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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.34
ES's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
126% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. ES: 0.34 )
ES' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.34

0.2
0.35
Interest Coverage 4.51
ES's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
115% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.74 vs. ES: 4.51 )
ES' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 4.51
Current: 4.51

0.68
4.51
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.07
M-Score: -2.25
WACC vs ROIC
2.19%
5.43%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 21.09
ES's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. ES: 21.09 )
ES' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.43   Max: 22.76
Current: 21.09

-3.43
22.76
Net-margin (%) 10.59
ES's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. ES: 10.59 )
ES' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.37   Max: 10.77
Current: 10.59

-3.37
10.77
ROE (%) 8.37
ES's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. ES: 8.37 )
ES' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -10   Max: 17.44
Current: 8.37

-10
17.44
ROA (%) 2.90
ES's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. ES: 2.90 )
ES' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.05   Max: 3.99
Current: 2.9

-2.05
3.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.82
ES's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. ES: 8.82 )
ES' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.96   Max: 18.54
Current: 8.82

-3.96
18.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.00
ES's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
209% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ES: -1.00 )
ES' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.7   Max: 15.1
Current: -1

-12.7
15.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.20
ES's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
117% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. ES: 4.20 )
ES' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.3   Max: 32.4
Current: 4.2

-27.3
32.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
ES's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
156% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. ES: 5.10 )
ES' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34   Max: 196.2
Current: 5.1

-34
196.2
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

ES Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 42,210 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 897,683 sh (-0.4%)
Mario Gabelli 761,251 sh (-0.95%)
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Q2 2014

ES Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Columbia Wanger 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 722,756 sh (-5.06%)
Pioneer Investments 817,738 sh (-8.91%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 35,050 sh (-16.96%)
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Q3 2014

ES Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 167,700 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 816,852 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 33,890 sh (-3.31%)
Columbia Wanger 1,900,000 sh (-5%)
Mario Gabelli 668,050 sh (-7.57%)
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Q4 2014

ES Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 777,600 sh (+363.69%)
Pioneer Investments 815,992 sh (-0.11%)
Mario Gabelli 608,379 sh (-8.93%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 28,850 sh (-14.87%)
Columbia Wanger 1,600,000 sh (-15.79%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ES

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Michael Price 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.49%$3.7 - $4.15 $ 51.841168%0
Michael Price 2013-03-31 New Buy0.49%$3.12 - $3.93 $ 51.841282%1000000
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Add 216.83%0.24%$35.2 - $38.9 $ 51.8441%1195427
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$31.09 - $36.24 $ 51.8452%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$2.8 - $3.97 $ 51.841443%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.10
ES's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
107% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 192.70 vs. ES: 20.10 )
ES' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.15   Max: 40.03
Current: 20.1

7.15
40.03
PE(NRI) 20.10
ES's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
110% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ES: 20.10 )
ES' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.47   Max: 47.76
Current: 20.1

10.47
47.76
P/B 1.65
ES's P/B is ranked lower than
107% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. ES: 1.65 )
ES' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 1.83
Current: 1.65

0.98
1.83
P/S 2.13
ES's P/S is ranked lower than
133% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ES: 2.13 )
ES' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.29
Current: 2.13

0.32
2.29
PFCF 471.27
ES's PFCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ES: 471.27 )
ES' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.97   Max: 507.64
Current: 471.27

9.97
507.64
POCF 10.05
ES's POCF is ranked lower than
117% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. ES: 10.05 )
ES' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 52.74
Current: 10.05

2.7
52.74
EV-to-EBIT 16.43
ES's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 42.44 vs. ES: 16.43 )
ES' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -489.1   Max: 57.2
Current: 16.43

-489.1
57.2
PEG 7.44
ES's PEG is ranked lower than
76% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ES: 7.44 )
ES' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 109.57
Current: 7.44

1.17
109.57
Shiller P/E 22.65
ES's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ES: 22.65 )
ES' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.74   Max: 62.95
Current: 22.65

14.74
62.95
Current Ratio 0.86
ES's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
179% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ES: 0.86 )
ES' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.29
Current: 0.86

0.45
1.29
Quick Ratio 0.75
ES's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
178% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. ES: 0.75 )
ES' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.75

0.39
1.14
Days Inventory 36.16
ES's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
99% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.22 vs. ES: 36.16 )
ES' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 12.93   Max: 65.97
Current: 36.16

12.93
65.97
Days Sales Outstanding 66.26
ES's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
100% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 116.78 vs. ES: 66.26 )
ES' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 19.17   Max: 66.26
Current: 66.26

19.17
66.26

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.08
ES's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
405% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. ES: 3.08 )
ES' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.22   Max: 4.34
Current: 3.08

2.22
4.34
Dividend Payout 0.61
ES's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
138% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ES: 0.61 )
ES' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 138
Current: 0.61

0.24
138
Dividend growth (3y) 12.60
ES's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
71% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ES: 12.60 )
ES' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 73.8
Current: 12.6

0
73.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.26
ES's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
185% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. ES: 5.26 )
ES' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.89   Max: 7.61
Current: 5.26

3.89
7.61
Share Buyback Rate -21.30
ES's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
207% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 vs. ES: -21.30 )
ES' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.6   Max: -21.4
Current: -21.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.54
ES's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
123% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. ES: 2.54 )
ES' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.53
Current: 2.54

0.13
2.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.10
ES's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
98% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. ES: 6.10 )
ES' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 8.8
Current: 6.1

1.7
8.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.16
ES's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
131% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ES: 2.16 )
ES' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -25.4   Max: 7.8
Current: 2.16

-25.4
7.8

Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management
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Traded in other countries:NWJ.Germany,
Northeast Utilities is the parent company of the Northeast Utilities system. The NU system furnishes franchised retail electric service to customers in 419 cities and towns in Connecticut, New Hampshire and western Massachusetts through three of NU's wholly-owned subsidiaries: The Connecticut Light and Power Company, Public Service Company of New Hampshire and Western Massachusetts Electric Company. The NU system also furnishes franchised retail natural gas service in a large part of Connecticut through Yankee Gas Services Company, a subsidiary of Yankee Energy System, Inc., the natural gas distribution company in Connecticut. Yankee Gas serves approximately 199,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in 71 cities and towns in Connecticut, including large portions of the central and southwest parts of the state. NU, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, NU Enterprises, Inc., owns a number of competitive energy and related businesses, including Northeast Generation Company, Northeast Generation Services Company, Select Energy, Inc., Select Energy Services, Inc. and Mode 1 Communications, Inc. Holyoke Water Power Company, a subsidiary of NU, is a resource of NUEI through an output contract with Select Energy. Northeast Utilities Service Company provides centralized accounting, administrative, information technology, engineering, financial, legal, operational, planning, purchasing and other services to the NU system companies and, on a limited basis, to certain other New England utilities. Three other subsidiaries construct, acquire or lease some of the property and facilities used by the NU system companies. The NU system is regulated in virtually all aspects of its business by various federal and state agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and various state and/or local regulatory authorities with jurisdiction over the industry and the service areas in which each company operates, including the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control, the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission and the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy.
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