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Best Waste Management Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top waste management stocks in 2024 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best waste management stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the waste management industry.

Industry: Waste Management
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CDTG
CDT ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT HOLDINGS LTD
$32.14M$34.21M$9.37M$7.42M$0.8118.58%19.32%28.57%18.27%
CLH
CLEAN HARBORS INC
$12.28B$5.48B$993.57M$375.29M$6.943.27%10.46%-14.32%37.54%2024-07-31
RSG
REPUBLIC SERVICES INC
$64.08B$15.25B$4.43B$1.80B$5.707.95%8.62%18.50%12.38%2024-07-24
CWST
CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS INC
$6.17B$1.34B$274.63M$17.73M$0.3020.59%14.69%-70.30%8.45%2024-08-01
WM
WASTE MANAGEMENT INC
$89.36B$20.69B$5.81B$2.48B$6.153.83%6.51%11.82%6.97%2024-07-24
AQMS
AQUA METALS INC
$39.18M$25.00k-$23.12M-$25.08M-$0.24525.00%-62.01%N/AN/A2024-08-07
PESI
PERMA FIX ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC
$134.61M$83.25M-$675.00k-$2.66M-$0.1811.30%11.37%N/AN/A2024-08-01
WCN
WASTE CONNECTIONS INC
$46.53B$8.19B$2.33B$795.04M$3.089.75%10.26%-7.23%8.17%2024-07-24
MEG
MONTROSE ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP INC
$1.16B$648.11M$35.41M-$44.61M-$1.4819.76%N/AN/AN/A2024-08-06
LNZA
LANZATECH GLOBAL INC
$359.86M$63.23M-$89.08M-$96.29M-$0.4961.58%N/AN/AN/A2024-08-12
LICY
LI-CYCLE HOLDINGS CORP
$86.18M$18.90M-$211.80M-$235.30M-$10.48N/AN/AN/AN/A2024-08-12
GFL
GFL ENVIRONMENTAL INC
$14.65B$5.45B$1.69B$66.67M$0.006.56%N/AN/AN/A2024-07-31
NVRI
ENVIRI CORP
$828.27M$2.17B$217.74M-$94.56M-$1.188.86%9.95%N/AN/A2024-08-01
QRHC
QUEST RESOURCE HOLDING CORP
$173.37M$286.92M$13.85M-$5.92M-$0.280.10%22.09%N/AN/A2024-08-12
SRCL
STERICYCLE INC
$5.43B$2.64B$291.10M-$19.50M-$0.22-3.11%-5.05%N/AN/A2024-07-25
ESGL
ESGL HOLDINGS LTD
$27.37M$6.16M-$92.96M-$94.98M-$14.6923.48%N/AN/AN/A
GWAV
GREENWAVE TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS INC
$6.87M$35.13M-$14.79M-$63.03M-$366.006.13%335.26%N/AN/A2024-08-13
AWX
AVALON HOLDINGS CORP
$8.51M$81.00M$4.95M-$1.08M-$0.28-5.06%4.39%N/AN/A2024-08-09
AMBI
AMBIPAR EMERGENCY RESPONSE
$185.69MN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ALTS
ALT5 SIGMA CORP
$18.04M$0.00-$18.70M-$20.04M-$5.02N/A-100.00%N/AN/A2024-08-15

Waste Management Stocks FAQ

What are the best waste management stocks to buy right now in Jul 2024?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best waste management stocks to buy right now are:

1. Cdt Environmental Technology Investment Holdings (NASDAQ:CDTG)


Cdt Environmental Technology Investment Holdings (NASDAQ:CDTG) is the top waste management stock with a Zen Score of 46, which is 21 points higher than the waste management industry average of 25. It passed 15 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals.

2. Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH)


Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH) is the second best waste management stock with a Zen Score of 42, which is 17 points higher than the waste management industry average of 25. It passed 14 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Clean Harbors has seen its stock return 37.57% over the past year, overperforming other waste management stocks by 32 percentage points.

Clean Harbors has an average 1 year price target of $231.43, an upside of 1.62% from Clean Harbors's current stock price of $227.73.

Clean Harbors stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 7 analysts covering Clean Harbors, 42.86% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 57.14% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Republic Services (NYSE:RSG)


Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) is the third best waste management stock with a Zen Score of 39, which is 14 points higher than the waste management industry average of 25. It passed 14 out of 38 due diligence checks and has average fundamentals. Republic Services has seen its stock return 36.12% over the past year, overperforming other waste management stocks by 31 percentage points.

Republic Services has an average 1 year price target of $208.55, an upside of 2.5% from Republic Services's current stock price of $203.46.

Republic Services stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 11 analysts covering Republic Services, 54.55% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 9.09% have issued a Buy, 36.36% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the waste management stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 4 waste management stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 waste management stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Republic Services (NYSE:RSG)


Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) has an annual dividend yield of 1.05%, which is the same as the waste management industry average of 0.69%. Republic Services's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Republic Services's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Republic Services's dividend payout ratio of 36.8% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Waste Management (NYSE:WM)


Waste Management (NYSE:WM) has an annual dividend yield of 0.96%, which is the same as the waste management industry average of 0.69%. Waste Management's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Waste Management's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Waste Management's dividend payout ratio of 46.3% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN)


Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) has an annual dividend yield of 0.62%, which is the same as the waste management industry average of 0.69%. Waste Connections's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Waste Connections's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Waste Connections's dividend payout ratio of 35.1% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are waste management stocks down?

Waste management stocks were down -0.59% in the last day, and up 1.21% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why waste management stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued waste management stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued waste management stocks right now are:

1. Cdt Environmental Technology Investment Holdings (NASDAQ:CDTG)


Cdt Environmental Technology Investment Holdings (NASDAQ:CDTG) is the most undervalued waste management stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Cdt Environmental Technology Investment Holdings has a valuation score of 71, which is 53 points higher than the waste management industry average of 18. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

2. Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH)


Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH) is the second most undervalued waste management stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Clean Harbors has a valuation score of 29, which is 11 points higher than the waste management industry average of 18. It passed 2 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Clean Harbors's stock has gained 37.57% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the waste management industry by 32 percentage points.

3. Republic Services (NYSE:RSG)


Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) is the third most undervalued waste management stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Republic Services has a valuation score of 29, which is 11 points higher than the waste management industry average of 18. It passed 2 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Republic Services's stock has gained 36.12% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the waste management industry by 31 percentage points.

Are waste management stocks a good buy now?

53.85% of waste management stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect waste management stocks to rise by 6.59% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the waste management industry?

The average P/E ratio of the waste management industry is 38.68x.
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