WM

WM is a waste management firm that offers roll-off dumpster rental, waste disposal and recycling services to residential and commercial sectors. Read more

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WM

WM is a waste management firm that offers roll-off dumpster rental, waste disposal and recycling services to residential and commercial sectors. Read more

James C. Fish's photo - President & CEO of WM

President & CEO

James C. Fish

CEO Approval Rating

80/100

Founded:

1968

Status:

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Republic Services, Inc. is WM's #1 rival. Republic Services, Inc. is a Public company that was founded in Phoenix, Arizona in 1998. Like WM, Republic Services, Inc. also works within the Waste Management Services field. Republic Services, Inc. has 8,700 fewer employees vs. WM.

Clean Harbors is perceived as one of WM's biggest rivals. Clean Harbors was founded in 1980, and is headquartered in Norwell, Massachusetts. Like WM, Clean Harbors also operates in the Waste Management Services sector. Clean Harbors generates $12.1B less revenue vs. WM.

Stericycle is a top competitor of WM. Stericycle is a Public company that was founded in 1989 in Bannockburn, Illinois. Like WM, Stericycle also operates in the Waste Management Services space. Compared to WM, Stericycle has 28,700 fewer employees.

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WM Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$15.2B

WM's revenue is the ranked 1st among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 3.4B. Over the last four quarters, WM's revenue has grown by 9.1%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $4.1B; in Q3 2020, it was $3.9B; in Q2 2020, it was $3.6B; in Q1 2020, WM's revenue was $3.7B.

WM Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.

Apr 2019

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$4.9B
Advanced Disposal offers waste disposal, collection and recycling services for residential, commercial, industrial and construction sectors.
PetroWaste Environmental, LLP

Mar 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Petro Waste is a provider of oilfield waste processing and disposing services for the oil and gas companies.

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Moorpark Rubbish Disposal

Mar 2018

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undisclosed
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Anderson Rubbish Disposal

Mar 2018

Source »
undisclosed
Anderson is a waste management company that offers hauling equipment, containers, recycling and disposal services for commercial and residential sectors.
Blue Lakes Disposal, Inc.

Nov 2016

Source »
undisclosed
Blue Lakes Disposal provides curbside recycling, waste disposal and spring cleaning services to the lakes and residents.

These are all the companies that WM has acquired. WM has acquired 19 companies and its latest acquisition was Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. in Apr 2019. Advanced Disposal offers waste disposal, collection and recycling services for residential, commercial, industrial and construction sectors.

WM Funding History

Since WM was founded in 1968, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total WM has raised $3.0B. WM's funding round was on Aug 2020 for a total of $3.0B

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FUNDING DATE

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Aug 2020
$3B
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Since WM was founded in 1968, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total WM has raised $3.0B. WM's funding round was on Aug 2020 for a total of $3.0B

WM Investments

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DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Harvest Power is an organics management company that specializes in converting organic wastes into energy and fertilizer products.
$5M
Oct 01, 2015
Debt
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Harvest Power is an organics management company that specializes in converting organic wastes into energy and fertilizer products.
$2M
Apr 05, 2012
Equity
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Harvest Power is an organics management company that specializes in converting organic wastes into energy and fertilizer products.
$110M
Mar 29, 2012
Series C
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Agilyx is an alternate energy firm that converts difficult-to-recycle waste plastics into synthetic petrochemicals for industrial sector.
$25M
Dec 15, 2011
Series C
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Harvest Power is an organics management company that specializes in converting organic wastes into energy and fertilizer products.
$1.3M
Aug 18, 2011
Equity
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These are all the companies that WM has invested in. WM has invested 19 companies and its latest investment was Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. in Apr 2019. Advanced Disposal offers waste disposal, collection and recycling services for residential, commercial, industrial and construction sectors.

