What is WM's Other Current Assets?

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

Other Current Assets is 
$1.4B (1Y +21.3% )

WM Stock Price & Other Current Assets

Other Current Assets for WM competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Other Current Assets

chevron_right 2021 $764.0M +16.2x
( +11.1% / year avg)
chevron_left 1995 $44.5M
vertical_align_top Peak $8.5B -
vertical_align_bottom Bottom 0.0
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 14 14 of 27
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 12
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 +2.61x faster than it's other current assets over the same period.
  • If WM grows it's stock at the same rate as it's other current assets (+11.1%/year) , it's stock price will grow +286% and hit $335.42 over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 10 of the 14 years (+71%) it's other current assets were also up.
  • WM Historical Other Current Assets Table
    in $ million
    Year Other Current Assets YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $764 -22.6% $117.07 3.2%
    4/1/2020 $987 6.1% $113.46 -2.7%
    4/1/2019 $930 68.8% $116.62 33.9%
    4/1/2018 $551 3.4% $87.08 20.5%
    4/1/2017 $533 9.0% $72.28 23.5%
    4/1/2016 $489 -16.4% $58.52 31.5%
    4/1/2015 $585 -4.1% $44.52 9.9%
    4/1/2014 $610 6.8% $40.51 20.2%
    4/1/2013 $571 -3.7% $33.69 21.7%
    4/1/2012 $593 13.8% $27.68 9.3%
    4/1/2011 $521 -26.7% $25.34 3.5%
    4/1/2010 $711 49.7% $24.47 14.9%
    4/1/2009 $475 -0.4% $21.31 -12.2%
    4/1/2008 $477 -66.1% $24.27 -3.8%
    4/1/2007 $1,409 -42.6% $25.22 12.7%
    4/1/2006 $2,456 - $22.37 28.2%
    4/1/2005 $0 - $17.45 1.4%
    4/1/2004 $0 -100.0% $17.2 6.5%
    4/1/2003 $19 -92.9% $16.14 12.5%
    4/1/2002 $268 -77.8% $14.35 -23.4%
    4/1/2001 $1,213 -85.8% $18.75 63.3%
    4/1/2000 $8,523 3.5% $11.48 -25.6%
    4/1/1999 $8,233 197.1% $15.44 -53.7%
    4/1/1998 $2,771 586.9% $33.36 31.2%
    4/1/1997 $403 36.9% $25.42 52.7%
    4/1/1996 $294 562.2% $16.64 41.0%
    4/1/1995 $44 - $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.

  • Current assets have a lifespan of one year or less, meaning they can be converted easily into cash. Such asset classes include cash and cash equivalents, accounts receivable and inventory.

    Other current assets are assets that are not specified in the financial statement.

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