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Waste Management NYSE:WM Stock Report

Last Price

US$208.81

Market Cap

US$83.8b

7D

0.2%

1Y

29.5%

Updated

27 May, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

WM Stock Overview

Through its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of environmental solutions to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in the United States and Canada.

WM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends4/6

Waste Management, Inc. Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Waste Management
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$208.81
52 Week HighUS$214.54
52 Week LowUS$149.71
Beta0.72
1 Month Change-0.61%
3 Month Change0.50%
1 Year Change29.47%
3 Year Change48.43%
5 Year Change87.49%
Change since IPO1,093.20%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

The Returns At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Aren't Growing

May 22
The Returns At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Aren't Growing

Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

May 09
Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Waste Management: An Updated View On The Valuation, In Light Of The Latest Earnings

May 01

Waste Management, Inc. Just Beat Earnings Expectations: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

Apr 27
Waste Management, Inc. Just Beat Earnings Expectations: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

What You Can Learn From Waste Management, Inc.'s (NYSE:WM) P/E

Apr 18
What You Can Learn From Waste Management, Inc.'s (NYSE:WM) P/E

Waste Management: Sometimes Boring Makes Best

Mar 17

Waste Management: 18% Per Year Since 2014, Is It Unstoppable?

Feb 26

Waste Management: A Deep Dive Into A Recession-Proof Dividend Stock

Feb 06

Calculating The Fair Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Feb 05
Calculating The Fair Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Waste Management: A Great Dividend Grower For A Watch List

Jan 24

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Jan 22
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Getting In Cheap On Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) Is Unlikely

Jan 08
Getting In Cheap On Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) Is Unlikely

Waste Management's Dividend Growth Potential Remains Impressive

Jan 04

Waste Management's (NYSE:WM) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Dec 25
Waste Management's (NYSE:WM) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Waste Management: A Monotonous Dividend Grower That Could Help You Sleep Well At Night

Dec 22

Why I'm Not A Buyer Of Waste Management

Nov 30

Waste Management Can't Justify Its Valuation

Nov 15

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Oct 30
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Time To Sell Waste Management, A High Debt And Low Growth Trash Collector

Oct 30

Waste Management: Renewable Energy And Recycling Investments Look Promising But Valuation Poses Risks

Oct 24

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Oct 01
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Waste Management: A Solid Business, But Valuation Is Stretched

Sep 28

Why Waste Management Is Not An Investment Yet At This Price

Sep 19

Investors Met With Slowing Returns on Capital At Waste Management (NYSE:WM)

Sep 15
Investors Met With Slowing Returns on Capital At Waste Management (NYSE:WM)

Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Aug 31
Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Waste Management Is A Superior Dividend Stock - I Want In

Aug 21

Waste Management: We See Limited Upside Potential At The Current Price Levels

Jul 20

Calculating The Fair Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Jul 03
Calculating The Fair Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Jun 19
Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Trash To Cash: Waste Management - Dividends Done Right

Jun 16

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

Jun 05
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Passed With Ease

May 22
We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Passed With Ease

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Mar 29
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

These 4 Measures Indicate That Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Mar 17
These 4 Measures Indicate That Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Returns At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Feb 22
Returns At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.70

Feb 10
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.70

Waste Management: There May Not Be A Better Dividend Growth Stock

Feb 09

Waste Management Non-GAAP EPS of $1.30 misses by $0.12, revenue of $4.94B misses by $40M

Feb 01

We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Passed With Ease

Jan 16
We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Passed With Ease

My 'Defensive DGI Portfolio' #2: Waste Management

Jan 04

Waste Management, Inc.'s (NYSE:WM) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 19% Below Its Share Price

Dec 19
Waste Management, Inc.'s (NYSE:WM) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 19% Below Its Share Price

WM to hike quarterly dividend to $0.70 from 1Q23, announces $1.5B buyback

Dec 09

We Think Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Dec 05
We Think Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Returns On Capital At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Have Stalled

Nov 09
Returns On Capital At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Have Stalled

Shareholder Returns

WMUS Commercial ServicesUS Market
7D0.2%-0.04%-0.3%
1Y29.5%28.7%25.6%

Return vs Industry: WM matched the US Commercial Services industry which returned 28.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WM exceeded the US Market which returned 25.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is WM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WM volatility
WM Average Weekly Movement1.5%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement6.6%
Market Average Movement5.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.0%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: WM has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: WM's weekly volatility (1%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
198748,000Jim Fishwww.wm.com

Waste Management, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of environmental solutions to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in the United States and Canada. It offers collection services, including picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from where it was generated to a transfer station, material recovery facility (MRF), or disposal site; and owns and operates transfer stations, as well as owns, develops, and operates landfill facilities that produce landfill gas used as renewable natural gas for generating electricity. As of December 31, 2022, the company owned or operated 254 solid waste landfills, five secure hazardous waste landfills, 97 MRFs, and 337 transfer stations.

Waste Management, Inc. Fundamentals Summary

How do Waste Management's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WM fundamental statistics
Market capUS$83.79b
Earnings (TTM)US$2.48b
Revenue (TTM)US$20.69b

33.8x

P/E Ratio

4.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
WM income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$20.69b
Cost of RevenueUS$12.66b
Gross ProfitUS$8.03b
Other ExpensesUS$5.55b
EarningsUS$2.48b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2024

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)6.18
Gross Margin38.82%
Net Profit Margin11.98%
Debt/Equity Ratio215.6%

How did WM perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.4%

Current Dividend Yield

46%

Payout Ratio

Does WM pay a reliable dividends?

See WM dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy WM by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Waste Management dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateJun 07 2024
Dividend Pay DateJun 21 2024
Days until Ex dividend10 days
Days until Dividend pay date24 days

Does WM pay a reliable dividends?

See WM dividend history and benchmarks
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