NYSE:WM - Waste Management Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $148.00
  • Forecasted Upside: -0.01 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$148.01
▼ -1.78 (-1.19%)

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Analyst Price Target for WM

Analyst Price Target is $148.00
▼ -0.01% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Waste Management in the last 3 months. The average price target is $148.00, with a high forecast of $167.00 and a low forecast of $122.00. The average price target represents a -0.01% upside from the last price of $148.01.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 8 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Waste Management. This rating has held steady since October 2021, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 9 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
8/3/2020
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  • 8 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
11/1/2020
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  • 8 buy ratings
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  • 2 sell ratings
1/30/2021
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  • 2 sell ratings
4/30/2021
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7/29/2021
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10/27/2021
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12/26/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
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1/25/2022

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/27/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$157.00 ➝ $167.00High
7/29/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$138.00 ➝ $152.00Low
7/28/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$153.00 ➝ $159.00Medium
7/26/2021Raymond JamesReiterated RatingOutperform$147.00 ➝ $146.70Low
7/16/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$146.00 ➝ $152.00Low
7/13/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$133.00 ➝ $150.00Low
4/28/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$121.00 ➝ $133.00Low
4/28/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$144.00 ➝ $147.00Low
4/28/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$146.00 ➝ $148.00Low
4/28/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$140.00 ➝ $145.00Low
4/28/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$122.00 ➝ $137.00Low
4/28/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$119.00 ➝ $138.00Low
4/12/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$125.00 ➝ $144.00Low
4/7/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$145.00Low
2/25/2021Raymond JamesLower Price TargetOutperform$131.00 ➝ $125.00Low
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$122.00 ➝ $121.00Low
2/16/2021Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$128.00 ➝ $122.00Low
1/7/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetReduce ➝ Outperform$120.00 ➝ $131.00N/A
1/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$121.00 ➝ $122.00N/A
11/15/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold ➝ NeutralLow
11/4/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$111.00 ➝ $119.00Medium
11/3/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$119.00 ➝ $121.00High
11/3/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$123.00 ➝ $128.00High
11/3/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$114.00 ➝ $120.00High
11/3/2020CIBCBoost Price TargetNeutral$117.00 ➝ $120.00High
10/27/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$116.00High
10/13/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$119.00Medium
9/23/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$99.00Medium
8/24/2020ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $122.00Low
7/31/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$111.00 ➝ $120.00Low
7/30/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$117.00Low
7/29/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$110.00 ➝ $114.00Medium
7/14/2020CIBCDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ NeutralLow
7/9/2020Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$115.00Low
6/24/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageBuy$117.00Medium
6/24/2020Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$115.00Medium
6/2/2020Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$115.00Medium
5/28/2020Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageOutperform$115.00Low
5/15/2020ArgusLower Price TargetBuy$135.00 ➝ $110.00Low
5/11/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $115.00Low
5/4/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$132.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
4/27/2020OppenheimerLower Price TargetOutperform$145.00 ➝ $117.00Medium
4/19/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium
4/9/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$138.00 ➝ $99.00High
4/8/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$131.00 ➝ $118.00High
3/31/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Price Target$132.00 ➝ $111.00Low
3/13/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$115.00High
3/11/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$132.00 ➝ $131.00Medium
3/4/2020UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$116.00 ➝ $132.00High
2/28/2020BenchmarkUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
2/28/2020OppenheimerUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$145.00High
2/18/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$115.00 ➝ $124.00Low
2/14/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$138.00Low
2/14/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$123.00 ➝ $132.00Low
2/3/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$129.00 ➝ $132.00Low
1/17/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$123.00Low
12/17/2019CIBCInitiated CoverageOutperform$130.00Low
11/27/2019Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$120.00N/A
11/21/2019Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$120.00 ➝ $120.00Low
10/21/2019Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetBuy$125.00Low
10/18/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
9/4/2019MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$130.00Low
8/7/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$120.00Low
7/26/2019Raymond JamesSet Price TargetBuy$127.00Low
7/26/2019Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$126.00Low
7/22/2019ScotiabankInitiated CoverageOutperformLow
7/18/2019CIBCReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
7/18/2019OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
7/8/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$120.00 ➝ $125.00Low
6/3/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $120.00Low
6/3/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$112.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
6/3/2019Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$113.00 ➝ $125.00Medium
5/1/2019Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$113.00Low
4/26/2019OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$108.00 ➝ $115.00Low
4/26/2019ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$110.00 ➝ $115.00Low
4/15/2019Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
4/11/2019Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$103.00Medium
4/4/2019UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$103.00 ➝ $106.00High
2/15/2019OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$95.00 ➝ $108.00N/A
2/4/2019KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$96.00Medium
1/10/2019UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$90.00 ➝ $103.00Medium
12/4/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Buy$84.00 ➝ $107.00High
10/29/2018Raymond JamesReiterated RatingBuyLow
10/26/2018UBS GroupSet Price TargetHold$90.00Medium
10/25/2018OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$95.00Low
10/8/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$98.00Low
7/26/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$93.00Low
4/20/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$97.00 ➝ $90.00Low
3/14/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$93.00Low
2/16/2018Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$95.00Low
2/16/2018UBS GroupUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformLow
1/4/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$100.00Low
1/3/2018MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformMedium
12/11/2017Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $95.00Low
10/30/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$85.00 ➝ $90.00N/A
10/27/2017OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$82.00 ➝ $87.00N/A
10/27/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$82.00 ➝ $86.00N/A
10/27/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$88.00N/A
10/13/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$85.00N/A
10/13/2017KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$80.00 ➝ $84.00N/A
10/5/2017Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetBuy$85.00 ➝ $83.00N/A
10/4/2017Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$85.00 ➝ $80.00High
9/8/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$82.00Low
7/18/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $85.00Low
7/5/2017OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$77.00 ➝ $82.00Low
6/29/2017BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$81.00Low
6/28/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$80.00 ➝ $85.00Low
5/11/2017KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $65.00Low
3/1/2017BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$70.00 ➝ $73.00N/A
2/21/2017WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$72.00 ➝ $75.00N/A
2/18/2017OppenheimerSet Price TargetBuy$72.00 ➝ $75.00N/A
(Data available from 1/26/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

