EPS for Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Expected At $0.82

March 22, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

 EPS for Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Expected At $0.82
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 42 investors sold Waste Management, Inc. shares while 308 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 248 raised stakes. 316.48 million shares or 7.61% less from 342.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
36,748 are held by Orleans Management La. Payden & Rygel, a California-based fund reported 225,800 shares. 150 were reported by Jnba. Hedeker Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 17,533 shares. City Hldgs accumulated 0.91% or 34,602 shares. Citadel Lc holds 0.05% or 751,612 shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Limited Company reported 0.06% stake. Goldman Sachs Gp holds 4.73 million shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Aviva Public Limited reported 279,791 shares. State Street has 20.44 million shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Goelzer Mngmt reported 3,555 shares. Hsbc Holdg Public Limited Com reported 768,660 shares. Atria Invests has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). State Of Wisconsin Inv Board reported 450,649 shares stake. Pittenger & Anderson, Nebraska-based fund reported 78,895 shares.

Since January 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 18 sales for $12.01 million activity. CALDWELL BARRY H sold $1.16M worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) on Friday, February 23. Harris Jeff M sold $154,727 worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) on Thursday, February 15. CLARK FRANK M had sold 358 shares worth $31,644 on Monday, January 15. 2,159 shares valued at $181,524 were sold by Fish James C Jr on Thursday, February 15. Rankin Devina A sold $71,998 worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) on Thursday, February 15. Shares for $34,174 were sold by GROSS PATRICK W on Monday, January 15.

Analysts expect Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) to report $0.82 EPS on April, 25.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 24.24 % from last quarter’s $0.66 EPS. WM’s profit would be $355.61M giving it 26.20 P/E if the $0.82 EPS is correct. After having $0.85 EPS previously, Waste Management, Inc.’s analysts see -3.53 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $85.92. About 1.48 million shares traded. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has risen 16.03% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.67% the S&P500.

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Waste Management Inc. had 46 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, November 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, January 4. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, September 8. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, November 1 by Goldman Sachs. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) rating on Wednesday, October 21. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $60 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 13 by BMO Capital Markets. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, March 22 report. The company was initiated on Friday, November 6 by Credit Suisse.

Waste Management, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal clients in North America. The company has market cap of $37.26 billion. It offers collection services, including picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from where it was generated to a transfer station, material recovery facility , or disposal site; and owns, develops, and operates landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States, as well as owns and operates transfer stations. It has a 19.48 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the firm owned or operated 95 MRFs; and 243 solid waste landfills and 5 secure hazardous waste landfills, as well as 310 transfer stations.

More notable recent Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018” on March 07, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Waste Management Sets Date for First Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call” published on March 20, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Why Is Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Up 2.82% Since Its Last Earnings Report?” on March 19, 2018. More interesting news about Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) were released by: Forbes.com and their article: “Bill Gates Is Betting On Waste Management, And Here’s Why” published on March 12, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Waste Management Acquires Anderson Rubbish Disposal and Moorpark Rubbish Disposal” with publication date: March 19, 2018.

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