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waste management inc (WM) Snapshot

Open
$46.30
Previous Close
$46.33
Day High
$46.70
Day Low
$46.21
52 Week High
08/20/14 - $46.70
52 Week Low
09/4/13 - $39.60
Market Cap
21.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.4M
EPS TTM
$1.70
Shares Outstanding
466.4M
EX-Date
06/4/14
P/E TM
27.5x
Dividend
$1.50
Dividend Yield
3.17%
Current Stock Chart for WASTE MANAGEMENT INC (WM)

waste management inc (WM) Details

Waste Management, Inc. provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It offers collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. The company also owns, develops, and operates waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. Its collection services include picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from generated area to a transfer station, material recovery facility, or disposal site; and recycling operations comprise materials processing, plastics materials recycling, and commodities recycling services. In addition, the company provides recycling brokerage services consisting of managing the marketing of recyclable materials for third parties; electronic recycling services, such as collection, sorting, and disassembling of discarded computers, communications equipment, and other electronic equipment; and sustainability services to businesses and organizations, including in-plant services that provide full-service waste management solutions and consulting services at customers’ facilities. Further, it is involved in the development, operation, and promotion of landfill gas projects; rental portable restroom facilities to municipalities and commercial customers under the Port-o-Let name; and provision of street and parking lot sweeping services. Additionally, Waste Management, Inc. offers medical waste services; portable self-storage services; and fluorescent lamp recycling services, as well as is involved in the acquisition and development of oil and gas producing properties. The company was formerly known as USA Waste Services, Inc. and changed its name to Waste Management, Inc. in 1998. Waste Management, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

42,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/18/14
Founded in 1987

waste management inc (WM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $509.8K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $588.3K
Senior Vice President of Field Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $546.8K
Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $486.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

waste management inc (WM) Key Developments

Waste Management, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

Waste Management, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported operating revenues of $3,561 million, income from operations of $532 million, income before income taxes of $402 million, net income attributable to company of $210 million or $0.45 per diluted share, adjusted net income of $279 million or $0.6 per diluted share, adjusted income from operations of $571 million compared to the operating revenues of $3,526 million, income from operations of $510 million, income before income taxes of $383 million, net income attributable to company of $244 million or $0.52 per diluted share, adjusted net income of $252 million or $0.54 per diluted share, adjusted income from operations of $523 million, for the same quarter a year ago. The company generated $447 million of free cash flow, an increase of $100 million when compared to 2013. The company accomplished this by growing net cash provided by operating activities of $10 million to $555 million by improving working capital and by maintaining discipline on capital spending. Capital expenditures were $208 million, a decrease of $27 million from the second quarter of 2013. For the year to date, the company reported operating revenues of $6,957 million, income from operations of $1,001 million, income before income taxes of $738 million, net income attributable to company of $438 million or $0.94 per diluted share, net cash provided by operating activities of $1,139 million, capital expenditures of $474 million compared to the operating revenues of $6,862 million, income from operations of $912 million, income before income taxes of $645 million, net income attributable to company of $412 million or $0.88 per diluted share, net cash provided by operating activities of $1,122 million, capital expenditures of $501 million for the same period a year ago. The company did not change full year EPS or free cash flow guidance as a result of the proposed sale of Wheelabrator. The company’s solid first half performance on yield and cost controls makes confident that it can meet or exceed full year earnings goal, growth goals. But first and foremost, the company operates to generate cash flow. And when the company combines yield and cost focus with focused on capital discipline and working capital, the company expects to see strong cash flow in the second half of 2014. Consequently, the company expects to meet or exceed the $1.5 billion high end of free cash flow guidance.

Waste Management Seeks Acquisitions

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) intends to make further acquisitions. Waste Management agreed to sell Wheelabrator Technologies Inc for $1.94 billion in cash. Waste Management intends to use the proceeds to buy back shares, reduce debt or make acquisitions.

Waste Management, Inc. to Report Q2, 2014 Results on Jul 29, 2014

Waste Management, Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2014 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on Jul 29, 2014

 

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