Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

Last Closing Price: 201.79 (2024-02-20)

Company Description

Waste Management Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. The company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, as well as disposal services to residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers. It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. Waste Management provides collection services that include picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from the point of generation to a transfer station, disposal site or material recovery facility (MRF). The company owns, develops, and operates landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. It owns and operates transfer stations. Waste Management also provides materials processing, commodities recycling and recycling brokerage services.

Financials, Fundamental Metrics & Ratios
Revenue (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $20.43B
Net Income (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $2.30B
PE Ratio (Current Year Earnings Estimate) 29.63
PE Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 32.56
PEG Ratio (Long Term Growth Estimate) 3.09
Price to Sales Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 3.96
Price to Book Ratio (Most Recent Quarterly Book Value per Share) 11.77
Price to Cash Ratio (Most Recent Annual Cash Flow per Share) 16.61
Pre-Tax Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 14.79%
Net Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 11.28%
Return on Equity (Trailing 12 Months) 36.51%
Return on Assets (Trailing 12 Months) 7.89%
Current Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.90
Quick Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.86
Debt to Common Equity (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 2.30
Inventory Turnover (Trailing 12 Months) 73.29
Book Value per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $17.17
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $1.74
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $6.19
Diluted Earnings per Share (Trailing 12 Months) $5.66
Exchange NYSE
Sector Industrials
Industry Waste Management
Common Shares Outstanding 401.60M
Free Float 400.51M
Market Capitalization $80.94B
Average Volume (Last 20 Days) 1.82M
Beta (Past 60 Months) 0.70
Percentage Held By Insiders (Latest Annual Proxy Report) 0.27%
Percentage Held By Institutions (Latest 13F Reports) 78.34%
Annual Dividend (Based on Last Quarter) $2.80
Dividend Yield (Based on Last Quarter) 1.39%