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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 29553.48. It is in the Waste Management industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 26.01, a forward P/E of 21.5 and EPS of 2.56. At a stock price of 66.57 (-0.15%) it has a dividend yield of 2.46%.

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 8.88% and more long-term 9.39% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 7.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 3.30%.

For performance, Waste Management, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 1.06%. For the last month performance for Waste Management, Inc. is -1.81%. While the last quarter is 9.21% and half year, 25.24%. Finally for the year, performance is 32.22%.

The 52-week high for Waste Management, Inc., is at -5.57%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 40.43%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.87% and 15.32% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.96%, and for the month it is 1.04%. Waste Management, Inc., has a target price of 71.8.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.71, and for total debt/equity Waste Management, Inc. has 1.83. The gross margin is 45.50%, while operating margin is 16.80%, the profit margin is 8.70%. The current ratio is 0.8 and the quick ratio is 0.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 82.70%. Waste Management, Inc. has a payout ratio of 61.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 443.28. The shares float is 440.82, with the float short at 0.99%, with short ratio coming to 2.19.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Waste Management, Inc., get 5.60%, with its returns on investment at 8.30%. Return on equity is 21.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 71.8, 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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