What is WM's Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio?

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

Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio is 
1.24 (1Y -16.5% )

WM Stock Price & Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio

Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio for WM competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio

chevron_right 2021 0.93 -0.7x
( -4.1% / year avg)
chevron_left 1995 2.89
vertical_align_top Peak 2.89 +2.34x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom 0.87
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 11 11 of 27
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 16
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 -60.3x faster than it's long term debt to equity ratio over the same period.
  • If WM shrinks it's stock at the same rate as it's long term debt to equity ratio (-4.1%/year) , it's stock price will shrink +65.8% and hit $77.02 over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 8 of the 11 years (+72%) it's long term debt to equity 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 Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio Table

    Year Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 0.93 -44.1% 117.07 3.2%
    4/1/2020 1.66 -3.3% 113.46 -2.7%
    4/1/2019 1.72 15.7% 116.62 33.9%
    4/1/2018 1.49 -7.7% 87.08 20.5%
    4/1/2017 1.61 -4.1% 72.28 23.5%
    4/1/2016 1.68 4.9% 58.52 31.5%
    4/1/2015 1.6 -0.9% 44.52 9.9%
    4/1/2014 1.61 14.1% 40.51 20.2%
    4/1/2013 1.41 -3.8% 33.69 21.7%
    4/1/2012 1.47 1.7% 27.68 9.3%
    4/1/2011 1.44 5.2% 25.34 3.5%
    4/1/2010 1.37 7.7% 24.47 14.9%
    4/1/2009 1.28 -7.8% 21.31 -12.2%
    4/1/2008 1.38 8.8% 24.27 -3.8%
    4/1/2007 1.27 -1.5% 25.22 12.7%
    4/1/2006 1.29 -4.3% 22.37 28.2%
    4/1/2005 1.35 -5.4% 17.45 1.4%
    4/1/2004 1.43 -4.5% 17.2 6.5%
    4/1/2003 1.49 -0.0% 16.14 12.5%
    4/1/2002 1.49 -4.1% 14.35 -23.4%
    4/1/2001 1.56 -11.7% 18.75 63.3%
    4/1/2000 1.76 -12.9% 11.48 -25.6%
    4/1/1999 2.02 5.8% 15.44 -53.7%
    4/1/1998 1.91 94.3% 33.36 31.2%
    4/1/1997 0.98 13.7% 25.42 52.7%
    4/1/1996 0.87 -70.1% 16.64 41.0%
    4/1/1995 2.89 - 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.
  • Long Term Debt/Equity Ratio = Long Term Debt / Shareholders Equity


    For more detailed definitions, please see Investopedia.
    Year Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price) long term debt total se
    4/1/2021 0.93 -44.1% 117.07 3.2% 27590.00 29758.00
    4/1/2020 1.66 -3.3% 113.46 -2.7% 46198.00 27857.00
    4/1/2019 1.72 15.7% 116.62 33.9% 44687.00 25941.00
    4/1/2018 1.49 -7.7% 87.08 20.5% 36190.00 24356.00
    4/1/2017 1.61 -4.1% 72.28 23.5% 34701.00 21578.00
    4/1/2016 1.68 4.9% 58.52 31.5% 35545.00 21202.00
    4/1/2015 1.60 -0.9% 44.52 9.9% 35129.00 22041.00
    4/1/2014 1.61 14.1% 40.51 20.2% 36512.00 22661.00
    4/1/2013 1.41 -3.8% 33.69 21.7% 36703.00 25966.00
    4/1/2012 1.47 1.7% 27.68 9.3% 36253.00 24685.00
    4/1/2011 1.44 5.2% 25.34 3.5% 35783.00 24797.00
    4/1/2010 1.37 7.7% 24.47 14.9% 33940.00 24725.00
    4/1/2009 1.28 -7.8% 21.31 -12.2% 31090.00 24379.00
    4/1/2008 1.38 8.8% 24.27 -3.8% 31808.00 23021.00
    4/1/2007 1.27 -1.5% 25.22 12.7% 30479.00 24004.00
    4/1/2006 1.29 -4.3% 22.37 28.2% 31702.00 24584.00
    4/1/2005 1.35 -5.4% 17.45 1.4% 32633.00 24218.00
    4/1/2004 1.43 -4.5% 17.2 6.5% 32541.00 22842.00
    4/1/2003 1.49 -0.0% 16.14 12.5% 32578.00 21842.00
    4/1/2002 1.49 -4.1% 14.35 -23.4% 31850.00 21337.00
    4/1/2001 1.56 -11.7% 18.75 63.3% 31742.67 20428.00
    4/1/2000 1.76 -12.9% 11.48 -25.6% 32770.18 18612.62
    4/1/1999 2.02 5.8% 15.44 -53.7% 39026.40 19262.20
    4/1/1998 1.91 94.3% 33.36 31.2% 28445.40 14070.70
    4/1/1997 0.98 13.7% 25.42 52.7% 8585.70 8664.40
    4/1/1996 0.87 -70.1% 16.64 41.0% 2067.92 2346.96
    4/1/1995 2.89 11.8 1866.00 657.80