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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
Founded1894
HQHouston, US
Websitewm.com
Employee Ratings3.4

Locations

Waste Management is headquartered in
Houston, United States

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)44,900(+3%)
Job Openings949
Revenue (FY, 2019)$15.5 B(+4%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$116.7
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Waste Management

John Morris

John Morris

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
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
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, US (HQ)
First City Tower, 1001 Fannin St #4000Houston
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Waste Management Financials and Metrics

Waste Management Revenue

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Waste Management's revenue was reported to be $15.46 b in FY, 2019 which is a 3.6% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2020)

3.6b

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

1.4b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

38.8%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

307.0m

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

527.0m

Market capitalization (23-Oct-2020)

49.3b

Closing stock price (23-Oct-2020)

116.7

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

2.7b

EV

59.4b
Waste Management's current market capitalization is $49.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

14.5b14.9b15.5b

Revenue growth, %

6%3%4%

Cost of goods sold

9.0b9.2b9.5b

Gross profit

5.5b5.7b6.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

3.5b3.7b3.8b3.7b3.9b4.0b3.7b3.6b

Cost of goods sold

2.2b2.3b2.4b2.3b2.4b2.4b2.3b2.2b

Gross profit

1.3b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

38%38%38%38%38%38%38%39%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

22.0m61.0m3.6b

Accounts Receivable

1.8b1.9b1.9b

Current Assets

2.6b2.6b6.2b

PP&E

11.6b11.9b12.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

52.0m47.0m83.0m57.0m2.3b2.9b3.1b2.7b

Accounts Receivable

1.7b1.8b1.9b1.8b2.0b2.0b1.8b1.9b

Current Assets

2.5b2.5b2.7b2.5b4.8b5.6b5.6b5.1b

PP&E

11.6b11.6b11.8b12.4b12.7b12.8b12.9b12.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

1.9b1.9b1.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4b1.5b1.6b

Accounts Payable

126.0m203.0m243.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.2b3.6b3.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Net Income

395.0m894.0m1.4b347.0m729.0m1.2b361.0m668.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

347.0m731.0m1.1b366.0m775.0m1.2b402.0m816.0m

Accounts Payable

(119.0m)31.0m177.0m(117.0m)127.0m213.0m(123.0m)(171.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

809.0m1.8b2.7b890.0m1.9b2.9b765.0m1.6b
USDFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

17.8 x

EV/CFO

14.8 x

EV/FCF

28.1 x

Revenue/Employee

342.4k

Debt/Equity

1.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.6 x

P/E Ratio

19.5
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Waste Management Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Landfills

249 252 249

Transfer Stations

305 314 302

Secure Hazardous Waste Landfills

5 5 5

Solid Waste Landfills

244 247 244
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Waste Management Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
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
OAKLEAF Waste Management LLCJune 28, 2011$425 m
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Waste Management Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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79/100

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Waste Management Revenue Breakdown

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Waste Management revenue breakdown by business segment: 85.8% from Solid Waste and 14.2% from Other

Waste Management revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 95.1% from U.S. and 4.9% from Other

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Waste Management Online and Social Media Presence

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Waste Management Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Waste Management founded?

    Waste Management was founded in 1894.

  • Who are Waste Management key executives?

    Waste Management's key executives are John Morris, James C. Fish and Devina Rankin.

  • How many employees does Waste Management have?

    Waste Management has 44,900 employees.

  • What is Waste Management revenue?

    Latest Waste Management annual revenue is $15.5 b.

  • What is Waste Management revenue per employee?

    Latest Waste Management revenue per employee is $344.2 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 First City Tower, 1001 Fannin St #4000Houston, 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.