Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

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Company Description

Waste Management, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated environmental solutions in North America. Waste Management serving municipal, commercial and industrial customers in the U.S. and Canada. Waste Management has invested in developing waste solutions for a changing world. Today, this includes not just disposal and recycling, but personal counseling to help customers achieve their green goals, including zero waste. Waste Management is North America's largest residential recycler and a renewable energy provider. The company recovers the naturally occurring gas inside landfills to generate electricity, called landfill-gas-to-energy. Waste Management's fleet of natural gas trucks is the largest heavy-duty truck fleet of its kind in North America. With the largest network of recycling facilities, transfer stations and landfills in the industry, Waste Management entire business can adapt to meet the needs of every distinct customer segment.

Financials, Fundamental Metrics & Ratios
Revenue (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $15.22B
Net Income (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $1.50B
PE Ratio (Current Year Earnings Estimate) 31.05
PE Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 33.57
PEG Ratio (Long Term Growth Estimate) 2.47
Price to Sales Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 3.89
Price to Book Ratio (Most Recent Quarterly Book Value per Share) 8.75
Price to Cash Ratio (Most Recent Annual Cash Flow per Share) 18.51
Pre-Tax Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 12.50%
Net Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 9.69%
Return on Equity (Trailing 12 Months) 26.32%
Return on Assets (Trailing 12 Months) 6.89%
Current Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.88
Quick Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.84
Debt to Common Equity (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 1.75
Inventory Turnover (Trailing 12 Months) 82.13
Book Value per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $17.64
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $1.27
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $4.03
Diluted Earnings per Share (Trailing 12 Months) $3.77
Stock
Exchange NYSE
Sector Industrials
Industry Waste Management
Common Shares Outstanding 421.10M
Free Float 420.43M
Market Capitalization $64.31B
Average Volume (Last 20 Days) 1.34M
Beta (Past 60 Months) 0.81
Percentage Held By Insiders (Latest Annual Proxy Report) 0.16%
Percentage Held By Institutions (Latest 13F Reports) 74.10%
Annual Dividend (Based on Last Quarter) $2.30
Dividend Yield (Based on Last Quarter) 1.51%