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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 0.65% today. In the last week its performance is -2.55%, and 7.71% for the past quarter. Currently, Waste Management, Inc., WM has a target price of 71.8, so today’s gain of 0.65% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.05%.

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), has a market cap of 28713.49, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 81.30%.

At the current price of 65.39, it has a dividend yield of 2.52%, and its target price is 71.8. 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 25.35, as well as a forward P/E of 20.9.

With a current EPS of 2.56, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.90%,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 27.20%. Since its IPO date on 9/30/1991, the total performance to date is 23.45%.

Volume today for Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), is 756025, while its average volume is 2024.82. Whilst the total gain today was 0.65%, it did have a day high of -7.25%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.04%, and 1.07% for the month. The 52-week low for Waste Management, Inc., WM has been 37.94%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.25%.

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 2.7, and the P/S is 2.17, along with a P/B of 5.54. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 736.24.

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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