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Waste Management

WM

The waste company collects, recycles, and disposes of garbage throughout the United States and Canada.

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CEO

James C. Fish Jr.

CEO Title

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Sector

Business Services

Industry

Waste Management

HQ Location

Houston

Website

Years on Fortune 500 List

20

Employees

42,300

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$14,4856.4%
Profits ($M)$1,949.064.9%
Assets ($M)$21,829
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,019
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$36,372
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues13.5%
Profits as % of Assets8.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity32.4%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)4.41
EPS % Change (from 2016)66.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)20.2%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)7.1%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)24.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)24.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.0%
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