The Most Important Facts About Republic Services

Large-cap Industrials company Republic Services has moved -1.0% so far today on a volume of 1,174,496, compared to its average of 1,225,988. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved -1.6%.

Republic Services trades -14.89% away from its average analyst target price of $155.13 per share. The 15 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $140 to $167, and on average have given Republic Services a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying RSG should be aware of the facts below:

  • Republic Services's current price is 210.5% above its Graham number of $42.52 (a purchase price with a built-in margin of safety)

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of 3.02, Republic Services has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 43.7 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • RSG has a forward P/E ratio of 32.2 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (Eps) of $4.1 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.47 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Republic Services is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 5.0 compared to its sector average of 3.7

  • Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, offers environmental services in the United States.

  • Based in Phoenix, the company has 35,000 full time employees and a market cap of $41,864,466,432. Republic Services currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.2%.

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