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CWST Casella Waste Systems PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Casella Waste Systems stock as of Oct 2, 2023 is 97.79. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $0.77 and the stock price of $75.3 per share. The PE ratio marks an increase of 12% from the past four quarters average of 87.4.

CWST PE ratio history

How has CWST's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Casella Waste Systems for the last seven years is 149.22. The current P/E ratio of 97.79 is 34% lower than the historical average. In the past seven years, CWST's PE ratio peaked in the Mar 2017 quarter at 1,411, when the stock price was $14.11 and the EPS was $0.01. The lowest point was in the Sep 2018 quarter, when it reached 32.69 with a price of $31.06 and an EPS of $0.95.


Casella Waste Systems PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 222.31% in 2021

Maximum annual decrease: -63.83% in 2019

Year PE ratio Change
2022 77 -27.89%
2021 106.78 222.31%
2020 33.13 -51.78%
2019 68.7 -63.83%
2018 189.93 N/A
2017 N/A N/A
2016 N/A N/A
2015 N/A N/A
2014 N/A N/A
2013 N/A N/A

CWST average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CWST for the past years

Currently, CWST's PE ratio is above the 3 and 5-year averages, but it is lower than the 10-year average.

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CWST PE vs peers

What is CWST's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peer stocks WM and RSG, CWST's PE ratio is higher.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
WM Waste Management Inc 27.19 $61.68B
RSG Republic Services Inc 28.51 $44.91B
CWST Casella Waste Systems Inc 97.16 $4.34B
PESI Perma Fix Environmental Services Inc N/A $137.69M

Frequently asked questions

What is Casella Waste Systems's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for CWST stock as of Oct 2, 2023, stands at 97.79.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Casella Waste Systems (CWST)?

The 3-year average price to earnings ratio for CWST stock is 71.36.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Casella Waste Systems (CWST)?

The 5-year average price to earnings ratio for CWST stock is 94.92.

What is the highest PE ratio for CWST?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last seven years has been 1,411 and it was in the Mar 2017 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for CWST compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of CWST is 34% lower than the 7-year historical average.

Why is Casella Waste Systems's PE ratio so high?

A company with a higher PE ratio may indicate that the market has higher growth expectations for the company's future earnings or profitability.

How is CWST's PE ratio calculated (Casella Waste Systems PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Oct 2, 2023), Casella Waste Systems's stock price is $75.3. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $0.77. Therefore, Casella Waste Systems's PE ratio for today is 97.79. PE RATIO(97.79) = STOCK PRICE($75.3) / TTM EPS($0.77)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.