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Waste Management (NYSE:WM)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 8.1 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 $111.89 ($111.61 the previous day).It pays a 1.89% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 70 days (2020 10 21).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $1.00 per share ($3.7B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.32951.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $31935666 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 16.8% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 17.34. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year110.569810351567.7- Below Average
2 year102.6351905537523.6+ Above Average
3 year83.01807531380817.7+ Above Average
4 year70.50514285714323.4+ Above Average
5 year57.12362264150914.3- Below Average
Waste Management is projected by analysts to get to $114.50 within the next 12 months (2.3%), but preticted targets range from as high as $130.00 (16.2%) and as low as $103(-7.9%).


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.

Stock shape test


With an average increase of 16.8% year over year, if Waste Management is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 21.7 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 29.58. The stock is under valued as the industry standard in the industrial sector is a P/E of 56.15.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:13:00 Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020. Revenues for the second quarter of 2020 were $3.56 billion compared with $3.95 billion for the same 2019 period. Net income for the quarter was $307 million, or $0.72 per diluted share, ...... Read Full Article

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Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:05:00 Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced today that, because its pending acquisition of Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. (NYSE: ADSW) was not completed on or prior to July 14, 2020, it will redeem the entire $3 billion aggregate outstanding principal amount of its 2.950% Senior ...... Read Full Article

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Sat, 04 Jul 2020 13:31:00 Three dividend payers that look especially enticing right now are Brookfield Infrastructure Corporation (NYSE: BIPC), NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE), and Waste Management (NYSE: WM). Master limited partnership (MLP) Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE: BIP) has been on a tear over the ...... Read Full Article

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Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:00:00 When Waste Management sold $4 billion of bonds last year, investors who bought the investment-grade securities didn’t anticipate losses of as much as 12 points.... Read Full Article

Waste Management Scores $300 Million Discount on Acquisition of Advanced Disposal Services

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:38:00 Shares of Advanced Disposal Services (NYSE: ADSW) fell sharply on Wednesday after Waste Management (NYSE: WM) announced it would be buying its shares at $30.30 per share in cash instead of the initial agreement of $33.15 per share in cash from April 2019. ...... Read Full Article

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Waste Management Sets Date for Second Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 21:00:00 Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release second quarter 2020 financial results before the opening of the market on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10 a.m. ET.... Read Full Article