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Waste Management

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  • Revenues ($M)$12,961
  • Revenue Percent Change-7.4%
  • Profits ($M)$753
  • Profits Percent Change-42%
  • Assets ($M)$20,419
  • Employees40,600
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$26,234
  • Previous Rank217
  • Morning Consult Brand Index

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

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Company Info

James C. Fish Jr.
Business Services
Waste Management
HQ Location
Houston, TX
Years on Fortune 500 List18

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$12,961-7.4%
Profits ($M)$753-42%
Assets ($M)$20,419-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$5,345-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$26,234-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues5.8%
Profits as % of Assets3.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity14.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.65
EPS % Change (from 2014)-40.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-3.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-2.3%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)7.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)11.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)9.5%