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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 -0.97% today. In the last week its performance is -0.06%, and 20.25% for the past quarter. Currently, Waste Management, Inc., WM has a target price of 66.33, so today’s gain of -0.97% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.21%.

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), has a market cap of 30334.53, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 81.10%.

At the current price of 67.11, it has a dividend yield of 2.42%, and its target price is 66.33. This is with a profit margin of 8.70%, and total debt/equity of 1.81. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has a P/E of 26.9, as well as a forward P/E of 22.18.

With a current EPS of 2.52, 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 8.93%.

Performance for the year is 44.62%. Since its IPO date on 9/30/1991, the total performance to date is 28.77%.

Volume today for Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), is 897712, while its average volume is 2169.07. Whilst the total gain today was -0.97%, it did have a day high of -4.81%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.96%, and 1.44% for the month. The 52-week low for Waste Management, Inc., WM has been 45.27%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.81%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.30%, and its return on assets is 5.50%. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has an operating margin of 16.10%. With a sales growth of 4.50% 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 0.9 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Waste Management, Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.01, and the P/S is 2.32, along with a P/B of 5.71. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 291.68.

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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