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What is WM's Accounts Receivables?

  Waste Management Inc ( WM ) |
2013 - 2021 (9 years)

Accounts Receivables is 
$141.2M (1Y +38.2% )

WM Stock Price & Accounts Receivables

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

chevron_right 2021 $179.0M +11.8x *
( +32.7% / year avg)
chevron_left 2013 -$14.0M
vertical_align_top Peak $340.0M +7.8x *
vertical_align_bottom Bottom -$50.0M
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 2 2 of 9
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 7
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 2013 , or -3.06x 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 (+32.7%/year) , it's stock price will grow +1,693% and hit $1982.23 over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 1 of the 2 years (+50%) it's accounts receivables were also up.
* A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
  • WM Historical Accounts Receivables Table
    in $ million
    * A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
    Year Accounts Receivables YoY % Change* Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $179 -458.0% $117.07 10.7%
    4/1/2020 $-49 -182.0% $105.72 -0.6%
    4/1/2019 $61 -82.1% $106.37 35.0%
    4/1/2018 $340 -17100.0% $78.8 16.0%
    4/1/2017 $-2 -102.7% $67.95 22.6%
    4/1/2016 $75 -75.2% $55.41 26.5%
    4/1/2015 $303 4950.0% $43.81 14.6%
    4/1/2014 $6 -142.9% $38.21 10.4%
    4/1/2013 $-14 - $34.63 -

  • 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 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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