Shares of Large-cap utilities company Waste Management moved 0.1 this afternoon, and are now trading at $157.1 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $179.43.
Waste Management, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of environmental solutions to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in the United States and Canada.
Potential Waste Management Investors Should Analyze the Following:
Waste Management has moved -6.0% over the last year.
The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 3.12. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Waste Management's estimated growth potential
Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 9.21
Waste Management currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.7%.
Understanding Waste Management's Operating Margins
|Date Reported||Total Revenue ($ k)||Operating Expenses ($ k)||Operating Margins (%)||YoY Growth (%)|
Waste Management's operating margins have averaged 17.2% over the last 6 years, which is significantly higher than the Environmental Services industry average of 12.59%. The firm's margins exhibit a relatively stable growth trend of -0.6%.