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Technicals and Fundamentals: Republic Services (NYSE: RSG)


Republic Services is part of the industrials sector and is in the waste management industry. The company CEO is Donald W. Slager. Republic Services Inc is the provider of solid waste management services in the United States. In addition, the company operates landfill gas-to-energy projects, as well as an exploration and production waste business.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The RSG stock showed a previous change of 0.45% with an open at 78.63 and a close of 78.98. It reached an intraday high of 78.98 and a low of 78.47.

PR Newswire:  Republic Services, Inc. Sets Date for First Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call


The stock has a market cap of $25.4b with 321.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 320.2m shares. Trading volume reached 1,623,194 shares compared to its average volume of 1,331,033 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Republic Services shares returned 0.69% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 1.61%. Over three months, it changed 7.95%. In one year it has changed 17.52% and within that year its 52-week high was 79.23 and its 52-week low was 64.13. RSG stock is 23.16% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 72.81 and a 50 day moving average of 76.81. Currently RSG stock is trading 8.47% above its 200 day moving average.

PR Newswire:  Republic Services, Inc. Sets Date for First Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.17 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 24.91. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.78. The TTM EPS is 3.09, which comes to a TTM PE of 25.56. Historically, the PE high was 38.40 and the PE low was 16.00. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 49.44, which is a decrease of -37.40%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.80
09-30-2018:  0.82
06-30-2018:  0.73
03-31-2018:  0.74

The dividend per share is currently 1.50, which is a dividend yield of 1.90%. Also, the payout ratio is 48.54%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 74.16, which means it may be overvalued by -6.50%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.40% of insider ownership and 93.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 5,873,729, which is 1.83% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 4.48. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.57

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 13.05%, return on assets is 4.85%, profit margin is 10.75%, price-to-sales is 2.62 and price-to-book is 3.19.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.