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  • Revenues ($M)
    $12,961
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -7.4%
  • Profits ($M)
    $753
  • Profits Percent Change
    -42%
  • Assets ($M)
    $20,419
  • Employees
    40,600
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $26,234
  • Previous Rank
    217
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    B+

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

Company Info

CEO
James C. Fish Jr.
Sector
Business Services
Industry
Waste Management
HQ Location
Houston, TX
Websitehttp://www.wm.com
Years on Fortune 500 List18
Employees40,600
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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%