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  • Previous Rank201
  • Revenues ($M)$14,485.00
  • Revenue Percent Change6.4%
  • Profits ($M)$1,949.00
  • Profits Percent Change64.9%
  • Assets ($M)$21,829.00
  • Employees42,300
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$36,371.70

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

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Company Info

James C. Fish Jr.
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Business Services
Waste Management
HQ Location
Years on Fortune 500 List20

Waste Management Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$14,485.006.4%
Profits ($M)$1,949.0064.9%
Assets ($M)$21,829.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,019.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$36,371.70-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues13.5%
Profits as % of Assets8.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity32.4%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.41
EPS % Change (from 2016)66.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)20.2%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)7.1%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)24.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)24.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14%