Breaking News Instant updates and real-time market news.

WM

Waste Management

$82.60

1.81 (2.24%)

07:10
02/15/18
02/15
07:10
02/15/18
07:10

Waste Management sees FY18 adjusted EPS $3.97-$4.05, consensus $3.68

Core price is expected to be 4.0% or greater for 2018. Internal revenue growth from yield on the collection and disposal business is expected to be 2.0% or greater. Internal revenue growth from volume is expected to be between 2.0% and 2.2%. With continued commodity pricing pressure and expected cost increases from efforts to reduce contamination, earnings from the Company's recycling operations are expected to decline from the record-high levels it saw in 2017. The Company currently expects earnings from its recycling business to decline between 8c-10c per diluted share in 2018 when compared with the prior year, with much of the decline expected in the first half of 2018. Adjusted operating EBITDA is expected to be $4.2 to $4.25 billion for the full year. Free cash flow for 2018 is projected to be between $1.95 and $2.05 billion. Capital expenditures are expected to be in the range of $1.6 to $1.7 billion. The Board of Directors has indicated its intention to increase the dividend by $0.16, or 9.4%, to $1.86 per share on an annual basis, for an approximate annual cost of $810 million. The Board must separately approve and declare each dividend. The Board of Directors has authorized management to repurchase up to $1.25 billion of the Company's common stock. The Company's effective tax rate is expected to be approximately 26%. The Company plans to utilize a portion of its cash tax savings to pay approximately $65 million in bonuses to approximately 34,000 of its employees. Adjusted earnings per diluted share for 2018 is expected to be between $3.97 and $4.05, including an anticipated $0.62 earnings per diluted share benefit from tax reform partially offset by an $0.11 earnings per diluted share impact from the previously announced retention bonus for approximately 34,000 of the Company's employees.

  • 15

    Feb

WM Waste Management
$82.60

1.81 (2.24%)

12/11/17
12/11/17
UPGRADE
Target $95

Buy
Waste Management upgraded to Buy, added to Select List at Stifel
As previously reported, Stifel analyst Michael Hoffman upgraded Waste Management to Buy from Hold, saying he believes the company can embrace technology to improve customer experience, lower turnover, support better pricing, and improve productivity. Hoffman, who also added the stock to the Stifel Analyst Select List and raised his price target on the shares to $95 from $80, also cited the company's organic growth, better free cash flow outlook and benefits from tax reform.
12/11/17
12/11/17
UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. U.S. Steel (X) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Axiom with analyst Gordon Johnson saying he believes protectionism from the Trump administration and positive seasonality could create a "more optimistic tone" in the near-term. 2. Waste Management (WM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Michael Hoffman saying he believes the company can embrace technology to improve customer experience, lower turnover, support better pricing, and improve productivity. 3. Air Products (APD) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Laurence Alexander saying he believes the industrial gases are positioned for a "classic late-cycle trade" amid improving industrial demand and a turn in the capex cycle. 4. DaVita (DVA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst Patrick Wood saying the sale of the company's DMG unit has resulted in an "unusual situation" where almost 40% of DaVita's current market capitalization is cash. 5. First Solar (FSLR) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird with analyst Ben Kallo citing its strong pipeline and balance sheet and continued cost and efficiency improvements. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
01/03/18
MACQ
01/03/18
UPGRADE
MACQ
Outperform
Waste Management upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
01/03/18
MACQ
01/03/18
UPGRADE
Target $114
MACQ
Outperform
Waste Management upgraded to Outperform on strong cash flow at Macquarie
As previously reported, Macquarie upgraded Waste Management to Outperform from Neutral and raised its price target to $114 from $79. Analyst Hamzah Mazari expects a structurally higher free cash flow profile going forward driven by sustainable working capital improvement metrics, sees significant self help opportunities to bring customer churn down, higher than expected structural cash tax savings, and views valuation as attractive versus peers.

