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Last $48.94 USD
Change Today +0.08 / 0.16%
Volume 503.8K
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waste management inc (WM) Details

Waste Management, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It offer collection services, including picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from where it was generated to a transfer station, and material recovery facility, or disposal site, as well as develops and operates landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company also provides materials processing, plastics materials recycling, and commodities recycling services; recycling brokerage services that comprise managing the marketing of recyclable materials for third parties; and electronic recycling services, such as collection, sorting, and disassembling of discarded computers, communications equipment, and other electronic equipment. In addition, it operates solid waste landfills and hazardous waste landfills; and transfer stations. Further, the company offers construction and remediation services; services associated with the disposal of fly ash, and residue generated from the combustion of coal and other fuel stocks; in-plant services, such as full-service waste management solutions and consulting services; and disposal services for oil and gas exploration and production operations. Additionally, it provides portable self-storage and fluorescent lamp recycling services; portable restroom services under the name of Port-o-Le; and street and parking lot sweeping services, as well as holds interests in oil and gas producing properties. The company was formerly known as USA Waste Services, Inc. and changed its name to Waste Management, Inc. in 1998. Waste Management, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

39,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/17/15
Founded in 1987

waste management inc (WM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $552.6K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $621.9K
Senior Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $562.5K
Senior Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $509.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

waste management inc (WM) Key Developments

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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