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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) which is in the industry Waste Management, gaining 0.22% today. In the last week its performance is 0.81%, and 0.40% for the past quarter. Currently, Waste Management, Inc., WM has a target price of *TBA, so today’s gain of 0.22% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.08%.

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), has a market cap of 28085.42, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 81.30%.

At the current price of 63.5, it has a dividend yield of 2.58%, and its target price is *TBA. This is with a profit margin of 8.70%, and total debt/equity of 1.83. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has a P/E of 24.78, as well as a forward P/E of 20.46.

With a current EPS of 2.56, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.72%,Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -3.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.39%.

Performance for the year is 29.58%. Since its IPO date on 9/30/1991, the total performance to date is 21.42%.

Volume today for Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), is 1448200, while its average volume is 2202.2. Whilst the total gain today was 0.22%, it did have a day high of -6.45%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.97%, and 1.05% for the month. The 52-week low for Waste Management, Inc., WM has been 33.26%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.35%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.30%, and its return on assets is 5.60%. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has an operating margin of 16.80%. With a sales growth of 3.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Waste Management, Inc., WM is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.71, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Waste Management, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.64, and the P/S is 2.13, along with a P/B of 5.41. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 720.14.

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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