EPS for Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Expected At $0.81

July 18, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

 EPS for Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Expected At $0.81
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.24, from 1.19 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 44 investors sold Waste Management, Inc. shares while 314 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 253 raised stakes. 320.98 million shares or 1.33% more from 316.77 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Moreover, Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Management has 0.08% invested in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Rmb Management Limited accumulated 5,820 shares or 0.02% of the stock. British Columbia Investment Management holds 0.17% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) or 271,699 shares. City Hldg holds 0.99% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) for 35,812 shares. Raab & Moskowitz Asset Ltd owns 24,309 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee owns 18,280 shares for 0.82% of their portfolio. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag has 1.42 million shares. Kanaly Trust Company holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) for 2,796 shares. Marble Harbor Investment Counsel Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.06% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Macquarie Grp Incorporated owns 11.38 million shares or 1.55% of their US portfolio. New York-based Prelude Cap Management Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Deroy Devereaux Private Inv Counsel Incorporated holds 1.88% or 223,486 shares. Viking Fund Ltd Liability Com reported 0.34% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Tcw Inc accumulated 44,929 shares. Fcm Tx accumulated 100 shares or 0% of the stock.

Since February 16, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 18 selling transactions for $19.61 million activity. Morris John J also sold $1.45M worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) on Wednesday, February 22. 32,010 Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) shares with value of $2.35 million were sold by Harris Jeff M. CALDWELL BARRY H had sold 7,094 shares worth $516,863. $252,667 worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) shares were sold by Fish James C Jr. 131 shares were sold by Rankin Devina A, worth $9,487. TREVATHAN JAMES E JR also sold $3.60 million worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) on Friday, March 3.

Investors wait Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) to report on July, 26. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.81 EPS, up $0.07 or 9.46 % from last year’s $0.74 same quarter earnings. This translates into $359.34 million profit for WM giving the stock a 22.99 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.81 EPS is accurate. Waste Management, Inc.’s Wall Street analysts see 22.73 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.66 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock increased 0.31% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $74.5. About 1.16M shares traded. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has risen 16.03% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.67% the S&P500.

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

Among 14 analysts covering Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Waste Management Inc. had 26 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, April 29 by Wedbush. The firm has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital given on Friday, July 29. Barclays Capital initiated Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) rating on Thursday, October 22. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $58 target. The stock of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 9. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush given on Tuesday, February 21. Argus Research upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 28 report. As per Friday, August 26, the company rating was initiated by Macquarie Research. The stock of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has “In-Line” rating given on Friday, February 19 by Imperial Capital. Imperial Capital maintained the stock with “In-Line” rating in Friday, April 29 report. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 21 report.

Waste Management, Inc. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $33.05 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is a well-known provider of waste management environmental services. It has a 27.15 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Solid Waste and Other.

More important recent Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Waste Management Sets Date for Second Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call” on July 06, 2017, also Gurufocus.com published article titled: “Windward Capital Management Co Buys Emerson Electric Co, Nordstrom Inc, Waste …”, Prnewswire.com published: “Stocks Under Scanner in the Waste Management Space — Darling Ingredients …” on July 12, 2017. More interesting news about Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Waste Management: One Of Bill Gates’s Top Dividend Stocks Provides Safe Income” with publication date: June 30, 2017.

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