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waste management inc (WM) Key Developments

Waste Management, Inc. Presents at Waste Expo Investor Summit, Jun-01-2015 12:15 PM

Waste Management, Inc. Presents at Waste Expo Investor Summit, Jun-01-2015 12:15 PM. Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Speakers: Ed Egl, VP IR, James E. Trevathan, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President.

Waste Management, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on June 19, 2015

Waste Management, Inc. announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.385 per share payable June 19, 2015 to stockholders of record on June 5, 2015.

Waste Management, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Waste Management, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, operating Revenue was $3,040 million against $3,396 million a year ago. Income from operations was $440 million against $469 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $222 million against income before income tax of $336 million a year ago. Net loss attributable to the company was $129 million or $0.28 per basic and diluted share against net income attributable to the company of $228 million or $0.49 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $499 million against $584 million a year ago. Capital expenditures was $233 million against $266 million a year ago. Adjusted operating EBITDA was $746 million against $735 million a year ago. Free cash flow improved by $22 million, to $285 million, in the first quarter of 2015, compared to free cash flow for the first quarter of 2014. For 2015, the company expects adjusted earnings per diluted share would be between $2.48 and $2.55 for the full year, including a negative $0.03 to $0.05 diluted earnings per share headwind from recycling commodities. The annual impact from the recycling business is now anticipated to be closer to $0.10 per diluted share. The company still anticipate adjusted earnings per diluted share to be within the guidance range. The company also expect to achieve full year free cash flow guidance of between $1.4 and $1.5 billion. Expected full-year tax rate to be 35%. The company still expects capital expenditures of approximately $1.2 billion to $1.3 billion.

Waste Management Seeks Acquisitions

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) is looking for acquisitions. David Steiner, President and Chief Executive Officer of Waste Management states, "On the acquisition front, we continue to have discussion with sellers, but we'll remain disciplined and not overpay for assets. If we cannot identify core businesses to acquire at reasonable prices, we'll buy the business that we know the best -- ours -- by doing a share buyback. Even if we do identify acquisition targets at reasonable prices, we will still purchase at least enough shares to offset dilution and we'll begin buying those shares in the second quarter."

Waste Management, Inc. to Report Q1, 2015 Results on Apr 29, 2015

Waste Management, Inc. announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results at 10:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Apr 29, 2015


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