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What is WM's Debt-To-Assets Ratio?

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

Debt-To-Assets Ratio is 
0.34 (1Y -16.7% )

WM Stock Price & Debt-To-Assets Ratio

Debt-To-Assets Ratio for WM competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Debt-To-Assets Ratio

chevron_right 2021 0.25 -0.6x
( -3.2% / year avg)
chevron_left 1995 0.61
vertical_align_top Peak 0.61 +1.41x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom 0.25
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 13 13 of 27
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 14
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 -70.4x faster than it's debt-to-assets ratio over the same period.
  • If WM shrinks it's stock at the same rate as it's debt-to-assets ratio (-3.2%/year) , it's stock price will shrink +72.2% and hit $84.57 over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 9 of the 13 years (+69%) it's debt-to-assets ratio were also up.
5-Year Change 🚀
+29.5%$16.4BNet Revenue (Sales)
+26.1%$10.1BCost of Revenue (Sales)
+35.1%$6.4BGross Profit Margin
+4.33%1.55Gross Profit Margin Ratio
+27.6%$1.8BSelling, General, and Administrative (SG&A)
-111.1%$4.0MOther Income/Expenses, Net
+38.0%$3.7BTotal Operating Expenses
+29.1%$13.8BCost & Expenses
+2.11%$388.0MInterest Expense/Income, Net
+50.9%$1.7BDepreciation & Amortization (D&A)
+38.3%$4.4BEBITDA
+6.85%1.07EBITDA Margin
+31.2%$2.7BOperating Income
-17.3%0.53Operating Margin
+44.4%-$104.0MTotal Other Income/Expenses
+37.6%$2.2BPretax Income (Earnings)
+6.3%0.53Pretax Income (Earnings) Margin
-11.4%$496.0MProvision For Income Taxes
+63.2%$1.7BNet Income (Earnings)
+26.0%0.41Net Profit Margin
+72.9%4.0Earnings Per Share (EPS)
+72.1%3.96Earnings Per Share (EPS) Diluted
-5.2%$1.7BShares Outstanding
-5.42%$1.7BShares Outstanding (Diluted)
+357%$1.9BCash and Cash Equivalents
+357%$1.9BCash And Short-Term Investments
+34.8%$496.0MInventory
+154%$1.2BOther Current Assets
+44.5%$13.3BTotal Current Assets
+30.0%$56.2BPP&E
+44.5%$35.9BGoodwill
+53.5%$4.0BIntangible Assets
+45.3%$39.9BGoodwill and Intangible Assets
+14.8%$1.7BLong-term Investments
+39.9%$116.3BTotal Assets
+105%$4.8BAccounts Payables
-53.4%$976.0MShort-term Debt
+17.8%$2.2BDeferred Revenue
+28.3%$13.1BTotal Current Liabilities
+46.0%$53.0BLong-term Debt
+25.5%$7.2BDeferred Tax Liabilities Non-Current
+31.4%$4.2BOther Non-Current Liabilities
+42.2%$73.4BTotal Non-Current Liabilities
+39.9%$86.6BTotal Liabilities
0%$24.0MCommon Stock
+61.7%$45.3BRetained Earnings
-182.8%$192.0MAccumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss
+40.4%$29.7BTotal Shareholders Equity
+40.0%$116.3BTotal Liabilities & Stockholders Equity
+40.6%$54.0BTotal Debt
+37.1%$52.0BNet Debt
-143.8%-$56.0MDeferred Income Tax
-23.3%$92.0MStock-Based Compensation (SBC)
-276.3%$656.0MChange in Working Capital
-84.9%-$156.0MOther Working Capital
+13.0%$104.0MOther Non-Cash Items
+58.6%$4.5BNet Cash Provided by Operating Activities
+1,100%-$288.0MOther Investing Activities
-60.6%-$1.3BNet Cash used for Investing Activities
-49.1%-$1.3BDebt Repayment
0%-$1000.0MCommon Stock Repurchased
+35.0%-$988.0MDividends Paid
-36.4%-$84.0MOther Financing Activities
-502.9%-$3.3BNet Cash Used Provided by Financing Activities
-164.6%-$168.0MNet Change in Cash
+482%$2.4BCash at End of Period
+1,561%$2.6BCash at Beginning of Period
+58.6%$4.5BOperating Cash Flow
-14.8%-$1.1BCapital Expenditure (capex)
+118%$3.4BFree Cash Flow
  • WM Historical Debt-To-Assets Ratio Table

