Waste Management Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

WM -- USA Stock  

USD 113.86  0.87  0.76%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Waste Management is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Waste Management buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding WM positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Waste Management available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from WM buy-and-hold prospective. See also Waste Management Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Waste Management has a risk adjusted performance of 0.021, jensen alpha of (0.006904), total risk alpha of (0.022177), sortino ratio of (0.012062) and treynor ratio of 0.0194
Macroaxis provides buy or sell recommendation on Waste Management to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Waste Management. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the company potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Waste Management is not overpriced, please check out all Waste Management fundamentals including its Book Value Per Share, and the relationship between Net Income and Beta . Given that Waste Management has Price to Earning of 28.02X, we strongly advise you confirm Waste Management market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevalent risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Waste Management Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Waste Management generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Waste Management has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
Over 81.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Waste Management exotic insider transaction detected

Waste Management current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price127.00
Target Mean Price126.45
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price134.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions11
Target Low Price115.00

Waste Management Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.023209Value At Risk1.81
Potential Upside1.52Standard Deviation1.07
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares36 M4.1 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares32.2 M3.7 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares20.2 M2.3 B
Bill Melinda Gates Foundation TrustCommon Shares18.6 M2.1 B
Macquarie Group LtdCommon Shares7.6 M873.6 M
Wells Fargo CompanyCommon Shares5.7 M656 M
Geode Capital Management LlcCommon Shares5.5 M636.5 M

Waste Management Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.68
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.02

Waste Management Volatility Alert

Waste Management has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.79 and kurtosis of 0.91. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Waste Management to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Waste Management Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsWaste ManagementPeer Average
Return On Equity28.08% (0.31)%
Return On Asset7.27% (0.14)%
Profit Margin11.49% (1.27)%
Operating Margin28.18% (5.51)%
Current Valuation62.77B16.62B
Shares Outstanding424.23M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.34% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions81.45% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted3.85M4.71M
Price to Earning28.02X28.72X
Price to Book7.52X9.51X
Price to Sales3.18X11.42X
Gross Profit5.67B27.38B
Net Income1.76B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents2.25B2.7B
Cash per Share5.30X5.01X
Total Debt13.13B5.32B
Debt to Equity203.00% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.70X2.16X
Book Value Per Share15.26X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations1.21B971.22M
Short Ratio2.24X4.00X
Earnings Per Share4.09X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth3.04X4.89X
Number of Employees43.7K18.84K
Market Capitalization48.67B19.03B
Total Asset20.42B29.47B
Retained Earnings5.5B9.33B
Working Capital(165M)1.48B
Current Asset2.35B9.34B
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