WM News

March 24, 2021MarketScreener

Sets Date for First Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call

(marketscreener.com) Waste Management, Inc. announced that it will release first quarter 2021 financi... See more »
February 23, 2021MarketScreener

Ethisphere Announces Waste Management as One of the 2021 World's Most Ethical Companies for the 12th Time

(marketscreener.com) Recognition honors those companies who understand the importance of leading, mak... See more »
February 23, 2021MarketScreener

Raises Quarterly Dividend by 5.5% to 57.5 Cents

(marketscreener.com) By Colin Kellaher Waste Management Inc. on Tuesday said it raised its quarterly ... See more »
February 19, 2021MarketScreener

WM-USQ_Transcript_2021-02-18 (1).pdf

(marketscreener.com) REFINITIV STREETEVENTS EDITED TRANSCRIPT WM.N - Q4 2020 Waste Management Inc Ear... See more »
February 18, 2021Construction & Demolition Recycling

WM earnings show company ends 2020 on right foot

CEO Jim Fish credits the company's resiliency in 2020 to focus on operational execution and efficienc... See more »
February 2, 2021MarketScreener

Named Again to Fortune Magazine's List of 'World's Most Admired Companies'

(marketscreener.com) WM improves in all possible key attributes of reputation categories in 2021https... See more »
January 13, 2021Construction & Demolition Recycling

Waste Management Phoenix Open to reduce fans to under 5,000 per day

Event organizers say 'the largest zero-waste sporting event in the world' will go on with limited att... See more »

WM Blogs

February 28, 2020WM Blog

WASTE MANAGEMENT NAMED FOR THE 11TH TIME AS ONE OF THE 2020 WORLD'S MOST ETHICAL COMPANIES BY ETHISPHERE

Recognition honors those companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy and strive t... See more »
January 20, 2020WM Blog

Waste Management Named on CDP 'A List' for Leading Effort Against Climate Change

Company recognized for its strategic actions toward a low-carbon future for the fourth year in a row ... See more »
November 5, 2019WM Blog

Waste Management Joins America Recycles Day Celebration

Highlighting Recycling Right Focus HOUSTON – NOV. 5, 2019 – Waste Management, the nation’s largest re... See more »
October 29, 2019WM Blog

Waste Management Publishes 2019 Sustainability Report

Provides Updates Towards Achieving 2038 Sustainability Goals and Recycling HOUSTON - Oct. 29, 2019 - ... See more »
October 2, 2019WM Blog

Waste Management Named Industry Leader on the 2019 North America and World Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

World-Wide, Top Performing Company in Commercial Services and Supplies Sector HOUSTON – OCT. 2, 2019 ... See more »

WM Press Releases

January 6, 2020MarketersMedia

Small Business Mobile App Push Notification Audience Engagement Service Launched

A new mobile app service for small businesses has been launched, called WM Mobile Apps. It offers cli... See more »
January 24, 2019Business Wire

Waste Management Hailed as Climate Change Leader for Third Straight Year

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CDPAList?src=hash" target="_blank"gt... See more »
January 22, 2019Business Wire

Waste Management Named to Fortune Magazine's List of 'World's Most Admired Companies'

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MostAdmired?src=hash" target="_blank... See more »
January 14, 2019StreetInsider

Waste Management Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Earnings Release Conference Call

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release fourth qu... See more »
October 2, 2018Business Wire

Waste Management Receives Highest Scores in Industry on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America and World

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waste Management has been listed on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indic... See more »
September 5, 2018PR Newswire

Generational Equity Advises Allwaste Services in Sale to Waste Management

DALLAS, Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor... See more »

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WM Headquarters

1001 Fannin Street

Houston, Texas77002

713-512-6200

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Overview

WM is a waste management firm that offers roll-off dumpster rental, waste disposal and recycling services to residential and commercial sectors. WM was founded in 1968. WM's headquarters is located in Houston, Texas, USA 77002. It has raised 3.0B in 1...

CEO

WM's President & CEO, James C. Fish, currently has an approval rating of 80%. WM's primary competitors are Republic Services, Inc., Clean Harbors & Stericycle.

Website

wm.com

Frequently Asked Questions about WM

  1. When was WM founded?

    WM was founded in 1968
  2. Who is WM's CEO?

    WM's CEO is James C. Fish
  3. How much revenue does WM generate?

    WM generates $15.2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does WM have?

    WM has historically raised $3B in funding
  5. Where is WM's headquarters?

    WM's headquarters is in Houston Texas, USA
  1. How many employees does WM have?

    WM has 43,700 employees
  2. What sector does WM operate in?

    WM is in Waste Management Services
  3. Who are WM's competitors?

    WM's top competitors are Republic Services, Inc., Clean Harbors, Stericycle
  4. Who has WM invested in?

    WM's has invested in companies such as Harvest Power, Inc., Harvest Power, Inc., Harvest Power, Inc.