Waste Management Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1968

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 48,000


  • Stock Symbol
  • WM

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 85

  • Share Price
  • $206.15
  • (As of Wednesday Closing)

Waste Management General Information


WM ranks as the largest integrated provider of traditional solid waste services in the United States, operating 259 active landfills and about 337 transfer stations. The company serves residential, commercial, and industrial end markets and is also a leading recycler in North America.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Environmental Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Other Commercial Services
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 800 Capitol Street
  • Suite 3000
  • Houston, TX 77002
  • United States
+1 (713) 000-0000

Waste Management Timeline

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Waste Management Stock Performance

(As of Wednesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$206.15 $204.98 $149.71 - $214.54 $82.3B 401M 1.73M $5.69

Waste Management Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 87,433,079 87,433,079 78,323,647 82,750,000
Revenue 20,426,000 20,426,000 19,698,000 17,931,000
EBITDA 5,592,000 5,592,000 5,334,000 4,713,000
Net Income 2,304,000 2,304,000 2,238,000 1,816,000
Total Assets 32,823,000 32,823,000 31,367,000 29,097,000
Total Debt 16,229,000 16,229,000 14,984,000 13,405,000
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Waste Management Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Waste Management Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Waste Management Competitors (11)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Republic Services Formerly VC-backed Phoenix, AZ 00000 0000 000000000 00 0000
Waste Connections Private Debt Financed The Woodlands, TX 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
Clean Harbors Formerly PE-Backed Norwell, MA 00000 00.000 000000000 00.000
GFL Environmental Formerly PE-Backed Vaughan, Canada 00000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
Rumpke Waste & Recycling Corporation Cincinnati, OH 0000
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Waste Management Executive Team (63)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
James Fish Jr. Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Devina Rankin Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Executive Vice President
John Morris Jr. Chief Operating Officer, Operations & Executive Vice President
Johnson Varkey Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
Charles Boettcher JD Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
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Waste Management Board Members (15)

Name Representing Role Since
Andres Gluski Ph.D Self Board Member 000 0000
Andrés Weilert Ph.D Self Board Member 000 0000
James Fish Jr. Waste Management Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
John Pope Self Board Member 000 0000
Kathleen Mazzarella Self Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
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Waste Management Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Waste Management Investments & Acquisitions (85)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
GFL Environmental (Nashville Solid Waste Operations) 01-May-2023 0000000000 Environmental Services (B2B)
TLC Waste Disposal Services 02-Apr-2023 0000000000 Environmental Services (B2B)
Specialized Environmental Technologies 01-Mar-2023 0000000000 Environmental Services (B2B) 00000 000
Debrand Services 15-Nov-2022 000000000 Logistics 0000 0000
Natura PCR 16-Sep-2022 Merger/Acquisition Plastic Containers and Packaging 00000 000
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Waste Management Subsidiaries (13)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Continuus Materials Building Products The Woodlands, TX 2014
WasteOne Management Environmental Services (B2B) Clinton Township, MI 0000
Bagster (Environmental Services) Environmental Services (B2B) Blaine, MN 0000
Green Earth ( Environmental Services (B2B)) Environmental Services (B2B) Harrisonburg, VA 0000
Specialized Environmental Technologies Environmental Services (B2B) Minnetrista, MN 0000
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Waste Management ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated December, 05, 2023

19.58 | Low Risk

Risk Scale

A lower score indicates better sustainability












Exposure refers to the extent to which a company is exposed to different material ESG issues



Management is related to actions taken to manage ESG issues


Peers Analysis

Peer performance insights compare the company’s ESG performance to the performance of selected peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal performance improvements.


Covered Companies

00 of 16,173




Commercial Services


00 of 481




Facilities Maintenance


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Waste Management Exits (17)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
MicroGREEN Polymers 08-Jul-2014 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 5 buyers
Agilyx 19-Dec-2011 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 9 buyers
Recyclebank 13-Oct-2011 00000 00000 00 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Pro-Vigil 06-Sep-2011 000000000 Completed
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agnion Energy 13-May-2011 Early Stage VC Completed
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Waste Management FAQs

  • When was Waste Management founded?

    Waste Management was founded in 1968.

  • Who is the CEO of Waste Management?

    James Fish Jr. is the CEO of Waste Management.

  • Where is Waste Management headquartered?

    Waste Management is headquartered in Houston, TX.

  • What is the size of Waste Management?

    Waste Management has 48,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Waste Management in?

    Waste Management’s primary industry is Environmental Services (B2B).

  • Is Waste Management a private or public company?

    Waste Management is a Public company.

  • What is Waste Management’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Waste Management is WM.

  • What is the current stock price of Waste Management?

    As of 17-Apr-2024 the stock price of Waste Management is $206.15.

  • What is the current market cap of Waste Management?

    The current market capitalization of Waste Management is $82.3B.

  • What is Waste Management’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Waste Management is $20.4B.

  • Who are Waste Management’s competitors?

    Republic Services, Waste Connections, Clean Harbors, GFL Environmental, and Rumpke Waste & Recycling are some of the 11 competitors of Waste Management.

  • What is Waste Management’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Waste Management’s EPS for 12 months was $5.69.

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