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What is WM's Common Stock Repurchased?

  Waste Management Inc ( WM ) |
2002 - 2021 (20 years)

Common Stock Repurchased is 
$420.3M (1Y -53.1% )

WM Stock Price & Common Stock Repurchased

Common Stock Repurchased for WM competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Common Stock Repurchased

chevron_right 2021 -$152.0M -0.7x *
( -6.3% / year avg)
chevron_left 2002 $561.0M
vertical_align_top Peak $1.5B +11.1x *
vertical_align_bottom Bottom -$152.0M
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 10 10 of 20
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 10
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 2002 , or -32.5x faster than it's common stock repurchased over the same period.
  • If WM shrinks it's stock at the same rate as it's common stock repurchased (-6.3%/year) , it's stock price will shrink +52.2% and hit $61.07 over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 7 of the 10 years (+70%) it's common stock repurchased were also up.
* A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
  • WM Historical Common Stock Repurchased Table
    in $ million
    * A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
    Year Common Stock Repurchased YoY % Change* Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $-152 -109.9% $117.07 10.7%
    4/1/2020 $1,534 102.9% $105.72 -0.6%
    4/1/2019 $756 -32.8% $106.37 35.0%
    4/1/2018 $1,125 -7.2% $78.8 16.0%
    4/1/2017 $1,212 64.4% $67.95 22.6%
    4/1/2016 $737 145.8% $55.41 26.5%
    4/1/2015 $300 - $43.81 14.6%
    4/1/2014 $0 -100.0% $38.21 10.4%
    4/1/2013 $9 -92.9% $34.63 34.8%
    4/1/2012 $131 -77.5% $25.68 -13.9%
    4/1/2011 $586 -3.0% $29.81 24.0%
    4/1/2010 $604 85.3% $24.04 22.4%
    4/1/2009 $326 -62.6% $19.64 -24.4%
    4/1/2008 $872 -27.2% $25.97 0.9%
    4/1/2007 $1,197 12.2% $25.73 9.0%
    4/1/2006 $1,067 49.0% $23.6 26.8%
    4/1/2005 $716 12.1% $18.62 5.3%
    4/1/2004 $639 -21.4% $17.68 34.2%
    4/1/2003 $812 44.8% $13.18 -17.5%
    4/1/2002 $561 - $15.97 -

  • 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.

  • The repurchases of common stock.

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