TODAY'S FREE FLY STORIES

TEVA

Teva

$18.46

-0.56 (-2.94%)

18:34
12/14/18
12/14
18:34
12/14/18
18:34
Hot Stocks
Teva, Celltrion announce FDA approval of HERZUMA »

Celltrion and Teva…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

PVG

Pretium Resources

$7.43

(0.00%)

18:11
12/14/18
12/14
18:11
12/14/18
18:11
Hot Stocks
Pretium Resources: Brucejack approved for production hike to 3,800 tonnes/day »

Pretium Resources is…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

FCAU

Fiat Chrysler

$15.47

-0.2 (-1.28%)

17:52
12/14/18
12/14
17:52
12/14/18
17:52
Periodicals
FCA says four U.S. plants to have down-time in January, Detroit News says »

Fiat Chrysler said that…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

SNOA

Sonoma Pharmaceuticals

$0.75

-0.0342 (-4.36%)

, CCNI

Command Center

$4.00

-0.075 (-1.84%)

17:43
12/14/18
12/14
17:43
12/14/18
17:43
Hot Stocks
Sonoma Pharmaceuticals CEO Jim Schutz resigns, Frederick Sandford succeeds »

Sonoma Pharmaceuticals…

SNOA

Sonoma Pharmaceuticals

$0.75

-0.0342 (-4.36%)

CCNI

Command Center

$4.00

-0.075 (-1.84%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

XLE

Energy Select Sector SPDR

$62.09

-1.47 (-2.31%)

, XLU

Utilities SPDR

$56.81

-0.13 (-0.23%)

17:38
12/14/18
12/14
17:38
12/14/18
17:38
General news
Week ending ETF scorecard: Energy, Financials lead the decline »

S&P500 SECTORS:…

XLE

Energy Select Sector SPDR

$62.09

-1.47 (-2.31%)

XLU

Utilities SPDR

$56.81

-0.13 (-0.23%)

IYR

DJ US Real Estate Index Fund

$80.37

-0.14 (-0.17%)

XLP

Consumer Staples Sector SPDR

$54.51

-0.97 (-1.75%)

XLY

Consumer Discretionary Sector SPDR

$102.33

-1.75 (-1.68%)

XLB

S&P Select Materials SPDR

$51.37

-0.37 (-0.72%)

XLF

Financial Select Sector

$24.25

-0.24 (-0.98%)

XLV

Health Care Select Sector SPDR

$88.99

-3.05 (-3.31%)

XLK

Technology Select Sector SPDR

$64.58

-1.6 (-2.42%)

XLI

Industrial Select Sector SPDR

$67.06

-0.95 (-1.40%)

GLD

SPDR Gold Shares

$117.10

-0.44 (-0.37%)

SLV

iShares Silver Trust

$13.69

-0.175 (-1.26%)

USO

United States Oil Fund

$10.83

-0.38 (-3.39%)

UNG

United States Natural Gas Fund

$30.78

-2.64 (-7.90%)

HYG

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond

$83.17

-0.365 (-0.44%)

LQD

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond

$112.72

-0.125 (-0.11%)

TLT

iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund

$118.47

0.38 (0.32%)

IEF

iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF

$102.57

0.19 (0.19%)

SHY

iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond

$83.31

0.055 (0.07%)

IWD

iShares Russell 1000 Value

$116.15

-1.71 (-1.45%)

IWF

iShares Russell 1000 Growth

$135.70

-2.96 (-2.13%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

EEI

Ecology & Environment

$11.50

0.2 (1.77%)

17:35
12/14/18
12/14
17:35
12/14/18
17:35
Hot Stocks
Ecology & Environment receives Nasdaq noncompliance notice »

On December 13, 2018,…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

LBC

Luther Burbank

$8.96

-0.045 (-0.50%)

17:34
12/14/18
12/14
17:34
12/14/18
17:34
Hot Stocks
Luther Burbank announces systematic share repurchase plan »

Luther Burbank announced…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

MYND

MYnd Analytics

$1.33

0.01 (0.76%)

17:31
12/14/18
12/14
17:31
12/14/18
17:31
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on MYnd Analytics »

MYnd Analytics files to…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

RLGT

Radiant Logistics

$4.76

-0.06 (-1.24%)

17:29
12/14/18
12/14
17:29
12/14/18
17:29
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on Radiant Logistics »

Radiant Logistics files…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

KALV

KalVista

$22.62

-1.39 (-5.79%)

17:29
12/14/18
12/14
17:29
12/14/18
17:29
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on KalVista »

KalVista files $200M…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

SPX

S&P 500

$0.00

(0.00%)

, SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$260.61

-4.8 (-1.81%)

