The top gainers for today include Waste Management, Inc. WM from the sector Industrial Goods with a gain of -0.07%. The price is $ 72.45, at present and the target price is $ 75.5.
The weekly performance for Waste Management, Inc. is -0.60%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.
The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently 9.09%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is 24.50%
The simple 20 day moving average is up by -0.25% and the 52-week low is 32.51%.
The monthly and quarterly performance for Waste Management, Inc. is not as bright as it currently stands at -1.48% and 4.89%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.
Waste Management, Inc. has a total market capitalization of 32008.41 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets – illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 5.70%. It has a dividend yield of 2.35% while the payout ratio is 61.50%.
Waste Management, Inc. has a gross margin of 45.60% and an operating margin of 16.80%. The net profit margin stands at 8.70%.
The weekly volatility is 0.67% and the monthly volatility is 0.82%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.