Waste Management Inc (WM)

WM (NYSE:Materials & Construction) EQUITY
$54.48
pos +0.20
+0.37%
Today's Range: 54.12 - 54.68 | WM Avg Daily Volume: 2,327,700
Last Update: 02/27/15 - 3:59 PM EST
Volume: 1,697,702
YTD Performance: 5.77%
Open: $54.31
Previous Close: $54.28
52 Week Range: $40.35 - $54.84
Oustanding Shares: 459,128,449
Market Cap: 25,036,274,324
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for WM
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 2 4 4 4
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 7 7 8
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.56 2.27 2.27 2.33
Latest Dividend: 0.38
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.82%
Dividend Ex-Date: 03/05/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 19.54
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WM Sector Avg. S&P 500
19.54 19.60 26.73
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
11.46% 32.88% 52.30%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 0.10 0.05 0.02
Net Income 929.20 0.33 0.10
EPS 1,236.40 0.37 0.11
Earnings for WM:
EBITDA 3.62B
Revenue 14.00B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/15) Qtr (06/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.49 $0.63 $2.51 $2.71
Number of Analysts 7 6 9 6
High Estimate $0.53 $0.66 $2.55 $2.90
Low Estimate $0.40 $0.61 $2.45 $2.64
Prior Year $0.49 $0.60 $2.48 $2.51
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -0.58% 5.56% 1.21% 8.10%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
Average Frequency Indicator Chart
Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
Downgrade sparks selling wave.
Bearish
Feb 13, 2015 | 7:50 AM EST
WM was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Stifel said. Company will likely generate lower free cash flow. $53 price target.   
Bullish
Sep 29, 2014 | 8:26 AM EDT
WM was upgraded from Neutral to Outperform, Wedbush said. $55 price target. Management can grow margins and free cash flow. 
Yep, the bets for the rest of 2014 are being placed.
Bullish
Aug 27, 2014 | 7:24 AM EDT
WM was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Stifel Nicolaus said. $55 price target. Company is cutting its workforce, but can continue to generat...

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The stock is up over 3% on its heaviest upside trading day of the year.

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It should be a good harvest season. 
Bearish
Feb 19, 2014 | 7:32 AM EST
WM was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Wunderlich said. WTE and recycling will remain a drag on growth.   
I would stay away from shorting this stock.

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