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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
WM's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. WM: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WM' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.26
0.17
0.82
Debt-to-Equity 1.65
WM's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
86% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. WM: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
WM' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.51 Max: 3.44
Current: 1.65
0.17
3.44
Interest Coverage 6.51
WM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.87 vs. WM: 6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 4.45 Max: 6.51
Current: 6.51
2.24
6.51
Piotroski F-Score: 9
Altman Z-Score: 2.88
Beneish M-Score: -3.31
WACC vs ROIC
5.36%
10.85%
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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 17.05
WM's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
75% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. WM: 17.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WM' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.72  Med: 16.22 Max: 17.05
Current: 17.05
7.72
17.05
Net Margin % 9.18
WM's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
72% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. WM: 9.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WM' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 7.87 Max: 9.27
Current: 9.18
0.7
9.27
ROE % 24.14
WM's ROE % is ranked higher than
91% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. WM: 24.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 15.95 Max: 24.14
Current: 24.14
1.63
24.14
ROA % 6.24
WM's ROA % is ranked higher than
78% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. WM: 6.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 4.64 Max: 6.24
Current: 6.24
0.43
6.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 22.02
WM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. WM: 22.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.63  Med: 18.56 Max: 22.02
Current: 22.02
8.63
22.02
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.80
WM's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. WM: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WM' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.2  Med: 4.7 Max: 128.7
Current: 0.8
-35.2
128.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 16.20
WM's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. WM: 16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WM' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.6  Med: 5.8 Max: 145.8
Current: 16.2
-39.6
145.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 132.80
WM's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. WM: 132.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WM' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.7  Med: 1.6 Max: 178.8
Current: 132.8
-55.7
178.8
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

WM Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 30,976 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 60,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 13,212 sh (+70.57%)
Jim Simons 1,725,300 sh (+9.69%)
Louis Moore Bacon 11,823 sh (+4.61%)
Bill Gates 18,633,672 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 5,180 sh (unchged)
John Buckingham Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,201,489 sh (-2.03%)
Ray Dalio 14,863 sh (-7.47%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 83,237 sh (-8.06%)
Steven Cohen 51,829 sh (-84.65%)
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Q4 2016

WM Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Fisher 3,032 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,101,815 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 421,635 sh (+3091.30%)
Jim Simons 1,978,000 sh (+14.65%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 88,814 sh (+6.70%)
Bill Gates 18,633,672 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 5,030 sh (-2.90%)
Mario Gabelli 1,156,769 sh (-3.72%)
Ray Dalio 9,437 sh (-36.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,285 sh (-63.57%)
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Q1 2017

WM Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jeremy Grantham 69,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,857,300 sh (+95.01%)
Ray Dalio 17,831 sh (+88.95%)
Pioneer Investments 1,156,243 sh (+4.94%)
Bill Gates 18,633,672 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 5,030 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,126,465 sh (-2.62%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 69,516 sh (-21.73%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,241 sh (-26.97%)
Joel Greenblatt 169,298 sh (-59.85%)
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Q2 2017

WM Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Ken Fisher 2,805 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 9,900 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 250,200 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 39,843 sh (+123.45%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 100,266 sh (+44.23%)
Pioneer Investments 1,579,900 sh (+36.64%)
Joel Greenblatt 194,763 sh (+15.04%)
Bill Gates 18,633,672 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 69,700 sh (-0.14%)
Jeff Auxier 4,980 sh (-0.99%)
Jim Simons 3,775,500 sh (-2.12%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,845 sh (-4.81%)
Mario Gabelli 1,060,540 sh (-5.85%)
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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Reduce -5.85%0.03%$70.5 - $74.25 $ 78.268%1,060,540
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 15.04%0.03%$70.5 - $74.25 $ 78.268%194,763
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 New Buy$70.5 - $74.25 $ 78.268%2,805
Mario Gabelli 2017-03-31 Reduce -2.62%0.01%$69.18 - $73.78 $ 78.2610%1,126,465
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Reduce -59.85%0.23%$69.18 - $73.78 $ 78.2610%169,298
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Sold Out $69.18 - $73.78 $ 78.2610%0
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Reduce -3.72%0.02%$61.7 - $71.14 $ 78.2617%1,156,769
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Add 3091.30%0.38%$61.7 - $71.14 $ 78.2617%421,635
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 New Buy$61.7 - $71.14 $ 78.2617%3,032
Mario Gabelli 2016-09-30 Reduce -2.03%0.01%$62.65 - $67.9 $ 78.2620%1,201,489
Joel Greenblatt 2016-09-30 Add 70.57%$62.65 - $67.9 $ 78.2620%13,212
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Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management    NAICS: 562211    SIC: 4953
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Traded in other countries:UWS.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Waste Management Inc acts as a provider of waste management environmental services. The services provided by the company include collection, landfill, transfer, recycling and resource recovery and other services.

Waste Management is the largest integrated waste services provider in the United States, operating 248 active landfills and 310 transfer stations. The company is also a leading recycler in North America.

