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NYSE: WM
Waste Management Inc Stock

$141.48-0.16 (-0.11%)
Updated May 6, 2021
WM Price
$141.48
Fair Value Price
N/A
Market Cap
$59.87B
52 Week Low
$94.13
52 Week High
$142.40
P/E
38.34x
P/B
8.06x
P/S
3.5x
PEG
2.23x
Dividend Yield
1.56%
Revenue
$15.60B
Earnings
$1.56B
Gross Margin
38.9%
Operating Margin
15.47%
Profit Margin
10%
Debt to Equity
2.91
Operating Cash Flow
$4B
Beta
0.72
Next Earnings
N/A
Ex-Dividend
N/A
Next Dividend
N/A

Zen Score

High
Medium
Low
36
Industry average

Reasons for this score

WM ($141.48) is trading below its intrinsic value of $265.37, according to Benjamin Graham's Formula from Chapter 11 of "The Intelligent Investor"
Valuation
WM is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (38.34x), compared to the US market average (27.98x)
Valuation
WM is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (38.34x), compared to the US Waste Management industry average (27.95x)
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WM price to earnings (PE)

For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
Company
38.34x
Industry
27.95x
Market
27.98x
WM is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (38.34x), compared to the US market average (27.98x)
Valuation
WM is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (38.34x), compared to the US Waste Management industry average (27.95x)
Valuation

WM price to book (PB)

For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
Company
8.06x
Industry
4.82x
Market
0.6x
WM is poor value based on its book value relative to its share price (8.06x), compared to the US market average (0.6x)
Valuation
WM is poor value based on its book value relative to its share price (8.06x), compared to the US Waste Management industry average (4.82x)
Valuation

WM price to earnings growth (PEG)

For valuing profitable companies with growth potential
WM is poor value relative to its rate of earnings growth, measured by PEG ratio (2.23x)
Valuation

WM's financial health

Profit margin

Revenue
$4.1B
Net Income
$421.0M
Profit Margin
10.2%
WM's Earnings (EBIT) of $2.41B can safely cover interest payments on company debt ($13.49B)
Financials
WM's profit margin has decreased (-0.9%) in the last year from (10.9%) to (10%)
Financials

Assets to liabilities

Assets
$29.1B
Liabilities
$21.6B
Debt to equity
1.82
WM's short-term assets ($3.33B) exceed its short-term liabilities ($3.29B)
Financials
WM's long-term liabilities ($18.36B) exceed its short-term assets ($3.33B)
Financials
WM's debt relative to shareholder equity (2.91) has decreased or remained constant compared to 5 years ago (2.93)
Financials
WM's debt to equity ratio (2.91) is considered high
Financials

Cash flow

Operating
$1.1B
Investing
-$334.0M
Financing
-$830.0M
WM's operating cash flow ($3.76B) is sufficient to service the company's debt ($13.49B)
Financials

Waste Management Stock FAQ

What is Waste Management's quote symbol?

(NYSE: WM) Waste Management trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol WM. Waste Management stock quotes can also be displayed as NYSE: WM.

What is the 52 week high and low for Waste Management (NYSE: WM)?

(NYSE: WM) Waste Management's 52-week high was $142.40, and its 52-week low was $94.13. It is currently -0.65% from its 52-week high and 50.3% from its 52-week low.

How much is Waste Management stock worth today?

(NYSE: WM) Waste Management currently has 423,152,948 outstanding shares. With Waste Management stock trading at $141.48 per share, the total value of Waste Management stock (market capitalization) is $59.87B.

Waste Management stock was originally listed at a price of $39.21 in Dec 31, 1997. If you had invested in Waste Management stock at $39.21, your return over the last 23 years would have been 260.83%, for an annualized return of 5.74%.

How much is Waste Management's stock price per share?

(NYSE: WM) Waste Management stock price per share is $141.48 today (as of May 6, 2021).

What is Waste Management's Market Cap?

(NYSE: WM) Waste Management's market cap is $59.87B, as of May 9, 2021.

Market cap (market capitalization) is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares.

Waste Management's market cap is calculated by multiplying WM's current stock price of $141.48 by WM's total outstanding shares of 423,152,948.
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