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How has Republic Services, Inc.:(NYSE:RSG) performed recently?

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 17529.66. It is in the Waste Management industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 24.25, a forward P/E of 21.41 and EPS of 2.09. At a stock price of 50.56 (-1.11%) it has a dividend yield of 2.53%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 10.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by 39.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.20% and more long-term 9.30% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -3.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 1.70%.

For performance, Republic Services, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.25%. For the last month performance for Republic Services, Inc. is -2.58%. While the last quarter is 5.23% and half year, 11.99%. Finally for the year, performance is 25.70%.

The 52-week high for Republic Services, Inc., is at -4.46%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 30.31%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.27% and 8.07% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.92%, and for the month it is 1.03%. Republic Services, Inc., has a target price of 55.78.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.98, and for total debt/equity Republic Services, Inc. has 0.98. The gross margin is 39.20%, while operating margin is 20.30%, the profit margin is 9.50%. The current ratio is 0.7 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 96.20%. Republic Services, Inc. has a payout ratio of 58.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 346.71. The shares float is 342.46, with the float short at 1.46%, with short ratio coming to 3.96.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Republic Services, Inc., get 4.30%, with its returns on investment at 7.30%. Return on equity is 11.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 55.78, 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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