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Waste Management is a company providing waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers. It offers scheduled pickup services and on-demand pickup options including large trash pickup, temporary dumpster, and Bagster bag solution. The company also provides recycling, sustainability, and business services comprising sustainability consulting, electronics recycling, recycle by mail, compactor solutions, manufacturing and industrial waste, portable toilets, construction and demolition, and materials marketing.

TypePublic
Founded1968
HQHouston, TX, US
Websitewm.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)48,250(+8%)
Job Openings2,071
Revenue (FY, 2020)$15.2 B(-1%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$145
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Waste Management

James C. Fish

James C. Fish

President and Chief Executive Officer
Devina Rankin

Devina Rankin

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Charles Boettcher

Charles Boettcher

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
John Morris

John Morris

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Steven Batchelor

Steven Batchelor

Senior Vice President, Operations
Tara Hemmer

Tara Hemmer

Senior Vice President, Operations
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Waste Management Office Locations

Waste Management has an office in Houston
Houston, TX, US (HQ)
800 Capitol St
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Waste Management Financials and Metrics

Waste Management Revenue

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Waste Management's revenue was reported to be $15.22 b in FY, 2020 which is a 1.5% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

15.2b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

(1.5%)

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

5.9b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

38.6%

Net income (FY, 2020)

1.5b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

2.4b

Market capitalization (22-Jul-2021)

61.2b

Closing stock price (22-Jul-2021)

145.0

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

553.0m

EV

74.5b
Waste Management's current market capitalization is $61.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

14.9b15.5b15.2b

Revenue growth, %

3%4%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

9.2b9.5b9.3b

Gross profit

5.7b6.0b5.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

3.7b3.9b4.0b3.7b3.6b3.9b

Cost of goods sold

2.3b2.4b2.4b2.3b2.2b2.3b

Gross profit

1.4b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.4b1.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

38%38%38%38%39%40%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

61.0m3.6b553.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.9b1.9b2.1b

Current Assets

2.6b6.2b3.5b

PP&E

11.9b12.9b14.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

57.0m2.3b2.9b3.1b2.7b703.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.8b2.0b2.0b1.8b1.9b1.9b

Current Assets

2.5b4.8b5.6b5.6b5.1b3.4b

PP&E

12.4b12.7b12.8b12.9b12.9b12.8b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

1.9b1.7b1.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.5b1.6b1.7b

Accounts Payable

203.0m243.0m(37.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

3.6b3.9b3.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

347.0m729.0m1.2b361.0m668.0m1.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

366.0m775.0m1.2b402.0m816.0m1.2b

Accounts Payable

(117.0m)127.0m213.0m(123.0m)(171.0m)(62.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

890.0m1.9b2.9b765.0m1.6b2.7b
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

17.2 x

EV/CFO

13.4 x

EV/FCF

25.5 x

Revenue/Employee

341.3k

Debt/Equity

1.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.6 x

P/E Ratio

20.0
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Waste Management Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Landfills

249252249268

Transfer Stations

305314302348

Secure Hazardous Waste Landfills

5555

Solid Waste Landfills

244247244263
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Waste Management Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Advanced Disposal ServicesJune 24, 2020$4.6 b
Anderson Rubbish DisposalMarch 19, 2018
Illini DisposalDecember 02, 2016
Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc.October 07, 2014
Liquid LogisticsAugust 02, 2013
Summit Energy Services IncAugust 01, 2013
Greenstar Recycling LLCJanuary 31, 2013
Reliable Environmental TransportFebruary 22, 2012
Access Computer ProductsAugust 02, 2011
MordellAugust 01, 2011
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Waste Management Revenue Breakdown

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Waste Management revenue breakdown by business segment: 85.1% from Solid Waste and 14.9% from Other

Waste Management revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 95.3% from U.S. and 4.7% from Other

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Waste Management Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Waste Management Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Waste Management Online and Social Media Presence

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Waste Management Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    68/100

  • Compensation

    B

    71/100

  • Diversity

    C

    64/100

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Waste Management News and Updates

Couple sues Waste Management for property damages

A couple is suing Waste Management of West Virginia Inc. alleging that a driver drove a Waste Management vehicle into a gatepost and damaged their property.

Waste management company based in southern Germany invests in a Rotorshredder from BHS-Sonthofen.

Choosing the right shredding solution is important when recycling aluminum and aluminum scrap.

Waste Management Announces First-of-its-Kind ‘Your Tomorrow’ Program Providing No-Cost Education to Employees, with Planned Extension to Dependents Later This Year, to Upskill Workforce and Advance Position in Competitive Job Market

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) is holding Career Day events across North America on May 21-22 aimed at hiring essential frontline driver and technician positions

Waste Management Announces Early Tender Results and Increase in Maximum Principal Amount of Cash Tender Offer for certain of its Senior Notes

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) (“Waste Management”) announced today, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, Waste Management Holdings, Inc. (“WMH” and, together with Waste Management, the “Offerors”), the early tender results for their previously announced offers to purchase for cash (collect…

Waste Management Announces Pricing of Cash Tender Offer for certain of its Senior Notes

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) (“Waste Management”) announced today, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, Waste Management Holdings, Inc. (“WMH” and, together with Waste Management, the “Offerors”), the consideration payable in connection with its previously announced offers to purchase for…

Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.575 per share payable June 18, 2021 to stockholders of record on June 4, 2021
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Waste Management Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Waste Management founded?

    Waste Management was founded in 1968.

  • Who are Waste Management key executives?

    Waste Management's key executives are James C. Fish, Devina Rankin and Charles Boettcher.

  • How many employees does Waste Management have?

    Waste Management has 48,250 employees.

  • What is Waste Management revenue?

    Latest Waste Management annual revenue is $15.2 b.

  • What is Waste Management revenue per employee?

    Latest Waste Management revenue per employee is $315.4 k.

  • Who are Waste Management competitors?

    Competitors of Waste Management include Republic Services, Stericycle and Waste Connections.

  • Where is Waste Management headquarters?

    Waste Management headquarters is located at 800 Capitol St, Houston.

  • Where are Waste Management offices?

    Waste Management has an office in Houston.

  • How many offices does Waste Management have?

    Waste Management has 1 office.