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Waste Management, Inc. (WM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsWaste Management, Inc. (Waste Management) is a provider of waste management environmental services. The company through its subsidiaries offers a wide range of waste management services. It offers complete services for the management and reduction of waste at each stage from collection to disposal, while recovering valuable resources and creating renewable energy. Waste Management major services include collection, transfer, recycling, disposal, and waste-to-energy services. The company undertakes environmental projects, which includes recovering and processing of the methane gas produced naturally by landfills into a renewable energy source. Its customer base includes commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers, other waste management companies, electric utilities, and governmental entities. The company serves food and retail, construction, healthcare, municipalities and Colleges and Universities. It has operations in the US and Canada. Waste Management is headquartered in Houston, the US.Waste Management, Inc. Key Recent DevelopmentsFeb 24, 2015: Waste Management Announces Cash DividendFeb 17, 2015: Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2014 EarningsJan 02, 2015: Waste Management, Inc. Elects Andres Gluski to Board of DirectorsNov 21, 2013: Waste Management unveils new material recovery facility in Sterling, ColoradoNov 13, 2013: Waste Management Wins Environmental Services Contract with American Electric PowerKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Waste Management, Inc. - Key Facts 6Waste Management, Inc. - Key Employees 7Waste Management, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8Waste Management, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9Waste Management, Inc. - History 10Waste Management, Inc. - Company Statement 13Waste Management, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Affiliate 17Section 2 – Company Analysis 18Waste Management, Inc. - Business Description 18Waste Management, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19Waste Management, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20Waste Management, Inc. - Strengths 20Strength - Leading Operator 20Strength - Wide Service Portfolio and Distribution Network 20Strength - Improved Operating Margin 20Waste Management, Inc. - Weaknesses 21Weakness - Transportation of Hazardous Substances 21Weakness - Water Discharges at the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill 21Waste Management, Inc. - Opportunities 22Opportunity - Growing Biomass Market 22Opportunity - Operational Restructuring 22Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 22Waste Management, Inc. - Threats 23Threat - Alternatives to Landfill and Waste-to-Energy Facilities 23Threat - Government and Environmental Regulations 23Threat - Intense Competition 23Waste Management, Inc. - Key Competitors 24Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26Performance Chart 28Financial Performance 28Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30Section 4 – Company’s, Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 31Waste Management, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Waste Management, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32Waste Management, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33Waste Management, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34Waste Management, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 35Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 36Feb 24, 2015: Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend 36Feb 17, 2015: Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Earnings 37Jan 02, 2015: Waste Management, Inc. Elects Andres Gluski to Board of Directors 40Nov 14, 2014: Waste Management Recycling Campaign Launches in Advance of Annual America Recycles Day Celebration 41Nov 12, 2014: Waste Management Debuts New Renewable Natural Gas Facility 42Nov 10, 2014: Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend 43Oct 29, 2014: Waste Management Announces Third Quarter Earnings 44Sep 23, 2014: Waste Management Recognized by CDP and Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices 46Aug 21, 2014: Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend 47Aug 19, 2014: Waste Management Awards Keep America Beautiful Affiliates with Think Green Grants 48Section 6 – Appendix 49Methodology 49Ratio Definitions 49About GlobalData 53Contact Us 53Disclaimer 53List of TablesWaste Management, Inc., Key Facts 6Waste Management, Inc., Key Employees 7Waste Management, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8Waste Management, Inc., Major Products and Services 9Waste Management, Inc., History 10Waste Management, Inc., Subsidiaries 16Waste Management, Inc., Affiliate 17Waste Management, Inc., Key Competitors 24Waste Management, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25Waste Management, Inc., Annual Ratios 26Waste Management, Inc., Interim Ratios 29Waste Management, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Waste Management, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32Waste Management, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33Waste Management, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34Waste Management, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 35Currency Codes 49Capital Market Ratios 49Equity Ratios 50Profitability Ratios 50Cost Ratios 51Liquidity Ratios 51Leverage Ratios 52Efficiency Ratios 52List of FiguresWaste Management, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28Waste Management, Inc., Ratio Charts 30Waste Management, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Waste Management, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32Waste Management, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33Waste Management, Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34