Guru Investment Theses on Waste Management Inc

Mario Gabelli Comments on Waste Management Inc. - Jul 26, 2016

Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM) (1.0%) (WM – $66.27 – NYSE) is the largest non-hazardous waste collection and disposal company in the United States. The company collects waste for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers throughout the United States, and operates 249 landfills, 297 transfer stations, 104 recycling facilities, and 122 landfill gas-to-energy facilities. WM has focused on improving profitability by increasing return on capital and cash flow at each of its operations, through cost cutting and price increases. In addition, the company is looking for new environmentally friendly ways to increase returns from garbage, such as landfill gas. The company has a history of returning its strong cash flow to shareholders, both through dividends and its large share repurchase program.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s Gabelli Asset Fund second quarter 2016 commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Waste Management Inc. - Jul 25, 2016

Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM) (1.0%) (WM – $66.27 – NYSE) is the largest non-hazardous waste collection and disposal company in the United States. The company collects waste for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers throughout the United States, and operates 249 landfills, 297 transfer stations, 104 recycling facilities, and 122 landfill gas-to-energy facilities. WM has focused on improving profitability by increasing return on capital and cash flow at each of its operations, through cost cutting and price increases. In addition, the company is looking for new environmentally friendly ways to increase returns from garbage, such as landfill gas. The company has a history of returning its strong cash flow to shareholders, both through dividends and its large share repurchase program.



From the Gabelli ABC Merger Arbitrage Fund second quarter 2016 shareholder letter.



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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 26.88
WM's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 23.85 vs. WM: 26.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WM' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.92  Med: 18.41 Max: 215
Current: 26.88
10.92
215
Forward PE Ratio 22.68
WM's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 23.31 vs. WM: 22.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 26.88
WM's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
56% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 23.85 vs. WM: 26.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WM' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.92  Med: 18.41 Max: 215
Current: 26.88
10.92
215
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 21.21
WM's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
59% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. WM: 21.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WM' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.67  Med: 15.7 Max: 184.51
Current: 21.21
9.67
184.51
PB Ratio 6.27
WM's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. WM: 6.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WM' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.85  Med: 3.04 Max: 6.28
Current: 6.27
1.85
6.28
PS Ratio 2.45
WM's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. WM: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WM' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.46
Current: 2.45
0.89
2.46
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.98
WM's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
69% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.34 vs. WM: 20.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WM' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.58  Med: 16.49 Max: 22.67
Current: 20.98
9.58
22.67
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.62
WM's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
55% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10.11 vs. WM: 11.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WM' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.54  Med: 7.78 Max: 11.62
Current: 11.62
4.54
11.62
EV-to-EBIT 18.05
WM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 18.71 vs. WM: 18.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.2  Med: 13.5 Max: 29.2
Current: 18.05
8.2
29.2
EV-to-EBITDA 11.61
WM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
60% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.01 vs. WM: 11.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 8.25 Max: 13.6
Current: 11.61
5.1
13.6
EV-to-Revenue 3.07
WM's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
60% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. WM: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
WM' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 2.1 Max: 3.1
Current: 3.07
1.3
3.1
PEG Ratio 6.56
WM's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. WM: 6.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WM' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 5.11 Max: 231.67
Current: 6.56
1.2
231.67
Shiller PE Ratio 36.41
WM's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 31.92 vs. WM: 36.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WM' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.85  Med: 21.93 Max: 81.96
Current: 36.41
14.85
81.96
Current Ratio 0.84
WM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. WM: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.98 Max: 5.5
Current: 0.84
0.33
5.5
Quick Ratio 0.81
WM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. WM: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.95 Max: 5.5
Current: 0.81
0.33
5.5
Days Inventory 3.21
WM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 25.97 vs. WM: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.21  Med: 5.57 Max: 7.05
Current: 3.21
3.21
7.05
Days Sales Outstanding 45.79
WM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 63.71 vs. WM: 45.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.89  Med: 44.2 Max: 46.45
Current: 45.79
39.89
46.45
Days Payable 27.80
WM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 44.34 vs. WM: 27.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.8  Med: 31.42 Max: 35.81
Current: 27.8
27.8
35.81

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.17
WM's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
63% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. WM: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WM' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.14  Med: 3.31 Max: 4.73
Current: 2.17
2.14
4.73
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.57
WM's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. WM: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WM' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.63 Max: 6.95
Current: 0.57
0.43
6.95
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 4.00
WM's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. WM: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WM' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 344.8
Current: 4
0
344.8
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.17
WM's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
60% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. WM: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.58
WM's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
58% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. WM: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WM' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.54  Med: 3.93 Max: 5.62
Current: 2.58
2.54
5.62
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.80
WM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. WM: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -128.2  Med: 0.8 Max: 4.9
Current: 1.8
-128.2
4.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.11
WM's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. WM: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WM' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.38 Max: 47.15
Current: 2.11
0.74
47.15
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 2.51
WM's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
62% of the 8 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. WM: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
WM' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2 Max: 3.01
Current: 2.51
1.23
3.01
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.74
WM's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. WM: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WM' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1 Max: 6.94
Current: 1.74
0.28
6.94
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 4.71
WM's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. WM: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
WM' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.98 Max: 6.15
Current: 4.71
0.65
6.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.55
WM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. WM: 5.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 7.4 Max: 12.2
Current: 5.55
3.4
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 9.36
WM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. WM: 9.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 8.4 Max: 18.1
Current: 9.36
2
18.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,125.00
EPS (TTM) $ 2.91
Beta0.64
Short Percentage of Float1.95%
52-Week Range $61.08 - 78.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)440.04

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 14,266 14,761 15,079 15,622
EPS ($) 3.19 3.47 3.70 4.00
EPS without NRI ($) 3.19 3.47 3.70 4.00
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
9.50%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.70 1.84
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