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  • Revenues ($M)$9,115
  • Revenue Percent Change3.7%
  • Profits ($M)$750
  • Profits Percent Change36.9%
  • Assets ($M)$20,577
  • Employees33,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$16,433
  • Previous Rank323
  • Morning Consult Brand Index

The Phoenix-based waste disposal and recycling company operates in 39 states and Puerto Rico.

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Company Info

Donald W. Slager
Business Services
Waste Management
HQ Location
Phoenix, AZ
Years on Fortune 500 List7

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$9,1153.7%
Profits ($M)$75036.9%
Assets ($M)$20,577-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$7,774-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$16,433-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues8.2%
Profits as % of Assets3.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity9.6%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.13
EPS % Change (from 2014)39.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)10%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)6.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)12.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)11.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)8.6%