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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
CWST's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CWST: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CWST' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.06
Current: 0.01
0
0.06
Equity-to-Asset -0.04
CWST's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. CWST: -0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CWST' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.04  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.53
Current: -0.04
-0.04
0.53
Interest Coverage 1.15
CWST's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.51 vs. CWST: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CWST' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.15
Current: 1.15
0.3
1.15
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 0.72
Beneish M-Score: -3.06
WACC vs ROIC
9.15%
9.08%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 7.95
CWST's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. CWST: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CWST' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.51  Med: 4.28 Max: 7.95
Current: 7.95
-3.51
7.95
Net Margin % -1.21
CWST's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
62% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. CWST: -1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CWST' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.58  Med: -3.2 Max: 8.45
Current: -1.21
-16.58
8.45
ROA % -1.09
CWST's ROA % is ranked lower than
58% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. CWST: -1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CWST' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.72  Med: -2.1 Max: 5.32
Current: -1.09
-11.72
5.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 8.17
CWST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.07 vs. CWST: 8.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CWST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.17  Med: 3.64 Max: 8.32
Current: 8.17
-7.17
8.32
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.80
CWST's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CWST: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CWST' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.5  Med: 0.8 Max: 20.6
Current: 0.8
-10.5
20.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 15.90
CWST's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CWST: 15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CWST' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.6  Med: 1.9 Max: 23.4
Current: 15.9
-25.6
23.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -51.20
CWST's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CWST: -51.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CWST' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61  Med: -7.2 Max: 106.9
Current: -51.2
-61
106.9
» CWST's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-01 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

CWST Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Mario Gabelli 206,781 sh (+5.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,235 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 709,700 sh (-16.23%)
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Q2 2016

CWST Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 796,642 sh (+12.25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,235 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 202,781 sh (-1.93%)
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Q3 2016

CWST Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,279,342 sh (+60.59%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,235 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 202,781 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

CWST Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 29,871 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,699,961 sh (+32.88%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,948 sh (-1.67%)
Mario Gabelli 198,700 sh (-2.01%)
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Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management    NAICS: 562212    SIC: 4953
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Casella Waste Systems Inc is a vertically-integrated solid waste, recycling, and resource management services company. It provides resource management expertise and services to residential, commercial, municipal and industrial customers.

Casella Waste Systems is a solid waste removal company, providing resource management services to residential, commercial, municipal, and industrial customers in the Northeastern United States. Operations include nonhazardous waste services, collection operations, transfer and disposal services, and recycling. In 2010, about 40% of total revenue was generated from collection services, 21% from transfer and disposal activities, and 28% from recycling services.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 28.49
CWST's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 21.93 vs. CWST: 28.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 78.59
CWST's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
87% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.89 vs. CWST: 78.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CWST' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.88  Med: 20.45 Max: 170.73
Current: 78.59
6.88
170.73
PS Ratio 0.95
CWST's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CWST: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CWST' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.95
0.03
0.96
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.71
CWST's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
57% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. CWST: 20.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CWST' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 15.47 Max: 502.5
Current: 20.71
1.01
502.5
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.72
CWST's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. CWST: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CWST' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 3.54 Max: 8.25
Current: 6.72
0.22
8.25
EV-to-EBIT 32.16
CWST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 17.89 vs. CWST: 32.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CWST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2245.4  Med: 19.6 Max: 65.8
Current: 32.16
-2245.4
65.8
EV-to-EBITDA 10.11
CWST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. CWST: 10.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CWST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 8 Max: 50.2
Current: 10.11
2.4
50.2
Current Ratio 0.95
CWST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CWST: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CWST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.88 Max: 2
Current: 0.95
0.5
2
Quick Ratio 0.89
CWST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CWST: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CWST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.89
0.49
1.87
Days Inventory 4.43
CWST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 28.95 vs. CWST: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CWST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.38  Med: 3.81 Max: 4.43
Current: 4.43
3.38
4.43
Days Sales Outstanding 39.53
CWST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 65.05 vs. CWST: 39.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CWST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.92  Med: 39.37 Max: 44.08
Current: 39.53
33.92
44.08
Days Payable 43.00
CWST's Days Payable is ranked higher than
50% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.00 vs. CWST: 43.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CWST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.04  Med: 50 Max: 58.73
Current: 43
34.04
58.73

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.60
CWST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -5.10 vs. CWST: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CWST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.7  Med: -2.9 Max: 0.6
Current: -1.6
-81.7
0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.38
CWST's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CWST: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CWST' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.12 Max: 5.48
Current: 2.38
0.24
5.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.14
CWST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
57% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. CWST: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CWST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 4.1 Max: 7.4
Current: 3.14
1.5
7.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 22.56
CWST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.31 vs. CWST: 22.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CWST' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.7  Med: -11.3 Max: 22.6
Current: 22.56
-78.7
22.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $565.0
EPS (TTM) $ -0.18
Beta0.97
Short Percentage of Float0.53%
52-Week Range $6.31 - 13.42
Shares Outstanding (Mil)41.73

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 581 598 617
EPS ($) 0.51 0.68 0.70
EPS without NRI ($) 0.51 0.68 0.70
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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