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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
NAS:CWST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. NAS:CWST: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:CWST' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset -0.02
NAS:CWST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NAS:CWST: -0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:CWST' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.67
Current: -0.02
-0.05
0.67
Interest Coverage 1.00
NAS:CWST's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.81 vs. NAS:CWST: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:CWST' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.37
Current: 1
0.3
1.37
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.78
M-Score: -3.21
WACC vs ROIC
9.36%
7.83%
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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Operating margin (%) 7.06
NAS:CWST's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. NAS:CWST: 7.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:CWST' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.33  Med: 4.28 Max: 8.35
Current: 7.06
-3.33
8.35
Net-margin (%) -0.34
NAS:CWST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. NAS:CWST: -0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:CWST' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.58  Med: -3.2 Max: 8.45
Current: -0.34
-16.58
8.45
ROA (%) -0.30
NAS:CWST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. NAS:CWST: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:CWST' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.72  Med: -2.09 Max: 5.32
Current: -0.3
-11.72
5.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.62
NAS:CWST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. NAS:CWST: 9.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:CWST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.17  Med: 3.64 Max: 11.37
Current: 9.62
-7.17
11.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.40
NAS:CWST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NAS:CWST: -8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CWST' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.5  Med: 1.25 Max: 20.6
Current: -8.4
-10.5
20.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 23.40
NAS:CWST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NAS:CWST: 23.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CWST' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.6  Med: 1.3 Max: 23.4
Current: 23.4
-25.6
23.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -52.00
NAS:CWST's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NAS:CWST: -52.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CWST' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61  Med: -5.9 Max: 106.9
Current: -52
-61
106.9
» NAS:CWST's 10-Y Financials

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Q4 2015

CWST Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management
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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 Inc was founded in 1975. It is a Delaware Corporation. The Company 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, in the areas of solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling and organics services. It operates in six states: Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts, Maine and Pennsylvania, with its headquarters being located in Rutland, Vermont. It manages its solid waste operations on a geographic basis through two regional operating segments, the Eastern and Western regions, each of which includes a full range of solid waste services, and its larger-scale recycling operations and commodity brokerage operations through its Recycling segment. Its solid waste operations comprise a full range of non-hazardous solid waste services, including collections, transfer stations, MRFs and disposal facilities. A majority of its commercial and industrial collection services are performed under one to three-year service agreements, with prices and fees determined by such factors as collection frequency, type of equipment and containers furnished, type, volume and weight of solid waste collected, distance to the disposal or processing facility and cost of disposal or processing. Its residential collection and disposal services are performed either on a subscription basis (with no underlying contract) by individuals, or through contracts with municipalities, homeowner associations, apartment building owners or mobile home park operators. Its transfer stations receive, compact and transfer solid waste collected mainly by its various residential and commercial collection operations, for transport to disposal facilities by larger vehicles. Its MRFs receive, sort, bale and resell recyclable materials originating from the MSW stream, including newsprint, cardboard, office paper, containers and bottles. It operates eight MRFs in geographic areas served by its collection divisions. It disposes of solid waste at its landfills and at its waste-to-energy facility. The Company's competitors include Waste Management, Inc., Republic Services, Inc. and Waste Connections, Inc. The Company is subject to extensive and evolving federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 44.44
CWST's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 22.57 vs. CWST: 44.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 20.08
CWST's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
60% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. CWST: 20.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CWST' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.76  Med: 16.92 Max: 127.27
Current: 20.08
6.76
127.27
P/S 0.97
CWST's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. CWST: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CWST' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.97
0.03
0.97
PFCF 18.00
CWST's PFCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.33 vs. CWST: 18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CWST' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 14.8 Max: 502.5
Current: 18
1.02
502.5
POCF 6.17
CWST's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.71 vs. CWST: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CWST' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 3.52 Max: 8.25
Current: 6.17
0.21
8.25
EV-to-EBIT 26.84
CWST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
74% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.51 vs. CWST: 26.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CWST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2245.4  Med: 18.6 Max: 65.8
Current: 26.84
-2245.4
65.8
EV-to-EBITDA 9.27
CWST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
64% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.31 vs. CWST: 9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CWST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 7.9 Max: 50.2
Current: 9.27
2.4
50.2
Current Ratio 1.03
CWST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. CWST: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CWST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.44
Current: 1.03
0.13
2.44
Quick Ratio 0.97
CWST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CWST: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CWST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.35
Current: 0.97
0.12
2.35
Days Inventory 4.38
CWST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 28.31 vs. CWST: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CWST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06  Med: 3.72 Max: 4.38
Current: 4.38
3.06
4.38
Days Sales Outstanding 41.20
CWST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 67.46 vs. CWST: 41.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CWST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.78  Med: 39.69 Max: 44.08
Current: 41.2
33.78
44.08
Days Payable 45.33
CWST's Days Payable is ranked higher than
50% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.33 vs. CWST: 45.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CWST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.96  Med: 51.05 Max: 58.73
Current: 45.33
33.96
58.73

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -15.00
CWST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -4.90 vs. CWST: -15.00 )
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: -15
-81.7
0.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 2.37
CWST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CWST: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CWST' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.22 Max: 5.91
Current: 2.37
0.24
5.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.73
CWST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CWST: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CWST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 4.4 Max: 7.4
Current: 3.73
1.5
7.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.34
CWST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. CWST: 17.34 )
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: -87.9  Med: -10.9 Max: 17.5
Current: 17.34
-87.9
17.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $561.3
EPS (TTM) $ -0.06
Beta1.03
Short Percentage of Float1.82%
52-Week Range $4.97 - 12.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)41.49

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 559 573 590 606
EPS ($) -0.25 0.28 0.44 0.50
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.25 0.28 0.44 0.50
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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