Officer at Republic Services, Inc. since June 25, 2021 and its Director since July 1, 2021. He has been President at Republic Services, Inc. since April 30, 201...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD7.93M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.43M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jon's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: RSG's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: RSG's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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 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
- Implied Market Cap: US$42.026b
- Shares outstanding: 315.89m
- Website: https://www.republicservices.com
Number of Employees
- Republic Services, Inc.
- 18500 North Allied Way
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/03 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/01 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.