Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 17224.6. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Republic Services, Inc. is 50.63 (with a change from open of 0.90%), this in conjunction with a target price of 55.78. Volume today has so far reached 454784, with an average volume of about 1292.39. The GAP for this stock, is -0.16%.
The P/E ratio is 24.11, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 21.28. The current EPS for Republic Services, Inc., is 2.09, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 39.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 15.66%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Republic Services, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 9.20% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 9.30%. Quarter over quarter is -3.10% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 1.70%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 10.20%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 2.40%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 96.30%. Shares outstanding is 342.71, while shares float is at a value of 342.46. Float short for Republic Services, Inc. is 1.59% and the short ratio is 4.2.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.98, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.98. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.7, and the quick ratio is 0.7. The most recent gross margin is 39.20% and their operating margin is 16.50%. The profit margin is 7.80%.
Republic Services, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 3.50%, and on investment, 7.30%. Return on equity is 9.30%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.59. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.87, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.23 and Price/cash is 410.11, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 67.49.
The simple moving averages are -1.28% and 6.94% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -4.33% and the 52 week low is 29.13%.
Republic Services, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.55%, with a current price of 50.63. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 57.30%. This is in an industry, Waste Management, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Industrial Goods. Republic Services, Inc. is based in USA.
Performance in the Waste Management industry means that Republic Services, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 1.49%, with performance for the month coming to -1.87%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 2.67%, and for the half year the performance is 26.58%. Volatility for this week is 1.32% and for the month this is 1.06%.
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