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What Should You Know About Waste Management Before Investing?

Utilities sector company Waste Management posted a 1.58% performance today, while the S&P 500 returned 0.08%.

16 analysts are following Waste Management and have set target prices ranging from $151.0 to $196.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, WM is trading -9.53% away from its average analyst target price of $168.31 per share.

Over the last year, WM's share price has increased by 1.55%, which represents a difference of 7.83% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $174.64 per share whereas its 52 week low is $137.83. With an average free cash flow of $2,017,200,000.0 that have been growing at an average rate of 2.65% over the last four years, Waste Management is in a position to continue its strong stock performance trend.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations (k) Capital Expenditures (k) Free Cash Flow (k) YoY Growth
2022-12-31 $4,536,000 $2,587,000 $1,949,000 -19.93%
2021-12-31 $4,338,000 $1,904,000 $2,434,000 37.44%
2020-12-31 $3,403,000 $1,632,000 $1,771,000 -13.86%
2019-12-31 $3,874,000 $1,818,000 $2,056,000 9.59%
2018-12-31 $3,570,000 $1,694,000 $1,876,000 n/a
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