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What is WM's Accounts Payables?

  Waste Management Inc ( WM ) |
1995 - 2021 (27 years)

Accounts Payables is 
$4.5B (1Y +11.4% )

WM Stock Price & Accounts Payables

Accounts Payables for WM competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Accounts Payables

chevron_right 2021 $2.3B +31.9x
( +13.8% / year avg)
chevron_left 1995 $71.0M
vertical_align_top Peak $4.3B +59.0x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom $71.0M
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 14 14 of 27
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 13
Up Years = Positive (0%+) YoY change
Down Years = Zero or Negative (0% or less) YoY change

Key Points (Stonk Price Comparison)

  • WM's stock price has rallied +4,321% from $2.65 in 1995 , or +1.32x faster than it's accounts payables over the same period.
  • If WM grows it's stock at the same rate as it's accounts payables (+13.8%/year) , it's stock price will grow +364% and hit $426.45 over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 9 of the 14 years (+64%) it's accounts payables were also up.
  • WM Historical Accounts Payables Table
    in $ million
    Year Accounts Payables YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $2,333 -39.9% $117.07 3.2%
    4/1/2020 $3,884 3.7% $113.46 -2.7%
    4/1/2019 $3,747 4.1% $116.62 33.9%
    4/1/2018 $3,600 15.5% $87.08 20.5%
    4/1/2017 $3,116 18.9% $72.28 23.5%
    4/1/2016 $2,621 -4.8% $58.52 31.5%
    4/1/2015 $2,752 -2.1% $44.52 9.9%
    4/1/2014 $2,811 -5.5% $40.51 20.2%
    4/1/2013 $2,975 -1.1% $33.69 21.7%
    4/1/2012 $3,007 20.8% $27.68 9.3%
    4/1/2011 $2,490 11.8% $25.34 3.5%
    4/1/2010 $2,227 -0.6% $24.47 14.9%
    4/1/2009 $2,240 -8.5% $21.31 -12.2%
    4/1/2008 $2,447 2.8% $24.27 -3.8%
    4/1/2007 $2,381 -5.3% $25.22 12.7%
    4/1/2006 $2,515 -1.5% $22.37 28.2%
    4/1/2005 $2,553 -2.9% $17.45 1.4%
    4/1/2004 $2,630 24.5% $17.2 6.5%
    4/1/2003 $2,113 -12.4% $16.14 12.5%
    4/1/2002 $2,411 11.4% $14.35 -23.4%
    4/1/2001 $2,164 -40.3% $18.75 63.3%
    4/1/2000 $3,622 -15.0% $11.48 -25.6%
    4/1/1999 $4,262 78.7% $15.44 -53.7%
    4/1/1998 $2,384 242.9% $33.36 31.2%
    4/1/1997 $695 143.0% $25.42 52.7%
    4/1/1996 $286 303.1% $16.64 41.0%
    4/1/1995 $71 - $11.8 -

  • About
    Industry: Waste Management
    Sector: Industrials
    Country: US
    IPO Date: 7/20/1993
    Stonk Exchange: NYSE
    • Waste Management, Inc
    • engages in the provision of waste management environmental services.
    • The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas and currently employs 43,700 full-time employees.
    • The Company, through its subsidiaries, is a provider of waste management environmental services.
    • The firm's segments include Solid Waste and Other.
    • The firm's Solid Waste segment includes its solid waste business.
    • The Other segment includes its Strategic Business Solutions (WMSBS) organization; its landfill gas-to-energy operations and third-party subcontract and administration services managed by its Energy and Environmental Services and WM Renewable Energy organizations; its recycling brokerage services, and its service offerings and solutions, such as portable self-storage and long distance moving services, fluorescent lamp recycling and interests it holds in oil and gas producing properties.
    • As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or operated 243 solid waste landfills and five secure hazardous waste landfills.
    • Its recycling brokerage services involve managing the marketing of recyclable materials for third parties.

  • Accounts payable (AP) is an account within the general ledger that represents a company's obligation to pay off a short-term debt to its creditors or suppliers. Another common usage of "AP" refers to the business department or division that is responsible for making payments owed by the company to suppliers and other creditors.

    For more detailed definitions, please see Investopedia.