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WASTE MANAGEMENT INC: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
6
StockScouter

WASTE MANAGEMENT Inc, a large-cap value company in the capital goods sector, is expected to match the market over the next six months with very low risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Con

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like WM

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for WM. Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: C

The most recent quarterly earnings report was approximately equal to or higher than analysts’ consensus forecast, but not to a degree that is predictive of future returns. Neutral

Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for WM. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: F

Two or more executives, directors or major shareholders sold a large number of shares recently. Very negative

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like WM

VALUATION
Grade: NA

Price-to-earnings information is unavailable or inconsistent.

The price-to-sales multiple is about the same as the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like WM

The ratio of WM's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is negative or below the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

TECHNICAL
Grade: B

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for WM was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

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