-0.42 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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6/30/2021
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7/30/2021
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8/29/2021
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9/28/2021
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10/28/2021
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11/27/2021
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12/27/2021
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1/26/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 1 very positive mentions
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  • 11 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
Waste Management logo
Waste Management, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of waste management environmental services. It operates through the following segments: Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3. The Tier 1 segment comprises of areas in the Southern United States. The Tier 2 segment comprises of areas located in the Midwest and Northeast United States. The Tier 3 segment comprises all remaining areas, including the Northwest and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and Eastern Canada. The company was founded on September 30, 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.
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Today's Range

Now: $148.01
Low: $145.52
High: $149.10

50 Day Range

MA: $161.50
Low: $148.01
High: $166.90

52 Week Range

Now: $148.01
Low: $109.11
High: $168.04

Volume

3,611,267 shs

Average Volume

2,186,035 shs

Market Capitalization

$61.91 billion

P/E Ratio

35.84

Dividend Yield

1.54%

Beta

0.82

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Waste Management?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on Waste Management in the last twelve months: BMO Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Raymond James, Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc..
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What is the current price target for Waste Management?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Waste Management in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $148.00, suggesting a possible upside of 0.7%. Raymond James has the highest price target set, predicting WM will reach $167.00 in the next twelve months. Robert W. Baird has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $122.00 for Waste Management in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Waste Management?

Waste Management currently has 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe WM will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Waste Management.
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How do I contact Waste Management's investor relations team?

Waste Management's physical mailing address is 1001 FANNIN STREET, HOUSTON TX, 77002. The business services provider's listed phone number is (713) 512-6200 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Waste Management is www.wm.com.