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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 -1.90% today. In the last week its performance is -1.54%, and 5.01% for the past quarter. Currently, Waste Management, Inc., WM has a target price of 71.5, so today’s gain of -1.90% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.34%.

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), has a market cap of 28841.51, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 81.20%.

At the current price of 63.97, it has a dividend yield of 2.56%, and its target price is 71.5. 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 24.96, as well as a forward P/E of 20.6.

With a current EPS of 2.56, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.83%,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 31.60%. Since its IPO date on 9/30/1991, the total performance to date is 21.55%.

Volume today for Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), is 2608810, while its average volume is 2012.38. Whilst the total gain today was -1.90%, it did have a day high of -9.26%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.14%, and 0.99% for the month. The 52-week low for Waste Management, Inc., WM has been 34.64%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.26%.

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 2.66, and the P/S is 2.18, along with a P/B of 5.45. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 739.53.

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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