Waste Management Inc (WM)

WM (NYSE:Materials & Construction)
neg -0.51
Today's Range: 44.89 - 45.35 | WM Avg Daily Volume: 1,520,700
Last Update: 07/31/14 - 4:02 PM EDT
Volume: 2,169,773
YTD Performance: 1.18%
Open: $45.23
Previous Close: $45.40
52 Week Range: $39.60 - $46.38
Oustanding Shares: 465,362,211
Market Cap: 21,215,863,199
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 1 1 1 1
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 9 9 8 8
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.80 2.80 2.78 2.78
Latest Dividend: 0.38
Latest Dividend Yield: 3.29%
Dividend Ex-Date: 06/04/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 168.85
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WM Sector Avg. S&P 500
168.85 135.70 28.85
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
2.14% 8.82% 44.17%
Revenue 2.40 0.12 0.04
Net Income -84.90 -0.87 -0.49
EPS -88.10 -0.89 -0.52
Earnings for WM:
Revenue 13.98B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $0.68 $0.61 $2.34 $2.56
Number of Analysts 7 7 7 9
High Estimate $0.70 $0.65 $2.38 $2.75
Low Estimate $0.66 $0.57 $2.30 $2.42
Prior Year $0.65 $0.56 $2.15 $2.34
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 4.40% 8.67% 8.77% 9.47%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands

Big Day for Waste Management Real Money Pro($)

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

Dividend D-Week Coming Up Real Money Pro($)

It should be a good harvest season. 
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.
Update: The date is ominous, but the numbers aren't.
Staying in rock-solid names will help you avoid costly, reactive trading.
I wouldn't sell them yet -- not even at these stretched valuations
Consistent insider buying can provide clues.
These four look hopeful -- though make sure to be patient in your entry.

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