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Waste Management EBITDA per Share

: $12.31 (TTM As of Jun. 2022)
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Waste Management's EBITDA per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $3.31. Its EBITDA per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $12.31.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Waste Management was 22.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 4.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 5.60% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 6.30% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA per Share growth rate using EBITDA per Share data.

The historical rank and industry rank for Waste Management's EBITDA per Share or its related term are showing as below:

WM' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.1   Med: 4.85   Max: 141.6
Current: 4.4

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Waste Management was 141.60% per year. The lowest was -40.10% per year. And the median was 4.85% per year.

WM's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked worse than
61.33% of 181 companies
in the Waste Management industry
Industry Median: 11.80 vs WM: 4.40

Waste Management's EBITDA for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $1,377 Mil.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA Growth Rate of Waste Management was 20.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 3.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 4.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 5.00% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA Growth Rate using EBITDA data.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA Growth Rate of Waste Management was 381.70% per year. The lowest was -12.90% per year. And the median was 3.70% per year.


Waste Management EBITDA per Share Historical Data

The historical data trend for Waste Management's EBITDA per Share can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Waste Management Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
EBITDA per Share
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 8.89 9.78 9.57 9.38 11.14

Waste Management Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
EBITDA per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.49 3.10 2.94 2.96 3.31

Waste Management EBITDA per Share Calculation

EBITDA per Share is the amount of Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) per outstanding share of the company's stock.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) is what the company earns before it expenses interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.

Waste Management's EBITDA per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

EBITDA per Share(A: Dec. 2021 )
=EBITDA/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=4713/422.900
=11.14

Waste Management's EBITDA per Share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

EBITDA per Share(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=EBITDA/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=1377/416.400
=3.31

EBITDA per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $12.31

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Waste Management  (NYSE:WM) EBITDA per Share Explanation

EBITDA is a cash flow measure that ignores changes in working capital. EBITDA minus Depreciation, and Amortization (DA) equals EBIT. EBIT is profit before interest and taxes. Of course, Interest and taxes need to be paid.

While depreciation and amortization expenses do not need to be paid in cash, assets - especially tangible assets - do need to be replaced over time. EBITDA is not a measure of profit in any sense. EBITDA is a measure of cash generation by a business where the uses of that cash may be more or less discretionary depending on the nature of the business.

The EBITDA of a TV station is largely discretionary. Owners may use much of the EBITDA generated by a TV station as they see fit. The EBITDA of a railroad is largely non-discretionary. Owners must use much of the EBITDA generated by a railroad to replace the physical assets of the railroad or the business will literally fall apart over time.

EBITDA can be thought of as the cash a business generates that is available to:

Add more inventory
Add more receivables
Replace property, plant, and equipment
Add more property, plant, and equipment
Pay interest
Pay taxes
And finally: pay owners

EBITDA is widely used in financial analysis because Depreciation and Amortization are not present day cash expenses. Depreciation and amortization are the spreading out of the costs of assets over the time in which those assets provide benefits. Today's depreciation and amortization expenses relate to assets bought in the past. The assets being expensed may or may not need to be replaced in the future. And the cost to replace the assets may be more or less than it was in the past. For this reason, the depreciation and amortization expenses a company records in the present year may have no relationship to the actual cash costs needed to maintain its assets in future years.

A company's depreciation expense depends on both its expectations about the assets it owns and its choice of accounting methods. Two companies owning identical assets may have different depreciation expenses because they have different expectations about the useful lives of those assets and because they make different accounting choices.

Analysts use EBITDA to remove this element of personal choice from a company's accounting statements. The use of EBITDA is an attempt to make the results of different companies more comparable and uniform.


Be Aware

Although depreciation is not a cash cost, it is a real business cost because the company has to pay for the fixed assets when they purchase them. Both Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger hate the idea of EBITDA because in this calculation, depreciation is not counted as an expense.

EBITDA over Revenue is a good metric for comparing the operating efficiencies between companies because EBITDA is less vulnerable to companies' accounting choices. For this reason, EBITDA is used in ranking the Predictability of Companies.


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Waste Management Business Description

Waste Management logo
Address
800 Capitol Street, Suite 3000, Houston, TX, USA, 77002
Waste Management ranks as the largest integrated provider of traditional solid waste services in the United States, operating approximately 268 active landfills and about 350 transfer stations (includes acquired Advanced Disposal landfills and transfer stations). The company serves residential, commercial, and industrial end markets and is also a leading recycler in North America.
Executives
Carrasco Rafael officer: SVP Operations 800 CAPITOL STREET 3000 HOUSTON TX 77002
Sylvester Maryrose director C/O 3700 WEST JUNEAU AVENUE MILWAUKEE WI 53208
Menke Sean E director C/O IHS INC. 15 INVERNESS WAY EAST ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Plummer William B director C/O UNITED RENTALS INC / DE 100 FIRST STAMFORD PL STE 700 STAMFORD CT 06902
Watson Michael J. officer: Sr. VP-Chief Customer Officer 800 CAPITOL STREET 3000 HOUSTON TX 77002
Batchelor Steve officer: Sr. Vice President Operations 800 CAPITOL STREET 3000 HOUSTON TX 77002
Oates-forney Tamla officer: Sr VP and Chief HR Officer 800 CAPITOL STREET 3000 HOUSTON TX 77002
Hmmer Tara J. officer: SVP Operat Safety Envir Compl 800 CAPITOL STREET 3000 HOUSTON X1 77002
Nagy Leslie K officer: VP & Chief Accounting Officer 5 GREENWAY PLAZA, SUITE 100 HOUSTON TX 77046
Sjoqvist Nikolaj H officer: SVP, Chief Digital Officer 800 CAPITOL STREET 3000 HOUSTON X1 77002
Boettcher Charles C officer: Sr VP Chief Legal Officer 800 CAPITOL STREET 3000 HOUSTON TX 77002
Shade Darren K officer: VP & Chief Accounting Officer 1001 FANNIN HOUSTON TX 77002
Mazzarella Kathleen M director C/O GRAYBAR ELECTRIC CO., INC 34 N. MERAMEC AVENUE CLAYTON MO 63105
Gluski Andres director 4300 WILSON BOULEVARD ARLINGTON VA 22203
Holt Victoria M director PPG INDUSTRIES, INC. ONE PPG PLACE PITTSBURGH PA 15272

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