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How has Waste Management, Inc.:(NYSE:WM) performed recently?

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 29497.68. It is in the Waste Management industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 26.34, a forward P/E of 21.69 and EPS of 2.52. At a stock price of 66.16 (-0.30%) it has a dividend yield of 2.47%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -3.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by -40.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.78% and more long-term 8.93% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 304.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 4.50%.

For performance, Waste Management, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.22%. For the last month performance for Waste Management, Inc. is 3.36%. While the last quarter is 14.58% and half year, 29.24%. Finally for the year, performance is 34.72%.

The 52-week high for Waste Management, Inc., is at -6.16%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 39.57%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.17% and 16.19% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.45%, and for the month it is 1.44%. Waste Management, Inc., has a target price of 68.67.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.71, and for total debt/equity Waste Management, Inc. has 1.81. The gross margin is 44.70%, while operating margin is 16.10%, the profit margin is 8.70%. The current ratio is 0.9 and the quick ratio is 0.9.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 81.20%. Waste Management, Inc. has a payout ratio of 61.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 444.51. The shares float is 443.17, with the float short at 1.29%, with short ratio coming to 2.71.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Waste Management, Inc., get 5.50%, with its returns on investment at 8.30%. Return on equity is 21.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 68.67, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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