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Waste Management


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

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James C. Fish Jr.

CEO Title

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director


Business Services


Waste Management

HQ Location

Houston, Texas

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$14,9143.0%
Profits ($M)$1,925.0-1.2%
Assets ($M)$22,650
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,275
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues12.9%
Profits as % of Assets8.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity30.7%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)4.45
EPS % Change (from 2017)0.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)84.2%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)7.3%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2018)5.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)17.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.0%
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