Waste Management Inc (WM)

WM (NYSE:Materials & Construction) EQUITY
pos +0.25
Today's Range: 66.18 - 66.85 | WM Avg Daily Volume: 2,067,000
Last Update: 07/28/16 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 1,973,692
YTD Performance: 23.85%
Open: $66.48
Previous Close: $66.10
52 Week Range: $48.79 - $70.50
Oustanding Shares: 444,261,668
Market Cap: 29,921,023,340
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 5 5 5 4
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 8 8 8 8
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.23 2.23 2.23 2.33
Latest Dividend: 0.41
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.44%
Dividend Ex-Date: 06/01/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 34.36
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WM Sector Avg. S&P 500
34.36 26.70 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
17.20% 34.73% 57.19%
Revenue -7.40 -0.10 -0.02
Net Income -43.80 -0.10 -0.04
EPS -40.90 -0.10 -0.02
Earnings for WM:
Revenue 12.96B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/16) Qtr (12/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.78 $0.75 $2.84 $3.04
Number of Analysts 9 8 2 12
High Estimate $0.79 $0.78 $2.85 $3.17
Low Estimate $0.77 $0.72 $2.83 $2.94
Prior Year $0.74 $0.71 $2.61 $2.84
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 5.56% 5.11% 8.81% 7.07%
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Let me give you the unassailable themes.
Several stalwarts of the U.S. economy are signaling that the rally isn't a work of fiction.
Mar 22, 2016 | 8:14 AM EDT
Coverage of WM was started with a Neutral rating, Sterne Agee CRT said. $60 price target. Company lacks near-term catalysts.
Insurance, waste management, and medical equipment dominate the list.
Price action says the stock is ready to resume its upward trajectory.
Oct 21, 2015 | 7:33 AM EDT
WM was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Stifel said. $60 price target. Company can deliver consistent annual free cash flow growth.  &nb...
The hot money has made a bet on cellphones; now it wants out.
Jul 28, 2015 | 7:35 AM EDT
WM was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Argus Research said. Valuation call, based on a $57 price target.   
They've done well considering market had a slightly negative month.
Not to trash the stock, but the risk of buying WM looks significantly higher than dumping it.

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