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What is WM's Net Change in Cash?

  Waste Management Inc ( WM ) |
1999 - 2021 (23 years)

Net Change in Cash is 
-$1.5B (1Y +174% )

WM Stock Price & Net Change in Cash

Net Change in Cash for WM competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Net Change in Cash

chevron_right 2021 -$207.0M +4.1x
( +7.4% / year avg)
chevron_left 1999 -$40.5M
vertical_align_top Peak $2.6B +2.17x *
vertical_align_bottom Bottom -$2.2B
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 4 4 of 23
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 19
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 1999 , or +10.3x faster than it's net change in cash over the same period.
  • If WM grows it's stock at the same rate as it's net change in cash (+7.4%/year) , it's stock price will grow +204% and hit $239.05 over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 2 of the 4 years (+50%) it's net change in cash were also up.
* A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
  • WM Historical Net Change in Cash Table
    in $ million
    * A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
    Year Net Change in Cash YoY % Change* Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $-207 -90.6% $117.07 0.0%
    4/1/2020 $-2,207 -185.2% $117.07 7.2%
    4/1/2019 $2,590 1988.7% $109.24 11.5%
    4/1/2018 $124 -278.2% $97.98 22.3%
    4/1/2017 $-69 -79.6% $80.14 17.9%
    4/1/2016 $-341 -48.4% $67.96 26.7%
    4/1/2015 $-661 -2642.3% $53.64 12.1%
    4/1/2014 $26 -107.0% $47.85 33.0%
    4/1/2013 $-370 -419.0% $35.98 17.9%
    4/1/2012 $116 -123.3% $30.52 10.3%
    4/1/2011 $-498 703.2% $27.68 -2.5%
    4/1/2010 $-62 -157.4% $28.38 12.6%
    4/1/2009 $108 -427.3% $25.21 39.8%
    4/1/2008 $-33 -84.2% $18.04 -20.9%
    4/1/2007 $-209 -146.9% $22.81 0.2%
    4/1/2006 $446 -215.8% $22.75 0.0%
    4/1/2005 $-385 -501.0% $22.75 25.7%
    4/1/2004 $96 -172.2% $18.09 -1.9%
    4/1/2003 $-133 -122.9% $18.43 43.5%
    4/1/2002 $581 -3157.9% $12.85 -22.2%
    4/1/2001 $-19 -78.3% $16.52 11.7%
    4/1/2000 $-87 115.7% $14.79 39.5%
    4/1/1999 $-40 - $10.6 -

  • 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 net change in cash is the amount by which a company's cash balance increases or decreases in an accounting period.

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