What is WM's Discretionary Cash Flow-To-Debt?

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

Discretionary Cash Flow-To-Debt is 
-2.2B (1Y +33.8% )

WM Stock Price & Discretionary Cash Flow-To-Debt

Discretionary Cash Flow-To-Debt for WM competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Discretionary Cash Flow-To-Debt

chevron_right 2021 -2.8B -
( - / year avg)
chevron_left 1995 nan
vertical_align_top Peak -286.9M +0.9x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom -2.8B
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 9 9 of 27
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 4
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 - the rate relative to it's discretionary cash flow-to-debt over the same period.
  • If WM it's stock at the same rate as it's discretionary cash flow-to-debt (-/year) , it's stock price will - and hit $nan over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 7 of the 9 years (+77%) it's discretionary cash flow-to-debt 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 Discretionary Cash Flow-To-Debt Table

    Year Discretionary Cash Flow-To-Debt YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 -2,828,500,000.05 94.7% 117.07 3.2%
    4/1/2020 -1,452,625,000.01 225.1% 113.46 -2.7%
    4/1/2019 -446,875,000.01 -26.7% 116.62 33.9%
    4/1/2018 -609,250,000.01 25.6% 87.08 20.5%
    4/1/2017 -485,000,000.01 -38.6% 72.28 23.5%
    4/1/2016 -789,750,000.01 -30.6% 58.52 31.5%
    4/1/2015 -1,138,000,000.01 4.7% 44.52 9.9%
    4/1/2014 -1,086,625,000.01 22.7% 40.51 20.2%
    4/1/2013 -885,625,000.01 98.3% 33.69 21.7%
    4/1/2012 -446,500,000.01 26.5% 27.68 9.3%
    4/1/2011 -353,000,000.01 23.1% 25.34 3.5%
    4/1/2010 -286,875,000.01 -42.1% 24.47 14.9%
    4/1/2009 -495,666,666.68 - 21.31 -12.2%
    4/1/2008 0.0 - 24.27 -3.8%
    4/1/2007 0.0 - 25.22 12.7%
    4/1/2006 0.0 - 22.37 28.2%
    4/1/2005 0.0 - 17.45 1.4%
    4/1/2004 0.0 - 17.2 6.5%
    4/1/2003 0.0 - 16.14 12.5%
    4/1/2002 0.0 - 14.35 -23.4%
    4/1/2001 0.0 - 18.75 63.3%
    4/1/2000 0.0 - 11.48 -25.6%
    4/1/1999 0.0 - 15.44 -53.7%
    4/1/1998 0.0 - 33.36 31.2%
    4/1/1997 0.0 - 25.42 52.7%
    4/1/1996 0.0 - 16.64 41.0%
    4/1/1995 0.0 - 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.
  • Discretionary cash flow-to-debt = (FFO + Interest paid - Operatinf lease adjustments)/(Gross interest (prior to deductions for capitalized)/(interest or interest income))


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    Year Discretionary Cash Flow-To-Debt YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price) operating cash flow debt repayment dividends paid interest expense accounts payable
    4/1/2021 -2828500000.05 94.7% 117.07 3.2% 3746.00 8388.00 2006.00 388.00 4666.00
    4/1/2020 -1452625000.01 225.1% 113.46 -2.7% 3672.00 5013.75 914.00 438.00 3884.00
    4/1/2019 -446875000.01 -26.7% 116.62 33.9% 3764.00 962.75 855.00 398.00 3747.00
    4/1/2018 -609250000.01 25.6% 87.08 20.5% 3448.00 1496.00 789.00 368.00 3600.00
    4/1/2017 -485000000.01 -38.6% 72.28 23.5% 3143.00 1221.00 746.00 366.00 3116.00
    4/1/2016 -789750000.01 -30.6% 58.52 31.5% 2733.00 2553.00 718.00 373.00 2621.00
    4/1/2015 -1138000000.01 4.7% 44.52 9.9% 2492.00 3597.00 695.00 408.00 2752.00
    4/1/2014 -1086625000.01 22.7% 40.51 20.2% 2408.00 3344.00 692.00 470.00 2811.00
    4/1/2013 -885625000.01 98.3% 33.69 21.7% 2435.00 2216.50 677.00 485.00 2975.00
    4/1/2012 -446500000.01 26.5% 27.68 9.3% 2450.00 551.00 678.00 489.00 3007.00
    4/1/2011 -353000000.01 23.1% 25.34 3.5% 2359.00 605.00 676.00 477.00 2490.00
    4/1/2010 -286875000.01 -42.1% 24.47 14.9% 2373.00 1125.00 640.00 464.00 2227.50
    4/1/2009 -495666666.68 21.31 -12.2% 2315.00 1522.67 595.00 421.33 2240.00
    4/1/2008 24.27 -3.8% 2495.00 520.00 2447.00
    4/1/2007 25.22 12.7% 2521.00 492.00 2381.00
    4/1/2006 22.37 28.2% 2530.00 468.00 2515.00
    4/1/2005 17.45 1.4% 2326.00 445.00 2553.00
    4/1/2004 17.2 6.5% 2258.00 430.37 2630.00
    4/1/2003 16.14 12.5% 1912.00 371.13 2113.00
    4/1/2002 14.35 -23.4% 2374.00 297.00 2411.00
    4/1/2001 18.75 63.3% 2010.67 232.13 2885.33
    4/1/2000 11.48 -25.6% 2125.00 167.27 3622.34
    4/1/1999 15.44 -53.7% 1689.60 93.13 4262.40
    4/1/1998 33.36 31.2% 2961.90 46.80 2384.80
    4/1/1997 25.42 52.7% 533.17 695.40
    4/1/1996 16.64 41.0% 264.67 178.96
    4/1/1995 11.8 -154.40 142.00