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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 0.53% today. In the last week its performance is -0.87%, and 9.83% for the past quarter. Currently, Waste Management, Inc., WM has a target price of 70.78, so today’s gain of 0.53% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.41%.

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), has a market cap of 29199.08, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 81.40%.

At the current price of 66.13, it has a dividend yield of 2.49%, and its target price is 70.78. 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 25.67, as well as a forward P/E of 21.5.

With a current EPS of 2.56, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.97%,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 9.05%.

Performance for the year is 31.21%. Since its IPO date on 9/30/1991, the total performance to date is 24.99%.

Volume today for Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), is 577998, while its average volume is 2047.83. Whilst the total gain today was 0.53%, it did have a day high of -6.20%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.89%, and 1.08% for the month. The 52-week low for Waste Management, Inc., WM has been 39.51%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.20%.

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 2.84, and the P/S is 2.21, along with a P/B of 5.61. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 748.69.

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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