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What is WM's Short-term Debt?

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

Short-term Debt is 
$2.0B (1Y -30.4% )

WM Stock Price & Short-term Debt

Short-term Debt for WM competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Short-term Debt

chevron_right 2021 $795.0M +11.0x
( +9.6% / year avg)
chevron_left 1995 $66.4M
vertical_align_top Peak $6.7B +100x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom $66.4M
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 +3.84x faster than it's short-term debt over the same period.
  • If WM grows it's stock at the same rate as it's short-term debt (+9.6%/year) , it's stock price will grow +250% and hit $292.79 over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 10 of the 14 years (+71%) it's short-term debt were also up.
  • WM Historical Short-term Debt Table
    in $ million
    Year Short-term Debt YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $795 -79.9% $117.07 3.2%
    4/1/2020 $3,962 119.9% $113.46 -2.7%
    4/1/2019 $1,802 -41.3% $116.62 33.9%
    4/1/2018 $3,070 49.5% $87.08 20.5%
    4/1/2017 $2,053 12.6% $72.28 23.5%
    4/1/2016 $1,823 9.2% $58.52 31.5%
    4/1/2015 $1,669 -56.9% $44.52 9.9%
    4/1/2014 $3,869 26.8% $40.51 20.2%
    4/1/2013 $3,051 -3.8% $33.69 21.7%
    4/1/2012 $3,170 236.9% $27.68 9.3%
    4/1/2011 $941 -59.1% $25.34 3.5%
    4/1/2010 $2,300 -8.5% $24.47 14.9%
    4/1/2009 $2,514 21.4% $21.31 -12.2%
    4/1/2008 $2,070 -20.0% $24.27 -3.8%
    4/1/2007 $2,588 -9.1% $25.22 12.7%
    4/1/2006 $2,847 160.7% $22.37 28.2%
    4/1/2005 $1,092 -56.3% $17.45 1.4%
    4/1/2004 $2,499 135.1% $17.2 6.5%
    4/1/2003 $1,063 -21.5% $16.14 12.5%
    4/1/2002 $1,355 -31.5% $14.35 -23.4%
    4/1/2001 $1,979 -70.4% $18.75 63.3%
    4/1/2000 $6,691 -0.3% $11.48 -25.6%
    4/1/1999 $6,714 372.2% $15.44 -53.7%
    4/1/1998 $1,421 793.7% $33.36 31.2%
    4/1/1997 $159 8.3% $25.42 52.7%
    4/1/1996 $146 121.2% $16.64 41.0%
    4/1/1995 $66 - $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.

  • Short-term debt, also called current liabilities, is a firm's financial obligations that are expected to be paid off within a year. It is listed under the current liabilities portion of the total liabilities section of a company's balance sheet.

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