17:25
12/14/18
12/14
17:25
12/14/18
17:25
Hot Stocks
POTUS names Mick Mulvaney acting WH chief of staff »

U.S. President Donald…

SPX

S&P 500

$0.00

(0.00%)

SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$260.61

-4.8 (-1.81%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

RTN

Raytheon

$169.87

-2.585 (-1.50%)

17:20
12/14/18
12/14
17:20
12/14/18
17:20
Hot Stocks
Raytheon awarded $149.44M Navy contract for Standard Missile-2 Block IIIC »

Raytheon has been awarded…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

EOG

EOG Resources

$100.08

-2.73 (-2.66%)

17:15
12/14/18
12/14
17:15
12/14/18
17:15
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on EOG Resources »

EOG Resources files…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

FNCB

First National Community Bancorp, Inc.

$9.35

0.04 (0.43%)

17:14
12/14/18
12/14
17:14
12/14/18
17:14
Hot Stocks
First National Community Bancorp names R. Gregory Collins as new EVP »

FNCB Bancorp announced…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

TXT

Textron

$49.49

-0.48 (-0.96%)

17:14
12/14/18
12/14
17:14
12/14/18
17:14
Hot Stocks
Textron awarded $314.29M Navy contract modification for LLTM procurement »

Textron has been awarded…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

FLDM

Fluidigm

$7.79

-0.39 (-4.77%)

17:14
12/14/18
12/14
17:14
12/14/18
17:14
Hot Stocks
Breaking Hot Stocks news story on Fluidigm »

Levin Capital lowers…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 12

    Dec

WTFC

Wintrust Financial

$67.41

-0.88 (-1.29%)

17:06
12/14/18
12/14
17:06
12/14/18
17:06
Hot Stocks
Wintrust Financial acquires Elektra Holding in roughly $51.9M deal »

Wintrust Financial…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

AMC

AMC Entertainment

$14.51

-0.35 (-2.36%)

17:04
12/14/18
12/14
17:04
12/14/18
17:04
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on AMC Entertainment »

AMC Entertainment files…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

EFX

Equifax

$97.19

0.07 (0.07%)

17:03
12/14/18
12/14
17:03
12/14/18
17:03
Hot Stocks
Equifax Canada acquires JLR Inc. »

Equifax Canada announced…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 17

    Dec

  • 18

    Dec

DFS

Discover

$61.83

-1.41 (-2.23%)

17:03
12/14/18
12/14
17:03
12/14/18
17:03
Hot Stocks
Discover executive chairman Nelms to step down effective December 31 »

In a regulatory filing,…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

AUTO

AutoWeb

$2.34

-0.01 (-0.43%)

17:00
12/14/18
12/14
17:00
12/14/18
17:00
Hot Stocks
Daniel M. Negari reports 7.1% stake in AutoWeb »

In a regulatory filing,…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

CNI

Canadian National

$77.33

-1.39 (-1.77%)

16:46
12/14/18
12/14
16:46
12/14/18
16:46
Hot Stocks
Canadian National, Unifor Local 100 reach tentative agreement »

CN announced that a new…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

CSCO

Cisco

$45.80

-1.66 (-3.50%)

16:44
12/14/18
12/14
16:44
12/14/18
16:44
Recommendations
Cisco analyst commentary at Tigress Financial »

Tigress Financial sees…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 17

    Dec

  • 10

    Jan

  • 04

    Mar

TEL

TE Connectivity

$73.01

-0.59 (-0.80%)

16:44
12/14/18
12/14
16:44
12/14/18
16:44
Hot Stocks
TE Connectivity raises quarterly dividend to 46c from 44c per share »

TE Connectivity board…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

TEL

TE Connectivity

$73.01

-0.59 (-0.80%)

16:42
12/14/18
12/14
16:42
12/14/18
16:42
Hot Stocks
TE Connectivity board approves $1.5B share repurchase authorization »

TE Connectivity announced…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

Get Full Fly Access

Breaking market intelligence sent straight to you
Our team of experts analyze every news story and filter out the noise to deliver real-time market moving news.
Up-to-date information on important industry events
Get real-time updates on events that are moving the market—from conferences and calls to syndicate announcements.
News focused on the companies in your portfolio
Create up to 12 portfolios with 150 stocks each, and see how active they are in market news.