    Year Debt-To-Assets Ratio YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 0.25 -46.7% 117.07 3.2%
    4/1/2020 0.47 0.7% 113.46 -2.7%
    4/1/2019 0.47 5.4% 116.62 33.9%
    4/1/2018 0.44 0.5% 87.08 20.5%
    4/1/2017 0.44 -2.3% 72.28 23.5%
    4/1/2016 0.45 2.0% 58.52 31.5%
    4/1/2015 0.44 -1.9% 44.52 9.9%
    4/1/2014 0.45 5.5% 40.51 20.2%
    4/1/2013 0.43 -1.3% 33.69 21.7%
    4/1/2012 0.43 2.5% 27.68 9.3%
    4/1/2011 0.42 -0.4% 25.34 3.5%
    4/1/2010 0.43 2.7% 24.47 14.9%
    4/1/2009 0.41 -1.3% 21.31 -12.2%
    4/1/2008 0.42 2.9% 24.27 -3.8%
    4/1/2007 0.41 -1.1% 25.22 12.7%
    4/1/2006 0.41 1.2% 22.37 28.2%
    4/1/2005 0.41 -1.8% 17.45 1.4%
    4/1/2004 0.41 -1.2% 17.2 6.5%
    4/1/2003 0.42 -1.3% 16.14 12.5%
    4/1/2002 0.42 -4.9% 14.35 -23.4%
    4/1/2001 0.45 -6.7% 18.75 63.3%
    4/1/2000 0.48 -6.1% 11.48 -25.6%
    4/1/1999 0.51 3.5% 15.44 -53.7%
    4/1/1998 0.49 18.4% 33.36 31.2%
    4/1/1997 0.42 1.7% 25.42 52.7%
    4/1/1996 0.41 -32.4% 16.64 41.0%
    4/1/1995 0.61 - 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.
  • Debt-to-assets ratio = (Total debt)/(Total assets)
    Debt is defined as the sum of interest-bearing short-term and long-term debt.

    For more detailed definitions, please see Investopedia.
    Year Debt-To-Assets Ratio YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price) total debt total assets
    4/1/2021 0.25 -46.7% 117.07 3.2% 29180.00 116830.00
    4/1/2020 0.47 0.7% 113.46 -2.7% 50160.00 106312.00
    4/1/2019 0.47 5.4% 116.62 33.9% 46489.00 99118.00
    4/1/2018 0.44 0.5% 87.08 20.5% 39260.00 88540.00
    4/1/2017 0.44 -2.3% 72.28 23.5% 36754.00 83297.00
    4/1/2016 0.45 2.0% 58.52 31.5% 37368.00 82708.00
    4/1/2015 0.44 -1.9% 44.52 9.9% 36798.00 83083.00
    4/1/2014 0.45 5.5% 40.51 20.2% 40381.00 89435.00
    4/1/2013 0.43 -1.3% 33.69 21.7% 39754.00 92877.00
    4/1/2012 0.43 2.5% 27.68 9.3% 39423.00 90868.00
    4/1/2011 0.42 -0.4% 25.34 3.5% 36724.00 86759.00
    4/1/2010 0.43 2.7% 24.47 14.9% 36240.00 85247.00
    4/1/2009 0.41 -1.3% 21.31 -12.2% 33604.00 81167.00
    4/1/2008 0.42 2.9% 24.27 -3.8% 33878.00 80752.00
    4/1/2007 0.41 -1.1% 25.22 12.7% 33067.00 81102.00
    4/1/2006 0.41 1.2% 22.37 28.2% 34549.00 83835.00
    4/1/2005 0.41 -1.8% 17.45 1.4% 33725.00 82826.00
    4/1/2004 0.41 -1.2% 17.2 6.5% 35040.00 84515.00
    4/1/2003 0.42 -1.3% 16.14 12.5% 33641.00 80189.00
    4/1/2002 0.42 -4.9% 14.35 -23.4% 33205.00 78114.00
    4/1/2001 0.45 -6.7% 18.75 63.3% 33696.00 75396.00
    4/1/2000 0.48 -6.1% 11.48 -25.6% 38723.20 80621.44
    4/1/1999 0.51 3.5% 15.44 -53.7% 45741.10 89706.00
    4/1/1998 0.49 18.4% 33.36 31.2% 29867.30 60054.20
    4/1/1997 0.42 1.7% 25.42 52.7% 8744.80 20972.00
    4/1/1996 0.41 -32.4% 16.64 41.0% 2193.60 5420.88
    4/1/1995 0.61 11.8 1998.80 3301.20