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  • Previous Rank
    202
  • Revenues ($M)
    $14,914.0
  • Revenue Percent Change
    3.0%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,925.0
  • Profits Percent Change
    -1.2%
  • Assets ($M)
    $22,650.0
  • Employees
    43,700

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

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Company Info

CEO
James C. Fish Jr.
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Business Services
Industry
Waste Management
HQ Location
Houston, Texas
Websitehttp://www.wm.com
Years on Fortune 500 List21
Employees43,700

Waste Management Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$14,914.03.0%
Profits ($M)$1,925.0-1.2%
Assets ($M)$22,650.0-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,275.0-

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%