What is WM's Accounts Receivables?

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

Accounts Receivables is 
$9.1B (1Y +3.03% )

WM Stock Price & Accounts Receivables

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

chevron_right 2021 $4.5B +33.2x
( +14.0% / year avg)
chevron_left 1995 $132.1M
vertical_align_top Peak $9.1B +68.0x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom $132.1M
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 18 18 of 27
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 9
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 +1.27x faster than it's accounts receivables over the same period.
  • If WM grows it's stock at the same rate as it's accounts receivables (+14.0%/year) , it's stock price will grow +370% and hit $434.0 over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 14 of the 18 years (+77%) it's accounts receivables were also up.
  • WM Historical Accounts Receivables Table
    in $ million
    Year Accounts Receivables YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $4,524 -48.7% $117.07 3.2%
    4/1/2020 $8,811 -1.0% $113.46 -2.7%
    4/1/2019 $8,896 -2.3% $116.62 33.9%
    4/1/2018 $9,109 11.3% $87.08 20.5%
    4/1/2017 $8,183 0.5% $72.28 23.5%
    4/1/2016 $8,145 3.1% $58.52 31.5%
    4/1/2015 $7,900 11.7% $44.52 9.9%
    4/1/2014 $7,071 -3.5% $40.51 20.2%
    4/1/2013 $7,331 1.9% $33.69 21.7%
    4/1/2012 $7,194 6.9% $27.68 9.3%
    4/1/2011 $6,729 5.9% $25.34 3.5%
    4/1/2010 $6,352 1.5% $24.47 14.9%
    4/1/2009 $6,256 -15.8% $21.31 -12.2%
    4/1/2008 $7,428 1.1% $24.27 -3.8%
    4/1/2007 $7,348 -5.7% $25.22 12.7%
    4/1/2006 $7,789 1.5% $22.37 28.2%
    4/1/2005 $7,676 3.7% $17.45 1.4%
    4/1/2004 $7,402 12.3% $17.2 6.5%
    4/1/2003 $6,594 -1.8% $16.14 12.5%
    4/1/2002 $6,714 39.1% $14.35 -23.4%
    4/1/2001 $4,827 -25.2% $18.75 63.3%
    4/1/2000 $6,448 -27.4% $11.48 -25.6%
    4/1/1999 $8,879 48.7% $15.44 -53.7%
    4/1/1998 $5,969 253.0% $33.36 31.2%
    4/1/1997 $1,691 128.0% $25.42 52.7%
    4/1/1996 $741 461.5% $16.64 41.0%
    4/1/1995 $132 - $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 receivables (also known as net receivables consist of the short-term obligations owed to the company by its clients. Companies often sell products or services to customers on credit; these obligations are held in the current assets account until they are paid off by the clients.

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