What is WM's Total Shareholders Equity?

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

Total Shareholders Equity is 
$29.4B (1Y +4.9% )

WM Stock Price & Total Shareholders Equity

Total Shareholders Equity for WM competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Total Shareholders Equity

chevron_right 2021 $14.9B +44.2x
( +15.2% / year avg)
chevron_left 1995 $328.9M
vertical_align_top Peak $27.9B +83.7x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom $328.9M
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 +0.95x the rate relative to it's total shareholders equity over the same period.
  • If WM grows it's stock at the same rate as it's total shareholders equity (+15.2%/year) , it's stock price will grow +411% and hit $481.91 over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 13 of the 18 years (+72%) it's total shareholders equity were also up.
  • WM Historical Total Shareholders Equity Table
    in $ million
    Year Total Shareholders Equity YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $14,879 -46.6% $117.07 3.2%
    4/1/2020 $27,857 7.4% $113.46 -2.7%
    4/1/2019 $25,941 6.5% $116.62 33.9%
    4/1/2018 $24,356 12.9% $87.08 20.5%
    4/1/2017 $21,578 1.8% $72.28 23.5%
    4/1/2016 $21,202 -3.8% $58.52 31.5%
    4/1/2015 $22,041 -2.7% $44.52 9.9%
    4/1/2014 $22,661 -12.7% $40.51 20.2%
    4/1/2013 $25,966 5.2% $33.69 21.7%
    4/1/2012 $24,685 -0.5% $27.68 9.3%
    4/1/2011 $24,797 0.3% $25.34 3.5%
    4/1/2010 $24,725 1.4% $24.47 14.9%
    4/1/2009 $24,379 5.9% $21.31 -12.2%
    4/1/2008 $23,021 -4.1% $24.27 -3.8%
    4/1/2007 $24,004 -2.4% $25.22 12.7%
    4/1/2006 $24,584 1.5% $22.37 28.2%
    4/1/2005 $24,218 6.0% $17.45 1.4%
    4/1/2004 $22,842 4.6% $17.2 6.5%
    4/1/2003 $21,842 2.4% $16.14 12.5%
    4/1/2002 $21,337 39.3% $14.35 -23.4%
    4/1/2001 $15,321 -17.7% $18.75 63.3%
    4/1/2000 $18,612 -3.4% $11.48 -25.6%
    4/1/1999 $19,262 36.9% $15.44 -53.7%
    4/1/1998 $14,070 62.4% $33.36 31.2%
    4/1/1997 $8,664 135.0% $25.42 52.7%
    4/1/1996 $3,686 1020.8% $16.64 41.0%
    4/1/1995 $328 - $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.

  • Shareholders equity (also known as Stockholders Equity) represents either the source of a company's assets, the owners' residual claim of a company's assets after its liabilities have been paid, or the company's total book value. Total stockholders' equity represents how much a company would have left over in assets if the company went out of business immediately.

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