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Waste Management (NYSE:WM)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 10.7 years of data (i.e. since Jul 23, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Waste Management trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the industrial sector.

Current Status of Waste Management

It is currently trading at $163.17 ($161.53 the previous day).It pays a 1.61% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 26 days (2023 04 27).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $1.29 per share ($4.9B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3511.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $25068780 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 12.9% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 15.76. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year158.896656962038.6- Below Average
2 year146.255833.3+ Above Average
3 year109.72739863014-2.6- Below Average
4 year112.7037448905125.1+ Above Average
5 year90.12296577946814.4- Below Average
Waste Management is projected by analysts to get to $167.00 within the next 12 months (2.3%), but preticted targets range from as high as $200.00 (22.6%) and as low as $151(-7.5%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -30.4%. It has a steady shape to the stock curve, which means the stock continues on a consistent trend except during extreme periods of volitility, but usually recovers quickly. These stocks are very safe and do not have to be checked often.

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With an average increase of 12.9% year over year, if Waste Management is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 28.3 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 30.22. The stock is under valued as the industry standard in the industrial sector is a P/E of 56.15.

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